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Enduring with Joy in Jesus

October 1, 2017 Speaker: Justin Schroeder Series: Hebrews

Topic: Joy Verse: Hebrews 12:1–12:3

Enduring with Joy in Jesus 

 Hebrews 12:1-3 |GBC | 10.1.17 

Enduring faithfulness to Jesus demands looking to Jesus 

  • Be faithful for the long-haul 
  1. Hebrews is all about Enduring faith 
  2. Enduring faith was hard then and it is hard now
  • Be encouraged by all who have followed Jesus - Hebrews 12:1a 
  1. Those who have gone before “testify to us” 
  2. Find encouragement by studying those who have gone before you - Hebrews 11 
  • Be committed to radical obedience for the sake of Jesus - Hebrews 12:1b 
  1. Purpose to lay aside every distraction 
  2. Purpose to radically amputate every sin 
  3. Purpose to run the race with endurance 
  • Be continually looking to Jesus - Hebrews 12:2 
  1. It is all about Jesus - Author 
  2. It is all going to Jesus - Perfecter 
  3. He endured the cross with Joy 
  4. He is supremely exalted 
    1. Look to Jesus
  • Be encouraged by Jesus to stay faithful - Hebrews 12:3 
  1. Jesus knew what it meant to be mistreated 
  2. Jesus knew what it meant to walk by faith 
  3. In your weakness - carefully and continually consider Jesus

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