It Is A Fearful Thing To Fall Into the Hands of the Living God
Main Idea: We must not continue sinning!
â€¢ Culpability for sinning (26) ïƒž Sinning which is deliberate (26) ïƒž Sinning after knowledge of the truth (26) ïƒž Sinning which is continuous (26) ïƒž Sinning with no repentance (26)
â€¢ Certainty of judgment for sinning ïƒž No longer remains a sacrifice for sins (26) ïƒž A fearful expectation of judgment (27) ïƒž A fury of fire which will consume adversaries (27)
â€¢ Covenant basis for liability: Old Covenant vs. New (28-29) ïƒž Anyone setting aside the Old Covenant died (28) ïƒž How much more those who sin under the New (29) ïƒ He who tramples underfoot the Son of God ïƒ He who profanes the blood of the covenant ïƒ He who outrages the Spirit of grace
â€¢ Character of the Judge (30-31) ïƒž We know the Judge (30) ïƒž Vengeance is mine, I will repay (30) ïƒž The LORD will judge His people (30) ïƒž A fearful thing to fall into hands of the living God! (31)
Application Recognize the reality of the soon-coming judgment of God! Repent of your habitual, deliberate sin todayâ€”while there is time! Draw near to the throne of grace today!