Posts from April 2015

Posts from April 2015

Session 4: The Call, The Commandment, and The Commission of Covenant

The Names, Attributes and Character of God – Inside and outside of Creation Promised Seed: Prophecy Fulfilled Triune God: United in Character, Nature and Will John Preached the Gospel & Paul Preached the Gospel THE CALL: FOLLOW ME (How Far? What is the Cost?) It is Finished! HE COMMANDMENT: LOVE The four pillars of the covenant relationship: Acts 2:42

Session 3: The Contrast of Covenants (Law vs Grace)

Covenant Based on Total Obedience: Perfection God’s Does Not Forget: a Reminder Drawing into Relationship Future Promise: Jeremiah 4:1-4; Jeremiah 31:31-37; Ezekiel 36:26-27 Receiving the Spirit: By Works of Law or Hearing of Faith? The Sanctification Walk: Justification, Propitiation, Atonement, Imputation, Reconciliation, Sanctification, Glorification First Adam Many Made Sinners – Last Adam Many Made Righteous

Session 2: The Tapestry of Covenant

Introduced are Four Threads woven in as the Warp and Woof of History through: Adam’s Covenant found in Genesis 3 Testing and Temptation through James 1 From Curses to Redemption The Noahic Covenant Obedience Leading to Life V.S. Disobedience and Separation REMEMBER the Words spoken and the Passing Away of the World Abraham: The making of God’s Friend Promise of Blessings to All the Families of the Earth Covenant to Israel and the Land By Faith Made Righteous

Session 1: Introduction of the Triune God and His Creation of the Heavens & the Earth

Retreat theme song: The Story unfolds: (lights are off…) Genesis 1 (NASB95) 1 In the beginning God …created the heavens and the earth. But there was no form… only substance … there was no fashion …only disorder… Yet YOU in plural were there as source…the BEGINNING 2 The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters. (slowly there is light) The…