The Security and the Insecurity

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"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? ... For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." Romans 8:35, 38-39

"Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God." Galatians 5:19-21

The security of a true believer abiding in the Love of Christ and God is illustrated by the fact that he cannot be separated by these things.
1. Tribulation
2. Distress
3. Persecution
4. Famine
5. Nakedness
6. Peril
7. Sword
8. Death
9. Life
10. Angels
11. Principalities
12. Powers
13. Things present
14. Things to come
15. Height
16. Depth
17. Any other creature

The insecurity of a false professor who walks carnally as demonstrated by these works of the flesh that are practised by those who do not inherit the Kingdom of God.
1. Adultery
2. Fornication
3. Uncleanness
4. Lasciviousness
5. Idolatry
6. Witchcraft
7. Hatred
8. Variance
9. Emulations
10. Wrath
11. Strife
12. Seditions
13. Heresies
14. Envyings
15. Murders
16. Drunkenness
17. Revellings
18. Such like

Edited 12 January 2010


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