We believe that the ____ life is a happy life
True happiness can come only from _____
Joy is _______ to the Spirit-filled life
1. Joy is _________ to happiness
Joy is about ___________ and satisfaction
2. Joy is related to ______
Paul’s joy came through ______________
3. Joy is a product of _______ God’s heart
Sharing God’s heart for _______ brought joy
4. Joy is _______ looking
Future ____ brought present joy
Jesus experienced _____ because of future joy
5. Joy is a ____ from God
In their sorrow they expected joy from ___
The only real joy is found in _____
1. Ten Lepers
Those who suffer from a serious skin disease must tear their clothing and leave their hair uncombed. They must cover their mouth and call out, ‘Unclean! Unclean!’ As long as the serious disease lasts, they will be ceremonially unclean. They must live in isolation in their place outside the camp. Leviticus 13:45-46
AS they went, they were cleansed of their leprosy. vs 14
Jesus wanted to see if any would make the ______ of coming back to _____ him.
God’s children must also learn to say _____ ___ to their ________ father
2. Who is saved?
Jesus asked, “Didn’t I heal ten men? Where are the other nine? Has no one returned to give glory to God except this foreigner?” vs 17-18
GOD’S ______ GRACE and GOD’S _______ GRACE
GRACE = God’s __________ kindness to humans
King Alfred wrote ____ which reflect God’s love and justice. This is an example of God’s common grace to us
If you walk out of a car crash it is due to God’s ______ grace
God gives his sunlight to both the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust alike. Matthew 5:45
GOD’S COMMON GRACE and GOD’S SPECIAL GRACE
God’s _______ grace is when God gives a blessing in answer to faith
God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. 9 Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. Ephesians 2:8-9
And Jesus said to the man, “Stand up and go; your faith healed you vs 19
In verse 14 the ten lepers were cleansed of their leprosy But in verse 19 Jesus says to the one leper your faith has healed you
Jesus ______ the ten lepers, but he _____ the Samaritan leper (the Greek word sozo means saves)
Jesus said to the woman (= the sinful woman) Your faith has saved you; go in peace. Luke 7:50
Jesus said to her (= to the woman who touched his cloak) Daughter, your faith has made you well (a version of the sozo word) Go in peace Luke 8:48
Instantly the man could see (= the blind man Bartimaus) and he followed Jesus, praising God Luke 18:43
God _____ the tenth leper by his (God’s) _____ when he believed. Ephesians 2:8
God saved the leper by his grace when he believed. And he can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. 9 Salvation is not a reward for the good things he had done, so that he could not boast about it.
This parable gives a picture of the _________ that all true ___________ of Abraham will share in one day.
But the rich man isn’t in ______ he is down in _____.
The rich man was in _____ (which means the place of the dead) waiting for his final __________ by God.
The name Lazarus means “___ _____” which is a clue he was trusting in God to help him
The rich man was _______ towards God and ___________ of his sins.
Don’t end up in hell! There is no ___ ____ from there: it is _______ punishment for sin
The rich man should have listened to _____ and the prophets.
So to avoid hell we must do _________, and that something is to ______ and _______.