Three sovereign works by the Father that you need to finish the mission as a disciple of Christ.
Proposition: three sovereign works by the Father that you need to finish the mission as a disciple of Christ.
Sovereign work #1—You must be preserved by the Father for the witness of the church (vv. 6-13)
5 Descriptions of a Disciple
Description #4 & 5
Sovereign work #2—You must be protected by the Father against the Devil’s schemes against the church (vv. 14-15)
Three questions about the “evil one”: 1) who is the “evil one”? 2) What are the kinds of things he does from which we need to be “kept”? 3) What does it mean to be “kept” from him and how does this happen?
6 strategies of the evil one
3 means the Father uses to keep His sheep from being destroyed by the evil one:
#2—Biblically qualified leaders in the local church.
#3—The “one another’s” of Scripture
Sovereign work #3—You must be propelled by the Father for the mission of the church (vv. 16-19)