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Hope: An Anchor of the Soul - Part 2 of 2

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September 30, 2020 12:00 am

Hope: An Anchor of the Soul - Part 2 of 2

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September 30, 2020 12:00 am

“That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us: Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil” (Hebrews 6:18-19).

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Will be fire, Commissioner Sherry Bradley Junior welcoming you to another broadcast of the Baptist Bible.

Our G send me my name all I will be in no will and I will be a wonderful word, Jeremiah reached the place. It is my hope perish from the dark day when one feels at the school to understand what the Scriptures teach that hope is the anchor of the soul is a blessing to us so we continue with that message today. If it's a blessing to you right and let us know her address is the Baptist Bible.

Our 1737, Cincinnati, OH 45217 God has the sovereign right to choose. All here's where some to get the backup. I believe that God is a great God is glorious God is a powerful God.

He rules and reigns what you talk about the choices that you make will wait a minute that they want to try to defend God.

According to their standard in making so somebody will not do what God says about himself in the Bible God has the sovereign right to choose. He chose and past others of County.

He chose Isaac and rejected his chose Jacob hated Esau I have a problem with this is what God declares to be his sovereign right and the way he works according to his Son would argue that God time and Saul who would believe would make the right choice and based his choice on what he saw.

What you could just look at that picture you understand that really leaves God out as far as having made the choice it would simply be that he put his stamp of approval on what man was already going to do. I can see that God looked down from heaven, but he informs us about what he saw the guess you can't make the assumption God looks down from heaven and saw there was a great multitude, and his direct people to make the right decision know what he saw. Psalm 1410 the Lord looked down from heaven upon the children of man to see if there were any understand and seek God the rainy. They are all on the side. They are all together become filthy.

There is none. No, not one that's repeated in chapter 320 so everybody headed in the wrong direction. Everybody headed for destruction. So when God made a choice.

It wasn't based on the fact that some tender heart other. Some were bound to make the right decision. Some were going to make the correct choice and so he based his choice on what he saw in the Bible teaches. God was not obligated to anybody because of Adam's sin, because Adam passed on the kids send all his posterity. We were all deleted from God speaking to passersby and saving but it's by his amazing grace that he made a choice of the multitude and determined to save them. John chapter 6 reading verse 37 these the words of Jesus. She then went out talking about some the doctrine of the Old Testament, far removed from the person of Jesus Christ talking about something that Jesus himself talked all the Father giveth me shall come to me, that's good news.

All those that were chosen by the father elected and predestinated and given to the sun all the father given me, shall come by my several companies as they shout, you may need to bring mother want to not knowing he makes them willing in the day of his power. That's what the song says my people shall be willing of the day in my power the rest of me I will in no wise cast out. I feel in need of salvation center. I need help. So I don't know whether I'm chosen Jesus to find out to me I will in no wise cast out.

Used to be.

I would people who said I made on to bigger center that much. It seemed like there teaching building one self-esteem is been so successful that, but if there be one long so there yet says I might be to bigger center. Let me give you assurance is no center can find hope in Jesus in the time is on the me I will in no wise cast out front came down from heaven with him that sent me this is the father's will that you have given me reason again last night. No thing is settled G, though, that he chose to his son. The son came to save them to redeem them. He went to the cross. He paid the price is his work was a success. Isaiah prophesied before the Savior became agency of the travail of soul and be satisfied not disappointed satisfied got what he paid for his purpose is unchanging. No believer means to doubt that this salvation should start because it relies on God's grace, not our works on his promise, not our effort on his not some agreement that we might attempt to make Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine a foretaste of glory divine salvation, purchase of God, born of the spirit walks wonderful to have that assurance and then this hope is an anchor in our trials in this hope is strong encouragement is what the text says strong encouragement because of two immutable things, promise, and oh God made the promise, and because he cannot live that promise is sure and he confirmed it by an oath might say talk here about laying hold strong consolation, fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us were talking about this hope which is an anchor of the soul select anchor is within the veil that is in heaven. What about my situation and my just hold down here. My grip might slip away I might I might not be able to persevere. In other words, what Jesus Christ accomplished for us. Not only has secured that inheritance forest in heaven, but he secures us muscles.

We are, by the power of God. This hope sustains us in the midst of our trials because the anchor is within the veil.

Jesus is our high priest had has entered in with in the veil want to talk about inner within the veil will obviously the reference is to what the situation was in the tabernacle in old time. That was the holy of holies, where the priest could only enter once a year and make that sacrifice and have all the proper garment he had to go with the proper time. If there was any discrepancy could be struck Dan on the spot.

The people anxiously waited outside they wanted to hear the ringing of the bells against the pomegranates on the bottom of the priestly role to know that the priest was doing well he was alive, and God was receiving the second then the holy place. That was the table of showbread candlestick these other elements, but a great woven very thick could not possibly have been marred by human hands. It separated the holy of holies, from the holy place over the priests could go behind the veil that Jesus our great high priest has called behind the veil and when he died at Calvary veil of the temple was trying man could not of done it, ripped it apart to show that there is a new and living way through Jesus Christ who is the forerunner has gone before us and is there within the veil, having secured for us. Our salvation anchor. This anchor of the soul certainly differs from those great ships anchor on the ship is let down so that the ship can be stabilized goes down deep and attaches sometimes a rock or something in the totals the ship in place when the storms arranging in the Windsor back but do you think about this anchor of the soul is called and is within the veil.

It secures us anchor of the soul gives us stability in the storms of life and the many storms that we encounter. Sometimes there is the storm of false teaching member years ago there was couple in our church that told me about your new man on the radio that was preaching grace and they were so excited about excited to hear it because limited preaching grace started listening to.

He says a lot of things about grace. But all he's interject false doctrine when you got down to the essence of what it was. It wasn't grace all it wasn't. Grace works. I tried to show the difference but they become so enamored with this man as a teacher we were unable to recover storms of false teaching. They sometimes make us unstable.

Ephesians 414 says that we henceforth talking about why the gifts are put in the church and the pastor teacher is there for what purpose that we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, with a slight amend of the cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to see by this anchor of the we can make it through the storms that come with some would seek to ensnare us false teaching.

Sometimes the storms come because of spiritual struggle fear speaking in the Kenton County detention Center this week and always give them opportunity for questions at the end of a message when the man raised his hands. Yes, I'd like to know.

I can't understand what the problem is. I pray every day I'm asking God to help sometimes feel so far away from me. I feel so empty feels such a struggle going on.

You're not blazing a trail to start reading some of the Psalms, and you'll find out the David exit from others went through such difficult times.

David said once I sink in the mire. There is no standing in the dark and difficult times. You don't give up. You continue to call upon the Lord storms of spiritual struggle, doubts and fears can be difficult for us. Psalm 107 verse 23 describes it, they that go down to the sea in ships that do business in great waters.

Please see the works of the Lord and his wonders in the deep thought he commanded and raises the stormy wind which lifted up the waves that they mount up to the heaven they go down again to the next. Their soul is melted because of trouble. Never felt to be in the condition here describe you were on the sea, being tossed about by the angry way had many questions many difficult is doubts that worker said he knew they were real to and fro and stagger like a drunken man and they are at their wits end. There that people use that very expression sometimes with talk about what you can get there when you're in the storms of life. Then they cry under the Lord in their trouble, and he bring with them how their distresses.

He maketh a Starbucks palm so that the waves thereof are still pin are they glad because they be quiet so he bring with them into their desired haven spiritual struggles we have an anchor anchor within the veil.

What about those terrible trial sitar so difficult to understand. The first question that comes to somebody's mind why why why why understand what you allow this event to touch my life. Romans 828 for we know that all things work together for good to them that love them for the called according to his purpose may not understand it may never understand it in this life have God's promise is working all things together for good to them that love and the called according to his purpose and any speaks of those who have fled for refuge fled for refuge to Jesus Christ. This suggests cities of refuge in Old Testament times, there were six cities appointed so that if someone inadvertently killed another person. It was not order. It was unintentional what it might be that the family members of the man who died would not understand that it was unintentional and they would seek to kill the man who had killed their relative content, then I'm setting up six cities. If somebody has inadvertently brought about the death of another person. They can flee to the cities and they will be safe and they stay there such time as the high priest's, and then they are free is good to know that we have a place of refuge to which we can flee well when you come to realize I am guilty I am the center and I deserve the judgment of God. Aren't you glad to know there's a city of refuge where you can flee as a place of safety where you can go and power refuge is Jesus Christ. We have anchor and anchor inside the veil that what you consider some of the salient points of what we find in these verses in Hebrews chapter 6 and verse 11, he sends show diligence in your work and labor of love. So whatever the work that is before us to serve and honor God.

We are to be diligent in doing the teaching of Christ does not allow you to sit back at ease and develop an attitude of idleness that doctors take care of everything because he saw that I don't have work to do.

Note you are to be diligent in your work and labor. Also in verse 11. He says that you might have full assurance of hope. Good to have assurance assurance full assurance of hope. Culture is in Jesus Christ.

He is our hope Christ, you glory. Verse 12 that you be not slothful there again as a reminder that grace does not lock us to sleep justify having an indifferent attitude.

We are not to be slothful.

Verse 12 that you be followers of the faithful apostle Paul urged others to follow him, but he was asking them to esteem him as a man and follow him blindly follow him because he was following Christ and you need to follow those who are sitting in the example in proving that their life that they are following Jesus Christ, be followers of the faithful. Verse 15 says that you patiently were whole when the storms are raging when the disappointments are great when you feel well heart's broken. It's difficult to learn.

But he says patiently in understanding your is solid that the soul behind the veil in heaven. Verse 18 that you have strong consolation that is encouragement. We all have our moments of discouragement. He said I want you to have encouragement strong consolation in verse 19 that you have which is in an anchor of the soul. You money tossed about by the we reason waves but you have fixed your hope in Jesus and that issue became brighter said we are anchor hold in the storms of life. When the clouds unfold their wings of strife when the strong times lift and the cables strain with your anchor drift or firm remain. We have an anchor that keeps the soul steadfast and sure while the billable role fastened to the rock which cannot move grounded firm and deep in the shape it is safely move over to the storm withstand for Tazewell, secured by the Savior's hand and the cables passed from his heart to mine and to five last through strength. Divine it will surely hold in the streets for you from the breakers have told that the reef is near the tip of slave and the wild winds blow, not an angry way shell bark.

It will firmly hold in the floods of death from the water's cold chill.

Our latest breath are the rising tide.

It can never fall while our hopes abide with in the veil with your anchor what you depend upon the day where is your hope. If you put your hope in material things you put your hope in the things of this world you put your hope in your own works in your effort you will be disappointed, but we haven't anchor for the show. Our hope is in Jesus Christ who is our great high priest who ever lives to make intercession for us. Hope today's message is been a blessing to you would appreciate it if you take time to write and let us know.

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God bless you all and all, and in the and all


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