Sermon Notes for Sunday Morning, December 27, 2015
A Life Ordered by the Lord
Psalm 37:23–24 (NKJV)
23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. 24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the Lord upholds him with His hand.
Follow the Right Leader
Proverbs 2:20 (NLT)
20 Follow the steps of good men instead, and stay on the paths of the righteous.
Love the Right(eous) People
Titus 1:7–8 (KJV 1900)
7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; 8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
What’s in Your Heart?
Matthew 12:35 (NKJV)
35 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.
Discretion and Generosity
Psalm 112:5 (NKJV)
5 A good man deals graciously and lends; He will guide his affairs with discretion.
The Favor of the Lord
Proverbs 12:2 (NKJV)
2 A good man obtains favor from the Lord, But a man of wicked intentions He will condemn.
Provision from Above
Proverbs 14:14 (NKJV)
14 The backslider in heart will be filled with his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied from above.
Heritage (Temporal and Spiritual)
Proverbs 13:22 (NKJV)
22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children,
But the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.