Finding Identity Outside the Camp

Summary

SERIES: PREEMINENCE

Scripture Reference: Hebrews 13:7-14

STEADFAST FAITH (v 9a)

  • Acts 20:29-30

  • Do not be distracted by strange teachings

  • Be strengthened by grace

  • The goal:

    • Ephesians 4:14-15

  • Correct doctrine is very important, critical to a stable faith

  • Grace is what brings strength to our faith

PURIFIED WORSHIP (v 9b)

  • How many things in our lives capture our devotion, steal our strength, occupy our efforts, but do not benefit our faith, our life of worship?

  • We have such tendencies to drift back toward the flesh

    • Legalism

    • Traditionalism

    • Elitism

SEPARATED LIFE (v10-13)

  • Christians must be willing to go outside the system

  • When I became a Christian I realized that I was now on the outside

    • 2 Corinthians 6:14-15

    • 2 Timothy 2:4

      • Practice

        • We cannot physically separate ourselves from the world