Sermon Outline December 13, 2020
Central Manor Church December 13, 2020
Faithfully serve Jesus
Main idea: Faithfully live for Jesus by not following false religious or ceremonial practices.
Do not allow legalism to replace Jesus 16-17
A. Explain: Legalism is a commitment to the letter of the law without a commitment to the reason for the law. They are rules taken out of their context.
B. Legalism of the Old testament Dietary laws. See 1Tim. 4:3
C. Legalism about the Old Testament special days Laws. See Romans 14:5
D. “In Christ you are already as close to God as anyone can ever be.” Mike Q. Daniel
II. Do not allow mysticism to replace Jesus 18-19
B. Worship of angels
C. Visionary experiences
III. Do not allow asceticism replace Jesus. 20-23 Do not allow the strict regulations of others replace your submission to Jesus – human traditions
A. Explain asceticism: It is the fraudulent idea that celebrates physical self-denial. It is what happens when legalism and mysticism are combined together.
B. Do not submit to human regulations. See 2 Tim 3:5, Romans 8:3-4
Jesus is enough! Stay faithful to Him!