Sermon Notes May 26, 2024

All Good People Go…?     Who’s Up for Heaven?

  1. Two different assumptions:   
      1. All ________________________ go to Heaven; and,     
      2. I’m _______________________.
  2. Advantage to these Difficult Assumptions: 
      1. It’s _______________________.  
      2. You made the ________________________.   
      3. Proves that God is ____________________.       
      4. The fear of not going to heaven should ______________ people to be good.
  3. The problems with these Difficult Assumptions:   
      1. The human race does NOT have a unified, agreed upon, indisputable divinely revealed ______________________.  
      2. The problem — _______________ is a moving target.     
      3. If the Bible is your standard… you won’t make ________.

Romans 3:10,20,23,  ”As it is written: ‘There is no one righteous, not even one;’ … 20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin… 23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” 

      1. What ________________ of our actions have to be good to make the cut?
      2. At what ___________________ do our deeds start counting?
      3. Do _______________________ count against us?

John 11:25, “Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies.’”

John 3:17, “For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.”