Verses for the Week

August 12-13, 2017
Preparing for Christ 2nd Coming
As Seen in Isaiah
The Remnant – the Overcomers
I.   A very small remnant (Is. 1:9; 6:13; 10:20-23; 11:11-12, 16)
     A. In the days of Noah and Lot (Gen. 7:7; Heb. 11:7;
         1 Pet. 3:18-21; Mk. 17:26-27; Gen. 19:12-26; Lk. 17:28-32)
     B. The example of Caleb and Joshua (Num. 26:64-65;
          Heb. 3:7-19; 4:7)
     C. Gideon with 300 (Judges 7:1-8)
     D. Only 42,360 returned to Jerusalem to rebuild
          the temple (Ezra 2:64; Neh. 7:66)
     E. The Lord’s ministry produced 120 (Acts 1:15)
     F.  The church in Jerusalem (Acts 21:20-21)
     G. Degradation of the early churches (2 Tim. 1:15)
     H. The overcomers (Rev. 2:7, 17, 26; 3:5, 12, 21)
     I. The man-child in Revelation 12 (Rev. 12:5, 11)
     J. The firstfruits in Revelation 14 (Rev. 14:4-5)
     K. The martyrs in Revelation 15 (Rev. 15:2-4; 20:4)
II. The narrow way which leads to life (Matt. 7:13-14; Lk. 13:24)
     A. Not everyone who says, “Lord, Lord…” will enter into the
          kingdom of heavens (Matt. 7:21-27)
     B. One will be taken and one left (Matt. 24:40-42;
          Lk. 17:34-36)
     C. The parable of the ten virgins (Matt. 25:1-13)
     D. The parable of the talents (Matt. 25:14-29)
Conclusion – Draw Water Out of the Wells of Salvation
I.   The redeemed (the remnant) of the Lord shall return
     with a new song (Is. 12:2; 51:11; Ps. 126:1)
II.  With joy we shall draw water out of the wells of
     salvation (Is. 12:3; 51:11; Ps. 126:2, 5)
III. Praising the Lord and calling upon His name (Is. 12:3)
IV. Declaring His deeds among His people (Is. 12:4)
V.  Exalting His name (Is. 12:4)
VI. he Lord has done excellent things for His people
     (Is. 12:5, 6; Ps. 126:3)