THE GOVERNMENT OF CHRIST
Charles e Whisnant, Pastor/Teacher
May 1, 2013
There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the throne of David and over His kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from then on and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of Hosts will accomplish this:
(INCREASE: 2 Samuel 716; Psalms 2:8; 72:8-11; 89:35-347; Jeremiah 33:15-21; Daniel 7:14; 14:27; Luke 1:32-33; I Corinthians 15:24-28) Matthew 13:31-32
(ESTABLISH: Isaiah 11:3-5; 32:1-2; Psalms 45:4-6; 72:1-7; Hebrews 1:8 and Revelation 19:11)
(ZEAL) Isaiah 37:32; 59:16-17, 63:4-6 Ezekiel 36:21-23)
1A THE WORK TO BE PERFORMED:
1B The Missionary Work.
2B The Proclamation of of the Messiah as King
3A The Establishment of Peace among men. Salvation
2A WHAT INSTRUCMENTS WILL THE LORD EMPLOY IN THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THIS SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE TASK?
1B The Believers “Go Ye Into All The World”
3A What is Our Duty and Obligation in Reference to this Work?
1B Missionary work belongs to us. Not only this but profitable to others and us.
1C Awakens brotherly affections.
2C Kindles a holy zeal.
3C Expands Christian love.
4C Brings us into communion with “the excellent of the earth.”
` 5C Seals our fellowship0 with each other and wit hChrist.
6C Binds us now and forever.
2 B To bring home to his flock…
3B Duty from the Word of God,
4B Performed it through the power of God’s Spirit
4A “INCREASE OF”
1B The giving of the knowledge of the Gospel.
2B The trumps of his grace over sin.
3B The diffusion of the peaceful influences of the gospel.
HOW?: By giving out Bibles, etc.
HOW? By the instrumentality of the preaching of the Gospel accompanied by the influences of the Holy Spirit.