Unshakable: Faith, Hope & Love

March 4, 2023   /   Marty Kaiser   /   Vineyard Church North Phoenix

Unshakable: Faith, Hope & Love

I. Introduction

A. Staying power – the ability to , endure, or sustain without impairment.

1. The universal law of

2. All things slide toward disorder and chaos.

3. “If you just pick up your feet and go with the flow, the flow will dump you somewhere you don’t want to go.”

4. We must in something that counters the natural and spiritual forces that are acting against us.

B. Staying power

1. I Corinthians 13:11-13 (NIV) 11When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. 13And now these three remain (staying power): faith, hope and love.

C. John 10:10b (NIV) “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

1. John 10:10 (NIV) “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

II. Faith

A. Luke 22:31 (NIV) “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat.”

B. Luke 22:31-32a (NIV) 31“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat. 32But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail.”

C. Faith is your staying ! Invisible, yet ever present.

III. Hope

A. I Corinthians 15:19 (NIV) If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.

B. Hebrews 6:19a (NIV) We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.

1. Hope puts your soul on a and allows it to only drift so far.

IV. Love

A. John 13:35 (NIV) “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

B. I Corinthians 13:13 (NIV) And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

C. Matthew 22:36-39 (NIV) 36“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38This is the first and greatest commandment. 39And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”

1. I Peter 4:8 (NIV) Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

V. Conclusion

A. I Corinthians 13:13 (NIV) And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

B. Hebrews 12:2a (NIV) Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.

C. Hebrews 12:2a (NLT) We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith.

 

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