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Devotedness to God


1. A characteristic of saints. Job 23:12.

2. Christ, an example of. Joh 4:34; 17:4.

3. Grounded upon

a. The mercies of God. Ro 12:1.

b. The goodness of God. 1Sa 12:24.

c. The call of God. 1Th 2:12.

d. The death of Christ. 2Co 5:15.

e. Our creation. Ps 86:9.

f. Our preservation. Isa 46:4.

g. Our redemption. 1Co 6:19,20.

4. Should be

a. With our spirit. 1Co 6:20; 1Pe 4:6.

b. With our bodies. Ro 12:1; 1Co 6:20.

c. With our members. Ro 6:12,13; 1Pe 4:2.

d. With our substance. Ex 22:29; Pr 3:9.

e. Unreserved. Mt 6:24; Lu 14:33.

f. Abounding. 1Th 4:1.

g. Persevering. Lu 1:74,75; 9:62.

h. In life and death. Ro 14:8; Php 1:20.

5. Should be exhibited in

a. Loving God. De 6:5; Lu 10:27.

b. Serving God. 1Sa 12:24; Ro 12:11.

c. Walking worthy of God. 1Th 2:12.

d. Doing all to God’s glory. 1Co 10:31.

e. Bearing the cross. Mr 8:34.

f. Self-denial. Mr 8:34.

g. Living to Christ. 2Co 5:15.

h. Giving up all for Christ. Mt 19:21,28,29.

i. Want of, condemned. Re 3:16.

6. Exemplified

a. Joshua. Jos 24:15.

b. Peter, Andrew, James, John. Mt 4:20-22.

c. Joanna, &c. Lu 8:3.

d. Paul. Php 1:21.

e. Timothy. Php 2:19-22.

f. Epaphroditus. Php 2:30.