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There is a Habitation

There Is A Habitation

Revelation 21:10-12

An examination of the song by Love H. Jameson

I. First verse

    A. “There is a habitation built by the living God” (Ephesians 2:19-22; 1 Timothy 3:14-15; 1 Peter 2:5)
    B. “For all of every nation” (Revelation 5:8-10; Acts 10:34-35)
    C. “Who seek that grand abode” (Hebrews 11:6,8-10)

II. Second verse

    A. “A city with foundations, firm as the eternal throne” (Revelation 21:14; 22:3)
    B. “No wars nor desolations shall ever move a stone” (Revelation 21:27; 22:4)

III. Third verse

    A. “No night is there” (Revelation 22:5; 2 Corinthians 6:14; Ephesians 5:8-14; Acts 26:18)
    B. “No sorrow, no death and no decay” (Revelation 21:3-4; 1 Corinthians 15:54-57)
    C. “No yesterday, no morrow, but one eternal day” (1 John 2:25; Matthew 25:46)

IV. Fourth verse

    A. “Within its pearly portals, angelic armies sing” (Revelation 5:11-12)
    B. “With glorified immortals, the praises of its king” (Hebrews 12:22-24; Matthew 8:11)

Worthy Art Thou

Worthy Art Thou Tillit S Teddlie

Revelation 5:11-12

An Examination of the Song by Tillit S. Teddlie

I. First verse

    A. “Worthy of praise is Christ our Redeemer” (Titus 2:11-14)
    B. “Worthy of praise…glory, honor, and power” (Hebrews 13:15)
    C. “Worthy of all our soul’s adoration” (Psalm 103:1-5)

II. Second verse

    A. “Lift up the voice in praise and devotion, saints of all earth before Him should bow (Colossians 3:16)
    B. “Angels in heaven worship Him saying, Worthy art Thou!” (Hebrews 1:6; 2:7; Joshua 5:13-15)

III. Third verse

    A. “Lord may we come before Thee with singing, filled with Thy Spirit, wisdom and power” (Ephesians 5:17-21; 2 Timothy 1:7; Acts 17:2,17; 18:4,19; 19:8-9; 24:24-25)
    B. “May we ascribe Thee glory and honor, worthy art Thou!” (Hebrews 11:6)

Jesus Is All The World To Me

Jesus Is All The World To Me

I. The importance of Jesus to the Christian

    A. “My life, my joy, my all” (Luke 9:23; Matthew 5:10-12; Mark 12:29-30)
    B. “He is my strength…” (2 Corinthians 12:7-10)
    C. “When I am sad to Him I go” (2 Corinthians 7:4; Philippians 4:4)

II. The continual friendship and blessing of being in Christ

    A. “My Friend in trials sore” (Romans 8:35-39)
    B. “I go to Him for blessings” (3 John 2; James 4:3; Ephesians 1:3; Luke 9:25; Acts 14:17)

III. Jesus is our guide and protector

    A. “He’s so true to me” (2 Thessalonians 3:3; John 14:15; 1 Peter 5:8)
    B. “Following Him I know I’m right” (Matthew 7:13-14)

IV. Christ is our trustworthy Friend

    A. “I trust Him now, I’ll trust Him when life’s fleeting days shall end” (Ephesians 1:11-12; Hebrews 6:13-18)
    B. “Eternal life, eternal joy” (Matthew 10:29; 2 Timothy 2:11-13)

Our God, He Is Alive

728b Our God He Is Alive

I. General revelation

    A. “There is, beyond the azure blue, a God concealed from human sight” (Genesis 1:1; Romans 1:20)
    B. “He tinted skies with heav’nly hue and framed the worlds with His great might” (Genesis 1:1; Hebrews 11:3)

II. Specific revelation

    A. “There was, a long, long time ago, a God whose voice the prophets heard” (2 Peter 1:16-21)
    B. “He is the God that we should know” (John 17:3; 2 Peter 3:9; John 14:6)
    C. “Who speaks from His inspired word” (Romans 10:17; 2 Tim. 3:16-17)

III. The creation of man

    A. “Secure is life from mortal mind; God holds the germ within His hand” (Genesis 2:7; 1:26-28)
    B. “Though men may search they cannot find, for God alone does understand” (Job 38:4-7; Deuteronomy 29:29)

IV. The sacrifice of the Son

    A. “Our God, whose Son upon a tree, a life was willing there to give” (Ephesians 2:14-16)
    B. “That He from sin might set man free, and evermore with Him could live” (Romans 6:16-18; Ephesians 3:10-11; Matthew 25:34)

[Lesson developed from hymn by A. W. Dicus]

Heaven Holds All To Me

Heaven Holds All To Me

I. “Earth holds no treasures but perish with using…”

    A. Where is your treasure? (Matthew 6:19; 13:22; Luke 12:15-21)
    B. A greater citizenship than “American” (Philippians 3:17-21)

II. “Out on the hills of that wonderful country…”

    A. Happy (Matthew 5:3-12)
    B. Contented (1 Timothy 6:6-8; Hebrews 13:5)
    C. Free (John 8:32-36)
    D. “Loved ones are waiting and watching my coming…” (1 Thess. 2:19)

III. “Why should I long for the world with its sorrows…”

    A. Sin is pleasurable, but the consequences are destructive (Hebrews 11:24-26; Luke 16:19-24)
    B. No sorrow in heaven (Revelation 21:4) but singing (Revelation 15:3-4; James 5:13b)

IV. “Heaven holds all to me”

    A. “Brighter its glory will be” (Hebrews 10:34; 11:16)
    B. “Joy without measure will be my treasure” (Mathew 13:44)

[Lesson developed from hymn by Tillit S. Teddlie]