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John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, May 4, 2014

The Cure for our Condition

The Cure for our Condition
Memory Verse: Isaiah 53:5 (NKJV) But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.
Text: Colossians 1:9–17

Introduction: Hebrews 10:10; Isaiah 53:5; John 1:29; Matthew 1:21; Colossians 2:8–9

1.      Jesus delivered us from the Power of darkness
Colossians 1:13; John 3:19; Romans 13:12; John 10:10; Ephesians 6:12; Daniel 3: 17;2 Peter 2:9; Proverbs 29:6; John 8:34; 2 Timothy 2:25–26; John 8:32

“Man is born free, (but) wherever he goes he is in chains.”-- Jack Roussou

“If God doesn’t punish America, He’ll have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah.”—Ruth Graham

2.       Jesus Changed our Situation
Colossians 1:13; John 10:30; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Proverbs 18:10
“This word was used to describe the deportation of a population from one country into another.” --Warren Wiersbe

 God brings us out that He might bring us in.” -- Warren Wiersbe

3.      Jesus Set Us Free from the Penalty of Sin
Colossians 1: 14; Ephesians 1:7;1 Corinthians 6:20;1 Peter 1:18–19; Isaiah 53:5;  Hosea 4:6
 “After the reading we were told that we were all free, and could go when and where we pleased.”—Booker T. Washington.

4.       Jesus Erased Our Sins
Colossians 1:14; Matthew 26:28;1 John 1:9; Psalm 51:2; Romans 8:1; Micah 7:18–19; Isaiah 43:25