Poking a Stick at God
Topic: AM Service Passage: Hebrews 3:12–3:19
I. Who can fall away?
A. OT Israel fell away (vs. 15-18)
B. NT Israel can fall away too (vs. 12)
C. Those who profess faith can fall away too! (vs. 12)
II. Why do they fall away?
A. The unbelieving heart always falls away (vs. 12)
B. Unbelief is an evil sin (vs. 12)
C. The unbelieving heart always falls away from the living God (vs. 12)
III. What is the remedy?
A. The remedy is not just individual but also corporate (vs. 12)
B. The remedy includes mutual encouragement (vs. 13)
C. The remedy is grounded in Christ (vs. 14)
Questions for Consideration: (1) What is a profession of faith? (2) What is a credible profession of faith? (3) What is an incredible profession of faith? (4) Is falling away from a profession of faith merely emotional? (5) Is falling away from a profession of faith inevitable?