For Lord’s Day, September 27, 2020
As we close our sermon series through Matthew with the Great Commission today, I’d like to share this acronym from William Hendriksen at the end of His mammoth commentary on Matthew’s Gospel:
R: ight to heaven has been secured (Rom. 8:1).
E: arthly house is to be exchanged for the heavenly (II Cor. 5:1).
S: ins are forgiven (Rom. 4:25).
U: nion with the church above has begun (Eph. 3:14).
R: equests are being heard and answered (Eph. 3:20).
R: edeemer has triumphed; hence, so shall we triumph (John 16:33).
E: nergies are being constantly replenished (Phil. 4:12, 13).
C: hrist is living evermore to intercede for us (Heb. 7:25).
T: rials are understood and attended to (Heb. 4:15).
I: mmortality (glorious) is guaranteed (John 14:19).
O: blations are being accepted (Phil. 4:18, 19).
N: ames are written in heaven (Luke 10:20).