INTRODUCTION: Life is a
thing we all love. Everyone is interested in living.
Millions are spent each year to make living conditions
better and to prolong life. Do we realize the real
source of life?
WHAT LIFE IS NOT.
It is not the abundance of things that we
possess. Luke 12:15
Life is more than meat. Luke
Life is more than the body. Mark 9:43
GOD IS THE SOURCE OF ALL LIFE. Acts 17:28;
The power of life is not in the
hands of man. Jer. 10:23
This makes us know that we
are dependent creatures. Dependent upon God for our very
THERE ARE THREE KINDS OF
1. Natural life.
Originated with God. Gen. 2:7
Man is a product
of God's creative power.
His origin is Divine.
He is of direct creation.
His spiritual nature
Man by sin forfeited natural life and
death passed upon him. Gen. 2:7; 3:17-19
fleshy germ of corruption had its beginning.
result of this is that they which are in the flesh
cannot please God. Rom. 8:8
The Holy Spirit is the author of this
life. Rom. 8:2
The wicked are alienated from this
life. Eph. 4:18; 1 Tim. 5:6
To please God our
worship must be spiritual. John 4:24
It is the gift of God. Rom.
Jesus is eternal life. 1 John 5:20
reveals this life. 2 Tim. 1:10
This life is pictured
as a drink. John 4:14
It is likened unto meat, or
eating bread. John 6:27