THE CITY OF GOD IS DESTINED FOR GLORY
“Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God.” (:3)
City of God = place where God has chosen to dwell
cf. our body = the temple of the Holy Spirit
ode to Zion as the center of worship for the world
I. (:1) FIRM FOUNDATION OF THE CITY OF GOD — REMEMBER OUR ROOTS
Foundation associated with:
II. (:2) FAVORED STATUS OF THE CITY OF GOD — REVEL IN GOD’S LOVE
A. Supremely Loved by the Lord
B. Permanent Home of God’s People
III. (:3) FUTURE PROSPECTS OF THE CITY OF GOD — REST IN GOD’S PROMISES
IV. (:4) FORMER ENEMIES OF THE CITY OF GOD — RELATE TO THE CONVERTED
concept of the future Jerusalem being the mother of all peoples
V. (:5-6) FAMILY OFFSPRING OF THE CITY OF GOD — RANKED AMONG THE PRIVILEGED
Work of God in:
B. Rooting and Establishing
Eternal Security of those born there
VI. (:7) FOCUSED JOY OF THE CITY OF GOD — REJOICE IN GOD’S PRESENCE
WHAT IS YOUR CONNECTION TO THE CITY OF GOD?
WHERE ARE YOU HEADED?
WHAT IS THE FOCUS OF YOUR JOY?