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1. It is right to lay stress on baptism  2. We should also stress loyalty to Christ  3. The babe in Christ should be instructed about what is expected of him I. REALIZATION OF A HIGH AND LOFTY CALLING  1. God called us to His glory. I Thess. 2:12  2. We are partakers of the Heavenly calling. Heb. 3:1  3. We are called unto glory and virtue. 2 Pet. 1:3 II. DETERMINATION TO LIVE FAITHFUL LIFE  1. Some endure for a time. Lu. 8:13  2. Must endure to the end. Matt. 24:13; Rev. 2:10  3. Paul "kept the faith." Good example. 2 Tim. 4:8 III. MUST SHUN EVIL COMPANIONS  1. Shun the ungodly. Psalms 1:1, 2; Prov. 22:1  2. Beware of worldly minded friends. 2 Tim. 3:4, 5  3. Associate with God's people. 1 Pet. 1:22; 2 Cor. 6:14  4. Show how God's ancient people were corrupted by evil associations IV. MUST AVOID QUESTIONABLE PLACES  1. No friendship with the world. James 4:4; 1 John 2:15  2. Must draw a line some where. 1 Thess. 5:22  3. Movie is the College of the Devil V. MUST ATTEND ALL SERVICES OF CONGREGATION  1. Forsake not the assembly. Heb. 10:25  2. Observe the Lord's supper regularly. I Cor. 11: 0  3. Show benefits derived from regular attendance  4. Give as we have been prospered. 1 Cor. 16.1, 2 VI. CHERISH AN EARNEST DESIRE TO "GO HOME."  1. This is our "earnest expectation." Rom. 8:18, 19  2. Be clothed with immortality. 2 Cor. 4:18; 5:1  3. Emphasize what "going home" means to a weary traveler Sermon Outline by Thomas Winter Butterfield 

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