One Thing


One Thing

Philippians 3:13

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before

One Thing I Do

Overcoming the past

The past has passed, so lets get past it

And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned. – Hebrews 11:15

And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. – Luke 9:62

One Thing I Know

Overcoming doubt

He answered and said, Whether he be a sinner or no, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see. – John 9:25

Two Factors that give Assurance of Salvation

“I was blind” – He admitted his sin

“Now I see” – He accepted the cure

And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see? – John 9:19

Doubts can come from two sources

From God – To provoke the salvation of a lost person

From Satan – To paralyze the service of a believer

One thing Thou Lackest

Overcoming the world

21Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

22And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions. – Mark 10:21-22

One thing is Needful

Being more focused

38Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.

39And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word.
40But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.
41And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:
42But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. – Luke 10:38-42

Important things are sacrificed on “the alter of the urgent things”

One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple. – Psalm 27:4

But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. – 2 Peter 3:8

The person passes away.  The saved abides forever.

While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal. – 2 Corinthians 4:18

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