WHAT PLEASES GOD, part two
I. How God pleases Himself.
A. God does what He pleases, Psa.115:3.
B. In the flesh, we cannot please God, Rom.8:8
II. How We Please God.
A. When we fear God.
B. When we value wisdom above all else.
C. When we praise God and sacrifice to Him continually.
D. When we live by faith, Heb.11:6.
E. When we separate from the affairs of this world, 2Tim.2:4. Job asked if a man could be profitable to God.
III. How Christ Pleases God.
A. Jesus pleased the Father continually, Mat.3:17.
B. Jesus pleased the Father by serving, Mat. 12:18. God’s soul was well-pleased.
C. Jesus pleased the Father by shining, Mat. 17:5. Moses and Elijah were there, but the attention was upon Jesus.
Concl: The Son of God became the Son of Man in order to please God. So, there was one men that always pleased God (Rev. 4:11).