The Riches Available in Christ



1.    Romans 2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

    a.    Riches of his goodness
    b.    Riches of His forbearance
    c.    Riches of his longsuffering.

2.    Romans 9:23 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

    a.    Riches of his glory
        i.    Ephesians 3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
        ii.    Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

3.    Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

a.    Riches of the wisdom of God
b.    Riches of the knowledge of God

4.    2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

 a.    Made spiritually rich through His willingness to lay aside all His richness and become poor.
        i.    2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

5.    2 Corinthians 8:2 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

 a.    Riches of their liberality - simplicity

6.    Ephesians 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

 a.    Riches of His grace
        i.    Ephesians 2:7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.


7.    Ephesians 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

 a.    The Riches of His glory of His inheritance in the Saints.
        i.    His inheritance is in the saints.

8.    Ephesians 2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

    a.    Rich in Mercy

9.    Ephesians 3:8 Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

 a.    The unsearchable riches of Christ
        i.    There are riches in Christ that can be searches out. One of the things that we need to comprehend concerning the riches of Christ that are yet to be revealed.
            (1)    Some of them will come by revelation
            (2)    Some revelation will come as we dig into the Word and the Spirit.

10.    Colossians 1:27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: 

  a.    There is a glory of the mystery, (Christ in You the Hope of Glory) that produces richness.

11.    Colossians 2:2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;

 a.    Riches of full assurance of understanding

12.    1 Timothy 6:18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

a.    Rich in good works

13.    Hebrews 11:26 Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward. 
    a.    The Reproach of Christ is greater riches.

14.    James 2:5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him? 

a.    Rich in Faith

15.    Revelation 2:9 I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

a.    Although poor, rich, because of what being through these things work in us.

16.    Revelation 3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

a.    The gold of divine nature tried in the fire.        
i.    There is a difference between the gold that is tried by the fire, and the gold of the harlot.
(1)    Revelation 17:4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:

SUMMARY OF THE RICHES AVAILABLE IN CHRIST

1.    Riches of His Goodness
2.    Riches of His Forbearance.
3.    Riches of His longsuffering
4.    Riches of His Glory
5.    Riches of the Wisdom of God
6.    Riches of the Knowledge of God
7.    Riches through His willingness to lay aside all His riches and become poor so that I through His poverty might become rich.
8.    Riches of Liberality or Simplicity
9.    Riches of His Grace
10.    Riches of His Glory of His Inheritance In The Saints.
11.    Rich in Mercy
12.    The Unsearchable Riches of Christ.
13.    The Glory of the Mystery, (Christ in You the Hope of Glory) produces Richness in you.
14.    Riches of Full Assurance of Understanding.
15.    Rich in Good Works
16.    Riches because of the Reproach of Christ.
17.    Rich in Faith
18.    Rich because of what is being worked in us, although we seem to be poor.
19.    The gold of His Divine Nature is a richness because His gold is tried in the fire.