It Is Finished

The Triumph of the Cross John 19:28-30 Seven timeless truths accomplished by the finished work of Christ: Scripture fulfilled Suffering Ended Atonement Accomplished: voluntary, vicarious, victorious Law Silenced Satan Defeated Love Demonstrated Glory Opened

From Prisoner to Prince

God sovereignly controls the nations in order to bless His people. Genesis 40-41 Sovereignty is never surprised, and His faithfulness never falters Humility is a reflex for those who trust God’s providence For every servant of God, suffering precedes exaltation

Then They Sat Down To Eat

God is so sovereign, He fulfills His plans for good, even as people fulfill their desire for evil. Genesis 37:2-36 1) Our desires cannot be infantilized (2:24) 2) Sin promises satisfaction but delivers mourning (25-35) 3) Providence is often invisible, even unpleasant, but never absent (36)