Resist the temptation to trust in yourself – no matter how hard things seem – and instead, cling to God’s Word. Isaiah 7 Three antidotes for the anxious 1) Deconstruct the basis of your fears and faith (1-9) 2) Marvel at this remarkable sign (10-16) 3) Observe the fruit of faithfulness (17-25)
The holy God of the Bible saves people – not by avoiding judgment – but through it. Isaiah 6 1) An arresting encounter with God (1-4) 2) A sobering awareness of sin (5-7) 3) A hard but hopeful assignment (8-13)
Our thankfulness to God increases when we begin to perceive his invisible fingerprints on every good thing
God’s plan to rescue His people required the substitutionary suffering and victorious resurrection of His Son
Since reconciliation is a work of grace, we should pursue it by faith and respond to it with praise.
God relentlessly pursues and prevails upon His people in order to change them. Genesis 32 1) Heavenly Reassurance (1-2) 2) Facing Fears (3-23) 3) God Changes People (24-32)
You can confidently obey God’s Word—even when things look hard—because he promises to be with you.
Those who experience good things in life must see it as a gift from God and not a result of their own ability
What makes the church so special? 1) I love the church because Jesus loves the church. 2) I love the church because the church loves one another. 3) I love the church because Jesus loves the church so much He entrusted it with exceptional privileges and responsibilities.