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God Makes Himself Known in Judgement and Redemption

Once more God reverses creation to bring about His new creation Exodus 13:17-14:31 Viewing the Red Sea crossing through four lenses I. Historical A. God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform (13:17-18;20:22;14:1-4) B. The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it wherever He will. (Prov 21:1) 14:55-9 C. Judge not…

God Makes Himself Known Part 2

Exodus 8:20-9:12 God judges with de-creation to bring Israel into new creation A lesson from the 2nd cycle of plagues on: III. The Nature of God’s People a. Ontologically: A People i. Origins ii. Make-up iii. Destination b. Experientially:  My People i. Set Apart (8:22-23) ii. Loved – (Ex. 19:5; Deuteronomy 7:4; Eph. 2; 1 Peter 2) c. Functionally: My People Freed to…

God’s Household

In God’s household we must behave according to God’s commands which are for our good and for His glory. 1 Timothy 3:14-15 Four phrases which aid us to think through living in God’s household: Know how one ought to behave (vs. 15) Household of God (vs.15) Church of the living God (vs. 15) Pillar and buttress of the truth (vs. 15)  

“Has God Rejected His People?”

“Has God Rejected His People?” Psalm 60 When it seems that God has rejected us, we must run to God in prayer and rest in His promises. 1. Perception of divine rejection (vv. 1-3, 10) 2. Prayer for divine rescue (vv. 4-5, 11) 3. Proclamation of divine rule (vv. 6-9, 12)

The End of Unjust Rule

Psalm 58 Unjust rulers will be judged severely when the Just Ruler rewards the righteous. 1. The confrontation of unjust rulers (1-2) 2. The corruption of unjust rulers (3-5) 3. The curse upon unjust rulers (6-9) 4. The confidence in a Just Ruler (10-11)