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Sermons

Introducing Exodus

God works sovereignly to save a people for His own glory! Three introductory matters for our series through Exodus Why preach through Exodus? How to approach Exodus? Biblical Historical Theological Christological Practical What’s Exodus all about? God works sovereignly: In Moses In Pharaoh God works sovereignly to save a people By distinguising His people from the Egyptians By distinguishing His people from…

Joseph – An Earthly Journey to Eternal Glory

God uses providence in history to bring about his redemptive Purposes. Genesis 37-50 The providence of God in the little story of Joseph: Exodus to Canaan The Preparation – Pandemonium to the Pit (37-39) The Exaltation – Prison to the Palace (40-41) The Reconciliation – Subversion to Submission (42-45) The Preservation – Famine to Feasting (47-47) The Emigration (Exodus) – Bondage to…

Father Abraham

God establishes a relationship with humanity by making an agreement (covenant) between God and father Abraham: Progressive (Gen 12:1-7) Call Gen 12:1-3 Covenant Gen 15:1-21 Circumcision Gen17:1-14 Exod 2:24,25; 3:14,15; 6:2,3 People (Gen 12:2;15:5) Abraham Gen 11:23-27; 12:2; 12:7 Isaac Gen 24-27 Jacob (Israel) Gen 27-36 Exod 1:1-7; 4:23 Possession (Gen 12:7;15:18) From the Nile to the Euphrates Gen15:18 Exod 3:6-8 Provision…

The Devil: Be Aware but not Afraid

1 Peter 5:8-11 He who is in us is greater than he who prowls around us Four important clarifications to prepare you for spiritual battle: I. The devil (8) II. The devil and us (8a;9a) III. The devil and God (9b) IV. The devil, God and us (10-11)

Elders in the Church, Part 4

1 Peter 5:1-5a The Chief Shepherd has entrusted the care of his sheep to faithful elders I. Introductory assumptions about elders II. Important questions for interpreting the passage III. Intrinsic responsibilities of elders a. The Domain b. The Duty c. The dispositions regarding (2b-3) i. ¬† Calling ii. ¬†Compensation iii. Congregation IV. Impetus to faithfulness as elders (4) V. Intended regard for…