March 1, 2020 God gives Habakkuk perspective on the proud Chaldeans, and all who oppose God. Five woes against the proud. Those who have unjust gain will one day be plundered. God has made a moral order behind the universe. He is acting in justice. Those who try to establish their own kingdom will one […]
February 23, 2020 Habakkuk 1:12-2:5 Habakkuk brings His complaint to the Lord Habakkuk waits for God’s response God’s response God’s plan is far bigger than Israel The righteous shall live by faith God’s face is enough Click Here to listen to the sermon online, or subscribe on iTunes or Google Podcasts.
February 16, 2020 1. Amid times of evil, Habakkuk cries for help and God seems silent. 2. There is a difference between questions from a place of trust, and questions resisting who God is. 3. There is necessary and honest struggle in the Christian life. God does answer. 4. God responds in an overwhelming and […]
February 9, 2020 Context Esther Chapter 4 Esther, a Jewish orphan girl, becomes the queen. Haman seals a plan to kill all Jews in Persia, because he is bitter with Mordecai. Main Points The Lament of Mordecai The Plea of Mordecai Esther’s Response The Faith of Mordecai Esther puts her own life aside and takes […]
February 02, 2020 Jewish Christian Missionaries boasted in their flesh and spiritual conquest. They avoided persecution, seeking comfort and pride, rather than Jesus. Paul boasted only in the cross. Jesus, though humiliated, died to solve our deepest problem. Our works are incomparable to God saving us. Focus on Calvary, until what Jesus has done for […]
January 19, 2020 Galatians 6:1-5 In a time of false teaching, Paul reminds the church to turn to the cross. In Galatians 5, Paul sets the scene for our passage by contrasting the things of the Spirit and the flesh. How are transgressions handled in our community? Through restoration. No one is exempt from stumbling […]
September 22, 2019 Justification can only come through faith in Jesus Christ (v. 15-16) To forsake Christ is to forfeit your justification (v. 17-19) Jesus died for you so he could live through you (v.20-21) Application You can’t earn your salvation Your friends, family and everyone else in your life can’t earn their salvation Consider your death […]
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