Sermons on 1 John

Sermons on 1 John

Hosea: God’s Broken Marriage, The Minor Prophets

Get to Know Hosea Hosea the son of Beeri is the first of the Minor Prophets. Setting the Stage Hosea 4:1-2 God’s Story in Hosea -God tells Hosea to take an unfaithful woman as a wife. Hosea 1:2-3 -God Names Hosea’s kids after Israel’s Unfaithfulness. • Jezreel “God sows/Judgement” (2 Kings 10) • Lo-ruhamah “One who never knew a father’s love” (Deut. 6) • Lo-ammi “one not belonging to me” -Hosea buys back his bride. Hosea 3:1-4 Hosea Still Speaks…

The Philippians Hymn

The Philippian Hymn (Phil. 2: 5-11) Philip Yancey in Vanishing Grace: “…Jesus has a different set of qualifications for his kingdom than does civilization. His stories consistently made the wrong character the hero: the prodigal son not the responsible elder brother, the Good Samaritan not the good rabbi, a scabby beggar not the rich man. Those people most attracted to him included undesirables such as a half-caste woman with a checkered past, a blind beggar, ten exiles with leprosy, a…

Don’t Fear The Chisel! Part 3: Baggage

12 views Streamed live on 23 Jul 2023 Don’t Fear the Chisel! 3 things will hurt when God applies the chisel… #1. Pride #2. Comfort #3. Baggage Pride Recap. James 4:6 – God’s resistance or God’s assistance! Allow God to chisel away our pride and teach us humility. Comfort Recap. Being Uncomfortable compels us to reach out to God, causes us to reach out to one another, connects us to the suffering of others, cements our character, confirms we still…