Sixty-seven times in the Old Testament, we have this figure, “the angel of the Lord” . It is a bit sobering to think that God may view this country, or any country, in the same way. I have called you by your name. But it sounds nice to say, “a land flowing with milk and honey” , rather than, “a land of fat saps” . “God” is normally the Hebrew word: “Elohim” . Like Like. Sermons by College Park Church. Create New Account. Sermon has been the go-to back for OSU during the past two weeks after running for a Buckeyes’ record 331 yards in the Big Ten Championship and … Now, it’s not surprising that God would be compassionate. God didn’t take the waters away, but he gave us a promise:  “I will be with you.”. Other nations can be against me. The next day there’d be water in the bottom. YHWH, the angel of the Lord, is the Lord. Reuel may have been a family name, but he’s known by “Jethro” . There is no need for fear when we lean on the powerful presence of the Lord. And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, ‘Jacob, Jacob.’ And he said, ‘Here I am.’ Then he said, ‘I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you into a great nation. There’s the beginning! 6 If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. Now the Buckeyes will need to fill the hole he leaves at running back. The Forward Movement of God's Plan - Exodus 1 4. !” It’s surprising that God uses people. What is it that God looks for when looking for a champion? Enlighten the eyes of our hearts, that we may know the hope to which we have been called. What does verse 7 say? As I was with Moses, so will I be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you. Used by permission. Press alt + / to open this menu. The Pharisees and Sadducees argue about the resurrection. You ask, “How can he use us?” Well, he can use us because he doesn’t depend upon us. These verses in Exodus 3 represent the first steps in God’s great work of deliverance for his enslaved people in Egypt. Do you know WHY you couldn’t have turned to I Peter 3 back then?. You know, we’ve got a Calvinist work ethic, so we’ll take your trash, and you pay us for it.” So, whatever it is—he’s a garbage man or whatever—“Shepherding,” Moses says, “is not beneath me.”. Not only am I going to stay, but I want to encourage you to stay as well. Jump to. Listen to the charge of the apostle Paul to the folks in the church at Corinth. I was just around the corner. he saw the heavens parting, and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. Moses, there with the bush!”. Free lectionary based children's sermons and object lessons in English and Spanish. And I’ll never forget how, just before the sermon, she stood and sang these words: “Be not dismayed, whate’er betide, God will take care of you; Here’s what God said to Isaiah: “Don’t be afraid, for I have redeemed you. They are awaiting their resurrected bodies.” Jesus looked at this verse to be one of great hope, compassion, support, and power. And I was just looking around, checking that there was no officers over here. Abraham, Called of God - Genesis 12 3. Watch me go through this Synopsis of Sermon 8/02/09 Delivered by Bishop Walker III Text: Habakkuk 3:19: 19The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. I will not forsake you. Then it will be, that if you listen to all that I command you and walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight by observing My statutes and My commandments, as My servant David did, then I will be with you and build you an enduring house as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you. 1. This is how the prophets who lived before you were persecuted. But if you had to go into some battle, would you feel some comfort to know that you had a military escort? Then the Lord said to Abram, ‘Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflicted for four hundred years.’” This is the prophecy about slavery in Egypt. There are several different models for inductive sermon outlines. Ultimately, he would be lead to Jerusalem and to the Cross. I suspect that most of you would say yes. I’m not! They said, “Nope.” And then when the Egyptians came in and wanted to know what happened they said, “That guy! I’m not answering your question. 2. Without that, with all our philosophy and all our understanding, we are destitute. helps you tell kids about Jesus by providing age-appropriate Bible study material and Sunday School curriculum – all 100% free online.. We believe that God is the loving Father of all kids. Dr. Peter Hasbrouck asks us to consider our own response to the King of Kings in light of how they responded. He has been refined by family and farm life. “So Israel…” —another name for Jacob—“…took his journey with all that he had and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. THIS SERMON is brought to you courtesy of SermonWriter. He uses people! • An elderly woman gets up and goes to the kitchen. It will help you understand what’s being preached and help you discern and evaluate what you hear. They figured there must be some sort of shield holding it back. Here is a polished summary of what I think I remember saying. That guy is amazing!” God uses us because he gets glory to use people like us! Let’s translate that into terms we can relate to: • A young couple has a few unforeseen expenses and, before they know it, they’re swimming in a sea of credit card debt …, • A middle-aged woman gets a pink slip at work. Over 1,500 sermons from which to choose. Forgot account? This is the stuff of everyday life. And just like I promised to Jacob, I’m ready to bring you out. Fourth, Jesus is the content and ground of our relationship with God. (1 John 4:4 NIV) Rob Chaffart. Be sure the air is flowing out of the tube. Scripture quotations are from the World English Bible (WEB), a public domain (no copyright) modern English translation of the Holy Bible. If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, Why, I bet children around here learn can call the Hogs before they can say the Lord’s Prayer. I understand that decision.” God knew what he was doing! Their iniquity has been fulfilled. Joshua 1:1-9. Some days we’re strong and able to withstand the current; other days it feels like we could go under at any moment. God’s compassion is surprising. I can just hand out the cups of Gatorade? Saul! My mother was in the choir loft next to her. A few weeks ago, it was a typical night of chaos at the DeYoung household, not knowing where our children were. “Not yet; not yet; not yet! Having your research on hand in one document must be something like the asset judges have in having other lawyers serving as law clerks to get material on the judges desk for consideration. To the chief singer … I began tonight’s sermon with the question who are you. Sin brings with it pain and sorrow - Gal. The ancient Hebrews knew – and we need to remember – the waters are still there; which is to say, the presence of evil is still with us. Romans 1 verse 6, you also are among those who are called to belong to Jesus Christ.ref. See more of Isabella Sermon on Facebook. Look at where Moses is! :) Funerals are important times to aid the processes of grieving and teaching. You ready?” He had no followers. God, why do you have such a hankering for working with people?” It’s difficult. Like me, many of you were baptized as infants, and that’s a practice our Baptist friends don’t quite understand: How can a baby who’s only a few weeks old possibly know what’s going on? God will take care of you, through every day, o’er all the way; There’s a word in Hebrew for “ground/earth/land” . They are in paradise. INTRO: God has helped some of the most unlikely people to be victors in the spiritual battles we all face! Would you feel better if a billionaire with an open checkbook could be with you? The cost is $60.00 , which will purchase 1 year of weekly sermon updates. It’s the word, “adamah” . And while tending the flocks for his father-in-law, he sees a strange sight: a bush that’s burning and burning, but is not consumed. So in closing, if you want to know how to write a sermon outline effectively, remember to include these three keys: 1. Do not be afraid or discouraged. 2. I was coming right back. God has not forgotten about you! God has blessed me with six daily reminders of my weakness: my children! (religious speech) (literal) sermón nm nombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. I don’t know what it would look like in the beginning. I’ve been to seminary! And I’ll give it to you, because I promised.” God’s compassion is present, even when his plan seems to be absent. He is listening, even when he seems to be gone! You know the story, but you probably don’t really know the story, because God works in surprising ways, and, as familiar as this story may be to us, it was certainly surprising as it unfolded to them. This story is far from over. God’s peace be with you. Beneath his wings of love abide, God will take care of you. You’ve been faithful to your promises.” God uses us, but he doesn’t depend upon us. Do you know that God can meet you anywhere? “Greetings, favored one! It is surprising that God would act after seeming to be absent for such a long time. “Moses, I will be with you.” “Never since has there arisen a prophet in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face. God's Grace * The grace we are talking about is God's grace. if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? We are getting into the good stuff now in Exodus. To all our fears the Lord simply says, “I am with you always.” That brings me to our text: He has said, “I will never leave you nor will I forsake you” (Hebrews 13:5). Maybe you could say that the cries of God’s people had accumulated to such a degree that God was now ready to act, similar to the Parable of the Persistent Widow: “Keep yanking on the judge’s robe and saying, ‘Give me justice!’” Don’t stop praying. didn’t consider equality with God a thing to be grasped, Every time we baptize an individual, whether it’s a nine-week-old baby or a ninety-year-old adult, we proclaim the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, by which we are saved. And now, God will let Moses know, “I’ve heard it; I’ve seen it; I know it. Hymn Lists. “And, surely, I will be with you until the very end of the age.” God can transform this desolate pasture land into holy ground. Keep our eyes open to see all of your surprising ways. And so, we baptize our children at the earliest age possible. Delivered by Bishop Walker . And God had not forgotten his promise! He’s not in the heart of power. We expect that. Hold on. Do you think it enough that God is on your side? Isaiah 43:2, 3 „« Maturity „« Discipline. The result would be prayer, worship, truth, faith, hope, and love; but what would it look like in the beginning stages when God was just starting to roll out some great plan? I’m coming. But I’ve been around a little bit more. Jesus said, “Or who is there among you, who, So could it be that Jesus was not only making a statement about Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob being alive but about Sarah, Rebekah, and Rachel, who seemed as good as dead? Calvin Theological Seminary; So, do you see how they’re used interchangeably? The same holds true for the country. Start enjoying your sermon prep again by taking the stress out. Jews? Some of you know this story and you are thinking, “Okay. My boss can be against us. Okay? He says, “Jacob! Doesn’t it stand to reason that God, like a loving parent, loves us long before we’re able to love him in return? Newspapers and magazines are stacked up everywhere, the faucet’s dripping, the carpet’s stained. What possible reason could you have for making this protracted suffering even longer?” Faith is at least, in part, the ability to trust that if you knew everything God knew and if you understood everything that God understood and if you could see everything God sees, you would say, “That is right.” It takes faith to believe that, because our vision is so limited and our pain can seem so long, but if we knew what God knew and could see what God sees, we would say, “Of course! I got married. He has encountered God before and he knows now what sort of fear to have and not to have of God. It’s dirty. One was a world class championship cyclist, and the other was just an amateur weekend warrior. Horeb is another name for Sinai. I’ve got my life here! When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. give good things to those who ask him!” (Matthew 7:9-11). And now, their destruction will be completely and utterly deserved.”. Facebook. This is so touching!” You know, the dad pops out of a cake, or he turns around and he takes off a mask, and there he is! This is speculation, but it is interesting to consider: Might there be a difference? So I turned around, and I came back ready to win the “Worst Father of the Year” award, because there was Mary, standing in the front yard, crying. God doesn’t have to use people, but he almost always does. He’s doing things in his world. You see in verse 4: “When the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the bush…” So, “God,” “Lord,” and “the angel of the Lord” are used interchangeably. Now he is tending to the flocks. Culto Escuela Sabática y Sermón para el sábado 2 de enero, desde las 9/30 (arg). Moses says, “I want a sign now, that you’re with me and that I can trust you.” And God says, “I’ll give you a sign. Give us comfort. Accessibility Help. but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant…” (Philippians 2:6-7). He’s up to stuff! Purpose: To help understand how Jesus influences our lives.Special Preparation: Practice this procedure before you attempt to do it before other people. There it is! Why did it take so long?”. It’s our privilege to be a part of God’s plan. So now Joseph is in prison where he’s about to get some company. Verse 1 said Moses came to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. I don’t go into those thinking, “Here I am! How do you deal with such a senseless tragedy as this? Notes for sermon 4/24/13. Even when my compassion seems absent, it is ever present with you.” ? So, I just wanted to make sure: Did Trisha go off on a walk with Benjamin? “Trisha, do you have everyone? My wife had taken some of the kids on a walk, and I didn’t know where all of them were. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Help us to go, even when we want to say, “No.” Help us to trust, not in ourselves, but that you are with us. Simple – the sky’s blue. You’re here! They do a wonderful job with it, but you’re still left with the feeling […] It didn’t take them long to figure what would happen if the water started pouring down from above and rising up from below and didn’t stop – they’d die. “God, I tried that one time. It is HIS divine will that young people come to faith in Jesus Christ and find salvation through the Gospel and the work of the Holy Spirit to bring them to faith. Once per week, all new sermons will be e-mailed to your inbox. Each sermon is different so the approach varies. Receive our free newsletters. Grant to us a spirit of wisdom and revelation and the knowledge of Christ. My mother-in-law will say sometimes, “Kevin, you should have worked with animals.”, Here is God. The government can be against me. Moses says, “Who am I?” It’s almost as if God says, “Not important! He had eighty years. The same is true in our own lives. If you had to go into some difficult situation, would you feel better if an expert was with you? OPENING: When I asked you to turn to I Peter 3:13 this morning, did you realize that about 800 years ago… you couldn’t have done that?. God keeps the waters at bay, which makes each day a gift of God’s grace. He cannot pray about free-will: there is no room for it. The Lord says, “I am not ready to give you the Promised Land, because the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.” The Lord was waiting. God heard, God saw, and God knew. Place the ball in the flow of air. We are cracked pots. I got some kids. He’s doing things in this land. Not just to point out that those three men were living in heaven, but that he was also saying something about their wives? or. I did that with Moses! And I’m gonna get my name in the paper and get a picture with everybody else?” That’s a privilege. Sign up for the next ship out there. You are going to go down to Egypt, and I will bring you up again.” Now, centuries later, he says, “Moses! New 4-Week Series: Focus. Study this Book of Instruction continually. The ancient Hebrews understood this in an interesting way. He can actually do more than one thing at the same time! You can picture it! The point of this question is: “No one can succeed against you apart from my will. You have to go.”, You notice, the one difference is that he tells Jacob, “Do not be afraid.” Moses—it says immediately—was afraid. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. An Inductive Format. What does the Lord promise to Moses in verse 12? Amen. Yet, God claims us anyway and invites us into a loving, trusting relationship with him, not because we’re deserving, but because, well, that’s the nature of God. All Rights Reserved | © 1997-2020 Richard Niell Donovan. or. Some wives have husbands who often seem as if they’re not paying attention, but, unlike your husband, God is actually paying attention! Teach us your ways. I’ll give it to you at the back end so that you can remember, ‘Aha. Sermon was a huge part of the postseason success for the Buckeyes this season. You, then, look and say, “Man! But God answered Moses saying in verse 12, “Certainly I will be with you.” But as we know, Moses still gives more excuses to the Lord, telling Him why he was the wrong guy for the job; doubts that the people would listen to him, doubts because he was not a great speaker, and even in 4:13 saying to the Lord to send someone else. “Samuel! "You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world." Buckeyes tackle Thayer Munford returning for another season. Almost any of us—no matter how militaristic we may or may not be—would look at something like World War II and defeating the Nazis and say, “That was right. They belong from day one, and they learn to appreciate what that means as they get older. I was sitting in the balcony. He did! I don’t care where we are. I know their sufferings…” Don’t think that when you begin to see God act that what you see is the beginning of God’s plan. You come from these women, none of whom were supposed to have children, and God gave them children.” God brings dead things to life! Now. Would it be the U.N. passing some great multi-national resolution of humanitarian concern? It’s just four consonants in Hebrew. You could translate it, “the angel that is YHWH” or “angel YHWH” . You doubt the resurrection? Transcribed and edited by 10:17 Transcription, Live stream at 10:00 a.m. here You’re my guest, and I’m a host—a holy one! Maybe you’ve missed it before in reading through this familiar story. 12 Be happy and glad, for a great reward is kept for you in heaven. It goes to show how the waters of chaos threaten to overwhelm us, in one way or another, every day. They asked Dr. White, “What if the child slept through the entire service? In Luke 10, he says, “Martha! God’s Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters” (Genesis 1:1-2). In John chapter 14 verse 20, Jesus says, On that day you will realise that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.ref We are in him and he is in us. Somebody put up the pastor bat signal! I read my Bible! She’s told it has nothing to do with her age, it’s simply a matter of downsizing …, • A woman’s husband of twenty-eight years dies of cancer, and she finds herself swamped by endless waves of grief …. I Will Be With You! I was horrible, remember? Conference Springs Reformed Church, RPCNA. 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