Is God worth it?

Is God worth it?

Comfort is not the goal (Romans 8:18)

Romans 8:18 Comfort is not the goal   Sermon Outline   Scripture talks a lot about being comforted but never of being comfortable! (Mt 5:3, 2Cor 1:3-4, 7:6, 1Th 3:7) Suffering is part of the Christian life (Jn 16:33) Risk: The opposite of comfortable Scriptural examples of Comfort not being the Goal Consider the life of David (1Sam). Consider the life of the…

Gratitude leads to risking for God

Gratitude leads to Risking for God Romans 11;32-33 12:1-2     Sermon Outline     Introduction – What causes people to risk greatly for God?   The Problem: Disobedience, Sin (Rom 11:32a, Lk 5:6, Josh 6:1) we are all sinners, disobedient to God, Every single person, whether part of the OT Covenant people of God or not, has been consigned. The Jews,…

The Love of God

Sermon Outline 9 Things about the Love of God The Love of God is Trinitarian (Jn 3:35, 5:20, 14:30-31, 15:15, 14:15) The Love of God is Unbounded (Ps 36:5, Jer 31:3, Eph 3:19) The Love of God is Priceless (Ps 36:7) The Love of God is Unfailing (Ps 48:9, 52:1, 8, Rom 8:32) The Love of God is Providing (Gen 1:31, Hosea 2:8, Mt 5:45) The Love of God is Protective (Ps…

The Fear of the Lord Ecclesiastes 12:13

Sermon Outline Ecclesiastes 12:13 The Fear of the Lord Eccl. 12:13 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.   Introduction (Luke 18:4b) What is the Fear of the Lord? Abject Terror (Gen 3:10, 28:17, Ex 3:6, Mt 10:28) Recognition of God’s Greatness – Power and Majesty (1Chr 16:25-27) Recognition…

The Greatness of God (1Chronicles 29:10-13)

1Chronicles 29;10-13 The Greatness of God Is God worth it? The Context of 1Chronicles 29 Solomon is going to succeed him to the throne Solomon is going to build the Temple of God in Jerusalem. The people risk in their worship of God The Character of God Covenantal Father (1Chr 29:10, Dt 7:9, 2tim 2:13, 2Pt 3:9) Greatness (Ps 145:3, Is 6:1, 66:1, Ps 50:4 Powerful (Ps 65:6,…