Sermons from May 2018

20 Esther – God will Deliver His People

  Sermon outline Family Feuds The Jews and their Enemies The Setting – Ahasuerus’ Reign, aka Xerxes I Persian King has wealth beyond comprehension. (Esther 1:6-7) Vashti’s refusal (Esther 1:19) Mordecai, a descendant of Benjamin (Esther 2:5, 1Sam 9:3) Haman the Agagite (Esther 3:1, 1Sam 15:2-8, 17:14-16, Judg 6:3) Esther, the chosen vessel A Beautiful…

19 Providence, Pagans and the Worship of God (Ezra 1)

Sermon Outline   Providence Introductory Questions Providence defined (WCF 5.1, Belgic 13) Cyrus’ Decree Background (2Chr 36:17-21, 2Kin 24:14, 25:1-21, Ezra 1:1) Who was Cyrus? Historical Information Cyrus was prophesied about in the Scriptures (Isa 44:24, 28, 45:1-13) Jeremiah’s prophecies (Jer 16:14-15, 25:11, 30:3, 32:42-44) The Prophesy fulfilled People return to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:64-67, 1:7)…