Sermons from February 2019

Sermons from February 2019

What You Were Made For

Exodus 32-34 Enjoying God glorifies God. Why? Because enjoying God is enjoying a person. It’s choosing and living for and delighting in the person and presence of God – not what He gives, not His blessing, not stuff, but Him. The idea of enjoying or glorifying is intensely relational. In the beginning, people had the presence of God. We had life. We enjoyed God and His glory. And we lost this because of sin. This is what Jesus came to…

God’s Dilemma

Exodus 3, 5, 20 God is HOLY. Our God is a consuming fire. “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of His glory!” (Isaiah 6:3.) And God is also intimate, tender, and desires to be with us, to draw us into His life. This world is a miracle – God’s miracle. This world with its beauty and tragedy is God’s way of communicating to us. Psalm 19 says, “The heavens declare the glory of…

Confidence

Exodus 30:11-31:17 The Tabernacle and the entire sacrificial system showed the people that God loved them and wanted to be with them. But it showed them that He was not like them. One man, one day a year, in great dread represented all Israel to God. But the beauty of the story is that one man, one day a year, in great dread, represented all of Israel to God all because God Himself made a way. God does the work…
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