A New Covenant

Text: Jeremiah 31:31-34 “Days Are Coming” Recurring phrase in book of Jeremiah — clearly indicates divine prophecy Divine foreknowledge/foreordination “A New Covenant” The old law was nailed to the cross (Colossians 2:14) The new law would be for both Jews & Gentiles (Isaiah 2:2-4; Romans 1:16) Not Like When He “Took Them by the Hand” […]

What Have You Done?

Text: Genesis 3:13; 4:10 No Sin is Hidden from God God knew their sin even though they tried to hide from Him (Genesis 3:8) or deny it (Genesis 4:9) We cannot hide anything from Him (Hebrews 4:13) We are Responsible for Our Actions Adam and Eve both tried to shift the blame for their sin […]

Keywords in the Prophecy of the Coming Kingdom

Text: Isaiah 2:2-4 Mountain – government, authority (Daniel 2:44; John 18:36-37; Matthew 28:18) House – the church (1 Timothy 3:15), linked to the kingdom (Matthew 16:18-19) Nations – Gentiles, kingdom open to all (Acts 2:37-39; Ephesians 2:13-16) Come – individual responsibility to follow Christ (Joshua 24:15; 2 Corinthians 5:10) Teach – we must know God’s […]

Lessons from the Golden Calf

Text: Exodus 32 Do not think too highly of men (v. 1) – without Moses, they thought they could no longer serve God Sacrificing for a thing does not mean that thing is good (v. 2-4) Be willing to stand against what is popular (v. 1,4-5) Take responsibility for your own actions (v. 22) Religion […]

The Soul Who Sins Will Die

Text: Ezekiel 18 Each person is accountable for his own sin – v. 1-4 We must be righteous to be accepted by God – v. 5-9 Righteousness / unrighteousness is not passed from one to another – v. 10-20 Hope: The wicked can repent – v. 21-23 Warning: The righteous can fall away – v. […]