Robert Phillips • Sermon • • 2,849 views
Elements of Sacrifice 2 Samuel 24:18-25 Let's first consider a few historical views of sacrifice. In the fourth century A.D., St. Augustine said of sacrifice: A true sacrifice is every work which is done that we may be united to God in holy fellowship, and which has a reference to that supreme good and…
Today we will be studying John 12:1-11 . I encourage you to open your bibles to that passage, or follow along using the Bible Study App, or on the screen behind me. As you open to that passage, let’s review the background to this event, which occurs just before the final week of Jesus before His death…
David Krueger • Sermon • • 83 views
At dawn, the one-hundred-seventeen-year-old Abraham stood in the doorway of his tent peering out into the morning through eyes that had known little or no sleep. He had made ready the provisions for the wilderness trip he and his seventeen-year-old son, Isaac, were taking. The burden on his shoulders…
Dr. John Barnett • Sermon • • 59 views
March 5, 2012 By John Barnett Read, print, and listen to this resource on our website www.DiscoverTheBook.org Psalm 30 is titled that it is for a dedication. The NKJV, KJV, and NAS all translate it as a dedication of the “House of David”. But the ESV and NIV clarify what house is being referred to, by…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 56 views
An act that involved offering to God the life of an animal. It expressed gratitude for God’s goodness or acknowledgment of sin. It was also associated with establishing a covenant.
In the Beginning
Happy Sabbath! Listen this week as Pastor Leo talks about the legacy of Cain and Abel, and how God delivers us from Cain’s fate.
Verse 1 Do you remember what happens in the 7th month on the Jewish religious calendar? The Day of Atonement the holiest day of the year, the Feast of Trumpets which was a remembrance of the law being given to Moses on Sinai and many Jews today also believe it is the beginning of the year or Jewish New…
This week, Pastor Leo discusses the importance of stewardship — not just giving God our money, but also our resources, effort, talents, and time. As we move into the new year, how can we give our best to God?
Revelation 6 Summary Revelation 6 introduces the reader to the unsealing of the scroll of Revelation 5 . The first such act unleashes the four horsemen of the apocalypse. A variety of Old Testament passages and images are involved in the ensuing description of the terrible events that follow. In this…
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What Is Sacrifice? (2 Samuel 24:18-25) For many of us it is difficult to answer the question, "What is sacrifice?" Even though sacrifice is central in the life of God's people, it has become marginal in contemporary Christian thinking. David gave us the best definition of sacrifice in the Word: "I will…
Ron Tharpe • Sermon • • 26 views
Intro: Wortham this Sunday is the first Sunday in Lent. On Wednesday the Christian community observed Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday A major fast (WC) on the first day of *Lent. Preceded in some cultures by a period of revelry (e.g., carnival), it is a day of repentance that begins the Lenten season of…
23 “Everything, O king, Araunah gives to the king.” And Araunah said to the king, “May the Lord your God accept you.” 24 However, the king said to Araunah, “No, but I will surely buy it from you for a price, for I will not offer burnt offerings to the Lord my God which cost me nothing.” So David bought…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 24 views
Malachi 3 Can we turn to Malachi chapter 1 please? [P] May I ask an audacious question? “Why are you here?”! I know that when I was a kid, it was because I was dragged along. I was forced to by my parents; it was boring and I would rather not be there. I am sure none of you are like that! But you can…