Michael Stark • Sermon • • 1,094 views
“These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham fathered Isaac, and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And the…
Benjamin Janssen • Sermon • • 488 views
4 As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, 5 you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For it stands in Scripture: “Behold,…
Steve Hereford • Sermon • • 318 views
INTRODUCTION We are returning tonight to our study of the book of Ephesians. I would like to invite you to take God’s Word and join me in Ephesians chapter 1 as we examine verses 5-6. In our last two studies together, we looked at the salutation in verses 1-2 and the blessing in verse 3 and God’s choosing…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 279 views
INTRO: - Earnest seeking God - met with Him on Sinai - genuinely discerned His voice, met יהוה face to face! What did He say? - ? Depressed, low in faith. Away from God, afraid. ?afraid - stood before Ahab and confronted whole nation single handed. ? depressed - had determination and motivation and will…
The End of Chapter 8 How do we know God works all things together for the good of His people? Because of His Unbreakable Chain of Salvation Foreknew, Predestined, Called, Justified, Glorified How can we be sure? Hasn’t He failed with Israel? Chapter 9 True - Majority of Israel stands condemned b/c Not…
Benjamin Janssen • Sermon • • 82 views
1The oracle of the word of the Lord to Israel by Malachi. 2 “I have loved you,” says the Lord. But you say, “How have you loved us?” “Is not Esau Jacob’s brother?” declares the Lord. “Yet I have loved Jacob 3 but Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of…
I Am Not Ashamed
David Krueger • Sermon • • 53 views
Israel is God’s chosen people and most of them are perishing, cut off from the Savior, Jesus Christ. And the reason it is a crisis for you, and not just for Jews, is that, if God’s promises to Israel do not hold true, then there is no reason to think his promises to you will hold true.
Philip G Layton • Sermon • • 51 views
Salvation is All of Grace - The ‘Doctrines of Grace’ in Ephesians Sovereign Electing Grace (Ephesians 1:3-6) - God chose people He would save before the foundation of the world, lovingly predestining their adoption into His family in Christ and making them holy and blameless before Him (v. 4-5a). Their…
Prayer: For the past several months I’ve been contemplating where we would head after Easter. It wasn’t really clear to me where we were going to head until this past Monday. Up until this point in time, as AFBC, we’ve only gone through an OLD TESTAMENT survey for a particular sermon series regarding…
Jeff Brown • Sermon • • 34 views
God’s Chosen People August 8, 2007 “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience” Col 3:12 1. “Put on then” As he has defined some parts of the old man, so he now also enumerates some parts of the new. “Then” says he, “will it appear that…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 31 views
God has a plan for his creation which he will certainly accomplish. It is carried out through the control of circumstances and his choice and use of people, and above all in the life, death, resurrection and second coming of Jesus Christ.
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 28 views
“Do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God, who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,…
Last Session: God’s Sovereignty, Our salvation Divine Perspective - Unbreakable Chain of Salvation Foreknew It is ok to have disagreement about this word (i’m calvinist) To be foreloved, God has chosen to set His love on a people for His great name Predestined - Has a set destination and a course (be…
Peter McCreary • Sermon • • 26 views
1 Peter 1:1-2 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood:…
Real Questions. Real Answers.
Pastor Andrew Brown • New Life Church of Toms River • Sermon • • 17 views • 53:14
Why does God allow Satan and demons to have access to us and creation? Does man have free-will to chose as he desires? If so, how does God's sovereignty play into that? Especially with regards to salvation?
Pr. Benjamin Tomczak • Sermon • • 16 views
We think of Job as a pious man, a man who bore up under suffering well – and unjust suffering at that. Nothing tells us that Job “earned” the loss of his children, his house, his wealth, or his health. All Scripture tells us is that Job got caught between God and Satan. Satan bet God that Job would stop…