Sermons on Exodus

Sermons on Exodus

The Great I AM

When Jesus asked His disciples, “Who do people say that I am,” He received a variety of responses, none of which were correct (Mark 8:27-28). When He asked His disciples, “Who do you say that I am,” Peter responded correctly, saying, “You are the Christ” (Mark 8:29). If posed this same question, how would you answer, and what would be the basis for your response? Let’s revisit the identity of Jesus by asking, “who did Jesus say He is”? Sermon…

No More Excuses

Sermon Handout Why do we fail to launch? Or, to ask it another way, why do we fail to initiate our God-given mission? One reason might be because we have accepted the practice of excuse making. In this regard we are not unlike Moses who offered multiple excuses as to why he should not go to Egypt. Today, we will investigate God’s calling of Moses so that we might realize that there should be no more excuses. 10 Then Moses said…

You Are Chosen

Paul says in Ephesians 1:3 that God “has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing.” What do those spiritual blessings include? One spiritual blessing is that God “chose us.” Being chosen is the result of somebody intentionally setting their affection on you, and the Bible presents God’s love as something that was intentionally set on His people. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than through the life of the prophet Hosea. So, today we consider what we can learn about…

Idol Talk

The first commandment is “You shall have no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:3). That commandment establishes the expectation that God’s people will be solely devoted to him, but it also acknowledges the existence of potential competitors. In the Old Testament, the Canaanite deity, Baal, was the primary god competing for the Israelites allegiance. In the New Testament, Greek deities like Artemis as well as the Roman government competed for the hearts of God’s people. But do such competitors exist…