Exodus 20:1-23:19 || He Shows Us The Way

Exodus (The God Who Renews) Series || In Exodus chapters 20 through 23 God gives the Israelites the 10 commandments, as well as many other commands. As we study these chapters we see that the giving of the Law is a gift, and is used to guide and guard the Israelites. Ultimately though, we see that the Law, both for Israel and us, points us to Christ. As the old Puritan poem goes:

‘Run, John, run, the law commands
But gives us neither feet nor hands,

Far better news the gospel brings:
It bids us fly and gives us wings.’

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Exodus 19 || He Calls us to be Holy

Exodus (The God Who Renews) Series || In Exodus 3 God told Moses to return to Mt. Sinai to worship Him after He rescued the Israelites from Egypt. In Exodus 19 we find the Israelites trembling at the foot of the mountain as the LORD descended on it. Here in this chapter, and the second part of our Exodus series, we are reminded that God didn’t simply rescue Israel from slavery. He rescued them so that He might renew them. God rescues and redeems His people so that we can be holy as He is holy.

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Matthew 2:13-23 || Dreaming of a Kingdom

Dreamers (2018 Advent Study) Series || As we conclude our ‘Dreamers’ Advent series, we once again see God using dreams to orchestrate His plans. Through these dreams we are reminded that often times God’s ways are not our ways, but we see through Joseph’s obedience how we must submit to the Lord’s directing, because His plan is for our good and protection, and ultimately to fulfill His will.

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Matthew 1:18-25 || Dreaming of a Savior

Dreamers (2018 Advent Study) Series || CS Lewis once said ‘Now the story of Christ is simply a true myth: a myth working on us the same way as the others, but with this tremendous difference that it really happened: and one must be content to accept it in the same way, remembering that it is God’s myth where the others are men’s myths.’ The incredible story told in Matthew 1:18-25, the angel’s appearance in Joseph’s dream, the virgin birth, and the arrival of Immanuel, are all true! And we also find in this story that Joseph isn’t simply a prop in your church’s nativity play, but instead a just man who believed and obeyed God.

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Exodus 17 || The Lord's Presence

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || In Exodus 17 the Israelites find themselves once again in a desperate and helpless moment. But this time, rather than only grumbling and complaining, they openly quarrel with Moses and test the Lord. In this sermon we are reminded that we are no better or different than the Israelites. We also are reminded of the incredible truth that God is slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love.

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Exodus 14 || Through The Sea

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || In Exodus 14 we find that God both leads the Israelites to the bank of the Red Sea, and hardens the heart of Pharaoh and the Egyptians so that they pursue them. In spite of all that God has done and shown them earlier, the Israelites lose hope and bitterness sets in. But in the midst of this dark place we see God’s salvation, and we learn that God is with them (us), fights for them (us), and makes a way for them (us).

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Exodus 7-8 || The Power of the Plagues

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || In Exodus chapters 7 & 8 we see Moses and Aaron return to Pharaoh, and God begins to demonstrate His power over other gods and nature. We’re also confronted with some difficult issues in this text, including the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart, and Pharaoh’s magicians being able to replicate some of God’s signs. Ultimately what we see in these chapters is that God is sovereign and man is responsible.

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Exodus 5-6 || Who is the Lord?

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || At the end of chapter 4 the Israelites believed Moses and worshiped God. But in the midst of trial we find at the end of chapter 5 the Israelites cursing Moses, and Moses doubting God. In this sermon we talk about trials, and we see how God uses trials like a tool to transform us into His image.

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Exodus 4 || Who Am I?

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || *Due to a tropical storm with high winds and rain, we cancelled our normal weekly gathering.* In Exodus 4, God gives Moses a small taste of how big and mighty He is, to which Moses initially responds in disbelief. In this chapter we are reminded of 2 truths: The power of God is greater than our unbelief, but He tends to work through our faithful obedience.

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Exodus 2 || God Saw & God Knew

Exodus (The God Who Rescues) Series || In Exodus 2 we see Moses enter the story. In this chapter we see the faith of Moses' parents and his sister, and how the influences in Moses' life shaped him. We also see how a poor decision hurts his credibility, but we're also reminded of Gods provision and see how though it was not evident to His people, He was in control and remembered His promises.

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