Sermons from February 2018

Sermons from February 2018

Rounding the First Turn

Numbers 11:1-30 – The first few words of chapter 11 establish that the author (Moses) just took a left turn in the narrative.  What had been nation wide participation in unity, worship, obedience, joy and celebration, just went sour.  Moses uses the word “complained” and it will be used several more times in the upcoming chapters.  God deals pretty…

And, They’re Off!

Numbers 10:11-36 – Israel moves out on God’s time table fully organized and prepared for the journey.  The journey will be hard, but failure is not an option.  This message explores just what resources they had which make success a possibility. (Power Point)

Charge!

Numbers 10:1-10 – Hearing a Bugle blow Charge! or taps or reverie evokes a stirring of certain emotions and is a call to action.  God used trumpets in the same way in Numbers 10 and it is uncanny how God’s angels use trumpets to blow similar themes in the end times.  (Power Point)

The Cup of Communion

John 18:8-11 – Jesus refers to a cup in this section and the cup seems to be an experience that God has ordained and designed for Christ’s participation.  Drinking the cup seems to be Christ accepting the designed experience with all of it’s ramifications and effects.  In this message we explore an application:  Paul says communion is “The cup of…