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Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly

The first half of Micah chapter 5, really, you could say is also about a leadership transition. In verse 1, the Assyrians deliver a devastating insult, really a devastating insult for an ancient near eastern king. Look at verse 1. “With a rod, they strike the judge of Israel on the cheek.” So, it’s a way of graphically demonstrating the utter contempt with which the Assyrians hold this...

We’re going to learn three things tonight. Jonah teaches us about the kingdom of mercy, the God of mercy, and the cost of mercy. So first, Jonah’s problem in chapter 1 teaches us about the kingdom of mercy. Jonah in verse 1 is called by the Lord to be a prophet and we know that from 2 Kings 14 Jonah was from the north, from Israel. This was...

We'll be reading about one of the several challenges that we find to Jesus in the gospels in a parable that should be familiar to us. I heard a story not that long ago. It was about an FBI operation that was set up to catch a telephone scammer. And in the story there was a woman, she was sweet and mild, an older woman, named Marge. And...

1 Samuel

The Lord's Day Evening

April 17, 2009

I Samuel 7:3-17

“Here I Raise My Ebenezer”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to I Samuel. Tonight, in the seventh chapter we’ll be reading from the third verse — actually we’ll begin to read at the second verse of chapter seven and through to the end of the chapter. You’ll remember that the ark of...

Romans

Romans 2:4

Contempt for God's Kindness

As you take your Bibles in hand, please turn to Romans, chapter 2, verse 4. As we have worked through Paul’s letter to the Romans, especially beginning in Romans 1:18 to the end of the chapter, we have seen Paul demonstrate two things. First of all the justice of God’s condemnation, the justice of God’s wrath...

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