Sermons on Redemptive History
Preview of Coming Attractions
John 11 — Jesus’ last and greatest miracle (Lazarus) pointed to the glory of God in his own death and resurrection.
Light that Guides in the Way of Peace
Luke 1:67-79 — Like John, we are invited to believe the promises of God and tell God’s story in word and deed.
The Day of the Lord
Joel 2:28-32 — We are living during the “end time” of God’s victory and judgment over sin and death in which God has empowered us through His Spirit to be part of God’s merciful and redeeming work.
Water for the Thirsty Soul
Psalm 107:4-9 — God is good; God is faithful; God is involved in our lives to provide what we need most!
Luke 2:25-38 — Simeon and Anna were part of the long line of witnesses of (and believers in) God’s promises to save.
HOPE in the Consolation of Israel
Luke 2:25; Isaiah 49 — Simeon demonstrates how to learn about, trust, and experience God.
Euangelion (Good News)
Matthew 9:35-38; Romans 1:15-17 — The Gospel is the Good News of God’s love for us from Creation to Revelation, focused most clearly in the person and work of Jesus Christ.
Yeshua (Salvation, Jesus)
Ex. 15, Ps 14,67, Mt. 1 — God’s covenant blessing tot he world was ‘salvation’ – to and through Israel and Jesus to the world.
Isaiah 43.15-21 — God is (still) on the move for the sake of the world; are you paying attention?
Completion – All Things New
Revelation 21; 1 Cor. 15 — A look at the here-and-now implications of our future restoration by God: being and bearing first fruits in the world.