We see that God originally had significant plan for every human being, that this was forfeited at the Fall and then restored by the Servant King, Jesus. This mainly focuses on passages in Genesis and some Old Testament prophesies.
Using the innkeepers from the nativity story as a starting point, this talk lists some ways we can miss out on what God wants to do in our lives. It then has some really fantastic practical pointers to how we can get aligned with God’s plans for us.
Reviewing the account of David and Bathsheba we see that God is a holy God and hates sin, that He also loves to forgive but that we still need to turn to Him in repentance. This is a hard-hitting sermon which challenges our modern complacency to the idea of sin.
When God shows us we are destitute before Him we are blessed, but this is only a start. Jesus tells us we are blessed when our sin bothers us enough to change and we experience the joy of complete forgiveness. Sin is awful but God’s forgiveness in Jesus is too wonderful for words.
This sermon examines the significance of the sinless Son of God becoming sin on the cross so that believers may become the righteousness of God ( 2 Corinthians 5:21). Scriptures written over a timespan of around 1000 years are used to show the depth of what God did in sending His Son, Jesus for a…