(Typed from actual tape) March 24, 1985 PM
Guess who Moses' successor is? Anybody want to make a wild guess? Thank
you, choir. It's evident to me that our choir and orchestra and soloists
have outgrown this building. Let's build a new one, what do you say? How
we need to catch up on our commitments to that building.
Let's bow for prayer together. "Father, thank you for a service of worship
that has about it Your spontaneity and Your touch. Now, still us and quiet
us as we seek an unusual message from Thy word, a truth that we would per-
haps overlook. You speak, dear Father. Let me get out of the way so that
Thy word and Thy message alone might not only be heard, but may it be re-
ceived and understood and incorporated into our lives. For we make this
prayer in Jesus blessed and holy name. Amen."
Expository teaching and expository preaching causes us to deal with subjects
and topics that we would never deal with unless we were systematically look-
ing at the Word of God. I glanced back through the study of Moses and saw
so many ideas and precepts and insights, and I said, "You know, I never
would have addressed a single one of those subjects had it not been for the
Holy Spirit leading us as a people to study this great prophet.
And tonight we look not at some profound subject with great spiritual depth
so we can leave and be overly inspired, but we look at sort of a basic principle,
that anyone who would sing for awhile or walk with God for awhile would say,
"That's what anybody ought to do." But how difficult it is for us to do it
and to conduct oursel@v-e-s prope,-ly. when 4e think about ol-tr oLredecessor or
we think about our successor.
Now I want you to notice something as a be ...
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