Meeting God at the Threshing Floor
Dr. Jules Boquet
2 Samuel 24:1, 10-25; 1 Chronicles 21:1-9, 11-13, 18-24, 26-30; 1 Chronicles 22:1-2, 5-6; 2 Chronicles 3:1; Genesis 22:1-2; 7-18; 2 Chronicles 3:1; 1 Peter 2:4
TOPIC: Power of God
DESCRIPTION OF SERMON: The threshing floor is where the wheat is threshed. There is a beating that takes place, a hammering away at the wheat to separate it from the chaff. This is the place where the true church is birthed. The place where each person is confirmed by God as true wheat, the true church of God which inherits His kingdom. Meet God, meet yourself, and meet His church at the threshing floor.
KEYWORDS: Threshing, Floor, God, Church, Birth, True, Wheat, Chaff, Separate, Devil
1. There is a meeting of God at the threshing floor.
2. There is a meeting of yourself at the threshing floor.
3. There is a meeting of the church at the threshing floor.
2 Samuel 24:1 says, "Now again the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and it incited David against them to say, "Go, number Israel and Judah." Basically, this was the time when David was going to take a census of Israel and begin to count all the people of Israel.
1 Chronicles 21:1 says, "Then Satan stood up against Israel and moved David to number Israel." We find out by reading 1 Chronicles that in reality it was Satan that was inciting or tempting David to count the people. David by this time had just about lived his whole life. He had done many great things for the Lord. He had made many mistakes and he was very experience in the things of God; yet even though a person can live a long time with God, we are still subject to satanic temptation. Satan was trying to get David to take a census of Israel in order for David and the people of God (Israel) to begin to put their trust in themselves and in their own numbers. Satan was trying to tempt people to look to their own strength. It kindled the anger of the Lord because after all ...
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