When Our Blessings Become a Curse (3 of 8) by Ernest Easley
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Series: Journey in Faith
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Hebrews 11:8-19; Genesis Chapter 22
February 22, 2004
Again this morning ... as our Journey in Faith continues ...we find ourselves in God's Hall of Faith! So... take God's Word and join me in Hebrews 11.
As we move closer to Sunday ... March 14th ... which is our Commitment Sunday ... the day we make our 3-year pledge over and above our regular giving to our Journey in Faith project ... the anticipation and suspense continues to build!
God has given us a God-Size vision! A vision so big ... so large that without Him ... it's going to fail! And do you think that concerns me? Absolutely not! In fact ... that's what excites me the most about Journey in Faith!
If all we were going to do was some little something over there ... we could get a few families together and take care of the need financially. And when the project was complete ... those families could stand before that project ... with great satisfaction and say, "We did it! Look what we did! We did good, didn't we?"
And the buzz across the state of Georgia would be "Those folks at RSBC pulled it off."
But may I tell you this morning that that won't happen with our Journey in Faith project and here's why: It's too big for us to pull if off! Without God it will fail but with God I will not fail! For what is impossible with men is not impossible with God! The size of the project will bring more glory to God!
Isaiah 42:8, "I am the LORD, that is My name; And My glory I will not give to another ..." You put it down: Our God will not share His glory. "I am the LORD, that is My name; And My glory I will not give to another."
It will not be said, "We did it!" But rather "He did it!" Not "Look what we did." But rather, "Look what God did." Not, "Those folks at RSBC pulled it off" but rather, "Almighty God pulled it off."
"I am the LORD, that is My Name; And My glory I ...
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