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NOTE: This sermon is part 23 and 24 of a 29 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.
Part 23: Check-up Time
Regular physical check-ups are advisable. Financial check-ups are normal. Spiritual check-ups are imperative-particularly in the light of the judgment of God. It is Check-up Time again.
I. God's Check-up of the Faithful. vv. 1-15
Note: v. 1, El Elohim Jahve.
A. God has spoken. vv. 1-4
1. He spoke of His power through the Creation. v. 1
2. He spoke of His promises through Covenants. v. 5b
3. He spoke of His purposes through the Church. v. 2
4. He spoke of His purity through the Christ. v. 3
B. God has sanctified. v. 5
1. Those committed to be saints.
2. Those covenanted through sacrifice.
Part 24: The Blessedness of Brokenness
While man delights to boost his ego, God desires a broken spirit, because He knows that only through submissiveness can His purposes be worked out.
I. The Blessedness of a Broken Spirit. v. 17
A. A response to an understanding God.
1. His mercy. v. 1
2. His justice. v. 4
3. His demands. v. 6
4. His power. v. 8
B. A result of the uncovering of self.
1. Unworthiness. v. 1
2. Uncleanness. v. 2