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"Sovereign" Tagged Sermons

“My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” Psalm 22:1-31

An Expositional Sermon Psalm 22:1-31 “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” Theme/Big Idea: God’s king faced abandonment in order to save the world. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Ask God to open our eyes to the reality that King Jesus was forsaken by God for His people, so that if we would turn from our sin and trust…

“Responding to Tyranny” Daniel 8:1-27

Theme: God rules history, His people will suffer beyond returning from captivity.
Aim: Live soberly with the knowledge that this world is fallen. Pray that God will strengthen our hope with the knowledge that He rules history, and even if we are appalled by what we see, and horrified by what his people face, pray that He would set our hope on Him and His promise to finally give His kingdom to His people. 

(1) God Rules History (Daniel 8:1-4, 20)
(2) God’s People Will Suffer (Daniel 8:5-14, 19, 21-26)
(3) How We Respond to Tyranny (Daniel 8:15-18, 27)

“God Most High – Ancient of Days” Daniel 7:1-12

Theme: God is sovereign over all and will judge the nations.
Aim: Be comforted and consoled as God’s people as we walk in exile in this world. The world will persecute you, and seek to destroy you, the world will lash out at God by coming against His people. If you trust in Christ that doesn’t mean you will live “your best life now.” Life here may not get easier if you trust in Christ, but your hope for God’s eternal kingdom will squelch out the empty promises of this fallen world. We will suffer, life will not be easy for God’s people in this world, but God’s perfect justice and judgment is coming. And He will usher His people into His eternal kingdom.
(1) God Reveals (Daniel 7:1-3)
(2) God Has Enemies (Daniel 7:4-8)
(3) God Judges & Destroys His Enemies (Daniel 7:9-12)

“How Pride Works” Daniel 4:1-37

Theme: God rules and we don’t.
Aim: Take up your cross and follow Jesus Christ.
(1) Good News (Daniel 4:1-3)
(2) Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream (Daniel 4:4-18)
(3) Bad News (Daniel 4:19-27)
(4) God’s Word Fullfilled (Daniel 4:28-33)
(5) The Fruit of God’s Word (Daniel 4:34-37)

“Faithfulness & Fruitfulness” Daniel 1:8-21

Theme: As we live in this world we are resolved to love God more than the world
Aim: Find comfort in God’s power to keep us, and that because of Christ we would be encouraged to be faithful, even as we walk as pilgrims in this world longing for the great revealing of our home in the Jerusalem from above (Gal. 4:26; Rev. 21:1-8). Persevere in faithfulness as we wait for our home with God forever.
(1) Faithfulness, Resolved Resistance (Daniel 1:8-10)
(2) God Gives (Daniel 1:11-17)
(3) Fruitfulness, God’s Grace in Perseverance (Daniel 1:18-21)

“Forced Away from Home” Daniel 1:1-7

Theme: God keeps His Word and preserves His people in exile.
Aim: Thou we mourn in lonely exile often in this world; Rejoice! Emmanuel has come and will come again to finally and fully ransom His people from the fall and from sin.
(1) God Is In Control (Daniel 1:1-2)
(2) How the World Works (Daniel 1:3-5)
(3) What Is Your Identity? (Daniel 1:6-7)

“God’s Promise Extends to Jacob” Genesis 25:19-31:55

Theme: God will keep His promises and He will hold His people fast.
Aim: Build your hopes in the promises of God, and have the Lord as your fear.
(1) God Elects (Genesis 25:19-34; Malachi 1:2-3; Romans 9:13)
a. Pray God’s promises (Genesis 25:21; 32:9-12)
(2) God Is His People’s Fear (Genesis 26:1-35)
(3) God Fulfills His Promise Through and To Sinners (Genesis 27:1-28:22)
(4) God Gives Jacob a Family (Genesis 29:1-31:55)