Sermons on Bridegroom
An Expositional Sermon Song of Solomon 1:1-8:14 “Wisdom in Covenant Love” Theme/Big Idea: The desire of sexual intimacy is beautiful in the context of the marriage covenant, and it teaches us of the greater and more powerful covenant love of God for His people. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Delight in the beauty of intimacy God has designed for the marriage covenant, and realize that intimacy points beyond itself to the beauty of the marriage of the church (the bride) to Jesus Christ (the bridegroom). Outline:…
Theme: Jesus said to give up your life to God, and that Yahweh is the God of the living. Aim: Worship God with your whole life, and submit to our earthly government. Pray for faith to believe in the resurrection and to find hope, not in earthly marriage, but being united to Jesus Christ as our Bridegroom. (1) Pay Your Taxes (Mark 12:13-17) (2) Marriage Isn’t Forever (Mark 12:18–27).
Theme: God’s people are refugees who take refuge in God by seeking a Redeemer and waiting for redemption. Aim: Take refuge from the trials of this world and from God’s eternal wrath in the Redeemer, Jesus Christ. (1) The Lord Is a Refuge (Ruth 2:1-13) (2) God’s People are Refugees (Ruth 2:14-23) (3) God’s People Pursue a Redeemer (Ruth 3:1-15) (4) God’s People Waiting for Redemption (Ruth 3:16-18)