Sermons on Persevere
An Expositional Sermon Daniel 11:1-45 “The Raging of the Nations” Big Idea/Theme: The nations rage, but God works all things according to the counsel of His will. Application/Aim: Persevere in trusting in Christ in the midst of this troubled world. Outline: (1) The Nations Rage (Daniel 11:1-45) (2) The Nations Rage against God by Raging Against His People (Daniel 11:20-35) (3) God Is Sovereign Over the Raging of the Nations (Daniel 11:1-45) Questions for Further Reflection: (1) How should we live in…
Theme: God will give His people His kingdom forever. Aim: Don’t despair in the face of suffering, persevere in waiting for Christ knowing that God keeps us firm in His grip and will finally and fully give us His kingdom. (1) God’s People React to God’s Word (Daniel 7:15-16) (2) God’s People Receive God’s Kingdom Forever (Daniel 7:17-18) (3) God’s People Are At War (Daniel 7:19-25) (4) God Gives His People All Dominion (Daniel 7:26-28)
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)
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)
Theme: We don’t know when Jesus is coming, but He is coming so keep watch. Aim: Live your life for the glory of God in light of Christ’s certain return. (1) Only the Father Knows (Mark 13:32) (2) Be On Guard (Mark 13:33) (3) Stay Awake (Mark 13:33-37).
Theme: Christ’s words are trustworthy, Aim: Will you believe Him? (1) Hope In Jesus (Mark 13:1-2) (2) Listen to and Believe Jesus (Mark 12:13:3-8) (3) Persevere (Mark 13:9-13) (4) Trust and Obey Jesus’ Words (Mark 13:14-23) (5) Be Encouraged that Jesus Is Coming Back (Mark 13:24-27) (6) Jesus’ Words Last Forever (Mark 13:28-31)