To Give The Light of The Knowledge of The Glory of God I think of the title of the sermon this morning which is found in verse 6, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. It’s a passage that gives purpose to our lives as Christians, but it also presumes a few things. That we have that light to give. That all others are in darkness. That darkness is the…
How do we quanitfy the value of the work we are charged to do for the lost people of the world? It is near impossible to consider the concept of eternity.
There can be no greater witness of hope than the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this witness he demonstrated that he had had not only died for the sins of the world, but that he achieved the fulfilment of the law in paying the penalty of sin for all who believe. His resurrection witnessed the victory that all desired to know was accomplished.
The greatest joy of all is having the rest and comfort of Christ during times of fear and concern. “Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” says the Lord. Here we have a Place of Rest, an appointed people suited to the rest offered, and exchange of burden and a rest for the soul. What a blessing the Bible is, and what hope we have.
Look Up for the answers, Look Up when troubles come, Look Up for your needs and Look Up to know your redemption draws near. Hope is garnered through the trials we endure, hope in the Lord NEVER leaves us ashamed.
We are in a unique time in history with you as a unique person for history, with the most unique petition of history. The book of Esther provides for us the Biblical precedent for the time yet before us as Christians, and I pray this message encourages you to live for the Lord no matter the cost, that you too will say with Esther, “If I perish, I perish”.