In this fifth sermon in our series on the Major Prophets, God speaks to his people and – using the picture of a Shepherd – tells them how he’s going to provide perfect leadership and a place of security, belonging, peace and healing for us.
As the people of Judah left broken Jerusalem, it’s temple desecrated and it’s walls broken, they must have wondered whether God had finally given up on them. This sermon looks at the wonderful encouragement God speaks to his people. Encouragement that far from giving up on them, he’s sending a Righteous Saviour.
We hear the alarm call given by God warning of certain judgment that is coming, both to Judah, but on the Day of Judgment when Jesus comes to judge the living and the dead. And in the light of that alarm call, we look at what God has to say when we really do stop
Every felt frustrated at the way life’s going? The place God’s put you? The things that are happening around you? We look at what happens as Jonah tries to tell God he could do God’s job better, and see how much better it is that God is God (and not you or I.)
The first in our two part series on Jonah – the most famous minor prophet book in the Bible… Rebellion, storm, and some massive ironies. We look at the way that Jonah points forward to Christ, and what it tells us about our own standing before God, and how God sees us.