Brass For Gold, 1 Ki 14:21-28

Brass For Gold The sermon text is 1 Ki 14:21-28.  Our particular interest is in v.25-28, where Rehoboam exchanged brass for gold when he replaced the shields Shishak, king of Egypt, took. When Solomon reigned, he built high places for the gods of the nations around Israel.  When his son,...

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It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better, Ex 5:9

It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better Ex 5:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When Moses and Aaron approached Pharaoh about letting Israel go, the Jews were undoubtedly excited about the prospect of getting out from under their bondage. They were happy God heard their cry, Ex 2:23-25.  They worshipped God when...

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Why Christians Won’t Leave Egypt, Ex 14:12

Why Christians Won’t Leave Egypt Ex 14:12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Ex 14:12 says, “Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should...

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How We Escape Egypt, 2 Cor 6:17-18

How We Escape Egypt 2 Cor 6:17-18 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Egypt is a type of the world in the Bible and so we can look at the Exodus and learn a great deal about our relationship to the world.  We are in the world but we are not of...

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The Right View of Wrong Things, Gen 45:1-8

The Right View of Wrong Things Gen 45:1-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO What Joseph’s brothers did to Joseph was wrong without a doubt.  They envied him and would have killed him if Reuben hadn’t intervened.  As it is he suffered slavery and prison when they in turn faked his death to...

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Israel’s Trouble in the Wilderness, Num 11:4-6

The things that troubled Israel in the wilderness are the same things that will trouble you in your Christian life.  Israel’s trouble in the wilderness included: Discontentment – Num 11:4-6; 21:5 – they hated the manna.  It was the perfect food to sustain them in the wilderness.  Furthermore, they had...

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A Spiritual Famine Amos 8:11

A Spiritual Famine Amos 8: 11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Amos 8:11 Amos prophesied of a famine, not of bread and water, but a famine of hearing the words of the Lord.  This is a spiritual famine.   Israel went through several famines in the Bible.  Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob...

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Isaiah 31:1-9 The Lord Defends Jerusalem

The Lord Defends Jerusalem Is. 31 1-9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Isaiah 31 is a short chapter that explains what happens when the Lord defends Jerusalem.  It shows you why the Lord has to return and what he does when he gets here.  It will be easier for us to build a...

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Isaiah 30:1-17 The Rebellious Children

The Rebellious Children CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The first part of Isaiah 30 is about the rebellious children of Israel who run to Egypt for protection only to find that the nation on whom they depend can’t help them.  Only the Lord can help them and yet they will not...

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Isaiah 20:1-6 Isaiah Walks Naked and Barefoot

Isaiah Walks Naked and Barefoot Is 20:1-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This prophecy is against Egypt and Ethiopia – Judah was supposed to take heed to this prophecy so that they would not put their confidence in Egypt when they were attacked.  As a sign in this prophecy Isaiah walks naked...

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