God’s Justice

Scripture: Genesis 18:16-33 Title: God’s Justice Structure: Introduction God’s friend God’s justice Conclusion Introduction: This morning we continue our series on Abraham by focusing on Genesis chapter 18, verses 16-33 – Last week we heard how Abraham provided hospitality to the Lord and two of his angels – Abraham was fully present to the Lord…

True Worship

Scripture: Micah 6:6-8   Title: True Worship   Structure: Introduction Content & packaging Conclusion   Introduction: On the wall behind me is the Tawa College crest on which are written the words –         Do justly   ‘Do justly’ is a quote from the prophet Micah –         Let me read to you the context of these words…

Arrival

Scripture: Psalm 122   Title: Arrival   Structure: Introduction Arriving Gathering for worship Asking for peace (within) Conclusion   Introduction: Today we continue our series on the Songs of Ascents – which we know as Psalms 120 to 134 –         In ancient Israel people went on road trips each year to the temple in Jerusalem…

For Peace

Scripture: Psalm 120   Title: For Peace   Structure: Introduction Distress Decision Conclusion   Introduction: A number of you would have travelled away for the holidays – perhaps spending many hours in the car on the way –         One of the things that helps on a long road trip is having some music to listen…

Jonah’s Justice

Scripture: Jonah 1:1-16   Title: Jonah’s Justice   Structure: Introduction – Nineveh Jonah and God (vv. 1-4) Jonah and the sailors (vv. 5-16) Conclusion   Introduction: Today we begin a new sermon series on the city of Nineveh –         According to Genesis, Nineveh was founded by Nimrod (the great grandson of Noah and a mighty…

Just Moses

Scripture: Exodus 2:11-22 Title: Just Moses Structure: Introduction Punitive justice Restorative justice Social justice Conclusion Introduction: “Peace without justice is tyranny”  [1] Please turn with me to Exodus chapter 2, verse 11, page 60, near the beginning of your pew Bibles Today we continue our series on Moses in the book of Exodus I’ve given…