Sermons by Nathan Howard
These verses give us a gospel GPS to help us get our bearings, and stay on the right track. They remind us of Our Goal – To be made more like Jesus Our Game-Plan – Proclaim Jesus Our Gasoline – Rely on Jesus
As we commission Alex & Susannah Maclean to their work in East Africa, Acts 20v24 reminds us of the value and worth of the good news of God’s grace. It’s a gospel (worth everything you have) to keep believing to keep speaking Are we willing, with Paul, to consider our lives worth nothing in order to finish the race and complete the task?
Jesus encourages us to have the heart of a beggar and the confidence of a child… We can daily depend on Dad as… Provider Forgiver Protector
Chapter 50 of Genesis confronts us with two deaths. Jacob and Joseph. This chapter leads us to the Christian hope in death that Jesus, the greater Joseph, gives to those who trust in him. When death comes near and Christian can say: We have a son who will carry us home We have a son who assures us we are forgiven We have a son who is coming again
As the family of God find themselves living away from the home God promised them here are four big comforts for them. They are kept by God They are cared for by the son They are a growing family They will be carried home by the son
3 key ingredients in God’s plan to reconcile people to Jesus: A son who makes himself know to us A son who says “Come close to me” A son who says “Go and Tell”
The story of Genesis 44 helps us to get to the very core of what repentance means. In this chapter we see that repentance means says three things: I’ve done something wrong I’ve had a change of heart I trust in the son who stood in my place.
Genesis 43 opens in Famine and ends with a feast. This dramatic turn around is down to 3 game changing actions. A father who is willing to send his son, a son who was with his brothers, and a son who shows kindness to those who wronged him. These 3 game changers point us to the game changing grace of God needed to turn our lives around.