We see in the events of Abraham and Isaac God’s plan displayed that Jesus is the provider of our eternal salvation. God is faithful and through His divine providence gives us the provisions which lead us to Christ.
Text: Gen. 22:1-19
The extent of evil and violence in the human heart and the corruption which fills the earth grieves the heart of God (Gen 6:5-12). So He finds a righteous man, and by the obedience of that righteous man, God rescues and renews all of creation. Text: Genesis 6:11-22, 7:13-17, 8:15-17; Romans 5:19
Consider again, the Word becoming flesh, wrapped in cloth and lying in a manger. For Christ to leave perfection and enter our messiness, indeed, Christmas is Wonderful…a story only God could write. Text: Matthew 1:16-25; Isaiah 9:6-7
A snakebite proved fatal for the Israelite’s unless they looked upon the pole lifted up before them. In this Lenten season, our wilderness may look different, yet our “bitten” nature points to One lifted up on a pole. Text: Numbers 21:4-9; John 3:14-21