Just as Ezekiel and the prophets were called to be watchmen proclaiming the Word of God to the hostile people of their day, so the Church is called to be watchman. We see the commission, the calling, and the constraint laid on God's people.
Is the book of Jonah still relevant to people in the 21st century? The answer is a resounding yes! In this sermon, Pastor Jesse introduces the book of Jonah, walking us through the setting, the themes, and the first 2 verses. You'll see how an ancient book about a disobedient prophet who gets swallowed by a giant fish can lead us to grow in our love for and obedience to God today.
The Prophet here gives hope, inspiration and a proclamation about the success God's Word brings, carries to its recipients, and the accomplishing of the purpose whereby it was sent, and that it never returns to Him void. We may never see or realize the effects but as He told Habakkuk "But these things I plan won't happen right away. Slowly, steadily, surely, the time approaches when the vision will be fulfilled. If it seems slow, do not despair, for these things will surely come to pass. "
In this lesson we resume with Luke's account of Jesus calming the storm on Galilee. The ultimate question that all must answer is "Who is this Jesus?" It is a question to which we too must give an answer, and to which we must submit our lives.
It is given to women who were faithful and eager servants to Jesus (vv.1,2).
It is given amidst amazement and wonder (vv.3-5)
It is the glorious announcement of the beginning of Jesus' exaltation and its
physical proof (v.6).
It opens up the future path as the fulfillment of Jesus' word (v.7).
Easter Sunday should be a day of rejoicing as we have AM worship with two reaffirmations of faith and the administration of covenant baptism. The sermon will be Matthew 28 Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:1-20
Text: Matthew 28.1-20
Message: "Resurrection For Making Disciples"
Theme: The resurrected Jesus Christ authorizes His church to make disciples
Heaven-sent proclamation of amazing news: He's alive!
A special moment of worship for these faithful women
A last, lying, dying gasp by the weak enemy
The resurrected Jesus explains His disciple-making plan
Weekly podcast previewing Sunday's sermon at Grace Baptist Church in Grand Bay, Alabama
Available each Saturday by 10:30 A.M.
Brethren, We Have Met To Worship
Piano Instrumental Arranged and Performed by Amy Rasmussen
Digital Audio Captured from You Tube video published by SforzanDuo, 2021
Used by Permission
Low in the Grave He Lay
Resurrection Hymns: Instrumental
Easter Piano Music
Released on: 2020-05-08