Sermons on God

Sermons on God

Revelation 1:4-8

Revelation 1:4-8 contains a greeting from the triune God and a doxology of Christ, who saved sinners from their sins and who is coming back to judge the world. God is glorious and worthy of praise in light of who He is and what He’s done to save sinners.

1 Samuel 16:14-23

In 1 Samuel 16:14-23 Saul receives an evil spirit, which torments him. This spirit comes upon him after the Holy Spirit leaves him. The result is that Saul’s servants suggest bringing David into the royal court to play for Saul. God thus shows His inscrutable providence in using evil spirits and the seemingly random wills of men to accomplish His purposes.

1 Samuel 15:1-35 (Part 2)

In 1 Samuel 15:11 we learn that God regretted making Saul king; however, in verse 29 we read that God is not a man that He should have any regrets. How are we to understand these two statements? It is from passages like this that we see that God is not like us. His nature is not like ours. Though God may be said to “repent” or “regret”, this is merely creaturely language being applied to an infinite, eternal, and…