This Sunday we continue our series - THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MOSES; Sermon - Only Just Begun - by Pastor Adam Kohlstrom

By Chestnut Street Baptist Church | Feb 07, 2013
CHESTNUT STREET BAPTIST CHURCH

 

Only Just Begun

Deuteronomy 2:7. When and how have you experienced the Lord’s provision in your own “wilderness” journeys?

Deuteronomy 2:1-9. What lesson was Israel to learn by the fact that the Lord specifically withheld certain lands from them and did not approve every battle they wanted to fight (1:41-46)? In light of passages like Matt. 6:11; Phil. 4:11-12; 1Tim. 6:6-8; Heb. 13:5-6, what lesson should this teach us today?

The very people of whom Israel was so afraid (1:28), who were far stronger (Num. 13:31), and who had defeated them 38 years prior (1:42-46) were easily defeated by Israel in Heshbon (2:24-37) and Bashan (3:1-11). How does this give you confidence as you face your giants today (cf. 2:25,33)?

Deuteronomy 2:25-3:11. The defeat of Sihon king of the Amorites and Og the king of Bashan (Num. 21:21-35) were part of the Lord’s plan to fulfill Deut. 2:25 - striking fear in the hearts of the Canaanites (cf. Josh. 2:10; 9:9-10; Jdg. 11:12-29). Their defeat became a touch point for the Israelites’ faith (see. Deut. 4:46; 29:7; 31:4; Neh. 9:22; Ps. 135:10-12; 136:17-22). What events from your history are touch points, or spiritual milestones, for you today?

Deuteronomy 3:24 is a statement of great faith, inspired by what the LORD had already done. How does the prayer of Ephesians 3:20-21 relate to this declaration? Recall together some of the great things that the LORD has done for us. Make these two passages the center of your prayer time together.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL & COFFEE, 9:30 a.m.

WORSHIP GATHERING, 10:45 a.m. (NURSERY PROVIDED)

 

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