Sermons by Cecil May (Page 2)

Sermons by Cecil May (Page 2)

Justice and Your Neighbor

Generous Justice, class #8 Justice and Your Neighbor From Chapt. 4. Pg. 62-77 This chapter is all on the Good Samaritan Parable, Luke 10:25-37 Keller opens the chapter with some comments on the questioner. He was “testing” Jesus with the “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” question. Being a lawyer and no doubt coming from a salvation by merit background, perhaps the…

Auditorium Bible Class with Cecil May

Generous Justice, Tim Keller Class #4. Justice and the Old Testament? From Chap. 2. Pg. 19-32 Preliminary Issues: Keller opens with some interesting and familiar (especially to churches of Christ) comments on the change of covenant between the old and the new. He writes that ceremonial laws of the OT are fulfilled in Christ and that the civil laws of the OT reveal God’s…

Relevant Justice

Generous Justice,  Tim Keller Class #1. Relevant Justice From Introduction (“Why Write This Book?”), pg. xiii-xviii This study is relevant because… As Messiah, Jesus pursues justice. Luke 4:17-18; Isaiah 42:1-7 Note the word “justice” three times in the first four verses. Keller’s theorem: “A true experience of the grace of Jesus Christ inevitably motivates a man or…

The Mercy Needers

The “Others” in this week’s lesson are different from any others we have considered to this point. These others are not “other” because they are different than or distant from us. In fact, they are likely very much like us and close to us. The reason they are “other” is because they deserve retribution from us. They owe us. They have done us wrong in some way. We see them…