Sermons by Cecil May (Page 3)
Generous Justice by Tim Keller: What Did Jesus Say About Justice? Keller contends that justice is not just an Old Testament concern. Jesus came to seek and save the lost. Yet, in his zeal for souls, Jesus did not abandon the concern of the old covenant for justice in the lives of all people. Jesus showed a continued concern for justice issues.
Generous Justice, Tim Keller Class #5. Justice and the Old Testament From Chap. 2. Pg. 33-40
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…
Generous Justice, Tim Keller Class #2. Awaken Justice From Introduction (“Why Write This Book?”), pg. xviii-xxv
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…
Others in Matthew, class 13: Matthew 27:32, 38-44, 54, 55-56 – An African, outlaws, a Roman officer, a collection of women, and a rich man.
The Late Comers Generally, this parable is referred to as “The Laborers in the Vineyard” or “The Vineyard Workers.” Because we are focusing “The Others” we title it “The Late Comers.” Given the outcome of the parable, a good title would be, “The Parable of the Generous Master.”
The Marital Status Divide: Matthew 19:1-12 – This passage is not included in this curriculum so that we can once and for all solve the theological debate over this passages and other scriptures that address the matter of divorce.
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…
The Golden Rule.