Sermons by Sun AM Aud Bible Study (Page 3)

Sermons by Sun AM Aud Bible Study (Page 3)

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…

OTHERS: Those Not Like Us Economically

Assumptions: As a congregation, not as 600 individuals. Be like Westen Blevins. We know that God wants us to be helping others in need. Neighbors. Micah 6:8, Matthew 25, 100 one-another verses, Good Samaritan etc… How do we do this today? RCM is one way. Each person does their own, Levy? America, 2 camps, Mercy vs Structure, or Hand out vs Hand up, or P&S vs Ladder. …

The Messy Unwanted but Invited

Others in Matthew, class 11: Matthew 21:28-22:14 – The Messy Unwanted but Invited This lesson covers three parables of Jesus. In these parables we meet tax collectors and prostitutes, the rejected, the uninvited. Surprisingly, we find these same also are those who are ultimately accepted as those who “did the will of the father,” (21:31), “a people producing…fruit”…

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…