Sermons from December 2018

Sermons from December 2018

The Messianic Prophecies of Zechariah

Zechariah’s prophecy can be broken into two major segments. The first eight chapters mainly address the spiritual restoration of Judah. The remaining chapters (9-14) focus primarily on Israel and her Messiah. This emphasis was crucial to the survival of Israel at this stage in history. As they struggled with no king to re-establish their nation in a largely forgotten…

The Parable of the Prodigal – Cecil May

Auditorium Class. 12-16-18 Thy Word Readings. Luke 15:11-32 If you are doing the readings, this past Thursday had you reading Luke 15:11-32, The Parable of the Prodigal. Again. Read it. It is the story of the Jews/Gentiles – cf. Rom. Chapter 1-2 – Gentiles are bad and Jews are just as bad in their own way. It is the story of a parent, who has very different children, and…

The Days of Haggai

Haggai is the first of the post-exilic prophets. His name means “my feast” which likely means that he was born on or near a prominent Jewish festival. He is mentioned twice in the book of Ezra (5:1; 6:14). He is a contemporary of Zechariah, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Ezekiel. Haggai’s ministry focused on the remnant return of Jews of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin from their…
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