Contributing sermons since Mar 26, 2017
Contributed on Jun 25, 2017
Part 6 of the Sermon Series, "God of Elisha"
God rewards the generous faith of the Shunnamite woman. Let us look into five more marks of her faith. It may well describe our faith as well. A Tested Faith “And when he had lifted him and brought him to his mother, the child sat on her lap till noon, and then he died” (2 Ki. 4:20). The ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2017
Part 5 of the Sermon Series, "God of Elisha"
The cluster of miracles of Elijah and Elisha serve several purposes. One is to show Israel that Yahweh remains faithful to Israel even after her exile to Babylon. The other is to show Israel that despite the godlessness of her kings, Yahweh remains gracious and merciful in difficult times. The ...read more
Contributed on Jun 22, 2017
Part 4 of the Sermon Series, "God of Elisha"
The brief account of the widow’s oil illustrates Yahweh’s blessing of those who are faithful to the Mosaic Law. Yahweh provides a means of income for the widow, a “pastor’s wife,” and her family. In the miracle of the widow’s oil, we learn valuable lessons on how to receive God’s blessing of ...read more
Contributed on Jun 21, 2017
Part 3 of the Sermon Series, "God of Elisha"
We have learned an important lesson—the quality of our lives depends on the quality of our heart relationship with God. God looks at our hearts and deals with each of us accordingly. Yet there is the element of divine grace. Even though our heart relationship with God oftentimes falls short of His ...read more
Contributed on Jun 18, 2017
Part 2 of the Sermon Series, "God of Elisha."
One lesson Israel learned from God is that when they honor God, God honors them. God takes care of them. God works with them and for them. Nevertheless, if they dishonor God, God judges them. God deals with Israel in the context of covenant faithfulness. That is what we learn in this story of ...read more