Contributed on Feb 12, 2021
The first response after sin entered the world was that Adam and Eve instantaneously went from no-shame nakedness to shame-filled nakedness. Such nakedness caused them to hide themselves from each other, and also hide in fear from God.
You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/sermons/Why%20Are%20You%20Naked/ Message Genesis 3:1-13 Why Are You Naked - The Fall Effect Let’s go right back to the beginning – to creation – and remind ourselves of some outcomes of God’s creative work. On the first day – “God saw ...read more
Contributed on Feb 19, 2021
In the midst of his suffering Job is able to continue to be obedient. Job recognises that the nakedness of birth and death is a lesson to all to measure their life by trusting the ongoing provisions of God, not by comparing our suffering to others.
You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/sermons/Why%20Are%20You%20Naked/ Message Job 1:20-22 Why Are You Naked? Hatch and Dispatch Nearly 4000 years ago, in the time of Abraham Isaac and Jacob, there was a man named Job. In the middle of a life crisis Job spoke these ...read more
Contributed on Feb 26, 2021
Micah preaches at a time when there is spiritual lethargy. Micah’s nakedness is an indication of the lengths God will go to where He ensures that He gets our attention so that, ultimately, we fix our eyes on Jesus rather than having misplaced trust.
You can listen to the full sermon here:- https://nec.org.au/sermons/Why%20Are%20You%20Naked/ Message Micah 1:3-9 Why Are You Naked? Misplaced Trust The Old Testament prophets preached in some strange ways. Jeremiah had to buy a loin cloth, then wear it for ages, then hide it in a rock crevice ...read more
Contributed on Mar 5, 2021
Stripping Jesus naked and gambling over his clothes is business as usual for the Roman soldiers. However, because the humiliation of Jesus is ordained by God for our redemption, we cannot treat the nakedness of our crucified Jesus in a business as usual fashion.
You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/sermons/Why%20Are%20You%20Naked/ Message John 19:23-24 Why Are You Naked? Humiliated Redemption During the crucifixion of Jesus there is a situation which arises that adds to the humiliation that Jesus is experiencing. John 19:23-24 ...read more