Summary: God is longsuffering toward us...He has gone to great lengths to bring us to Himself.
God is Reaching Out to You
His love is universal
His grace if universal
His Gospel is universal.
God is longsuffering toward us.
-God has gone to great lengths to get His message out to us. Vs 8
-Though the Scripture
-Many of you have witness to people.
-Through tracts, witnessing etc.
-Through His servants.
The message is out there. Millions have heard
1. The extent of Man’s excuses. Vs 8-11
-“I don’t need to be saved, I am good enough”
-“I have been so bad, that there is no way
that God can forgive my sin. I am beyond
getting saved now.”
-“Getting save is to restrictive. I can’t do
anything, I can’t have any fun. I don’t want
to obey all those rules.”
2. The extent of God’s grip. Vs 12-22
-God keeps on speaking. Vs 14
-God doesn’t give up
-He doesn’t turn a way.
-He may speak in dreams and visions at night.
-His work is not held back. Vs 15
-He will break down man’s pride. Vs 17
-God is trying to keep you from going to hell.
-God may try to get your attention through
pain and suffering. Vs. 19-22
-Can’t eat or sleep.
-begins to loose weight.
-Many people have turned to the Lord in
their pain and suffering.
3. The extent of God’s grace. Vs 23-29
-There is a messenger …there is no IF.
-To show man how to be upright (saved).
-He will declare…I have found a ransom.
-Jesus paid that ransom by His own life…He
is the ransom.
-He will be saved! Vs 26
-He will pray
-He will find grace Favorable – grace.
-Joy will be on his face.
-God will give him righteousness.
-He will be delivered from the pit and see
Conclusion: Have you found the ransom
-What did God have to do to get you to come to
-What will God have to do to get you to come
-You might have to be God’s messenger to bring
someone else to Christ.