Summary: We must learn to trust Christ for all our needs. Stand on and with him in all our trials.
JESUS CHRIST OUR ROCK
Text : 1st Cor : 10 : 4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
We are looking for something special to help keep us strong and stable in our lives. We tend to look to the worldly things which fail so many times and leave us hanging. There is a rock we can trust.
( 1) THIS ROCK IS STABLE
Heb: 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
A. We change thought out life (Ways)
B. Our ways change (Heart )
C. Our customs change (Mind )
When we come to trust Christ we find a strong rock to build on.
A rock that will not shake are break no matter what comes our way.
The old hymn goes I shall not be moved.
(2) HE IS OUR ROCK OF STRENGTH
Psalm 62:7 In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God
A. David declares that God is his all
B. Glory Salvation Strength
C. His refuge a place to hide and know he was safe.
(3) HE IS OUR ROCK OF SAFETY
Psalm 62 :2 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
3 How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.
A. God is my defence
B. Protection in times of trouble
C. Only one who can stand against the Devil
D We must trust him
Psalm 94:22 But the LORD is my defence; and my God is the rock of my refuge.
(4) THE ROCK WE CAN STAND ON
Psalm 40: 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
A. He picked me up out of my sins
B. He pulled me out of the miry clay where I was going lower and lower.
C. He set my feet on solid rock . FIRM STRONG UNMOIVABLE
D. He showed me the way to go.
On this solid rock I stand ,all other ground is sinking sand
(5) THE ROCK OF SUPPLY
David said in Psalm 78:20 Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people?
A. Satisfying water
B. Spiritual water
C. Filling water
D. The rock of Jesus can fill any empty place in our lives.
Deut: 32:13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;
Our total supply.
(6) HE IS OUR ROCK OF SATISFACTION
Isaiah 32:2 And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Water from this “Smitten Rock” brings complete satisfaction
(7) THE ROCK OF SINING
Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
Exodus 15:2 The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
Eph: 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;