Summary: THE EVERLASTING GOD
Genesis 21:22-34 THE EVERLASTING GOD
33 And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
Psalms 90:2 Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God.
"Before the mountains WERE (past tense) brought forth, or ever thou HADST FORMED (past tense) the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou ART (present tense) God!"
John 8:58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. "Before Abraham WAS (past), I AM" (present)
I. HIS SUPREMACY IS EVERLASTING -
Jeremiah 10:10 But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.
A. The Supremacy of His Power is forever
he is the living God, and an everlasting king:
B. The Supremacy of His Plan is forever - He planned for:-
i. The Coming of the Saviour ii. The Crucifying of the Saviour
iii. The Crowning of the Saviour
C. The Supremacy of His Provision is forever - Isa 45:17 But Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end
A. His everlasting pardon saves us, B. His everlasting power keeps us
c. His everlasting promise assure us
II. HIS SINCERITY IS EVERLASTING - Psalms 119:142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth
A. His Definition of Sin is unchanged -
Sin is always the transgression of God's law.
Whatsoever is not of faith is always sin.
All unrighteousness is always sin.
B. His Displeasure at Sin is unchanged - Psalm 7:11 God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
C. His Deliverance from sin is unchanged - Heb 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him,
III. HIS SOLEMNITY IS EVERLASTING
i. The Solemnity of His Word -
Psalm 119:89 For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.
A. It is forever Settled in Heaven, B. It is forever Stedfast on Earth
C. It is forever Sure in Eternity
ii. The Solemnity of His Warnings - Matthew 25:46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
A. There is:- no Pardon after death, B. no Parole after death
C. no Probation after death, D. no Purgatory after death
iii. The Solemnity of His Ways -
Deut 8:6 Therefore thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him.
Matt 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
IV. HIS SUFFICIENCY IS EVERLASTING
Deut 33:27 The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.
His Life is Eternal - The eternal God is thy refuge
His Love is Eternal - and underneath are the everlasting arms:
His Liberation is Eternal - and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.
Ex 14:13 And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day:
for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.