SermonAudio.com - Isaiah 43 Sermons. Now while all this is going on, up in heaven, one of the angels approaches God and says “Why are you doing that— he’s a pastor who is skipping church and lied about it — why are you blessing him like that?” God looked back with a twinkle in his eye “What blessing? The point of worship isn’t to entertain or satisfy us — worship isn’t so much about what pleases us as it is about what pleases God. On top of that, I know that there are broader worries — will our city recover from the effects of the riots and the economic boycotts? It looks at Joshua and the children of Israel who are now ready to step out by faith and cross over into the promises of God. Our regular routines are being disrupted by the work that’s going to start in our fellowship hall. SO MANY CHRISTIANS SEEM THAT TO BE TRULY SPIRITUAL, ONE MUST WEAR A SAD FACE AND BE SERIUS ALL OF THE TIME, FOR SOME REASON WE THINK THAT MORE WE ARE SERIOUS THE MORE SPIRITUAL WE ARE, MANY SEEM TO ALLOW LIFE’S TROUBLES, OTHER PEOPLE’S INSENSITIVITY, AND PERSONAL MISUNDERSTANDING HINDER THEIR JOY, IT SEEMS LIKE SOME HAVE FORGOTTEN WHAT CHRIST HAS DONE IN THEIR LIFE, SINCE CHRIST HAS FREELY GIVEN US EVERYTHING, WE OUGHT TO BREAK FORTH INTO A NEW DAY, NOW THESE VERSES HAVE A PRIMARY INTERPRETATION TO THE NATION OF ISRAEL, WE CAN ALSO CLAIM THEM AND LIVE IN THEM, HERE, GOD IS PROMISING TO SUSTAIN THEM, DELIVER THEM FROM THEIR CAPTIVITY, AND CHANGE THE WAY HE HAS DEALT WITH THEM, THERE IS TREMENDOUS APPLICATION HERE FOR YOU AND ME, IN THESE VERSES, WE ENCOUNTER PROMISES THAT ARE DESIGNED TO CAUSE US TO LIVE IN A NEW DAY, YOU CAN LIVE IN A NEW AND WONDERFUL DAY BECAUSE YOU HAVE A PAST, MOST OF US HAVE A PAST WE WOULD RATHER FORGET, I KNOW I WISH I COULD UNDO SOME THINGS IN MY PAST, THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT WE COULD CHANGE ABOUT THE PAST THAT WOULD MAKE OUR PRESENT WONDERFUL, THE ISRAELITES RECENT PAST WASN’T SO GREAT, THEY HAD LOST EVERYTHING: THEIR LAND, THEIR HOMES, THEIR LIVELIHOOD, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THE MANIFEST PRESENCE OF GOD, THEY WERE LIVING OUTSIDE OF THE PROMISES OF GOD, BUT NOW, NOT TOMORROW, NOT TWO WEEKS, MONTHS, YEARS, BUT NOW, GOD SAYS THINGS ARE GOING TO CHANGE, GOD SAYS YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE CONCERNED, WORRY, OR BE ANXIOUS ABOUT YOUR SITUATION, BECAUSE I STILL HAVEN’T LEFT YOU, DON’T FEAR THE EXAMINE, TESTING AND TRIALS, DON’T FEAR WHAT YOU LOST BECAUSE YOU ARE ABOUT READY TO RECOVER. Isaiah 43:18-19. Isaiah 43 Sermon Church on the Corner 6th November 2016 1 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. The catalog of appropriate scriptural responses is endless. I know that some of you are worried. i. RECEPTION -GOD REMINDS THE ISRAELITES THAT HE HAS TAKEN POSSESSION OF THEM AND THAT THEY ARE HIS ALONE. HE FED 5,000 MEN WITH 5 PIECES OF BREAD AND 2 FISH, WHATEVER YOU NEED, GOD IS READY TO MEET THAT NEED, HE IS READY TO TAKE CARE OF THE SITUATION, CAST YOUR CARES ON HIM, BECAUSE HE CARES FOR YOU, YOU CAN SMILE AT THE RED SEA, YOU CAN LAUGH WHILE YOU ARE IN THE FIRE AND YOU CAN DANCE ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE JORDAN RIVER, IN THESE VERSE GOD REMINDS HIS PEOPLE THAT THEY HAVE A GREAT FUTURE. 43 1-4 But now, God ’s Message, the God who made you in the first place, Jacob, the One who got you started, Israel: “Don’t be afraid, I’ve redeemed you. "Speak Scripture: Isaiah 43:1-7 Sermon: You are Mine When we hear the word covenant these days it is almost always related to real estate. However what brings passion and energy to our worship is the emotional component. Jan 8, 1989. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. created--not only in the general sense, but specially created as a peculiar people unto Himself ( Isaiah 43:7 Isaiah 43:15 Isaiah 43… Isaiah 43:2. Worship is all about God. WE NEED TO TAKE A MOMENT AND LOOK BACK AND SEE WHERE HE BROUGHT US FROM. Most of us get the idea that we should be applying the principles taught in worship to our daily lives. That’s the very feeling that worship inspires within us. Scripture — why the word of God is so important in worship, Communion — why do we do this thing with bread and juice once a month, Baptism — what is the big deal with babies and water, Personal Worship — how do we sustain the momentum throughout the week, If we lay aside for a time the day-to-day cares of our lives, If we endeavor for a time to stop the running freight train of our concerns — it’ll be there when you’re done with worship, don’t worry, If we stop considering worship as an entertainment on par with a nice, well-articulated motivational speech, If we start realizing that our experience in worship depends much more upon our own attitudes going into worship than it does upon the quality of the speaker or the music, If we start coming for the express purpose of meeting with our maker, Holy One of Israel, If, before worship, we cry out in our hearts “Lord, speak to me today — give me your message.”, If we pray for worship throughout the week. Then, that Sunday, he drove out to a golf course far away from his church, where he would be sure that he wouldn’t encounter any of his parishioners. This is the how email started “Jesus called my office today, he told me that if I happened to talk to you I needed to relay a message for him.” From there, he encouraged me about various things going on in my life, and he ended by saying ... “He also wanted you to know that's he's proud of your development, much like you are of your little daughter Sarah Grace, as a matter of fact, exactly like that.” Tim’s words immediately hit home — the delight that I take in Sarah is the same delight that the Father takes in me. The budget is tight right now. The Joyful Purpose of God. These reflect that God is both completely beyond us, and yet completely personal. Isaiah 43:1-7: Pulpit Commentary Homiletics. Therefore he hath poured upon him the fury of his anger, and the strength of battle: And it hath set him on fire round about, yet he knew not; a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the, YOU MAY HAVE A HORRIBLE PAST BUT GOD WANTS YOU TO FOCUS ON HIS PAST, LOOK AT 3 THINGS THAT GOD HAS DONE FOR EVERY BELIEVER IN HIS PAST. 40:1-4). The name translated with the all capitals LORD is the actual divine name of God. It’s important to remember that the first part of Isaiah deals with God’s judgment on the nations and upon Israel in particular. It is a fascinating – and instructive – switch between Isaiah 43:16-17 and Isaiah 43:18. 1-4 But now, God ’s Message, the God who made you in the first place, Jacob, the One who got you started, Israel: “Don’t be afraid, I’ve redeemed you. Deuteronomy 27-29) the beasts became tame. When you’re in rough waters, you will not go down. One of my mentors, John Tolson, the head of a national men’s ministry, the Gathering of Men, used to tell each Christian to skip worship once or twice a year, just so it doesn’t become a legalistic routine. Beyond that, I want her to know that my love for her is but a pale reflection of the Father’s love for her. Sermon Isaiah 43:1-7 Yeah, But We’re Precious. In Isaiah 43:2, the Lord gives great assurance about His protection on His children as they face deep, turbulent waters. The God Who Redeems & Calls. It is a fascinating - and instructive - switch between Isaiah 43:16-17 and Isaiah 43:18. Then God will not only speak to our minds and influence our actions, but he will stir our hearts, and we will never be the same again. Covenants are signed agreements that you enter into when you purchase a home in certain locales where you promise to engage in or refrain from a specified action on the use of property. Believe me, I know that whispering that goes on around these and other issues. He is not something subject to the dictates of a living being. On top of that, I know that each of us has our own personal difficulties — worries about job security, worries about the future of our children, worries about the care of our parents. He told everyone in his church that he was going to a seminary, and he arranged for his associate pastor to preach for him. 43. The point of worship is to bring praise to our Maker. But when we talk of God’s holiness we mean mainly two things — the first is his absolute majesty — he is not a creature. Scripture: Isaiah 43:1–7. the valley may make yu want to die but just a few more steps because he has a … CHRIST TOOK POSSESSION OF OUR LIVES AND WE BELONG TO HIM. Look at verse 1. It was a beautiful shot, the ball arcing high and landing with little effort on the edge of the green, where it rolled straight into the cup. “I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” (Isaiah 43:1) We all like to protect our name. DON’T WORRY ABOUT YOUR BANK ACCOUNT, HE SHALL SUPPLY ALL OF YOUR NEEDS. Israel is first exhorted not to fear (43:1-7) because God formed them and called them in the past; and because they are precious to Him they will be regathered from the whole earth. It’s important to understand the background for these words Isaiah reports from the mouth of God. A whole array of emotion from conviction of sin, joy in the presence of the Lord, excitement about the great things done for us, anguish over our sin, bitter lament — all facets of our emotional life should come to play in our worship. ABRAM=>HIGH FATHER TO ABRAHAM FATHER OF A MULTITUDE. Bible Verse; Newest; Oldest; Most Viewed; Most Shared; Sermon. 2 When you pass through the waters, () I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. Everything we do in worship brings him that praise — as we tell the stories of the great things he has done, as we pray for his continued involvement in our world, as we sing about his wonderful deeds and acts, and as we receive the grace that he extends toward us. Isaiah 43. ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR NEW LIFE TO BECOME A REALITY? Isaiah 43:2 - When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. It begins with the words, "Comfort, comfort my people," says your God. A. It’s one thing to remember the past successes, but another to live in the past. Scripture Isaiah 43 Sort Bible Verse. WHEN WE CAME TO JESUS IN OUR PAST, HE DID THE SAME THING=>WE WERE CALLED LOST, SINNERS, CHILDREN OF WRATH. Scripture: Isaiah 43:1–7. The background is the Babylonian exile… when God’s people were carried away from their homeland, and their Temple was destroyed, and they languished for more than a full generation as strangers in a strange land. NOW WE ARE CALLED CHILDREN OF GOD, SAINTS, CITIZENS OF HEAVEN. In reality, corporate worship should be one of the most anticipated hours each week. Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. GOD SAYS, EVERYONE CALLED BY MY NAME, WHOM I CREATED FOR MY GLORY, THE PURPOSE OF YOUR CREATION AND REDEMPTION IS TO BRING GLORY TO GOD, ONE OF THE GREATEST WAYS TO BRING GLORY TO GOD IS BY WORSHIPING HIM, HE TAKES OUR UNWORTHY PRAYERS AND SANCTIFIES THEM, OFFERS THEM WITHOUT SPOT OR WRINKLE TO THE FATER, AND GIVES THEM BACK TO US, THAT WE MIGHT FEED UPON THE TRUE BREAD FROM HEAVEN IN THANKSGIVING. Jul 27, 1980. But in Isaiah 43:18, they are told, Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. I don’t care what anyone says, that was the best game of my life. No matter what the trying instances, God promises to be with his people. Last fall I was down in the mouth about something — I don’t’ even remember what it was. Will there be another terrorist attack on American soil, and will it be near us? those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them. Isaiah 43:14-28 At the end of a week-long retreat in a mountain camp setting a somewhat different kind of worship service was taking place. The names of God convey his majesty. Look at verse 2. DON’T FEAR WHAT THE DEVIL IS COMING AGAINST YOU WITH, BECAUSE GREATER IS HE THAT IS IN YOU..... GOD IS GOING TO OPEN YOUR EYES LIKE HE DID TO THE PROPHET’S SERVANT AND HE SAW THE ARMY OF THE LORD SURROUND THE ARMY OF THE ENEMY. When you’re in over your head, I’ll be there with you. 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