Sermons by Marcus Nodder (Page 13)

Prophecy for Dummies: 1 of 3: The Ultimate Servant

Isaiah 42:1-12 Is Jesus really the Christ, the Son of God, come into the world to rescue us? What’s the evidence? At Easter time we rightly focus on his resurrection as proof, but one compelling strand of evidence we sometimes overlook is the Old Testament prophecies about the one God would send. In this ‘Prophecy for Dummies’ series we look at three of them in the book of Isaiah.

Freedom: 3 of 3: Set free from death

Revelation 1:17-18 The other day I found myself staring at a gravestone inscribed with the words, ‘In loving memory. Taken from us on Friday 7th July 2045’. According to the calculations of the online Death Clock, I have just 11,077 days left. The headstone was mine. Sooner or later that day will indeed come. What hope is there?

Freedom:‭ ‬1‭ ‬of‭ ‬3:‭ ‬Set free from sin‭

Revelation‭ ‬1:5-6‭ In his‭ ‬1941‭ ‬State of the Union address President Roosevelt famously proposed‭ ‬4‭ ‬fundamental freedoms that people everywhere in the world ought to enjoy:‭ ‬freedom of speech,‭ ‬of worship,‭ ‬from want,‭ ‬from fear.‭ ‬Freedom matters to us as people.‭ ‬But does it matter to God‭? ‬And if so,‭ ‬what is he doing about it‭?