10 Reasons You Should Watch This Video: 1. You knew me growing up and you can't imagine me as a pastor. 2. You don't like religion or religious people. 3. It's commercial free. 4. You're bored. 5. There's nothing good on TV. 6. It's the same length as any other show on your DVR. 7. It's the first & last time I'll ever preach in a robe. 8. It'll make you laugh. 9. You didn't go to church last Sunday. 10. It'll change the way you think about Jesus.
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Oh, McRib. You know I have always loved you–even though you’re bad for me–but your constant coming and going has got to stop. I can’t take it anymore. I just can’t let you break my heart again…
Seriously McDonalds, what’s the deal? Just leave the sandwich on the menu!
I think a lot of people are like the McRibs of Christianity–here one day and gone the next. Some are seasonal (they reappear every Christmas & Easter) and others only show up during times of crisis.
Seriously people, what’s the deal? If God is God, Jesus is His Son & the Gospel is true–then quit playing peek-a-boo with your faith and grow up.
See Hosea 6:4-7.
Just a thought…
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Exactly as predicted, Judah was exiled by the Babylonians in three separate waves (605 B.C., 598 B.C. and finally in 586 B.C. when Jerusalem was destroyed).
In Isaiah’s lifetime, Judah considered herself the darling of heaven and despite the prophets’ warnings, she was unwilling to face her peril. Now the Temple laid in ruins, their homes were ransacked, their leaders deported, their national identity destroyed and foreigners were brought in to occupy their land.
Talk about a rude awakening!
Many Jews concluded that God wasn’t real. Others believed God existed but that He had abandoned them. Both groups were in danger of adopting Babylonian religious beliefs and losing their identity as God’s chosen people.
Historically, no nation had ever returned from exile.
Chapters 40-55 of Isaiah offer hope to people who fear they have been cast aside by God.
Do you ever feel that way?
Have you ever been tempted to give up on God?
Doubt His existence?
Or feel like there’s no benefit to following Christ?
If so, these chapters will be extremely encouraging for you. God assures His people that He will conquer their enemies, destroy foreign idols, redeem His people from their sins, and restore them to their homeland.
Everything He promised came to pass.
God is absolutely trustworthy!
History proves it & faith clings to it.
1 “Comfort, comfort my people,”
says your God.
2 “Speak tenderly to Jerusalem.
Tell her that her sad days are gone
and her sins are pardoned…”