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Sermon Quotes: The Sabbath and Mercy

"I am drawn to people who suffer without murmuring. Especially when they believe in God but never get angry with him or criticize him. It seems to me that not murmuring is one of the rarest traits in the world. And when it is combined with a deep faith in God-who could alter our painful circumstances, but doesn't-it has a beautiful God-trusting, God honoring quality that m...

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Sermon Quotes: "Manna and Mercy"

"Why should people who have witnessed so spectacular a display of the grace and power of God slip so easily into muttering and complaining and slide so gracelessly into listless disobedience? The answer lies in the fact that many of them see God as existing to serve them. He served them in the Exodus; he served them when he provided clean water. Now he must serve not only ...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Bitter and the Sweet"

"When God 'tests' us he does so by bringing us into situations which call for trust and the endurance and the obedience that proves our trust is real, so that by the exercise of faith in the face of new challenges, our trust in him can develop and mature until we come to see that everything that happens to us is under divine supervision and is brimful of divine purposes fo...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Song by the Sea"

"Exodus 14 tells the old, old story, while Exodus 15 sings the old, old story. You walk or march in chapter 14. You dance in chapter 15. Chapter 14 focuses on what God has done, and chapter 15 focuses on your appropriate response to what God has done. There is a holy hush in chapter 14. You sing fortissimo in chapter 15. Chapter 14 highlights dry ground. In chapter 15 ther...

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Sermon Quotes: "A Strange and Eventful Journey"

"From beginning to end, the entire exodus was the result of God's sovereign decree. The deliverance of Israel from Egypt is entirely God's doing and under his complete control. The impending Exodus is a play in which God is the author, producer, director, and principal actor. Even when Pharaoh took his turn on the stage, God received all the applause. Like everything else ...

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Sermon Quotes: "Convincing a Reluctant Leader"

"It is by far the largest and most detailed of its kind. It is also unique in its description of the intimate communication between God and Moses." G. Larsson "But I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions." Genesis 15:14 "Throughout this section we have seen some of the riches embraced by the divine nam...

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