“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

13/11/2016 – Morning Service: Why, Lord?

Bible Readings:

Psalm 10, 1 Peter 4

Sermon Outline:

Psalm 10:1–2 (NKJV)

1 Why do You stand afar off, O Lord? Why do You hide in times of trouble? 2 The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

I  The wicked – his ways and his heart

II  The Lord God – his seemingly slow response to wickedness.

Exodus 34:6 (NKJV)

6 And the Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth,

III  The believer’s hope and comfort

1 Peter 2:23 (NKJV)

23 who, when He was reviled, did not revile in return; when He suffered, He did not threaten, but committed Himself to Him who judges righteously;

1 Peter 4:19 (NKJV)

19 Therefore let those who suffer according to the will of God commit their souls to Him in doing good, as to a faithful Creator.