Here we see Paul use himself (positively) and the wilderness generation (negatively) as examples to encourage his readers not to fall away from the faith. We also take note of the typology that exists between the Old Testament, Jesus, and ourselves.
We cover plagues 4-6 today. Our focus is particularly on the foolishness of our own idolatry and the need to trust in the one true God of Scripture.
What is the theological significance of the first three plagues and what can we learn from Pharaoh's poor example?
Allen powerfully reminds us of our tendency to complain by comparing our hearts to the hearts of those who wandered in the wilderness for those 40 years.
All Christians are called to minister to others. Do we measure our 'success' by business standards that have crept into our thinking or do we measure our success biblically? In this message we observe the what, when, and how of true ministry success.