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Jesus Is a Better Esther | Sermon roundup Esther #8

Note: This week Pastor Mark preached the sermon “Jesus Is a Better Esther" for part 8 in our sermon series on the book of Esther. Here are some social media highlights from this week’s sermon.

Share the sermon with this shortened link: http://jesus.to/PSr7eF and on Twitter use #betteresther

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Faith is demonstrated by both courageous action and simple obedience.

God gives power to his people so that they might serve those who are powerless.

Divine sovereignty and human responsibility work together like two pedals on a bike.

Is God sovereign or are we responsible for our actions? Yes.

Haman got what he deserved. Jesus got what I deserved. That's Christianity.

If you don't practice your beliefs, you probably don't actually believe them. 

Be careful you don’t take an attribute of God and turn it into God. God is love, and God is wrath.

There are days when you will make a decision that alters the course of your whole life.

Coram deo means we live before the "face of God" who sees, hears, and knows everything.

Community Group Questions

  1. How do you know you will be saved from God’s wrath?
  2. When people speak ill of the church, do you boldly identify with God's people or hide the fact that you're a Christian?
  3. Who do you love who doesn’t know Jesus and risks God’s wrath?
  4. What can we do together to share Jesus with those we love, who don’t yet know him?

Youtube Clips

Adoption by the Father = adoption into the family

Esther was patient and respectful

Don't believe in hell? Dear friend, you will.


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