Sep. 27, 2020
This Is No Time to Quit
1. Giving up Responsibility
A. Back to the beginning...
1 Samuel 8:19-20
B. Jeconiah or Jehoiachin
2 Kings 24:1-15
C. 70 Years (v.10)
A. Economic Development in a foreign place
(v.5) Build houses and plant gardens
B. Continue to have families (v. 6)
C. Be Involved in the Workings of Babylon (v. 7)
D. Stay Tuned to the LORD (vs. 8-9) False prophets
E. Our need to stay involved
1 Peter 2:13-15
3. Promises of God revisited
A. You have a future
B. Embracing an Old Promise (v. 12)
2 Chronicles 7:14
CJ Wright on prayer and the state: “Prayer puts all things in perspective. It seeks the good of the state, while refusing to absolutize it, since the very act of prayer appeals to a higher authority than any human power.” Christopher J. H. Wright, The People of God and the State
C. Dangers of Neglecting Prayer.
2 Timothy 3:1-5
D. The Revival (vs. 12-14)
1. Where do you stand on this election?
2. Are you occupying, investing, and praying?