Isaiah 9:1-7 (ESV)
9 But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations.
2 The people who walked in darkness
have seen a great light;
those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness,
on them has light shone.
3 You have multiplied the nation;
you have increased its joy;
they rejoice before you
as with joy at the harvest,
as they are glad when they divide the spoil.…
It’s with a bit of trepidation that I share the below. Some will see the fingerprints of Dr. R.C. Sproul all over it. I delivered the following message to Central Baptist Church, Okinawa, Japan on Sunday, Aug 6, 2006. My prayer is that it helped awaken some to the Holiness of God.
“Holy, Holy, Holy”
One of the problems that I have with modern Protestants is that I often want to tell them: “Your God is too small.” In fact, that is the title of a Book by J.B. Phillips. Why do I say that? I say that because most people have a small view of the power and Glory of God. It’s bad enough that many Americans want to acknowledge a “higher power” as long as it doesn’t involve the name Jesus Christ. …Read More