Exodus: First Tests of the Journey

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<“Exodus: First Test of the Journey

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A Sermon by Dr. Bob Griffin, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

I. GUIDANCE OF GOD
A. DETAILS

>>1. PREPARATION (Ex 13:17-18; I Cor 10:13; Is 43:19)
>>2. PROMISE (Ex 13:19; Heb 11:22; Josh 24:32; Gen 50:24-26)

B. DIRECTION
>>1. PROGRESS (Ex 13:20; Is 11:15; I Cor 10:13)
>>2. PRESENCE OF GOD (Ex 13:21-22; Jn 14:17; Col 1:27; Ps 105:39; 84:11; Isa 63:7-14)

II. GLORY OF GOD
A. DECEPTION

>>1. PLAN (Ex 14:1-2)
>>2. PERCEPTION (Ex 14:3-4; Jn 12:27-28; Ps 37:23-24; 50:15)

B. DETERMINATION
>>1. PROSPECT (Ex 14:5-7; Gen 3; Mt 13; Jn 10; I Pet 5; Rev 12)
>>2. PURSUIT (Ex 14:8-9; Jas 4:7-8)

III. GRACE OF GOD
A. DISCOURAGEMENT

>>1. PRAYER (Ex 14:10; Ps 46:1)
>>2. PRESUMPTION (Ex 14:11-12)

B. DECLARATION
>>1. PROVISION (Ex 14:13)
>>2. POWER (Ex 14:14; Deut 1:29-30; 31:6; I Sam 17:47)

LESSON #1: Trust God’s wisdom over your own
LESSON #2: God always keeps His promises
LESSON #3: The same God who led you IN will lead you OUT
LESSON #4: Never doubt in the DARK what God told you in the LIGHT
LESSON #5: To the child of God, there is no such thing as an ‘accident’
LESSON #6: Focus on God’s eternal glory not your own temporary relief
LESSON #7: Acknowledge the enemy (but trust the Lord)
LESSON #8: When hemmed in on every side, the only way to look is ‘up’
LESSON #9: When we find ourselves with no easy escape, we must cry out to God
LESSON #10: It takes tight places to break lifetime habits
LESSON #11: God wants our emotions under control
LESSON #12: Leave room for God to work


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