Now Why This Fear?

May 28, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 15:1–15:21

Now Why This Fear?
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 15:1-21
May 28, 2017

Sermon Theme: In response to fear, God graciously reminds us of His past provision, seen most clearly in Christ's death on the cross, and confirms His future promise that the glory of heaven will be worth any present suffering.

I. Nation Promise Confirmed (Genesis 15:1-6)
    A. – Context of God's Promise - (15:1)
        1. – Reminder of Past Provision (v. 1a)
        2. – Reminder of Future Promise (v. 1b)
    B. – Confession of Abram's Fear (15:2-3)
    C. – Confirmation of God's Promise (15:4-5)
    D. – Counting Abram as Righteous (15:6)

II. Land Promise Confirmed (Genesis 15:7-21)
     A. – Context of God's promise (15:7)
        1. – Reminder of Past Provision (v. 7a)
        2. – Reminder of Future Promise (v. 7b)
    B. – Confession of Abram's Fear (15:8)
    C. – Confirmation of God's Promise (15:9-16)
    D. – Covenant of God's Promise (15:17-21)

III. New Covenant Confirmed (Application)
    A. – God's Past Provision (Romans 8:31-32)
    B. – God's Future Promise (Romans 8:18, 28-30)

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