God's Sovereign Choice

August 27, 2017 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 25:1–25:34

God's Sovereign Choice
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 25:1-34
08/27/2017

Sermon Theme: There is not a single person in all the world throughout all time who deserves God's grace; and yet before the foundation of the world, God chose a number that no man can count to believe in Jesus and be saved.

I. Isaac Not Ishmael – (Genesis 25:1-18)
    A. Not the Seed of Keturah – (vv.1-11)
    B. Not the Seed of Ishmael – (vv.12-18)

II. Jacob Not Esau – (Genesis 25:19-34)
    A. The Connection to Abraham – (vv.19-21)
        1. The prayer for Isaac's Wife
        2. The timing of Abraham's death
    B. The Prophecy of God – (vv.22-23)
        1. The older shall serve the younger – (Deut. 21:17)
        2. The two nations are Edom and Israel – (Deut. 7:7)
        3. The sovereign choice of God – (Rom. 9:6-16)
    C. The Fulfillment of Prophecy – (vv.24-34)
        1. The birth of the twins
        2. The description of the twins – (Heb. 11:9)
        3. The selling of the birthright – (Heb. 12:16-17)
        4. The stealing of the birthright

III. God's Sovereign Choice – (Applied)
    A. Understand Your Own Sinfulness
    B. Understand the God of the Bible
    C. Understand Grace

More in Genesis

October 22, 2017

Mission Clarity

October 8, 2017

The Suffering Beloved Son

October 1, 2017

The Consequences of Sin