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The Promise to BEGIN
February 2, 2020

The Promise to BEGIN

February 2, 2020

The Promise to BEGIN

Series: “Oath” part 1

Sunday, February 1, 2020

Dr. Chris Vaught, Sr. Pastor

Oath: A solemn appeal to a deity…a statement or promise strengthened by such an appeal.

  1. God is .

  1. Interesting truths concerning Isaiah: (740 – 700 BC)

  • Names:

    • Isaiah means: “.”

    • Jesus = “

  • Isaiah has chapters and Bible has Books

    • 2 Sections (39 chapters and 22 chapters = 66)  Bible is divided 39 books O.T. and 22 books N.T = 66 books

    • Quoted or referenced approximately times in the New Testament

    1. Jesus Birth Is 7:14; 9:6 Matt 1:23

    2. John the Baptist Is. 40: 3-6 Matt 3:11

    3. Christ Anointed Is. 61 Luke 4: 18-19

    4. Christ the Servant Is. 42: 1-4 Matt. 12: 17-21

    5. Christ Rejected Is. 6: 9-11 John 12:38; Matt. 13: 10-15

    6. Stone of Stumbling Is. 8:14 Rom. 9:32-33; 10:11; 1 Peter 2:6

    7. Christ to Gentiles Is. 49:6 Luke 2:32; Acts 13:47

    8. Christ’ Suffering Is. 52:13 – 53:12 Matt 26 & 27; Luke 23; John 19

    9. Christ’s Resurrection Is. 55:3 Acts 13:34

    10. Christ’s Return Is. 59: 20-21: 63: 2-3 Rom. 11: 26-27; Rev. 19:13-16

1 Peter 1: 10-11—Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who prophesied about the grace that would come to you, searched and carefully investigated. 11 They inquired into what time or what circumstances the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating when he testified in advance to the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.

  1. God’s Strategic

Isaiah 61: 1The Spirit of the Lord God is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and freedom to the prisoners; 2to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, and the day of our God’s vengeance; to comfort all who mourn,2,

Luke 4: 18-21— The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free the oppressed, 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor. 20 He then rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. And the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fixed on him. 21 He began by saying to them, “Today as you listen, this Scripture has been fulfilled.”

    1. The Oath: part 1:

      1. To Proclaim the Good News of Salvation so people can a relationship with God.

Matthew 4: 13-14, 17-19, 23He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali. 14 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah:…

17 From then on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near.”As he was walking along the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter), and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea—for they were fishermen. 19 “Follow me,” he told them, “and I will make you fish for people.” …23 Now Jesus began to go all over Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.,

    1. Your relationship with Jesus develops through…

      1. Spending with Jesus

      1. on with Jesus.

If you live on mission with Jesus you will Share Jesus and help others to Begin.

Acts 11:26— For a whole year they met with the church and taught large numbers. The disciples were first called Christians at Antioch.

  • Christian means: “LITTLE CHRIST.”

    1. The Time to Begin is !

Romans 11: 25-27—I don’t want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you will not be conceited: A partial hardening has come upon Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in. 26 And in this way all Israel will be saved, as it is written,

The Deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob. 27 And this will be my covenant with them when I take away their sins. (Quoting Isaiah 59: 20-21)

 

The Big Take-Away:

I WIll Begin

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