Psalm 47, Verse 3-5 3For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared, the great king over all the earth, 4 Who made people subject to us, nations under our feet, 5 Who chose our heritage for us, the glory of Jacob, whom he loves.
Sounds arrogant; doesn’t it? The fact is God is the ruler of the earth! If you do His will you are blessed both here in this life and the next. If you don’t it is like standing on the beach in a CAT 5 Hurricane and boasting that you are a good surfer.
Preaching God's Forgiveness
Much has been written about the great challenges the Church faces in contemporary culture. The great modern "isms" confront a us daily—relativism, individualism, and consumerism, to name a few.
·″Relativism holds that absolute truth and enduring values are illusory.
·″Individualism gives "strong emphasis [to] the individual and individual choice, which often eclipses the sense of community or of the common good."
·″Consumerism puts "focus on ma…