God's Sovereign Choice

August 27, 2017 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 25:1–34

God's Sovereign Choice
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 25:1-34

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

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