Mission Clarity

October 22, 2017 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: Genesis

Topic: Genesis Passage: Genesis 38:1–30

Mission Clarity
Christ Proclamation Church
Genesis 38:1-30
October 22, 2017

Sermon Theme: God can use the greatest of human sinfulness to accomplish His great work of redemption, sovereignly orchestrating all things to ensure the line that leads to Jesus. However, with the coming of Christ, we must have mission clarity to love Jesus, obey His commands, and evangelize the lost.

I. THE LINE THREATENED – (Gen. 38:1-11)
    A. Judah is Wicked – (38:1-5)
    B. Judah's Sons are Wicket – (38:6-11)
        1. Er is wicked in the sight of God
        2. Onan is wicked in the sight of God
        3. Shelah is young in the sight of Judah

I. THE LINE PROTECTED – (Gen. 38:12-26)
    A. The Timing of Tamar – (38:12-14)
    B. The Wisdom of Tamar – (38:15-19))
        1. Judah requests Tamar
        2. Tamar requires identification
    C. The Righteousness of Tamar – (38:20-26)
        1. The embarrassment of Judah
        2. The hypocrisy of Judah
        3. The declaration of Judah

I. THE LINE DELIVERED – (Gen. 38:27-30)
    A. The Line of Perez – (Gen.38:27-30)
    B. The Line of David – (Ruth 4:11-22)
    C. The Line of Jesus – (Matthew 1:1-16)

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