Today we’re focusing on the theme of sonship. What we’re going to see is that this string of parables is not ultimately about an assurance to bad and immoral and messed-up people, but it is an in-your-teeth warning to good people. In it, he lays out, in the most comprehensive and practical way, how you should live if you experience the grace and salvation of God. Now what are the ways that this happens? Thirdly, we’ll see how God pursues him. It was a violent and ruthless and imperialistic nation. Timothy Keller Sermons Podcast by Gospel in Life, Classic sermons by Tim Keller, Pastor Emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and NY Times best-selling author of "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." Let’s first look at why getting rid of your belief in God in order to understand evil and suffering will not help. Matthew chapter 11 begins with John the Baptist sending a message that reveals John is struggling with who Jesus is. This sermon was preached by Rev. Scripture: John 11:32-44. This sermon was preached by Rev. If we want to understand hell, we have to see what he says about 1) the two men in this life and 2) the two men in the next life and 3) the two men in our life. David is frightened and angry, thinking, “This God is more holy than I thought.” Secondly, the ark is given to Obed-Edom, the Gittite, and there the ark actually doesn’t do anything but make them prosper, showing God is more gracious than he thought. It was a great disaster. Examine your…, Nineveh, which is the capital of Assyria, was the greatest city the world had yet seen. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presb…, In this parable, Jesus is teaching about repentance. It’s awfully basic, but it’s awfully basic because it’s awfully important. What do we say to this? Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on April 28, 2002. These are famous parables and they all show us how God’s grace can change someone’s life. Today we continue a special series of meditations by Tim Keller — "Trusting God in Difficult Times." Jesus says repentance is the way in which we should process everything that comes to us — it is the grid through which everything should pass. What are we going to do about that? There are four things that we learn: God’s persistent grace makes you an army of one; God’s calling makes you an army of one, God’s strategy, and God’s power. Series "Psalms - The Songs of Jesus". For the latest sermons and additional resources, please visit www.GospelinLife.com, This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on August 19, 2007. But David is not just simply being attacked physically; he’s being attacked psychologically and spiritually. Series "The Real Jesus Part 1; His Teaching". Who had an army that could stretch around the circumference of this city? Let’s look at it under four headings. The Christian church has a long history of oppression, and people acting in the name of Jesus Christ have engaged in systemic, economic, and cultural oppression of various races and classes. Then, by doing so, he was able to sack the greatest city in the history of the world up to that time. And then three ways, according to Peter, we can face suffering and evil in our lives. Scripture: Deuteronomy 8:1-16. The third parable is this one, the parable of the prodigal son – the most amazing, shocking, category-busting message of Jesus about what it means to be spiritually lost. Scripture: Psalm 39:12-13, 126:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:17; Psalm 16, Psalm 17. Timothy Keller Sermons Podcast by Gospel in Life Classic sermons by Tim Keller, Pastor Emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and NY Times best-selling author of "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." At the very same time, far more binding and solemn and accountable than a friendship. To do so meant putting, in a sense, God’s worship in the very center of the national life and in the very center of David’s life. Scripture: Matthew 11:4-15. Timothy Keller Sermons Podcast by Gospel in Life. As a result, his heart was divided between worshipping two different things. This sermon was preache…, We’ve seen that Jonah was called to preach in the great city of Nineveh, he refused and fled from God, God sent a storm to reclaim him, and the storm made things such that Jonah was thrown over the side of the boat into the ocean. If you've enjoyed listening to this podcast and would like to support the ongoing efforts of this ministry, you can do so by visiting https://gospelinlife.com/give and making a one-time or recurring donation. Timothy Keller Sermons Podcast by Gospel in Life podcast on demand - Classic sermons by Tim Keller, Pastor Emeritus of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City and NY Times best-selling author of "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." This time, the objection could be put like this. There’s a place in Job where God actually shows how important the term is when he says, “Have you considered my servant Job? I always tend to hear all the commandments in Cecil B. DeMille tones. It is so relevant for today because many of us may have similar questions or doubts about Jesus. I think that’s quite wrong. I would like to at least give you a way through. Today's podcast is brought to you by Gospel in Life, the site for all sermons, books, study guides and resources from Timothy K…, In Deuteronomy 7, we come upon a topic that is a very controversial topic and a difficult one for, I think, everybody actually. Scripture: Psalm 1:1-6. We see the coming word. Exclusivity: How can there be just one true religion? Jesus is basically trying to get across a new idea, a better idea, than the Pharisees had of what it means to be spiritually lost. Playlists Playlists from our community. The point is about God’s grace. This commandment expresses one of the most important principles to believing and practicing the Christian life that I know of. How can you live a life like that in the face of not just a kind of abuse, but really, a war of plausibility structures? Let me show you just how outrageous and how offensive I really can be.” We have at least two problems, and I’m going to show you it’s because of a third. The first is that there’s a joy vacuum that’s very deep in the human heart. This sermon was preached by Rev. They would listen to him, in a sense, through their own categories — their own biases, assumptions, and predetermined beliefs. It is knowledge so passionate and so intense and so intimate that it’s a synonym for sexuality when used in the book of Genesis. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on March 2, 1997. Bring them before God and process them. All of Matthew 11 is a response to John the Baptist’s question. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on September 23, 2001. Let’s take a look at what Jesus teaches in this story of two men. In response, Jesus gives three parables, and they’re all about lostness. What I’m going to do is kind of recount the story, and as we recount the story, we’re going to see what it tells us about loving a neighbor, loving an enemy or someone who has wronged you, loving a fool, and where you get the power to do so. There are three things to say. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on November 10, 1996. The Psalms give us a unique approach to emotions. They are both lost. Scripture: Matthew 21:1-17; Acts 19:13-16; Revelation 3:15-16.Today's podcast is brought to you by Gospel in Life, the site for all sermons, books, study guides and resources from Timothy Keller and Redeemer Presbyterian Church. This sermon was preached by Rev. This parable is essentially an image about the meltdown of a community and the restoration of it. This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on April 4, 2004 as part of the Redeemer Open Forum series. Founding Pastor. Now there are a lot of different opinions about repentance. This sermon was preached by Rev. This sermon was preached by Rev. That’s what this psalm is about. Today's podcast is brought to you by Gospel in Life, the site for all sermons, books, study guides and resources from Timothy Keller and Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on September 24…. I sleep in the midst of all these armies.” He has discovered a way of praying his fear and he is able to handle it. Series "The Real Jesus Part 2; His Life". Scripture: James 2:1-17. Then we see a little bit about the process of how you climb out with that rope (verses 5-6). Saul’s life is being destroyed by envy. Right in the middle of the chapter, what does he say? If you've enjoyed listening to this podcast and would like to support the ongoing efforts of th…, We’re looking at the parables Jesus tells in Luke 15: the parable of the lost sheep, the parable of the lost coin, and the parable of the lost son.