Istrouma Baptist Church Podcast (moses)
Moses:  Week 8, September 1, 2013
"Running on Empty"
Exodus 18
Key Verse:  "You and the people with you will certainly wear yourselves out, for the thing is too heavy for you.  You are not able to do it alone" (Exodus 18:18).
1.  The threat:  burn out
a.  Personal life
b.  Public life
2.  The tragedy:  rust out
a.  Equip people
b.  Empower people
3.  The target:  finish out
a.  Strong leader
b.  Satisfied people
Direct download: IBC20130901.mp3
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Test Time!

Exodus 16
Then the Lord said to Moses, "Behold I am about to rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in my law or not" (Exodus 16:4).
(A) Grumbling People
1.  Because of their past
2.  Because of their perceptions
(B)  Greedy People
1.  Disobeyed God's command
2.  Doubted God's Character
(C) Grateful People
1.  Content with what you have
2.  Confident in who He is
Direct download: IBC20130825.mp3
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I Hope You Dance
Exodus 14-15:21
Link to sermon transcript
http://traffic.libsyn.com/istrouma/IBC_20130818_Transcript.pdf

"Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing.  And Miriam sang to them: 'Sing to  the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he as thrown into the sea'"  (Exodus 15:20-21).

1.  Sinister danger
a.  Unrelenting threat
b.  Undeserved threat
2.  Sovereign deliverance
a.  By His grace
b.  For His glory
3.  Spontaneous dance
a.  The motivation for it
b.  The music for it
Direct download: IBC_20130818.mp3
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Moses, Week 5:  August 11, 2013

When Being Passed Over Is Good

Exodus 11-13
Link to sermon transcript
http://traffic.libsyn.com/istrouma/IBC_20130811_Transcript.pdf
"For I will pass through the land of Egypt that night, and I will
strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast;
and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgements:  I am the
Lord.  The blood shall be a sign for you, on the houses where you
are.  And when I see blood, I will pass over you, and no
plague will befall you to destroy you, when I strike the land of 
Egypt"  (Exodus 12:12-13)"
1.  Cost of sin
a.  Cost is sure
b.  Cost is severe
2.  Cleansing from sin
a.  Sacrifice must be pure
b.  Sacrifice must be personalized
3.  Conquest over sin
a.  Goods for their journey
b.  Guidance for their journey
Direct download: IBC_20130811a.mp3
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Moses, Week 4: August 4, 2013

"Wrath Mingled with Mercy"

Exodus 5-11

Link to transcript  http://traffic.libsyn.com/istrouma/IBC_20130804_transcript.pdf

Key Verses: Afterward Moses and Aaron went and said to Pharaoh, "Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, 'Let my people go, that they may hold a feast to me in the wildernes.'"  But Pharaoh said, "Who is the Lord, that I should obey his voice and let Israel go? I do not know the Lord and moreover, I will not let Israel, go."  (Exodus 5: 1-2)

1.  There was a command

a.  Mercy for the oppressed
b.  Mercy for the oppressor
2.  There were choices
a.  To be hard hearted
b.  To be half hearted
c.  To be whole hearted
3.  There were consequences
a.  Mercy made them incremental
b.  Mercy made them instructive
c.  Mercy made them influential
Direct download: IBC_20130804.mp3
Category:Moses -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Moses, Week 3: July 28, 2013

"There's No Excuse for Excuses"

Exodus 3:31-4:31

Link to sermon transcript

http://traffic.libsyn.com/istrouma/IBC_20130728_transcript.pdf


Key Verses:  "Come, I will send you to Pharoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt."  But Moses said to God, "Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?"  (Exodus 3: 10-11)

1.  Orders from the Lord

a.  Enormity of the task

b.  Empowerment fot the task

2.  Objections against the Lord

a.  Identity excuse

b.  Credibility excuse

c.  Ability excuse

3.  Obedience to the Lord

a.  Personal obedience

b.  People's obedience

Direct download: IBC_20130728.mp3
Category:Moses -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

"There's No Excuse for Excuses"

Exodus 3:31-4:31

Key Verses:  "Come, I will send you to Pharoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt."  But Moses said to God, "Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?"  (Exodus 3: 10-11)

1.  Orders from the Lord

a.  Enormity of the task

b.  Empowerment fot the task

2.  Objections against the Lord

a.  Identity excuse

b.  Credibility excuse

c.  Ability excuse

3.  Obedience to the Lord

a.  Personal obedience

b.  People's obedience

Direct download: IBC_20130728.pdf
Category:Moses -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Moses, Week 2: July 21, 2013, Sermon Text

Don't Let Failure Win!

Exodus 2:11-30

Key Verses:  "Then the Lord said, 'I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters.  I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey'" (Exodus 3:7-8a).

1.  A surprising choice

a.  The right team

b.  The wrong tactic

2.  A sad complacency

a.  Personal comfort

b.  Public cricis

3.  A second chance

a.  God's plan

b.  God's partner

Direct download: IBC_20130721.pdf
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Moses, Week 2: July 21, 2013

Don't Let Failure Win!

Exodus 2:11-30

Link to sermon transcript

http://traffic.libsyn.com/istrouma/IBC_20130721_transcript.pdf


Key Verses:  "Then the Lord said, 'I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters.  I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey'" (Exodus 3:7-8a).

1.  A surprising choice

a.  The right team

b.  The wrong tactic

2.  A sad complacency

a.  Personal comfort

b.  Public cricis

3.  A second chance

a.  God's plan

b.  God's partner

Direct download: Sermon_2013-07-21.mp3
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Moses, Week 1: July 14, 2013 Sermon Text

Turtles and Fence Posts

Exodus 2: 1-10

1.  T________ children from the Lord

a.  Run a r_______

b.  Receive a r________

2.  T________ children in the Lord

a.  According to s_________

b.  According to s_________

3.  T________ children in the Lord

Direct download: IBC_20130714.pdf
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