There And Back Again Week 8 6.11.17

Sermon Notes

SLIDE:  There & Back Again:  The Trinity in the Older Testament


SLIDE:  There & Back Again: Trinity & Jesus


SLIDEBiblically Based, Relationally Driven, Spirit-Led


SLIDE: Exploring the connections between the Old Testament and New Testaments is important for our faith journey.


Some time for Personal & Pastoral Refreshing.    


The call to preach –  Reaffirmed & Reconfirmed.

To be a messenger of God’s redeeming grace.


The Messenger…  Story.   Levity!



Trinity = TRI – UNITY  =  Father + Son + Holy Spirit


Creative, loving, empowering, sacrificial, unity


SLIDE:  Genesis 1:26  Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness…”  Pg.1


Someone says something!


Justin and Heather… everyone is expecting it!  I DO!


You almost missed it!  (OUR IMAGE)


  1. You recalibrate your view of them
  2. You look for more evidence.


Abraham,  King David & Moses


SLIDE:  God… The Father in the Older Testament


The Call of Abram

Genesis 12 The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.“I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse, and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”


Faith is going into the dark with God!  TRUST,


A wedding and a funeral.

A lady… passed last Sunday during church.

Sat up and shared names…


Genesis 18 Abraham and Sara TOO OLD.


SLIDE: God Tests Abraham    Genesis 22 

  1. Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” Pg. 16


SLIDE: John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.   Pg. 862


SLIDE:  Jesus in the Older Testament

King David as a “type” of Jesus


reading backwards into the Older Testament


OT writers couldn’t see or know.


KING DAVID…  David and goliath.   D. 1 School saw him.


King Saul.  Rebellious Israel!  Saul goes crazy…

David anointed as king.




Prophets spoke about him!


Seemed to speak about him and yet past him!


Psalm 132:11 The Lord swore an oath to David, a sure oath he will not revoke: “One of your own descendants I will place on your throne.


“Here I will make a horn grow for David

and set up a lamp for my anointed one.


2 Samuel 7:12-16  12 When your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom. 13 He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. 14 I will be his father, and he will be my son. … 16 Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me; your throne will be established forever.’”


Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born,

to us a son is given,

and the government will be on his shoulders.

And he will be called

Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,

Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.   (PHAROAH)

Of the greatness of his government and peace

there will be no end.

He will reign on David’s throne

and over his kingdom,

establishing and upholding it

with justice and righteousness

from that time on and forever.

The zeal of the Lord Almighty

will accomplish this.



Luke 1:29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. 31 You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. 32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, 33 and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.”


Matthew 1:1

[ The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah ] This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham…


Matthew 20:31

The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but they shouted all the louder, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!”


Matthew 21:9

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!”


Acts 2:29-33  29 “Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day. 30 But he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him on oath that he would place one of his descendants on his throne.



SLIDE:  The Holy Spirit in the Older Testament

Numbers 11:25  Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke with Moses, and he took some of the power of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. When the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied.  Pg. 116



2 Chronicles 5:14 and the priests could not perform their service because of the cloud, for the glory of the Lord filled the temple of God.


SLIDE:  1 Corinthians 6:19  Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?   Pg. 927



John 5:39-40

39 You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me, 40 yet you refuse to come to me to have life.    Pg. 865

Pastor Pete Hartwig