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Obadiah

December 30th, 2007

A Sermon on Obadiah by Jim South at Morning Church on the 30th of December 2007.

Sermon Outline:

  • Intro
    • Biblical family feud between Jacob and Esau and their descendants (Israelites and Edomites)
  • This is a Word from God
  • This Word Concerns the Sin of the Edomites
    • They used violence against their brothers - the Jews (vv10-11)
    • They rejoiced in what the enemies were doing (v12)
    • They assisted the enemies in attacking the Jews (vv13-14)
    • They ignored the impending wrath of God (vv15-16)
  • This Word Announces Judgement on the Edomites
    • Their pride would be brought low (vv2-4)
    • Their wealth would be plundered (vv5-6)
    • Their alliances would be broken and their army defeated (vv7 & 9)
    • Edom's wisdom would be destroyed (v8)
  • This Word Brings Encouragement to God's People (vv17-21)
    • The kingdom will be the Lord's
    • The temple points to the "people of God"
    • God's final victory - Rev 21:3-7