This post is just a transcript from a sermon I gave on April 14, 2013 at Calvary Church of Pacific Palisades. The sermon was called, "No Eye Has Seen". It should have been called "Chariots of Fire", but I didn't want that song to get stuck in everyone's head. But now it's stuck in yours and I am sorry.
I pray that something in here blesses you.
No Eye Has Seen
OR does our view of God enlarge, and does our perception of him come into sharper focus?
The very first phrase in this story says this: “Now the king of Aram was at war with Israel” (8a)
In January I visited Israel with a group of fellow pastors. One of the highlights of our trip was a climb to Mount Arbel, overlooking the Sea of Galilee. It was a surprisingly tough climb, especially for anyone with a fear of heights. It required a decent amount of courage and capability. When we arrived at the summit, though, we were greeted by groups of people who appeared to have neither. Evidently, our guides had taken us up the proverbial scenic route, concealing the fact that there is smooth paved road for vehicles. We all saw the same view, but I have to say that ours was a little sweeter.
A few of the many things we fear:
...Major Life Transitions