Sermon Notes 2020 09 27 PM

September 27, 2020 PM
Dr. Michael Catt
#1989 (#4 in series)


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RELENTLESS: A Christian Response to the Cultural Crisis

Daniel 2:19-45

“When Nebuchadnezzar dreamed this dream, Persia was a Babylonian vassal state, the Greeks were a group of warring tribes, and Rome was a village on the Tiber River. There is no human way he could have seen what God was going to do as those Gentile nations unfolded in the future.” – David Jeremiah

 

I. THE DECAY OF OUR DAY
 

II. DANIEL’S EXAMPLE

“It will be difficult for things to hold together at the end of the age. The feet of the image were composed of a mixture of iron and clay. Iron is strong and durable, but clay is weak and prone to crumble. The iron in the image gives the appearance of strength and endurance, but the clay announces just the opposite.” – Warren Wiersbe

When faced with a cultural crisis and death, Daniel buys some time and begins to pray.

1) The problem moved him to __.

2) God’s answer moved him to __.

3) God’s answer prompted him to __.

4) God’s answer revealed a __.

 

III. THE DESTRUCTION OF THE WORLD SYSTEMS

Questions to answer:

1) What are the __?

2) What is my __?

3) When pressured, do I __?

4) Do I fully understand __?

5) Am I living in light of __?

6) Do I fully understand that one day I’ll give __?

 

Five habits of highly effective believers:

1) __ (Psalm 50:23; 96:8; Romans 15:9)

2) __ (Psalm 119)

3) __ (Romans 4:20ff)

4) __ (Philippians 2)

5) __ (2 Corinthians 4:7)