God is for God – Matt Chandler Sermon

God is for God was preached by Matt Chandler at Elevation Church.  The sermon confronts the error of believing that the Bible is a roadmap for life and therefore we misinterpret passages that are about Jesus and apply them to ourselves.

Chandler sited a bunch of passages about God working for His own glory starting in the 10th minute.  If you’re taking notes at home, here’s the list:

    • Created for His glory (Isaiah 43)
    • Called Israel for His glory (Isaiah 49)
    • Rescued Egypt from Israel for His glory (Psalm 106)
    • Raised up Pharaoh to show His power and glory (Romans 9)
    • Spared Israel in the wilderness for His glory (Ezekiel 20)
    • Gave victory in Canaan for the glory of His name (2 Samuel 7
    • God didn’t cast away His people for the glory of His name (1 Samuel 12)
    • Restores people from exile (Ezekiel 36)
    • Jesus glorifies Father in all (John 7:18)
    • We are to do good works for His glory (Matthew 5:16, 1 Peter 2:12)
    • Answers prayer that God may be glorified (John 14)
    • Jesus endures suffering for the glory of God (John 12, 17)
    • God gave His son to vindicate the glory of His righteousness (Romans 3:25-26)
    • Ministry of the Holy Spirit is for the glory of God (John 16:14)
    • Serve in a way that will glorify Him (1 Peter 4)
    • Jesus is coming again for the glory of God (2 Thessalonians 1)
    • Jesus ultimate aim for us is that we see an glorify Him (John 17)
    • The earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of God like the waters cover the sea (Habbakuk 2)
    • Everything that happens is for the glory of God (Romans 11)
    • The glory of God replaces the sun (Revelation 21:23)
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