Date: February 5, 2017

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Isa. 40:25-31 – “Creator and Sustainer God”
“Behold your God!” Series, Conclusion
Sun. Feb. 5th 2017 - Pastor Stephan
Sermon Outline
I. Creator God, Limitless in Power and Strength, Knows His Creation Intimately (Isa. 40:25-26).
II. God Lovingly Sustains His People in their Daily Trials and Needs (Isa. 40:27-31).
A. Nothing that concerns God’s people is beyond His notice (vs. 27-28).
B. The LORD upholds and strengthens all those whose hope is in Him (vs. 29-31).
Questions for Study and Reflection
1. What are some of the most physically powerful phenomena that you have experienced? What are some of the most emotionally powerful phenomena that you have experienced?
2. Read Isa. 40:1-31. Reread vs. 25-26. Why is it important to know the truth point Point I above?
3. What difference does it make if II above is true or not?
4. What are some of the ways we say today what Isaiah is saying in verse 27? Why does Isaiah then say what he does in vs. 28?
5. In your own words, say what Isaiah is attempting to communicate in vss. 29-31. What is the importance of having our hope in God? What does it mean to wait upon the Lord? Why is that?
6. Do these verses, 29-31, apply to everyone? Who do they apply to?
7. What difficulties are you facing today? What situation(s) in your life are too large for you to handle? What are you going to do about them? Who do you know that are facing situation(s) in their lives that are too large for them to handle by themselves? Spend some time praying for them and then make time to sit down and talk with them about these verses this week.