Return to list of sermons M - S

TITLE: Sun, Stand Still

TEXT: Joshua 10:12-14

PROPOSITION: We can take courage that God is on our side.


KEY WORD: Battles




1.        Story of man arrested for making moonshine, named Joshua, before judge.
Judge: Are you the Joshua that made the sun stand still?
Joshua: No, I'm the Joshua that made the moonshine still.

                2. God is on our side.


1. God is Able to Deliver Us.   (Thompson - #366)

  A. From the Amorites.

                Joshua 10:12 Lord delivered up Amorites.

                Joshua 10:14 Lord fought for Israel.

  B. Across the Red Sea.

                Exodus 14:14 The Lord shall fight for you

  C. Into the Promised Land.

                Exodus 23:27 I will send fear before thee

  D. From Our Enemies.

                2 Chronicles 20.29 Lord fought against the enemies of Israel

                2 Chronicles 32.8 with us is the Lord to help us

                Isaiah 38:8 God held the sun back, extending the day.

  E. From Distress, Persecution, Hardships.

                Romans 8:31 If God is for us, who can be against us?

                Psalms 24:8 Lord mighty in battle


2. What battles are you facing in your life?

                A. Are you trying to win them alone?

                B. Trying to conquer - then come to God?

                                a] Straighten out my life - Then come to church.

                                b] Cartoon - Come to church when straightened out.

                C. Without God - WE CANNOT WIN!

                                a] John 15:5 Without me you can do nothing.

                                b] Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ.

Return to list of sermons M - S