TITLE: Sun, Stand Still
TEXT: Joshua 10:12-14
PROPOSITION: We can take courage that God is on our side.
KEY WORD: Battles
Story of man arrested for making moonshine, named Joshua, before
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.