It's HIS Story Slides, 5/20/12

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It's HIS Story Slides, 5/20/12

  1. 1. “The Bible is for us, but it’s not about us.” –Herbert Lockyer
  2. 2. Westminster Catechism:Question: What is the chief end of man?Answer: Mans chief end is to glorify God,and to enjoy him forever.
  3. 3. But they rebelled against me and were not willingto listen to me. None of them cast away thedetestable things their eyes feasted on, nor did theyforsake the idols of Egypt.Then I said I would pour out my wrath upon themand spend my anger against them in the midst ofthe land of Egypt. But I acted for the sake of myname, that it should not be profaned in the sight ofthe nations among whom they lived, in whose sightI made myself known to them in bringing them outof the land of Egypt. Ezekiel 20:8-9 (ESV)
  4. 4. Yet he saved them for his names sake, that he might make known his mighty power. Psalm 106:8 (ESV)
  5. 5. And I will harden Pharaohs heart, and he willpursue them, and I will get glory over Pharaohand all his host, and the Egyptians shall knowthat I am the Lord.” And they did so… “And theEgyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when Ihave gotten glory over Pharaoh, his chariots,and his horsemen.” Exodus 14:4 (ESV)
  6. 6. And who is like your people Israel, the onenation on earth whom God went to redeem tobe his people, making himself a name and doingfor them great and awesome things by drivingout before your people, whom you redeemedfor yourself from Egypt, a nation and its gods? 2 Samuel 7:23 (ESV)
  7. 7. The one who speaks on his own authority seekshis own glory; but the one who seeks the gloryof him who sent him is true, and in him there isno falsehood. John 7:18 (ESV)I glorified you on earth, having accomplishedthe work that you gave me to do. John 17:4 (ESV)
  8. 8. “Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say?‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for thispurpose I have come to this hour. 28 Father,glorify your name.” Then a voice came fromheaven: “I have glorified it, and I will glorify itagain.” John 12:27-28 (ESV)
  9. 9. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord JesusChrist, who has blessed us in Christ with everyspiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as hechose us in him before the foundation of the world,that we should be holy and blameless before him.In love he predestined us for adoption as sonsthrough Jesus Christ, according to the purpose ofhis will, to the praise of his glorious grace, withwhich he has blessed us in the Beloved. Ephesians 1:3-6 (ESV)
  10. 10. In the same way, let your light shine beforeothers, so that they may see your good worksand give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16 (ESV)
  11. 11. Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God alone
  12. 12. Westminster Catechism:Question: What is the chief end of man?Answer: Mans chief end is to glorify God,and to enjoy him forever.

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