The Gift of a New Family

The Gift of a New Family

The Gift of a New Family
Isaiah 43:1-7

1. Hear the message to Judah

  • ”You are Mine!” (v. 1)
    • I created and formed you
    • I redeemed you
    • I called you by name
    • You are Mine!
  • I will discipline you for I am holy (2-4)
    • The waters and fires will not kill you
    • The waters and fires are sent by Me for your purification
  • Do not fear, for I am with you (5a)
  • Do not fear, for I will bring you back (5b-7)
    • No matter where you are, I will bring you home
    • No matter who you are, I have formed you for My glory 

2. Hear the message to His child

  • The Lord has said, “You are Mine!
    • Romans 8:15-16
  • As your good Father, He will discipline you to His image.
    • Hebrews 12:7, 10
  • As your faithful Father, He will never leave you.
    • Hebrews 13:5b-6
  • As your sovereign Father, He will bring you home.
    • Romans 8:17
  • The Lord said to us – ALL of us! – we are His!
  • The Lord has scattered us among the nations
  • The Lord is with each one of His children and each one of His churches.
  • The Lord will bring His whole family home!