The Gospel of the Ark, part 2 (1 Samuel 5-7:1)

In chapters 5-6, we follow the exiled ark of Yahweh as he continues to gain victory over his enemies and eventually returns to his place among his people. And while this story is certainly a cause for us to rejoice, it is a cause for us to rejoice with trembling before our holy God. In this sermon, pastor Matt again shows how those who fail to give God the glory due his name will fall before him. The good news is that the God of Israel will triumph over his enemies, and we can share in his victory, but his hand is stretched out against all those who refuse to submit to him.