“Our Holy God” (Isaiah 6:1-5 sermon)

(Preached at FBC Pauls Valley, 1-25-15 a.m.)

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In Here I Stand, Roland Bainton’s biography of Martin Luther, he tells of how Luther, as a young monk, was to lead in his first Communion.  Luther was terrified.  He said:

“At these words I was utterly stupefied and terror-stricken. I thought to myself, “With what tongue shall I address such majesty, seeing that all men ought to tremble in the presence of even an earthly prince? Who am I, that I should lift up mine eyes or raise my hands to the divine Majesty? The angels surround him. At his nod the earth trembles. And shall I, a miserable little pygmy, say ‘I want this, I ask for that’? For I am dust and ashes and full of sin and I am speaking to the living, eternal and the true God.”

Unfortunately, not many people have that kind of attitude towards God.  I say unfortunately because the change…

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