Clearbranch UMC
Sunday October 28, 2018
ClearBranch is a United Methodist Church serving the Trussville/Argo area of northeast Jefferson County, Alabama. Our Mission is to ENGAGE people through relational ministry, to EQUIP disciples for Christ, and to EMPLOY their gifts through missions. The Vision of Clearbranch UMC is Transformed Lives offering the Transforming Love of Christ
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  • Clearbranch UMC
    8051 Glenn Rd, Trussville, AL 35173, USA
    Sunday 9:30 AM
Series: Worth It

Sermon Title: Even If Worship
Primary Scripture: Daniel 3:16-18 (NIV)

16 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. 17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. 18 But EVEN IF he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.”
Big Idea:

Worship One not Everyone
Worship the God who is ABLE

Daniel 3:16-17a (NIV)

Genesis 18:14 (NIV)

Jeremiah 32:17 (NIV)
Daniel 3:16-17a (NIV)

16 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. 17a If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it
Genesis 18:14 (NIV)

14 "Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son."
Jeremiah 32:17 (NIV)

17 "Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.
Worship the God who has delivered and will DELIVER

Daniel 3:17b (NIV)

Psalm 9:9 (NIV)

Psalm 32:7 (NIV)
Daniel 3:17b (NIV)

17b He will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand
Psalm 9:9 (NIV)

9 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
Psalm 32:7 (NIV)

7 You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.
Worship God with EVEN IF faith

Daniel 3:18 (NIV)

Psalm 62:5 (NRSV)

Hebrew 6:19 (NIV)
Daniel 3:18 (NIV)

18 But EVEN IF he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.”
Psalm 62:5 (NRSV)

5 For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him.
Hebrew 6:19 (NIV)

19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.
Challenge Questions:

Who all and what all do you worship?

How will you determine to be more focused on worshipping the one true God?

What "Even if" commitments will you make to worship God alone?
Worship Setlist:

Monuments;

Blessed Assurance (My King is Coming);

Blameless;

Reckless Love;

Great Are You Lord

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