March 29, 2020

What God Really Requires

Pastor:
Passage: 2 Kings 5:9-14
Service Type:

THEME: Humanity expects to earn favor with God, but God wants only humility and faith.
FOCUS: You need to constantly focus on humility and faith to be right with God.
I. What humanity expects from God.
A. Humanity expects God to show favoritism.
1. Naaman tried to impress God with wealth.
2. Naaman tried to impress God with power.
3. Naaman tried to impress God with associations.
B. Humanity expects God to be controllable.
1. Naaman expected to be honored.
2. Naaman expected to be entertained.
3. Naaman expected magic.

II. What God expects from humanity.
A. God expects humanity to be humble.
1. Naaman’s expectations were not met.
2. Naaman had to listen to servants.

B. God expects humanity to have faith.
1. Naaman had to listen to God’s word.
2. Naaman had to obey God’s word.