The King and World Power: The Oracle About Babylon

Note: this is last Sunday’s sermon (February 1, 2015)

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Lord Acton famously said, “Power tends to corrupt, absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Is power inherently sinful? Or is there something about the human condition that corrupts it?

Consider how God’s word to Babylon shapes the way we view power—and hear how God’s love saves us from its corrupting influence.

Title: The King and World Power: The Oracle about Babylon

Text: Isaiah 13.1–14.23

Overview

  • the problem of power
  • the reversal of fortune

Resources

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