Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Matthew 17:1-9.
God unclothed and God fully-clothed( Matthew 17:1-9)
I. Peter seems to _________________ the three men (v.4).
A. Prophets are ________________; God’s Son is much more.
B. The Father hands over all things ________________ (John 3:35; 5:22; Hebrews 3:5; et al.).
II. The Father dwells in _________________________ (1 Timothy 6:16; Exodus 33:20).
A. The voice from the cloud is _______________________ (vv.5-6).
B. Luther: this is the “nude” God (Deus nudus), the ____________ voice from heaven (Exodus 20:18-19).
III. The Father will reveal Himself _______________________________ (John 1:18; 14:9; Colossians 1:15).
A. The voice of Jesus is ________________________ (v.7).
B. Luther: Jesus is God “fully-clothed” (Deus revelatus). It is the voice _______________.
A. Jesus stands alone (v.8). We cannot ____________ Him with others.
B. His voice is preeminent (v.5; John 5:39).
C. ___________ the Deus nudus!
D. ________ God graciously comes to us says everything you need to know about who we are and who He is (v.9).