A People of Faith and the Peril of Unbelief

This sermon was given on Sunday, March 5, 2017 by Jim Kirkpatrick as part of the sermon series Isaiah - Warning and Hope.


Isaiah 7:1-8 and 8

Jim Kirkpatrick, Associate Pastor of Adult Ministries

First Evangelical Free Church, Maplewood, MN

Sermon Notes

A. Historical Setting: Preparing for war.

B. The Lord and King Ahaz: Three messages.

  • Be careful, be calm/quiet, and do not fear.

    • Do not lose heart.
  • This will not come to pass; it will not stand.
  • If you are not solid in your faith, you will not stand either.

C. The Significance of a Sign.

  • A dramatic sign offered.
  • A dramatic sign given.

D. Immanuel – God with us.

For further study: Ahaz – 2 Chronicles 28; 2 Kings 15:36-16:20