Scripture Reading: Hebrews 6:19–20
A. In a world where nothing ever seems to stay the same, it is good to know that there are some things that never change.
B. In the Savior we find the anchor we need for the storms of life.
I. One unchanging thing is man’s rejection of God.
A. We see this beginning in the earliest days of humanity (Genesis 3:6; 6:5).
B. We see it still in the early days of Israel’s existence (Acts 7:23–29, 35–43; Numbers 14:11; 16:30).
C. We see it continuing into the days of the judges and of the monarchy (1 Samuel 8:7; 15:23; Hosea 4:6; Isaiah 5:24).
D. Israel’s rejection of God persisted even after the exile (Malachi 3:7; Acts 7:51–53; Mark 7:9).
E. They even rejected the Messiah who was sent to redeem them (Acts 3:14–15; 4:9–12).
II. The greatest unchanging thing is God’s love.
A. God never changes (Numbers 23:19; Malachi 3:6; James 1:17).
B. The extent of God’s love is extraordinary (Romans 8:31–39; John 3:16).
C. In a world marked by change, it is good to know that something is constant (Hebrews 6:13–20; 7:25; 13:5–9).
A. When you feel like giving up on God, just remember that God hasn’t given up on you (cf. Romans 11:1–2).
B. Trust in Him who will not leave you. Build your hopes on things eternal. Hold to God’s unchanging hand!