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Pastor Zach Terry is driven by a desire help people achieve their maximum life through Jesus Christ. He is known for his ability to teach complex ideas in simple terms with practical implications for daily life.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary selected him as the recipient of the Westminster John Knox Press Award for excellence in preaching and teaching the Christian scriptures. In 2016 he was honored as one of the Connect Faith’s, “Agents of Change“.


Nov 14, 2018

OPENING ILLUSTRATION: Do you remember these things? [map slide] This is an ancient artifact from back in the bible times called a map. In the olden times people used these to navigate from one place to another. Can you image handing these to a teen today [Map find the mall]. Practically every family in this room has a devise that serves as a Global Positioning System [GPS]. We tell it where we want to go, it identifies where we are at, it finds our destination and it charts a course, many give every turn by turn directions. It’s a new day. 


GPS works because of a concept called TRIANGULATION and a mathematical formula called TRILATERATION. Simply put - your phone knows where you are located based upon where you are relative to satellites orbiting above you. 


When we look at Scripture we see it employs a similar strategy in a spiritual sense. The Bible constantly views this present world in relation to Revelation and Culmination. In other words:


  1. What do we know to be true as it is revealed in scripture? Revelation
  2. What is the certain goal toward which history is moving? Culmination


As we understand more about those two aspects of reality - the more we will understand how to make good and God honoring decisions in the present. 


CONTEXT: Now Genesis 27 is what is called an Anti-type. So in other words I can’t show you how a person honored the principles of Revelation and Culmination in Gen. 27, but I can show you the sad circumstances that occurred when someone ignored those two things.