Haggai 2.1-9 – Rebuilt Blessing

Bible passage: Haggai 2.10-23
Speaker: Ed
Series: Haggai: Rebuilding

Outline:

Days that changed the world

1. The First Change
 a) from defiled people (Haggai 2.10-14)
 b) to blessed people (Haggai 2.15-19)

2. The Second Change
 a) removing foreign kings (Haggai 2.20-22)
 b) restoring the LORD’s king (Haggai 2.23)

Individualism

Bible passage: 1st Corinthians 8-9
Speaker: Bryson
Series: -isms we don’t believe in

Outline:

You have the right to…

1.0 Forgoing our rights for the sake of others (1st Corinthians 8)

2.0 Forgoing our rights for the sake of the gospel (1st Corinthians 9)

Shaping our liberty with love

Favouritism

Bible passage: James 2.1-13
Speaker: Tristan
Series: -isms we don’t believe in

Outline:

1. Don’t show favouritism! (James 2.1-4)

2. Reasons not to show favouritism
 a) God’s choice (James 2.5)
 b) The world’s choice (James 2.6-7)
 c) God’s law (James 2.8-11)

3. Better than favouritism (James 2.12-13)

Careerism

Bible passage: Ecclesiastes 2.17-26
Speaker: Tristan
Series: -isms we don’t believe in

Outline:

Find a job you love…

1. Our work
 a) Wired to work (Genesis 2.15)
 b) Frustrated by work (Genesis 3.17-19, Ecclesiastes 2.17-26)

2. Christ’s work (Romans 8.18-21)

3. Eternal work (Colossians 3.22-25)

Daniel 9 – Forgiven

Bible passage: Daniel 9
Speaker: Bryson
Series: Live for the Kingdom: The Book of Daniel

Outline:

…abounding in love

1.0 Israel’s need for forgiveness (Daniel 9.1-19)
 a) anticipation (Daniel 9.1-2, cf. Jeremiah 29)
 b) confession (v3-19)

2.0 God’s eagerness for forgiveness (Daniel 9.20-23)

3.0 God’s plan for forgiveness (Daniel 9.24-27)

You see at just the right time when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5.6-8.