Rebuilding with Ezra
Anthony Castillo Miranda • Sermon • • 2,204 views
When the exiles rebuilt the temple of God in Jerusalem, they started working on the Altar. Why did they rebuilt the Altar first? What is so important about the Altar? What is the purpose of the Altar? In the conclusion of our series on the book of Ezra, we see the Israelites prioritized the Altar because it is only through sacrifice & offerings that they can come into relationship with God. The Altar is where we lay our sacrifice, we give our offerings, and we celebrate in His presence. We no longer do those rituals because Jesus already did the ultimate sacrifice. Jesus is our Altar. And to rebuild the Altar. We must Bring our Sacrifice, Give our Offerings and Celebrate in His Presence.
Kaleb Gentry • Sermon • • 320 views
Brothers and Sisters, one of the greatest challenges we face as Christians is repenting. t Come to the Altar Go up, raise an altar to the LORD on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite. David teaches us to come to the altar. The LORD commanded David to go and buy the threshing floor of Araunah the…
Robbie Boyd • Sermon • • 172 views
Set up an “altar” of wood on a table on the stage area. Have an older man who can play Abraham and a teenager who can play Isaac. Isaac needs to look like he could easily overcome Abraham, if he chose to do so. They need to dress contemporary, but simply. End the music service with a song that emphasizes…
Worship is cyclical. God responds when we worship Him. We worship Him as response to what He has done and is doing. Worship shouldn’t be contrived, and shouldn’t have to be worked up. Worship should come as we contemplate who God is and how is working in our lives. When Noah stepped foot on dry ground,…
Will & Jolene Wainwright • Lacey Seventh-day Adventist Church • Sermon • • 12 views • 43:36
Our greatest aspiration is to know Jesus personally! This week take a virtual walk through the Wainwright’s garden as we discuss how lessons in God’s nature and His Sanctuary both are meant to draw us closer to Him. There will be a children’s story and a fun craft that kids can do at home! In preparation for the message meditate on Psalm 77:10-15 and Desire of Ages Ch. 56. Join us Saturday at 11:15 AM for the live stream from Lacey Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lacey, WA.
Fully Furnished, Dimly Lit
Pastor Rob • Oregon Pastor Rob • Sermon • • 10 views
Introduction: Christian Jargon: “Fellowship”, “Travelling mercies”, “…a fountain filled with blood” · So also: the altar is messy, bloody, unsettling – but like all fixtures, it proclaims the gospel to us. LET’S LOOK AT THE MEANING OF THE ALTAR, THE MESSAGE OF THE OFFERINGS, AND THE PROMISE OF A SACRIFICE…