Bible readings 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Ezra 4:1-5, 5:9-17 Introduction With the return from captivity back to Judah, the Israelites had the task to rebuild not only the altar and the temple but also the city. God called the people He elected for the task to go back. God also provided in all their needs. He … Continue reading A New beginning (4) – Who do you think you are!
Bible readings Matthew 6:25-34 Haggai 1:1-15 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Two weeks ago we began with a series of sermons under the title “A new beginning”. It revolves around the return from Babylonian captivity of the people of God in the Old Testament. God kept his promise had made through … Continue reading A new beginning (3) – God’s business first
Bible readings 1 Peter 2:4-10; Ezra 2:68-3:13 Introduction Dear fellow-Christians, The word of the Lord this morning comes from Ezra 2-3 under the heading “A New Beginning – rebuilding from the ruins of destruction.” This is the second in the series about the return of God’s people after their 70 years of deportation to Babylonia … Continue reading A new beginning (2) – Restored worship
Bible Readings 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Ezra 1:1-11 Introduction My dear Brother and Sister in the Lord, Today we commence a series of sermons titled “A New Beginning”. The title of this sermon is “A New Beginning”. We will hear the Gospel of how God faithfully dealt with his people by calling them out of captivity … Continue reading A New Beginning (1) – God keeps his promise