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Parkerville Baptist Church

Living Strong In Confusing Times

Living Strong In Confusing Times

Senior Pastor Craig Lydon starts a new 4 part series through the OT book of Haggai. Craig says “The people of Israel had been in exile for many years, and the Persian King had allowed a small group of Jews to return to Israel to commence rebuilding the temple (Ezra 1-6 covers this period). They began so well but opposition and obstacles came that brought discouragement and ultimately a change in their priorities for God’s work. Haggai is a beautiful picture of real people living in a tumultuous period and God’s antidote for reorientating their priorities. It’s said that there is nothing new, just history repeating itself. Read ahead, the book of Haggai is only two chapters long!”

Locations & Times

Parkerville Baptist Church

910 Seaborne St, Parkerville WA 6081, Australia

Sunday 9:30 AM

About Parkerville Baptist Church

Why we exist …
Love God, love others, make disciples … that’s the commission Jesus left his followers.
At Parky, it’s our mission to do this by sharing our lives and creating pathways that inspire people to wholeheartedly follow Jesus.

Visit www.parkerville.church to learn more about our church.
Context
Ezra chapters 1-6
▪︎ 50,000 people had returned to Jerusalem from exile in Babylon.
▪︎ Returned to Jerusalem with great faith to build the temple.
▪︎ They first rebuilt the altar and resume public worship.
▪︎ Re-layed temple foundation.
▪︎ Experienced opposition from neighbouring people.
▪︎ They must stop rebuilding.
1. Careful How You Build
We can always find a reason why we should not do God's work!
2. Consider Your Ways
Futility of life away from God's priorities
Security
Pride
3. Obeying And Committing In Spite Of Circumstances
Loving God
Loving the person God made me to be
Loving family (the community of believers)
Loving my neighbour (the wider community)
For Reflection
▪︎ What are the fears that you have today?
▪︎What issues has the evil one got you believing?
▪︎What or who do you look to to provide security in your life?

The Time Is Now

The Time Is Now

Haggai: Building God’s Church

Haggai: Building God’s Church

God's Construction Zone

God's Construction Zone

Under Construction: Lessons From the Book of Haggai

Under Construction: Lessons From the Book of Haggai
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Podcast

Listen to the podcast of this message
http://parkerville.church/sermon

Online giving

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