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  • What Are You Waiting For? Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 37 ratings
     | 4,997 views

    God had faithfully restored everything required for the remnant to start building the temple. Now the only thing left for them to do was to start building. But they were satisfied, so they delayed.

    1. The first setback is satisfaction with religious activities 2. The second setback is satisfaction with raw materials 3. The third setback is satisfaction with royal grants Let me tell you a story about a 33-year old California man named Larry Walters. Several years ago, Larry had an ...read more

  • Restoring Religion Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 57 ratings
     | 13,709 views

    Who is worship supposed to be about? God. And it is His worship that He was restoring in Jerusalem in this passage. This message looks at restoring our religion.

    1. Worshipped as family (3:1 – they gathered together as one man) 2. Worshipped fittingly (3:2 – in accordance with the Word of God) 3. Worshipped freely (3:3 – in spite of the fear of the nations) 4. Worshipped fully (3:4-5 – they kept all the feasts and offered all the offerings) It seems ...read more

  • Worship: Foundation For Life Series

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Aug 22, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,026 views

    Worship should be a priority in our lives as we respond to God’s provisions.

    Worship: foundation for life Ezra 3 As most of you know, when Sue and I go on vacation, we give serious thought to where we will worship on Sunday morning. If at all possible, we try to attend two worship services. We did that last month in Colorado and the two services could not have ...read more

  • First Things First (Ezra #3) Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jun 15, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,373 views

    Continuing Study on the Book of Ezra. First Things First. Build the altar (worship) Praise God Don’t be distracted by whiners.

    Title: First Things First (Ezra #3) Text: Ezra 3:1-6; 10-13 Introduction 1. First things first… This is a common saying… To remind us to make sure we get things in the proper order… We enjoyed a wonderful vacation in Weston, FL… But, we knew that we couldn’t just jump in the van and ...read more

  • It's Time To Build - Part 4

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,204 views

    More principles for building God’s house.

    "IT’S TIME TO BUILD.....PT 5" INTRODUCTION LET ME TELL YOU -- THE LAST 2 SUNDAYS BEGINNING ON THE PM SERVICE JUNE 25; HAVE BEEN SOME REALLY AWESOME CHURCH SERVICES (PEOPLE TESTIFYING TO GOD’S GREATNESS, SHARING THEIR SORROWS, OPENING AND BEING REAL), GOD’S SPIRIT HAS BEEN PRESENT AND MOVING ...read more

  • It's Time To Build - Part 3

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,918 views

    This message talks about 2 more principles for building God’s house.

    "IT’S TIME TO BUILD.....PT 3" (hey just a warning - I am not a great typist and I typed in all caps and spell check will not catch them.. sorry it was 8 years ago...) INTRODUCTION FOR 75 YEARS THEY HAD LIVED IN CAPTIVITY; 1ST UNDER BABYLON THEN UNDER PERSIA. MOST WERE BORN THERE; ...read more

  • Rebuilding Your Altar Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 1, 2004
    based on 46 ratings
     | 16,664 views

    What happens when your personal altar is in ruins how do you stop it from happening or how do you fix it onces it’s happened.

    They couldn’t believe their eyes. The altar had been torn down! The altar, the very core of their spiritual life and spiritual heritage and now it was just rubble. They had never actually seen the Temple and the Altar it housed themselves, but they had heard the stories and their parents and ...read more

  • Overcoming Disappointment

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
     | 90,261 views

    It is better to rejoice over what you have than to weep over what you used to have.

    Overcoming Disappointment Ezra 3 The year is 537 B.C. The place is Jerusalem. The Jews have just returned from a long captivity in Babylon. Some have been gone from their homeland for 70 years. Others have been gone for 50 years. They were sent into captivity as part of God’s judgment on ...read more

  • Building Up What Was Broken Down

    Contributed by Chris Medina on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 119 ratings
     | 64,129 views

    The exiles who returned to Judah from captivity bgan the rebuilding process for the Temple. However it was their own hearts that needed restoring and it was God Himself who became the builder.

    Ezra: Building Up What Was Broken Down” Ezra 3:1-13 Read Ezra 3:1-13 Last Monday morning, a young man named Sgt. Sean Peterson was in our home. Sgt. Peterson is a recruiter for the Army here in Merced and was telling Laurie and I about the arrangements for Kevina going up to Stockton to take ...read more

  • Restoring Proper Worship Series

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 6,358 views

    Christendom is struggling with what is true worship, and just how we are to worship the Living God. Ezra gives some great insight into this subject.

    Restoring Proper Worship Ezra 3 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On March 2, 2003 Introduction: I. “After attending church one Sunday morning, a little boy knelt at his bedside that night and prayed, “Dear God, we had a good time at church today – but I wish you had been ...read more

  • Are You Plugged In To Support God's Work? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 1, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 9,462 views

    After almost a century of exile, the Jews returned to find Jerusalem in ruins. They were spiritually unplugged. Ezra is a great story of how they plugged in to what God had for them. Giving an offering was an important step in getting plugged in.

    Are You Plugged in to Support God’s Work? Ezra 3:5-7 by Dr. David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION Before I get started, I just remembered we are taking some friends out to lunch, and I’m out of cash. Can anyone help me? ... Will you loan me some money for lunch? “How much do you need?” How much do ...read more

  • Turkey And Blessings

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,653 views

    This sermon takes a look at how often we are simply ungrateful for all that God has done for us and reminds us to always give thanks.

    Dr. H.A. Ironside was a wonderful preacher who was known at times for being rather blunt. One day in a crowded restaurant, just as he was about to begin his meal, a man approached and asked if he could join him. Ironside invited his to have a seat. Then, as was his custom, Dr. Ironside bowed his ...read more

  • Start With Worship - Ezra Chapter 3

    Contributed by Hannah Pinkstone on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 10,193 views

    the Jews returned to their homeland in three waves and began to rebuild their city. but why rebuild the altar before the temple, or the city walls? because there focus was on putting God first!

    I’m going to spend a bit of time talking about some of Ezra chapter 3. About 70 years before the events in this chapter, Judah was invaded by the Babylonian Empire and the people exiled. God had let this happen because they had turned their backs on him. Since then the Babylonian Empire had ...read more

  • United We Serve

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,678 views

    In order for the work of God there much be unity in the church as demonstrated when Ezra and people of Israel rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem.

    United We Serve Ezra 3:1-13 Reading: Ephesians 4:1-7 Intro: Ezra 1:1-4 The People of God had spent many years in captivity because of their sin. God had promised to bring them back to the promised land. King Cyrus, under the direction of the Lord offered send people back to ...read more

  • Have You Set Your Altar?

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Aug 27, 2002
    based on 104 ratings
     | 12,125 views

    Our relationship with God should be the most important relationship that we have. When we place that relationship as Priority One, there are effects that should be seen in our lives. This message demonstrates what those effects are.

    We know that certain ones who were living in Babylon after Cyrus came to reign were touched by God to leave Babylon and go back to Jerusalem and rebuild the city that had been torn down seventy years before by Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon. God had prophesied of this over two hundred years ...read more