Missional Realignment

Missional Realignment – Part 5 (Conclusion)

“MISSIONAL REALIGNMENT” (Pt. 5 – Conclusion) INTRO: Do you need a life reset to clear some clutter and realign your life around God’s purposes? The 1st group of exiles go to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple and restore worship (Ezra chapters 1-6). The 2nd group about 60 years later (Ezra chapters 7-10). In what condition…

Missional Realignment – Part 4

“MISSIONAL REALIGNMENT – Pt. 4” INTRO: Sometimes we need a life reset to clear some of life’s clutter and realign our life around our God-given mission. This is what God’s people did in the book of Ezra. Chapter 1 – the first group of Jews leave Babylonian captivity and go to Jerusalem to rebuild the…

Missional Realignment – Part 3 [Ezra 3:8 – 5:2]

“MISSIONAL REALIGNMENT – Pt. 3” [Ezra 3:8 – 5:2] INTRO: Do you need a life reset to clear some of life’s clutter and realign your life around God’s purposes? The Coronavirus has cleared some clutter! Will we realign? I. RESTORATION OF THE TEMPLE BEGINS (Ezra 3:8-13). They lay the temple’s foundation (Ezra 3:8-10a). A diverse…

Missional Realignment – Part 2 [Ezra 2-3]

“MISSIONAL REALIGNMENT – Pt. 2” (Ezra 2-3) REVIEW/INTRO: Do you need a life reset to clear the clutter and realign your life around your God-given mission? This is what God’s people needed and experienced in Ezra. I. A LIST OF THE RETURNING CAPTIVES (2:1-70). Listed by community (v. 3-35) or family identity (vv. 36-58). 6…

Missional Realignment – Part 1 [Ezra Chapters 1-2]

MISSIONAL REALIGNMENT – Pt. 1 [Ezra chapters 1-2] INTRO: Sometimes we need a life reset to realign our life around our personal God-given mission. Technology resets are occasionally needed to clear some of the clutter that hinders performance. Do you need some clutter cleared? BACKGROUND TO THE BOOK OF EZRA Author – Ezra a priest…