7 Questions

7 Questions

7 Questions Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

How Have We Robbed You?

Malachi 3:8-12 Big Idea:  Robbing God is stunting growth The Israelite’s giving responsibility was multiple tithes. A tenth was God’s – Leviticus 27:30 The tenth was given to Levites – Numbers 18:21-24 A tenth for the festival tithe – Deuteronomy 14:22-23 A tenth every third year for those in need – Deuteronomy 14:28-29 The tithe was to show love for God and love to others. The tithe, like all of God’s laws, were met with His blessing. The Heavens open…
7 Questions Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

“How Have we Worried Him?”

Malachi 2:17-3:5 God is wearied by his creation challenging his justice. (2:17) Why do good things happen to bad people? (Jonah 4:1-4) Our confusion about good and bad The perspective of Job and Jonah (Job 42:3) God is wearied by constant refining. (3:1-4) Christian amnesia (Isaiah 51:13) Christian refining (Isaiah 48:10, Proverbs 27:17, 2 Timothy 3:16-17) God is wearied by being in conflict with his creation. (3:5) The sin of seeking other guidance (1 Samuel 28:6-7) The sin of seeking…
7 Questions Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Why do you not accept our worship?

Sermon Scripture:  Malachi 2:10-16 Our life is an offering to God. (Malachi 2:10) Presented to Him – Romans 12:1 Presented to others – 2 Corinthians 3:2 Presented to each other – John 13:35 Marriage is an offering to God. (Malachi 2:11) God gave woman to man – Genesis 2 Evenly yoked – 2 Corinthians 6:14 Man is to love her – Ephesians 5:25 Woman is to submit and respect him – Ephesians 5:22,33b Man leaves mother/father and unites with wife…
7 Questions Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

How have we Despised Your Name?

Sermon Scripture:  Malachi 1:6-2:9 The first offering in the Bible was rejected. (Genesis 4:1-5) Cain’s was rejected Abel’s was accepted What was the difference? The third offering was a pleasing aroma. (Genesis 8:20-21) Noah and his sons The fourth offering was to the wrong god. (Genesis 11:4) The tower of Babel was honoring man The offering God desires is… Given with honor (Malachi 1:6a) Given in fear (Malachi 1:6b) Given from the best (Malachi 1:7-14) Led by example (Malachi 2:1-9)…
7 Questions Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

How Have you Loved Us?

Malachi 1:1-5 Questions I have Questions we all may have The book of Malachi is the only time we hear of Malachi Malachi may have followed Nehemiah in Jerusalem Written about post-exilic time for Israelites God loved Israel by choosing them to be his people. The calling of Abraham – Genesis 12 What does it mean that he “hated” Esau? Judah the son of promise – Revelation 5:5 God loved Israel by protecting them from enemy nations. Ishmael – Genesis…