9/20/13 – Uniting to Make the Vision a Reality

Uniting to Make the Vision a Reality

John Stange

Ezra 3:1-7

I. Gathering as one man (v. 1-2)

Matthew 6:33 – But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

II. Working through their fear (v. 3-5)

Genesis 9:2 – The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your hand they are delivered.

Proverbs 1:7 – The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.

III. Supporting a vision for the future (v. 6-7)