Sunday, August 24, 2003

This morning's sermon retold the Old Testament story of Haggai and the rebuilding of the temple by the inhabitants of Jerusalem in 520 BC. Their experience is a great reminder of so many aspects of our work in God's service:

  • The people had returned from exile in Bablyon with a mission, funded and encouraged by the king of the largest empire in the Near East, to rebuild the temple. Nevertheless, 17 years later, the work remained unfinished.

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