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  • 1 Minor Prophets, Major Message Pastor Brett Peterson Our Winter Series at Living Water
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  • We are about to embark on a wonderful journey! We will glimpse back in time and even flash forward to future events.We are about to embark on a wonderful journey! We will glimpse back in time and even flash forward to future events. The minor prophets have a message for us today, relevant to the current state of the Church and world events.The minor prophets have a message for us today, relevant to the current state of the Church and world events. In fact, we are told that:In fact, we are told that: 2
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  • Eph 2:19 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,Eph 2:19 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, 3
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  • The Churchs foundation is built on the Apostles and the Prophets. We all know what the Apostles have given us in way of a foundation; now lets explore what the Prophets reveal to us in these uncertain times. What has God told you to do?The Churchs foundation is built on the Apostles and the Prophets. We all know what the Apostles have given us in way of a foundation; now lets explore what the Prophets reveal to us in these uncertain times. What has God told you to do? The message of the twelve is compelling, provocative, and absolutely essential for the Church today Gods householdThe message of the twelve is compelling, provocative, and absolutely essential for the Church today Gods household 4
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  • 1Ti 3:15 but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.1Ti 3:15 but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth. 5
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  • So why, 12 Angry Men? Eze 5:13 'Thus My anger will be spent and I will satisfy My wrath on them, and I will be appeased; then they will know that I, the LORD, have spoken in My zeal when I have spent My wrath upon them.Eze 5:13 'Thus My anger will be spent and I will satisfy My wrath on them, and I will be appeased; then they will know that I, the LORD, have spoken in My zeal when I have spent My wrath upon them. God Spoke His anger through the Prophets!God Spoke His anger through the Prophets! It is a righteous anger!It is a righteous anger! It is a message that so burns within them that they must speak forth Gods Word.It is a message that so burns within them that they must speak forth Gods Word. 6
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  • The prophets of old were mens men. They were zealous for the Word of God and declared His word with passion. It was a righteous anger.The prophets of old were mens men. They were zealous for the Word of God and declared His word with passion. It was a righteous anger. It is this zeal that we need today!It is this zeal that we need today! 7
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  • Jesus was not a wimp! Joh 2:13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15 And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables;Joh 2:13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15 And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables; 8
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  • Joh 2:16 and to those who were selling the doves He said, "Take these things away; stop making My Father's house a place of business."Joh 2:16 and to those who were selling the doves He said, "Take these things away; stop making My Father's house a place of business." Joh 2:17 His disciples remembered that it was written, "ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME."Joh 2:17 His disciples remembered that it was written, "ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME." 9
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  • When was the last time you were CONSUMED with Zeal for Gods House?When was the last time you were CONSUMED with Zeal for Gods House? Where have all the heroes gone?Where have all the heroes gone? Where is the POWER in your life?Where is the POWER in your life? 10
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  • Act 1:8 but you will receive POWERwhen the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and YOU SHALL be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."Act 1:8 but you will receive POWERwhen the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and YOU SHALL be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." 11
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  • Whens the last time you felt that zeal for the things of God?Whens the last time you felt that zeal for the things of God? When is the last time you spoke out for Truth and Righteousness?When is the last time you spoke out for Truth and Righteousness? Are you driven by the Power of God or the fear of men?Are you driven by the Power of God or the fear of men? 12
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  • Php 1:13 so that my imprisonment in the cause of Christ has become well known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to everyone else,Php 1:13 so that my imprisonment in the cause of Christ has become well known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to everyone else, Php 1:14 and that most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more COURAGE to speak the word of God WITHOUT FEAR.Php 1:14 and that most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more COURAGE to speak the word of God WITHOUT FEAR. 13
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  • What kind of Church is Living Water? We are tired of compromised Christians attempting to look like the world. We have broken out of the box of stereotypical Christianity and are getting back to the fundamentals in the Word of God. We are not of this world. Children of God, ambassadors of a heavenly kingdom, victorious warriors in God's army. We are the future of the Church. We are part of the remnant. We are getting ready...What kind of Church is Living Water? We are tired of compromised Christians attempting to look like the world. We have broken out of the box of stereotypical Christianity and are getting back to the fundamentals in the Word of God. We are not of this world. Children of God, ambassadors of a heavenly kingdom, victorious warriors in God's army. We are the future of the Church. We are part of the remnant. We are getting ready... 14
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  • Tit 2:11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,Tit 2:11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, Tit 2:12 instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,Tit 2:12 instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age, Tit 2:13 looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,Tit 2:13 looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 15
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  • We will find that God judges nations In our great country, democracy is king and we the people rule. We do not have to submit to a dictator nor do we have to idly stand by allow our politicians to continue to degrade the moral integrity of this nation. It is the duty and obligation of each Christian to stand up for TRUTH and oppose those who oppose the ethical and moral compass of God's Word.In our great country, democracy is king and we the people rule. We do not have to submit to a dictator nor do we have to idly stand by allow our politicians to continue to degrade the moral integrity of this nation. It is the duty and obligation of each Christian to stand up for TRUTH and oppose those who oppose the ethical and moral compass of God's Word. 16
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  • Tit 2:14 who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, ZEALOUS for good deeds.Tit 2:14 who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, ZEALOUS for good deeds. Tit 2:15 These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.Tit 2:15 These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you. 17
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  • Qualities we should have POWERPOWER ZEALZEAL STRENGTHSTRENGTH AUTHORITYAUTHORITY COURAGECOURAGE BOLDNESSBOLDNESS 18 Its time to make God famous!
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  • 1Pe 3:12 "FOR THE EYES OF THE LORD ARE TOWARD THE RIGHTEOUS, AND HIS EARS ATTEND TO THEIR PRAYER, BUT THE FACE OF THE LORD IS AGAINST THOSE WHO DO EVIL."1Pe 3:12 "FOR THE EYES OF THE LORD AR

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