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Bible talks at Sojourn Bible Church Brisbane.

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Our regular pattern is to look at sequential sections of a Bible book.

We're convinced God speaks the Bible, so we aim to echo what he says in the text in the sermon or Bible study.

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Bible talks at Sojourn Bible Church Brisbane.

Catch up on a talk you missed.
Revisit if you'd like to dig deeper.

Our regular pattern is to look at sequential sections of a Bible book.

We're convinced God speaks the Bible, so we aim to echo what he says in the text in the sermon or Bible study.

    Daniel 5:1-31

    Daniel 5:1-31

    Daniel 5:1-31
    Reading: Daniel 5:1-9

    Introduction
    Belshazzar’s story:
    Background


    who: Nebuchadnezzar’s (grand)son
    told: after his grandfather’s story (1:1-2, 4:34-35)

    Belshazzar mocks God (5:1-4)

    A hand writes on the wall (5:5-6)


    human wisdom can’t explain it (5:7-9)
    the queen knows who has the answer (5:10-12)

    God’s judgment is revealed (5:13-17)


    Belshazzar knew (5:18-21)
    he refused to learn (5:22-23)
    and God will judge (5:24-29)
    God’s judgment falls (5:30-31)

    Conclusion

    • 33 min
    Daniel 4:1-37

    Daniel 4:1-37

    Daniel 4:1-37
    Reading: Daniel 4:1-18

    Introduction
    Nebuchadnezzar in chapters 1-3
    Nebuchadnezzar tells his story (4:1)

    God showed him: God rules now and always (4:2-3)
    he had a dream (4:4-18)
    - scene 1, a huge tree (4:9-12)
    - scene 2, a message from heaven (4:13-18)
    he heard what it meant (4:19-27)
    it happened the way God said (4:28-37)

    Conclusion
     

    • 34 min
    Psalm 4

    Psalm 4

    Guest preacher: Josh Dickenson

    Psalm 4
    The Pain (4:1)
    The Prayer (4:2-7)
    - Set apart for The Lord - Trust The Lord - Praise The Lord

    The Peace (4:8)

    • 22 min
    Daniel 3:1-30

    Daniel 3:1-30

    Daniel 3:1-30
    Reading: Daniel 3:1-12

    Introduction
    God rules now and always (Daniel 1-2)
    An image to say Nebuchadnezzar rules now and always (3:1 cf. 2:37-38)

    everyone agrees (3:2-7)
    everyone except three (3:8-12)

    Three say we trust God who is able to save (3:13-23)
    God saves them (3:24-27)

    Nebuchadnezzar glimpses reality (3:28-30)

    Conclusion

    • 26 min
    Saved and empowered for mission -- Luke 24:44-49

    Saved and empowered for mission -- Luke 24:44-49

    Visiting preacher: Wes Redgen who lectures at QTC

    Outline
    Saved and empowered for mission
    Readings: Luke 24:44-49 and Acts 2:14-41

     

    Introduction
    Luke 24 - the flow of the story
    Unless God opens eyes we will never see


    That is why they had to wait for the power of the Spirit
    The power of the Spirit is to open eyes/minds to understand the witness

     

    Luke 24 → Acts … the flow of the story
    After Acts 2


    Peter now understands what Jesus has done
    They are all now bold to speak
    People hear their witness … they understand and repent

      

    Conclusion
    We have been:


    Commanded to mission
    Empowered for mission

    • 32 min
    Daniel 2:1-49

    Daniel 2:1-49

    Daniel 2:1-49
    Reading: Daniel 2:17-30

    Introduction
    The truth about the gods

    the gods don’t speak (2:1-16)


    The truth about God in heaven

    God reveals what we couldn’t know without him (2:17-35,46-49)
    God rules now and always (2:36-45)


    Conclusion

    • 30 min

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