Day Ten — Saturday

Kneeler 17

Deuteronomy 26

16 This very day the Lord your God is commanding you to observe these statutes and ordinances; so observe them diligently with all your heart and with all your soul.

17 Today you have obtained the Lord's agreement: to be your God; and for you to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, his commandments, and his ordinances, and to obey him.

18 Today the Lord has obtained your agreement: to be his treasured people, as he promised you, and to keep his commandments;

Sermon Notes from ABM: "Getting Rid of the Blockages in the way of Dealing Directly with God"

  1. The Ten Commandments and the clearing of the temple are calls to clear the way to life.
  2. An Australian Church leader once said "We cannot program for renewal for this is the work of the Holy Spirit — but what we can do is to remove the blockages".
  3. The Ten Commandments and the passion of Jesus in clearing the tables are gifts in understanding that clearing blockages is a key role of God's people.
  4. What tempting blockages do we face in our country, our church, our Parish, ourselves?
  5. God's view of reality is not like ours. The Ten Commandments give us God's view. They are not unattainable.

St Philip's Anglican Church,
cnr Moorhouse and Macpherson Streets, O'Connor, ACT 2602.