Work

01 Nov - Morning Service - 09:30am - Dave Gobbett - Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17
When Nov 01, 2015
from 09:30am to 10:35am
Where Highfields Cathays
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Contact Phone 029 2065 0740
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Preacher:

     Preacher for this Service
     Dave Gobbett

Sermon Title: 
     Work
     Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 Listen

Series Theme: 
     In the Beginning
     Studies in Genesis 1-3 

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Books Recommended:

Gospel at Work Working Without Wilting Every Good Endeavour

Powerpoint Transcript:

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work WORK WORK WORK WORK?

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work

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The IDOL danger Beware idolatry of work Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work All of my will has always been to conquer some horrible feeling of inadequacy. . . I push past one spell of it and discover myself as a special human being, and then I get to another stage and think I'm mediocre and uninteresting. . . . Again and again. My drive in life is from this horrible fear of being mediocre. And that's always pushing me, pushing me. Because even though I've become Somebody, I still have to prove I'm Somebody. My struggle has never ended and it probably never will. [ Madonna ]

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The IDOL danger Beware idolatry of work Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work The IDLE danger Beware idleness in work

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! [ Proverbs 6:6 ]

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!” As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed. A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth. [ Proverbs 6:6, 26:13-15 ]

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The IDOL danger Beware idolatry of work Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work The IDLE danger Beware idleness in work

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work 1. God is for work! Nothing you do 9-5 is irrelevant to God

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work Sacred Secular

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Sacred Missionary Minister Evangelist Youth worker Theologian Bible-college student Elder ‘Full-time Christian worker’ Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work Secular Unemployed Stay-at-home parent Public sector Healthcare Education Politics Private sector Sports Art

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Sacred Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work Secular

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It is pure invention that Popes, bishops, priests, and monks are called the “spiritual estate” while princes, lords, artisans, and farmers are called the “temporal estate.” It is a piece of deceit & hypocrisy … all Christians are truly of the spiritual estate, and there is no difference among them except that of office. [ Martin Luther ] Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work

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In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which Christ, who is sovereign, does not declare, ‘That is mine!’ [ Abraham Kuyper ] Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work Secular Unemployed Stay-at-home parent Public sector Healthcare Education Politics Private sector Sports Art Sacred Missionary Minister Evangelist Youth worker Theologian Bible-college student Elder ‘Full-time Christian worker’ Pastor Teacher Missionary Public sector Sportsperson Evangelist Theologian Business I.T. Youth worker Sales Doctor Unemployed Politician Stay-at-home parent Property Lawyer Accountant Bible-college student Parachurch worker Artist Retired All Sacred

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work 1. God is for work! Nothing you do 9-5 is irrelevant to God

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work 2. Work is for God! Everything you do 9-5 should serve God Support your family Support gospel work Share the gospel Model the gospel Serve others Order from chaos Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men. [ Colossians 3:23]

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Genesis 1:26-31, 2:15-17 In the beginning … work 2. Work is for God! Everything you do 9-5 should serve God “How, with my existing abilities and opportunities, can I be of greatest service to other people, knowing what I do of God’s will and of human need?” [ Tim Keller ]

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In the Beginning - Studies in Genesis 1-3

Coffee Pot

Refreshments available between the morning services in the Pierce Hall and after the evening service in the Coffee LoungeLibrary and Bookstall also available.

Children: Morning

Creche: Downstairs under the Chapel 

Rec - yr6: Kids Church in the Pierce Hall, 3-5 yr olds welcome at start 

yr7 - yr8: Upstairs in the Coffee Lounge

yr9 - yr10: Downstairs in the Geraint Fielder Room

What To Expect

A time of singing and praying, during which we will take up our offering. Please do not feel obliged to contribute. 

A few notices about what is going on in the Church. 

A practical talk from the Bible. 

Stick around, have a chat and enjoy a drink between the services in the morning (downstairs in the Pierce Hall) and after the service in the evening (upstairs in the Coffee Lounge).