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RECESSION PROOFING YOUR FAITH - Celebrate God’s Love (Audio)

RECESSION PROOFING YOUR FAITH - Celebrate God’s Love (Audio)

Today, we begin a brand new series of messages. The series is called “Recession Proofing Your Faith.” All of the messages come from the last book of the Old Testament, Malachi. As we begin this new sermon series, I remind you of our challenge for 2009. We are challenging each other to grow as Jesus did: In Wisdom, In Stature, In Favor with God, and In Favor with Others. This series in Malachi will help us specifically to grow in favor with God. As we grow in faith, we will grow in favor with God. For example, when we think of faith, maybe the one person that ought to come to mind is Abraham. The Bible says that Abraham was the friend of God (James 2:23).Now, why Malachi? Well, the similarities of Malachi’s time and our time are striking. Malachi’s setting is a time of economic recession as well as moral recession. The historical setting for Malachi’s prophecy is the return of the exiles. Though not completely free, they were free to rebuild their lives, the Temple, and wor