10 October 2009

YAG 10th Retreat: Pre-Retreat Special

YAG 10th Retreat: Pre-Retreat Special
Text: 1 Chronicles 29

Rev. Dr Charles Tan
10th Retreat: A Living Sacrifice

Message Notes

Saturday, 10 October 2009
Theme: “A Living Sacrifice”

1. Concept: “A Living Sacrifice”

2. Challenging Example of David           (1 Chronicles 29)

a) Provision of the Building of God’s House           1 Chronicles 29:1-5

i) Gold

ii) Silver

iii) Bronze

iv) Iron

v) Wood

vi) Onyx stones

vii) Precious stones

viii) Marble

b) Preparation

Now for the house of my God I have prepared with all my might…

1 Chronicles 29:2a

c) Affection

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have given to the
house of my God over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house, my own
special treasure of gold and silver

1 Chronicles 29:3

d) Consecration

Who then is willing to consecrate himself this day to the LORD?

1 Chronicles 29:5c

3. Congregational response

a) With joy           1 Chronicles 29:9a

b) With willingness           1 Chronicles 29:9b

c) With a loyal heart           1 Chronicles 29:9c

d) With practical gifts           1 Chronicles 29:9d

4. Deep Motivation

a) Because of recognition of the greatness of God           1 Chronicles 29:10-13

i) Lordship

ii) Eternal Fatherhood

iii) Power

iv) Glory

v) Victory

vi) Majesty

vii) Exalted King

viii) Sovereignty

b) Because of recognition that we are mere creatures           1 Chronicles 29:14-15

i) Aliens

ii) Pilgrims

iii) A shadow

iv) Without hope