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Crawley Community Church

The Glory of God in Flight


Preacher:
Date: 05/10/2014
References: 2 Chronicles 6:1-2, Ezekiel 1, Ezekiel 11

In Somon’s day a house was built for God to dwell, where his glory would be known (2 Chronicles 6:1-2).

Ezekiel chapter 1 & chapter 11 – we see the vision that Ezekiel the priest was given having images around God Glory of wheels and wings.

Just a few verses..

1:6 “But each one had four faces and each one had four wings.” (Amp)

1:20 “Wherever the spirit went, the creatures went and the wheels rose along with them, for the spirit or life of the [four living creatures acting as one] living creature was in the wheels.” (Amp)

11:22 “Then the cherubim lifted up their wings with the wheels which were beside them, and the glory of the God of Israel [the Shekinah, cloud] was over them. (Amp)

(you can read through Ezekiel chapter 1 if you want)

Discovery Questions.

Q) Talk through the stories from Ioan on Sunday…Have you personal testimonies of times when you personally saw clearly the power and glory of God in your world?

Q) What did Ioan and his church do, before they saw and answer from God?

Understanding Questions.

Q) Why does the bible contain passages like Ezekiel describing spiritual things with wheels/wings?

Q) In your experience of seeing God’s at work how would you describe your experience to your neighbour?

Application Questions.

Q) What conflict/rejection of God’s kingdom do you see in Crawley?

Q) Remembering that last week we prayed “Holy Spirit, anoint us afresh that we might be your hands and feet, joyfully walking forward together on your expanding mission to the broken and lost of our community.” What is it that we can do practically to make a difference?