Sermon Notes 19 March 2023
Speaker: Mr Danny Chua
Intro: 2 years after the visions…
Israel’s Fake Religion…
During the Exile… (70 years)
Before the Exile… (Israel’s fathers)
After the Exile… (Zech’s generation)
Fake Religion defined: Diamond-Hard Hearts & Blocked Ears (v. 8-12)
True Religion: Changed Hearts that Love God & Neighbor
- What was the problem with God’s people and their fasting (v.4-6)?
- How does Zechariah describe the problem of fake religion (vv.8-12)? What is the connection between having “diamond-hard hearts” and refusing to listen to God?
- What is true religion to God? What does Jesus say about this in Mark 12:28-34?
- How can we fight the danger of fake religion in our congregation/AGs? How can we help each other not harden our hearts when we hear God’s voice (Heb 3:12-14)?