Outline of Ezra 10

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Ezra 10:1-5 Repentance in Trembling
- Compunction Contrition (Ezra 10:1)
- Confession (Ezra 10:2)
- Covenant (Ezra 10:3)
- Courage (Ezra 10:4)
- Commitment (Ezra 10:5)

Ezra 10:6-17 Recovery of Testimony
- Summon (Ezra 10:6-8)
   Piety in Contrition
   Proclamation to Congregate
   Period to Come
   Punishment of Confiscation

- Session (Ezra 10:9-11)
   Congregation Contrition (Ezra 10:9)
   Condemnation (Ezra 10:10)
   Command (Ezra 10:11a)
   Conduct (Ezra 10:11b)

- Settlement (Ezra 10:12-14)
   Agreement (Ezra 10:12)
   Arduousness (Ezra 10:13)
   Authorities (Ezra 10:14a)
   Appointment (Ezra 10:14b)
   Aversion (Ezra 10:14c)

- Sanctification (Ezra 10:15-17)
   Protest (Ezra 10:15)
   Probing (Ezra 10:16)
   Purification (Ezra 10:17)

Ezra 10:18-43 Records of Transgressors
- Atoned Priests  (Ezra 10:18-22)
- Associate Levites  (Ezra 10:23)
- Appointed Singers  (Ezra 10:24)
- Affected People  (Ezra 10:25-43)

Ezra 10:44 Repercussion of Transgression

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Ministers of God

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Col 1:7 Minister of Christ - Exhortation Preaching
Col 1:23 Minister of the Gospel - Evangelistic Preaching
Col 1:25 Minister of the Church - Expository Preaching

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Day of Atonement

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A "And the LORD spake unto Moses" (Lev 16:1)
B  Access into the Holy Place restricted, not at all times (Lev 16:2)
C   Sacrifice, Holy Garments (Lev 16:3,4)
D    People's Sin Offering and Burnt Offering (Lev 16:5)
E     Bullock, Lot, Scapegoat and Goat (Lev 16:6-10)
F      Atonement for the Priests (Lev 16:11)
G      Burning Coals : Sweet Incense (Lev 16:12,13)
H       Blood sprinkled Seven Times (Lev 16:14)
H        Slain goat sacrificed as sin offering (Lev 16:15)
I           Reason for Atonement (Lev 16:16)
X           No man except Aaron can make Atonement (Lev 16:17)
I           Realisation of Atonement (Lev 16:18,20)
H        Blood sprinkled Seven Times (Lev 16:19)
H       Scapegoat sent to the wilderness (Lev 16:21,22)
G      Burning Fat : Sweet Savour (Lev 16:24,25)
F      Atonement for the People (Lev 16:24)
E     Scapegoat, Bullock and Goat (Lev 16:26-28)
D    People's Repentance and Rest (Lev 16:29-31)
C   Linen Clothes, Holy Garments (Lev 16:32)
B  Atonement for Holy Sanctuary required, once a year (Lev 16:33)
A "As the LORD commanded Moses" (Lev 16:34)

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Effective Ministry Part 3

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"These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world."  John 16:33

This verse illustrates how a preacher should close a ministry.
Counsel - These things I have spoken unto you
Calm - that in Me ye might have peace
Caution - In the world ye shall have tribulation
Comfort - but be of good cheer
Confidence - I have overcome the world

Read Part 1, Part 2.

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Outline of Ezra 9

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Ezra 9:1-4 Contamination of the Seed
- Complaint of Evil (Ezra 9:1)
- Corruption of Espousal (Ezra 9:2)
- Consternation of Ezra (Ezra 9:3)
- Contrition of the Exercised (Ezra 9:4)

Ezra 9:5-9 Confession of Sin
- Posture of Repentance (Ezra 9:5)
- Penitence and Remorse (Ezra 9:6)
- Punishment of Recalcitrant (Ezra 9:7)
- Preservation of Remnant (Ezra 9:8)
- Provision of Reviving (Ezra 9:9)

Ezra 9:10-14 Commitment to Separate
- Disobedience (Ezra 9:10)
- Defilement (Ezra 9:11)
- Dissociation (Ezra 9:12)
- Deliverance (Ezra 9:13)
- Danger (Ezra 9:14)

Ezra 9:15 Consciousness of Standing
- Righteousness of God
- Remnant of Grace
- Recognition of Guilt
- Relapse in Grief

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