18 Feb 2018

1. INTRODUCTION a) To John’s Gospel – mission (Jn 20:31); method (Jn 20:30; Jn 21:25) b) To John’s prologue – “If Jesus be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him” (C.T. Studd) 2. THE WORD a) Deity (v1-4) – His…

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18 Feb 2018

1) THE BEHAVIOUR WE ARE TO EXHIBIT (v10-11) Follow Paul’s teaching, conduct, aim, faith, patience, love, steadfastness, persecution, experience. 2) THE BATTLE WE ARE TO EXPECT (v12-13) Persecution 3) THE BOOK WE ARE TO EXPLORE (v14-17) Sacred, God-breathed, soul saving, life changing

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11 Feb 2018

1) FIERCE! (v1-3) Insatiable in their passion for sin A Self-Indulgent Nature 2) FOUL! (v4) Treacherous, lovers of pleasure 3) FAKE! (v5-9) Form but no power Corrupt counterfeits like Jannes & Jambres

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04 Feb 2018

1) A PLAGUE! (v14, 16-18) The infection of false teaching: quarrelling, ruining, babbling, infecting, swerving, upsetting 2) A PLEDGE! (v19) God’s firm foundation: invisible & visible 3) A PLEA! (v15, 20-26) Be diligent (v15) Be clean (v20-22), Be quiet (v23) Be humble (v24-26)

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28 Jan 2018

1) RESOLVE! (v1-3) a) Be strong in grace b) Pass on the torch 2) RESPOND! (v3-7) a) As a soldier (v3-4) b) As an athlete (v5) c) As a farmer (v6) 3) REMEMBER! (v8-13) a) The Person of Christ b) The word of the Lord c) Our eternal salvation…

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21 Jan 2018

1) A CALL! (v6-14) a) Fan the flame (v6-7) b) Don’t be ashamed (v8) c) Share in the suffering (v8-10) d) Be persuaded (v12) e) Follow the pattern (v13) f) Guard the Gospel (v14) 2) A COLLAPSE! (v15) Of followers and leaders (“All who are in Asia turned away…

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14 Jan 2018

1) SOVEREIGNTY! Our God is on the throne and He will remember His own 2) SYMPATHY! He caringly works all things together for the good of His people 3) SECURITY! There is purpose in our pain  

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14 Jan 2018

1) THE PRISONER! (v1) His name, his authority, his calling, his message 2) THE PREACHER! (v2) Paul’s beloved son in the faith, pastor and preacher at Ephesus 3) THE PRAYER! (v3-5) Thankful, genuine, persistent, affectionate, confident

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07 Jan 2018

1) REMEMBER! The great cloud of witnesses 2) RESOLVE! To lay aside To run with endurance To fix your gaze 3) REJOICE! After the pain comes the prize The joy of heaven awaits

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24 Dec 2017

  1) The Wonderful Counsellor brings CLARITY 2) The Mighty God brings CREATIVITY 3) The Everlasting Father brings COMMUNITY 4) The Prince of Peace brings CONNECTIVITY  

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