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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11 Feb 2018

1) A PERSONAL MESSAGE (v21) “Tell Zerubbabel…” 2) A POWERFUL MESSAGE (v22) “I will….” 3) A PERMANENT MESSAGE (v23) “I have chosen you” The Kingdom you’re invited to be a citizen of is the Kingdom of a: Personal, Powerful, Permanent God So live with Kingdom PRIORITIES So live from Kingdom…

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04 Feb 2018

1. A QUESTION FOR GOD’S PRIESTS (v10-13) Which is contagious – holiness or unholiness? Answer: UNHOLINESS 2. AN APPLICATION TO GOD’S PEOPLE (v14) The heart of the matter is the matter of the heart 3. THE MESSAGE OF GOD’S PROVIDENCE (v15-18) God disciplines to restore, not punish Obedience is better…

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28 Jan 2018

1. Don’t Look To the Past (v1-3) Negative Nostalgia Don’t despise the day of small things Unfavourable comparisons between the present and the past undermine all incentives to persevere. 2. Hear God’s Promise in the Present (v4-5) Be strong! I am with you! This is My work – so…

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21 Jan 2018

1. THE CHALLENGE Consider Your Ways Prioritise With God 2. THE RESPONSE Corporate Obedience Corporate Reverence Corporate Action

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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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07 Jan 2018

How to run the race – Keep your focus on Jesus 1. Asa acted decisively with idolatry – (2 Chronicles 14: 2-5; 15:1-15) 2. Asa prayed dependently and expectantly – (2 Chronicles 14:11) 3. Asa foolishly failed to rely on the Lord – (2 Chronicles 16:7-8) God willingly offers and strongly…

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31 Dec 2017
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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10 Dec 2017

  1) HIS FAILURE! (Num 20:7-12) Disobedience, unbelief, betrayal, anger, pride, public sin, the spoiling of the type & judgement! How sad! How solemn! 2) HIS FUNERAL! (Deut 34:1-8) Kissed & buried by the Lord. The N.T. epitaph: “….he endured as seeing Him who is invisible.” (Heb 11:27) 3) HIS…

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