24 Mar 2019

1) SOMEONE DELIGHTFUL – THE BELOVED GAIUS! (v1-8) Lovable, spiritual, truthful, joyful, faithful, hospitable, generous 2) SOMEONE DETESTABLE – THE ARROGANT DIOTREPHES! (v9-11) Proud, dismissive, wicked, unwelcoming, divisive, evil, godless 3) SOMEONE DEPENDABLE – THE RADIANT DEMETRIUS! (v12) A good man and a good witness

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17 Mar 2019

  What is the purpose of the church? What does it…do? Glorify, Edify, Multiply… How? “A community of Christians who live as an on-the-ground expression of the supremacy of Jesus, by advancing the gospel in distance, and advancing the gospel in depth” (Jonathan Parnell) How? By ministry Ministry: 4…

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10 Mar 2019

1. THE COMMANDS Matt 22:37 – “You shall love the Lord your God…” John 13:34 – “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another…” 2. THE MODEL a) Jesus loved His Father b) Jesus loved His disciples c) Jesus loved the world, even His own…

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03 Mar 2019

1) SOMETHING PAINFUL! (v10-11) Division and quarrelling 2) SOMETHING PITIFUL! (v12) Following men 3) SOMETHING PIVOTAL! (v13-19) a) The Oneness of Christ b) The Cross of Christ c) The Lordship of Christ d) The Gospel of Christ

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24 Feb 2019

Awaiting A/V Team to upload… 1. The COMMUNITY of prayer (v23-24) a) Release: Peter and John return to “their own” (v23) b) Report: They tell, others hear (v24) c) Response: “..they lifted their voices together to God” (v24) 2. The CONTENT of prayer (v24-30) a) Sovereignty (v24) Who do…

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17 Feb 2019

Background Jesus and the rescue mission The birth of the Church Acts 17 Paul and Silas in Thessalonica Persecution and growth A letter of encouragement, 1 Thessalonians. A SPIRIT EMPOWERED: 1. LIFE (v4-5) 2. PERSEVERANCE (v6) 3. WITNESS (v7-8) 4. TRANSFORMATION (v9) 5 HOPE (v10)

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10 Feb 2019

Justification brings: 1) PEACE WITH GOD Justified by faith alone Jesus the redeemer and mediator 2) ACCESS TO GRACE Through the Lord Jesus Christ A new permanent standing 3) HOPE OF GLORY Our certain hope A life of exaltation now

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03 Feb 2019

1) THE NEED FOR RECONCILIATION Living under the promise of evil 2) THE MEANS OF RECONCILIATION New creation through Christ 3) THE RESULT OF RECONCILIATION Disciple-making disciples

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27 Jan 2019

1. IMAGES, PICTURES, METAPHORS USED TO DESCRIBE THE CHURCH! A Bride Eph 5:32 A Building 1 Cor 3:9 A New Temple 1 Peter 2:5 A Pillar upholding truth 1 Tim 3:15 A Family Rom 12: 1-2 A Body Rom 12: 3-8 2. PAUL APPEALS: To the church as family…

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20 Jan 2019

1) ITS MASTER! (Matt 16:18) “… on this rock I will build My church..” 2) ITS MEMBERS! (Acts 2:36-41) They were Confronted, Convicted, Converted, Committed 3) ITS MANDATE! (Matt 28:18-20, Acts 1:8) The whole gospel for the whole world

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