16 Jul 2017

1. THE EXHIBITION! (v1-2) The trumpet blowers 2. THE EXHORTATION! (v3) Don’t let your left hand know what your right hand is doing 3. THE EXAMINATION! (v4) “….so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”

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16 Jul 2017

1. THE WILLING! (v1-2) 2. THE VALIANT! (v6-8) 3. THE LABOURERS! (v12-16) 4. THE MUSICIANS! (v17) 5. THE GATEKEEPERS! (v19) 6. THE SERVANTS! (v21) 7. THE REPRESENTATIVE! (v24)

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09 Jul 2017

Introduction Context: The rest of the sermon – directed at disciples Contrasts: “..it was said …but I tell you….” Sayings vs 43,44 The teaching: Lev 19:18; Ex 23:4,5 – what was added, what was subtracted. The truth: Love with no boundaries, prayer for those who oppose. Sons vs 45 -47…

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09 Jul 2017

Take my poor heart and let it be, forever closed to all but thee. I have but one passion, it is HE and HE alone. Preach the Gospel, die and be forgotten THE COMPANY! (v1-28) Civil and religious leaders, servants and families THE COVENANT! (v29-39) To walk in God’s…

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02 Jul 2017

Show yourself approved unto God. (Matt.5:38-42) Deny Yourself: In the face of insult and injury v38-39 In the light of unfair and unjust treatment v40 In the case of enforced service v41 In the pain of being mistreated and manipulated v42   Be like the Head of the Church…

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02 Jul 2017

WHAT IS GOD LIKE? According to Nehemiah 9: He’s always existed (v5) He’s the creator (v6) He chooses to build relationships with us (v7) He always keeps his promises, because he is righteous (v8) He is compassionate (v9) He is powerful (v10-11) He guides (v12) He speaks (v13-14) He…

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25 Jun 2017

THE PEOPLE! (v1-3) They were United, Hungry & Attentive THE PURPOSE! (v4-8) The word was Read clearly, Explained simply, Applied faithfully THE POWER! (v9-18) It Enlightened, Convicted, Corrected & Gladdened The Feast of Tabernacles was celebrated   HERE’S HOW TO KNOW IF YOU NEED REVIVAL Your prayer life ceases…

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25 Jun 2017

1. The REALITY of Oaths – Biblical Precedent 2. The REASON for Oaths – Honesty and Accountability 3. There are RASH Oaths – Thoughtless and Costly 4. There are REDUNDANT Oaths – Blinding and Foolish 5. Yes or No in WORSHIP 6. Yes or No in WITNESS 7. Yes…

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18 Jun 2017

Current divorce rate in UK – 42% (reducing due to increase in cohabiting couples) 11% increase in divorce among the over 50s – “the silver splitters” – in last 10 years 9 most common reasons – Money, Affairs, Interfering Ex’s, Sex, Children from previous relationships, Intrusive parents, Differences in…

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18 Jun 2017

Apologies for the poor sound quality. GUARDING! (Leadership) (v1-3) The city is made secure Gatekeepers, Singers, Levites & Overseers Holy people for holy work GATHERING! (Membership) (v4-69) A register is found The city is populated with: Leaders (v6-7), Families (v8-38), Priests (v39-42) Levites (v43), Singers (v44), Gatekeepers (v45) Servants…

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