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

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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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