13 Oct 2019

1. The Word of God Produces – New Life Through Faith (v13) Genesis 1 & John 1 – the Word of God brings… The Thessalonians: a) Received, believed, went on believing b) Trusted the words they heard were from God – true & authoritative, even though delivered by human heralds…

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21 Jul 2019

1. WHAT IS THE KINGDOM OF GOD? Simplest definition: ‘God with us’ Starting at the beginning: ‘God’s people, in God’s place, under God’s blessing.’ Heaven (God’s space) & Earth (our space) 2 Kingdoms: God’s Kingdom & Human kingdom Jesus comes to: Make us God’s people (1 Peter 2:9) Transfer…

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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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11 Nov 2018

1. RENDER A VERDICT (v31) “Now is the judgement of this world” John 9:39 – “for judgement I came into this world” John 5:22-24 – “he does not come into judgement, but passes from death to life” Col 2:13-14 What verdict will be rendered on you? 2. REMOVE SATAN’S…

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29 Jul 2018

INTRODUCTION Gateway to Psalms 146-150 – the final Psalms of praise (the ‘Hallelujah Psalms’) Last recorded Psalm of David Acrostic Psalm – each verse begins with a letter of the Hebrew alphabet Considered by Jewish writers to be one of the greatest Psalms in the collection Called simply “David’s…

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25 Feb 2018

  1. “I am a not” a) a VOICE, not the WORD v23 & Isaiah 40:3-5 b) A MESSENGER, not the MESSIAH v23, 1:6-8, 3:28-29 2. “He is the Son of God” v34 “and I have seen and born witness that this is the Son of God” a) Holy Spirit ANOINTED…

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26 Nov 2017

1. IDENTITY (11a) But as for you, O man of God 2. PRIORITY (11b – 14a) a) Flee these things (see 6:3-5, 6:9-10) b) Pursue: Righteousness Christ-like actions Godliness Christ-like character Faith Christ-like trust in God Love Christ-like affections Steadfastness Christ-like endurance with situations Gentleness Christ-like patience with people…

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13 Aug 2017

1. I can sing because of ETERNAL CERTAINTY(v1-8) Based on: Who God is (character) What God does (actions) Why? God’s motive – His Name and His Glory (v3) 2. I can sing despite TEMPORARY MISERY (v9-13) Individual suffering (9-10) Social suffering (11-13) 1 Peter 5:11, Romans 8:18 – difficult,…

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10 Aug 2014

A ministry:   1. FITTED TO HIS CHARACTER Content to be behind-the-scenes We need people like him – to play the role God gives us (1 Cor 12:18)   2. FETCHING PEOPLE TO CHRIST Simon Peter (John 1:40-42) Boy at the feeding of the 5,000 (John 6:8-9) Greek searchers…

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