26 Aug 2018

1. SCRIPTURE  a) 2 Pet 1:3 Knowledge of Him Our purpose: Phil 3:10; His presence: Luke 24:27  b) 2 Pet 1:4 ..precious and very great promises…. (Acts 2:21; 1Jn 1:9; Rom 8:29-32; Ps 23:4; 1 Thess 4:16-18) Read it, believe it, pray it, obey it – this is assurance…

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04 Dec 2016

1. GREETINGS! (v21) “Greet every saint…..” 2. GROWTH! (v22) Members of Caesar’s household greet you 3. GRACE! (v23) “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit”  

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27 Nov 2016

1. PRINCIPLES! Joyfulness (v10) Thankfulness (v14-18) Contentedness (v11-12) 2. PROMISES! “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” (v13) “And my God will supply every need of yours according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” (v19) 3. PRAISE! “To our God and Father be glory…

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20 Nov 2016

1. ITS ESSENCE! Divine 2. ITS EVIDENCE! The Cross 3. ITS EXPERIENCE! By Faith

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13 Nov 2016

1. BE JOYFUL! (v4-5) Rejoice in the Lord, He is near 2. BE PRAYERFUL! (v6-7) Choose prayer not despair Let peace guard your heart & mind Pray about everything 3. BE THOUGHTFUL! (v8-9) Practise thought management by the power of the Holy Spirit: Truth, honour, justice, purity, loveliness, commendation,…

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06 Nov 2016

1. THE PLAGUE! The epidemic of division was affecting the whole church 2. THE PLEA! Agree in the Lord 3. THE PLAN! Help bring restoration – Syzygus 4. THE PLEDGE! “For there the Lord has commanded the blessing…..” (Psalm 133:3b)

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30 Oct 2016

Straining Forward  (3:12-16) Staying Focused (3:17-21) Standing Firm (4:1)

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23 Oct 2016

1. REJOICE! (v1) In the Lord 2. RENOUNCE! (v2-6) All confidence in the flesh 3. RELY! (v7-11) On Christ alone

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16 Oct 2016

Principles of mission: Take the gospel to people groups not political nations The gospel has power in itself. The spread of the gospel is by those in the local culture People have to be sent – missionaries   Who sends these missionaries? The Holy Spirit & the local church…

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09 Oct 2016

1. WORK OUT! (v12-13) Your own salvation 2. SHINE OUT! (v14-15) By being thankful, gracious & godly in a crooked world 3. GIVE OUT! (v16) God’s Word! Verbalise the Gospel 4. POUR OUT! (v17-18) Your life in His service

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