16 Sep 2018

  1) SECLUSION! (v2-3) “Depart from here….. Hide yourself” 2) SUPPLY! (v4-6) “You shall drink from the brook and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there” 3) SUSPENSE! (v7) “After a while the brook dried up because there was no rain in the land” Lessons: 1. Get…

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09 Sep 2018

Sermon removed at speakers request. 1) A WICKED KING! (16:30-33) Ahab 2) AN EVIL QUEEN! (16:31) Jezebel 3) A BURNING HEART! (17:1-2) Elijah the prophet 4) A SOVEREIGN LORD! (17:1-2) The Lord God of Israel Applications: 1. Elijah was a man of like nature to us. God uses ordinary…

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02 Sep 2018

1. Perseverance – it’s all of God and it’s his gift to us Rom 8:30, 1 Pet 1:4-7, Eph 2:8, Phil 1:6, Rom 8:38 2. Perseverance – it’s our responsibility too! Col 1:22-23, 1 Cor 15:1-2, 2 Tim 2:12 3. Balancing God’s preservation and our perseverance 1 Cor 15:10…

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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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19 Aug 2018

1. THE NEED FOR SANCTIFICATION 2. THE MEANS OF SANCTIFICATION 3. THE RESULT OF SANCTIFICATION  

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12 Aug 2018

1) ADOPTION WAS ALWAYS PLANNED (v4) “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law 2) ADOPTION WAS BOUGHT AT A PRICE (v5a) “…to redeem those who were under the law…” 3) ADOPTION CHANGES IDENTITY (v5b) “…so that…

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05 Aug 2018

1. What is it? “Change” and “Exchange” “Reconciliation is the work of God for man in which God undertakes to transform man and make possible and actual his eternal fellowship with a holy God.” (John Walvoord) The ‘heart’ of the gospel; a key element of At-One-Ment: Sacrifice; Propitiation; RECONCILIATION;…

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29 Jul 2018

1. THE NEED FOR JUSTIFICATION In Gen 3:23-24 we read of Adam & Eve being “put out” or ejected from the Garden of Eden. They were then outside of God’s Kingdom because of their sin. Every human being who has been born since that time is born outside God’s…

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22 Jul 2018

1) FALSENESS! We are the offspring of Abraham and have never been enslaved to anyone (v33). Slaves to elitism, self-righteousness and sin 2) FAITH! Abiding in the word, knowing the truth, knowing the Son 3) FREEDOM! If the Son sets you free you will be free indeed! Free from…

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15 Jul 2018

1. CLAIM (v12) a) Context: time (7:37, 8:2), place (8:20) and Bible (Is 42:6, 49:6; Jn 1:9, 3:19) b) Content: personal, exclusive, extensive, extravagant Note: “Whoever follows….” 2. CONTEST (v13-30) a) Sources: who can you trust? Jesus’ knowledge and their ignorance v14. Their judgements – human v15, 7:24 b)…

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