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Robertson Reformed Community Church

Robertson Reformed Community Church

By Morne Marais
Started in 1999 as a bible study group, RRCC is a Bible Centred Family Church. We preach Christ Crucified and gather weekly in the ACVV hall to be built up, worship and honour God. We teach love for God, our neighbour and placing God first in our lives.
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God's testimony Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (26/06/22) God’s testimony P2: 1 John 5: 6-12 1. The Introduction: Do we believe God’s testimony? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two truths from 1 John ch5 vv6-12 that God testifies to us about His Son to help us believe God’s testimony (6-12) 2. The first truth is: God’s testimony is trustworthy (6-8) 3. The second truth is: God’s testimony is greater (9-12) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths from 1 John 5 6-12 that God testifies to us about His Son to help us believe God’s testimony – do we believe them (6-12) Reflection: Do you believe God’s testimony? Do you find God’s testimony to be trustworthy? Do you find God’s testimony to be grater that man testimony? Do you know what God’s testimony is about? (Deut. 17: 6; 19: 15; 1 Sam. 15: 29; Matt. 3: 16-17; 27: 46, 54; Mk. 1: 12; Lk. 1: 35; Jn. 14: 6, 9; 15: 26; 17: 17; Acts 10: 38; Col. 1: 15; 1 Tim. 3: 16; Titus 1: 2; Heb. 5: 9; 6: 18; 9: 14; 1 Jn. 1: 1-3; 2: 4; 5: 1-5, 6-12)
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June 26, 2022
God's testimony Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (19/06/22) God’s testimony: 1 John 5: 6-12 1. The Introduction: Do we believe God’s testimony? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two truths from 1 John ch5 vv6-12 that God testifies to us about His Son to help us believe God’s testimony (6-12) 2. The first truth is: God’s testimony is trustworthy (6-8) 3. The second truth is: God’s testimony is greater (9-12) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths from 1 John 5 6-12 that God testifies to us about His Son to help us believe God’s testimony – do we believe them (6-12) Reflection: Do you believe God’s testimony? Do you find God’s testimony to be trustworthy? Do you find God’s testimony to be grater that man testimony? Do you know what God’s testimony is about? (Deut. 17: 6; 19: 15; 1 Sam. 15: 29; Matt. 3: 16-17; 27: 46, 54; Mk. 1: 12; Lk. 1: 35; Jn. 14: 6, 9; 15: 26; 17: 17; Acts 10: 38; Col. 1: 15; 1 Tim. 3: 16; Titus 1: 2; Heb. 5: 9; 6: 18; 9: 14; 1 Jn. 1: 1-3; 2: 4; 5: 1-5, 6-12)
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June 19, 2022
Faith's victory Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (12/06/22) Faith’s victory: 1 John 5: 1-5 1. The Introduction: As a Christian do we want victory in this life? 1.1 Big Idea: I want to encourage us with two lovely facts from 1 John ch5 vv1-5 to help us to have this victory that leads to eternal life (1-5) 2. The first lovely fact is: obeying God’s Word (1-3) 3. The second lovely fact is: overcoming the world (4-5) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we allow these two lovely facts that we have looked at form 1 John ch5 vv1-5 help us to have this victory that leads to eternal life (1-5) Reflection: As a Christian do you want victory in this life? Will you obey God’s Word to have this victory that leads to eternal life? Will you overcome this world to have this victory that leads to eternal life? (Matt. 11: 28-30; Jn. 6: 39-40; 16: 33; Rom. 10: 17; 1 Cor. 13: 14; 15: 57; Gal. 5: 6; Eph. 2: 1-3, 4-5, 8-9; 1 Jn. 2: 15-17; 3: 8; 5: 1-5, 19; Rev. 5:5)
29:39
June 12, 2022
The church of Pentecost
The church of Pentecost Acts 2 1-47
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June 05, 2022
Faith's victory Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (29/05/22) Faith’s victory: 1 John 5: 1-5 1. The Introduction: As a Christian do we want victory in this life? 1.1 Big Idea: I want to encourage us with two lovely facts from 1 John ch5 vv1-5 to help us to have this victory that leads to eternal life (1-5) 2. The first lovely fact is: obeying God’s Word (1-3) 3. The second lovely fact is: overcoming the world (4-5) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we allow these two lovely facts that we have looked at form 1 John ch5 vv1-5 help us to have this victory that leads to eternal life (1-5) Reflection: As a Christian do you want victory in this life? Will you obey God’s Word to have this victory that leads to eternal life? Will you overcome this world to have this victory that leads to eternal life? (Matt. 11: 28-30; Jn. 6: 39-40; 16: 33; Rom. 10: 17; 1 Cor. 13: 14; 15: 57; Gal. 5: 6; Eph. 2: 1-3, 4-5, 8-9; 1 Jn. 2: 15-17; 3: 8; 5: 1-5, 19; Rev. 5:5)
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May 29, 2022
God's love Part Four
SERMON OUTLINE (22/05/22) God’s love P4: 1 John 4: 12-21 1. The Introduction: As a Christian when we think of God’s love; what comes to our mind? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at God’s love in God’s children from 1 John ch4 vv12-21 to see two truths to encourage us to embrace God’s love: not just have it in our head but also have it in our hands (12-21) 2. The first truth is: loving one another shows that God lives in us (12-16) 3. The second truth is: loving one another gives us confidence on the day of judgement (17-21) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at God’s love in God’s children from 1 John 4: 12-21 to see our two truths; to encourage us to embrace God’s love: not just have it in our head but also have it in our hands – will we (12-21) Reflection: As a Christian when you think of God’s love what comes to your mind? Knowing that loving one another shows that God lives in you – does this motivate you to love? Knowing that loving one another gives you confidence on the day of judgment – does this motivate you to love? (Gen. 1: 28; Mk. 12: 28-34; Jn. 1: 18; 5: 24; 13: 25, 34-35; Rom. 5: 8; 8: 1; 1 Cor. 6: 19; 2 Cor. 3: 18; 5: 15; Gal. 5: 22; Col. 1: 15; 1 Thess. 5: 9-10; 1 Tim. 1: 17; Heb. 9: 27; 1 Jn. 3: 16-18; 4: 2, 7-11, 12-21)
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May 22, 2022
God's love Part Three
God's love 1 John 4: 11-21
33:50
May 15, 2022
Hook, Line and Sinker
Hook, Line and Sinker Luke 5 1-11
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May 08, 2022
God's love Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (01/05/22) God’s love P2: 1 John 4: 7-10 1. The Introduction: As a Christian when we think of God’s love; what comes to our mind? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at God’s love in God’s Son from 1 John ch4 vv1-6 to see two truths to encourage us to embrace God’s love: not just have it in our head but also have it in our hands (7-10) 2. The first truth is: God sent His only Son into the world (9) 3. The second truth is: God sent His only Son to be the propitiation for our sins (10) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at God’s love in God’s Son from 1 John 4: 7-10 to see our first truth; to encourage us to embrace God’s love: not just have it in our head but also have it in our hands – will we (7-10) Reflection: As a Christian when you think of God’s love what comes to your mind? Knowing that God sent His only Son into the world – does this motivate you to love? Knowing God sent His only Son into the world to be the propitiation for our sins – does this motivate you to love? (Isa. 43: 11; Jn. 3: 16; 13: 34-35; Rom. 5: 5, 10; 2 Cor. 5: 18-19; Gal. 1: 3-5; 2: 20; 5: 22; Eph. 2: 4-5; 5: 25; Col. 1: 13-14; 1 Thess. 1: 9-10; Titus 2: 14; Heb. 2: 14-18; 9: 26; 1 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 3: 16-18; 4: 2, 7-10, 11-21; Rev. 1: 5-6)
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May 01, 2022
God's love Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (24/04/22) God’s love: 1 John 4: 7-10 1. The Introduction: As a Christian when we think of God’s love; what comes to our mind? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at God’s love in God’s Son from 1 John ch4 vv1-6 to see two truths to encourage us to embrace God’s love: not just have it in our head but also have it in our hands (7-10) 2. The first truth is: God sent His only Son into the world (9) 3. The second truth is: God sent His only Son to be the propitiation for our sins (10) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at God’s love in God’s Son from 1 John 4: 7-10 to see our first truth; to encourage us to embrace God’s love: not just have it in our head but also have it in our hands – will we (7-10) Reflection: As a Christian when you think of God’s love what comes to your mind? Knowing that God sent His only Son into the world – does this motivate you to love? Knowing God sent His only Son into the world to be the propitiation for our sins – does this motivate you to love? (Isa. 43: 11; Jn. 3: 16; 13: 34-35; Rom. 5: 5, 10; 2 Cor. 5: 18-19; Gal. 1: 3-5; 2: 20; 5: 22; Eph. 2: 4-5; 5: 25; Col. 1: 13-14; 1 Thess. 1: 9-10; Titus 2: 14; Heb. 2: 14-18; 9: 26; 1 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 3: 16-18; 4: 2, 7-10, 11-21; Rev. 1: 5-6)
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April 24, 2022
The Resurrection
SERMON OUTLINE (17/04/22) The resurrection: 1 Corinthians 15: 1-23 The Introduction: How necessary is the      resurrection for our Christian life? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at three things from 1 Cor. ch15 vv1-19 to see how necessary the resurrection is for the Christian life (1-19) 2. The first thing to see how necessary is the resurrection for the Christian life is: our salvation depends on the resurrection (17) The second thing to see      how necessary is the resurrection for the Christian life is: our suffering      depends on the resurrection (10) 4  The third thing to see how necessary is the resurrection for the Christian life is: our power depends on the resurrection (14) 5 Conclusion: the exhortation: Hopefully we have been challenged from 1 Cor. ch15 vv1-19 to see how necessary is the resurrection for the Christian life (1-19) Reflection: Do you believe in the resurrection? Do you see how necessary the resurrection is for the Christian life? Do you believe that your salvation; your suffering; and your power; depends on the resurrection? (Zech. 4: 6; Matt. 10: 22; John 6: 39-40, 44, 54; 11: 25-26; 15: 20; Acts 1: 8; Rom. 1: 16; 4: 25; 8: 38-39; 1 Cor. 15: 1-58; 2 Cor. 12: 7-10; 2 Tim. 1: 7; 3: 12; Heb. 4: 15-16; Jas. 1: 12; 3: 13; 1 Peter 1: 3; 2 Peter 3: 18)
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April 17, 2022
The Crucifixion (Good Friday Service)
The Crucifixion (Good Friday Service)
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April 15, 2022
Who do we listen to Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (10/04/22) Who do we listen to P2: 1 John 4: 1-6 1. The Introduction: As Christians who do we listen to as we go about living in this fallen world? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two things from 1 John ch4 vv1-6 to help us to see if we are listening to God (1-6) 2. The first thing is: do we test the spirits (1-3) 3. The second thing is: do we walk by the Spirit of truth (4-6) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two things from 1 John ch4 vv1-6 to help us to see if we are listening to God – do we (1-6) Reflection: As a Christian who do you listen to as you go about living in this fallen world? Do you test the spirits? Do you walk by the Spirit of truth? (1 Kings 13: 1-29; Ps. 119: 18, 99; Mk. 4: 24; Jn. 1: 1-2, 14; 10: 27; 16: 13; Acts 2: 1-4, 36, 38, 39; 4: 12; 17: 10-11; Rom. 5: 5; 6: 17; 1 Cor. 6: 19-20; 2 Cor. 4: 5-6; 2 Tim. 1: 13; 2: 24-26; 3: 14-15, 16; Titus 1: 9; 2: 1; Heb. 4: 13; 10: 29, 30, 31; 12: 29; 2 Pet. 1: 20-21; 3: 18; 1 Jn. 4: 1-6)
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April 10, 2022
Who do we listen to Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (27/03/22) Who do we listen to: 1 John 4: 1-6 1. The Introduction: As Christians who do we listen to as we go about living in this fallen world? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two things from 1 John ch4 vv1-6 to help us to see if we are listening to God (1-6) 2. The first thing is: do we test the spirits (1-3) 3. The second thing is: do we walk by the Spirit of truth (4-6) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two things from 1 John ch4 vv1-6 to help us to see if we are listening to God – do we (1-6) Reflection: As a Christian who do you listen to as you go about living in this fallen world? Do you test the spirits? Do you walk by the Spirit of truth? (1 Kings 13: 1-29; Ps. 119: 18, 99; Mk. 4: 24; Jn. 1: 1-2, 14; 10: 27; 16: 13; Acts 2: 1-4, 36, 38, 39; 4: 12; 17: 10-11; Rom. 5: 5; 6: 17; 1 Cor. 6: 19-20; 2 Cor. 4: 5-6; 2 Tim. 1: 13; 2: 24-26; 3: 14-15, 16; Titus 1: 9; 2: 1; Heb. 4: 13; 10: 29, 30, 31; 12: 29; 2 Pet. 1: 20-21; 1 Jn. 4: 1-6)
38:57
March 27, 2022
Calm confidence Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (20/03/22) Calm confidence P2: 1 John 3 19-24 1. The Introduction: As a believer are we living before our heavenly Father in calm confidence? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two facts from 1 John ch3 vv19-24 that shows us we are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him (19-24) 2. The first fact is: our hearts don’t condemn us (19-21) 3. The second fact is: our obedience to God’s commandments (22-24) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two facts from 1 John ch3 vv19-24 to see if we are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him – are we (19-24) Reflection: Are you living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him? If your heart does not condemn you; you are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him. If you are obedient to God’s commandments; you are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him. If you are not living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him according to the two facts – will you repent? (1 Sam. 2: 20; Jer. 17: 9-10; Mic. 6: 8; Matt. 1: 18-25; 7: 21; 23: 23; 27: 32-56, 57-66; Mk. 16: 7; Jn. 8: 31; 14: 23; 21: 15-19; Lk. 6: 46; 22: 54-62; Acts. 1: 9-11; Rom. 5: 5; Heb. 4: 15; 2 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 2: 4-6; 3: 19-24)
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March 20, 2022
The power of Scripture
SERMON OUTLINE (13/03/22) The power of Scripture: Acts 8: 26-40 The Introduction: Do we trust in      the power of Scripture to save? 1.1 Big Idea:Here are two things from Acts ch8 vv26-40 to encourage us to trust the power of Scripture to save (26-40) The first      thing is: because God is sovereign over people (26-31) The      second thing is: because God is sovereign over Scripture (32-40) Conclusion: the exhortation: The      two things that we have looked at from Acts ch8 vv26-40 to encourage us to      trust the power of Scripture to save – will we…. (26-40) Reflection: Do you trust the power      of Scripture to save? Knowing that God is sovereign over people, will you      trust the power of Scripture to save? Knowing that God is sovereign over      Scripture, will you trust the power of Scripture to save? Are you showing      that you trust the power of Scripture to save by using it to witness to      the unsaved? (Deut. 23: 1; Isa. 52: 13-15; 53: 1-12; 55: 8, 9; Jer. 29:      13; Lk. 24: 48; Jn. 1: 29; 14: 6; 16:      8-11; Acts 8: 1-24, 25-40; 13: 48; 21: 8-9; Rom. 1: 14-17; 8: 29; 10:      13-17; 2 Cor. 5: 7; 2 Tim. 3: 16; 1 Pet. 3: 15)
39:00
March 13, 2022
Calm confidence Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (06/03/22) Calm confidence: 1 John 3 19-24 1. The Introduction: As a believer are we living before our heavenly Father in calm confidence? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two facts from 1 John ch3 vv19-24 that shows us we are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him (19-24) 2. The first fact is: our hearts don’t condemn us (19-21) 3. The second fact is: our obedience to God’s commandments (22-24) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two facts from 1 John ch3 vv19-24 to see if we are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him – are we (19-24) Reflection: Are you living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him? If your heart does not condemn you; you are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him. If you are obedient to God’s commandments; you are living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him. If you are not living before God in calm confidence that pleases Him according to the two facts – will you repent? (1 Sam. 2: 20; Jer. 17: 9-10; Mic. 6: 8; Matt. 1: 18-25; 7: 21; 23: 23; 27: 32-56, 57-66; Mk. 16: 7; Jn. 8: 31; 14: 23; 21: 15-19; Lk. 6: 46; 22: 54-62; Acts. 1: 9-11; Rom. 5: 5; Heb. 4: 15; 2 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 2: 4-6; 3: 19-24)
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March 06, 2022
Loving one another Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (27/02/22) Loving one another P2: 1 John 3 11-18 1. The Introduction: Are we loving one another – our brothers and sisters in Christ as needs arise? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two truths from 1 John ch3 vv11-18 that tells us why loving one another as Christians is so important (11-18) 2. The first truth is negative: if we are not loving one another we remain in death (14) 3. The second truth is positive: if we are loving one another we have eternal life (14) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths from 1 John ch3 vv11-18 to see why loving one another is important; are we challenged from them (11-18) Reflection: Are you loving your brother and sister in Christ as needs arise? Do you know if you are not loving your brother and sister in Christ as needs arise – you remain in death? Do you know if you are loving your brother and sister in Christ as needs arise – you have eternal life? (Gen. 4: 1-16; Lev. 19: 18; Deut. 6: 5; Matt. 5: 21-26, 43-48; 12: 28-31; Mk. 7: 20-23; Lk. 6: 22, 26; 10: 25-37; Jn. 8: 44; 13: 34-35; 15: 18-25; Rom. 5: 5-10; Eph. 2: 1-3; Jas. 2: 14-17; 1 Jn. 3: 11-18; 5: 13)
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February 27, 2022
Loving one another Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (20/02/22) Loving one another: 1 John 3 11-18 1. The Introduction: Are we loving one another – our brothers and sisters in Christ as needs arise? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two truths from 1 John ch3 vv11-18 that tells us why loving one another as Christians is so important (11-18) 2. The first truth is negative: if we are not loving one another we remain in death (14) 3. The second truth is positive: if we are loving one another we have eternal life (14) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths from 1 John ch3 vv11-18 to see why loving one another is important; are we challenged from them (11-18) Reflection: Are you loving your brother and sister in Christ as needs arise? Do you know if you are not loving your brother and sister in Christ as needs arise – you remain in death? Do you know if you are loving your brother and sister in Christ as needs arise – you have eternal life? (Gen. 4: 1-16; Lev. 19: 18; Deut. 6: 5; Matt. 5: 21-26, 43-48; 12: 28-31; Mk. 7: 20-23; Lk. 6: 22, 26; 10: 25-37; Jn. 8: 44; 13: 34-35; 15: 18-25; Rom. 5: 5-10; Eph. 2: 1-3; Jas. 2: 14-17; 1 Jn. 3: 11-18; 5: 13)
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February 20, 2022
Our Christian lifestyle Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (13/02/22) Our Christian lifestyle P2: 1 John 3 4-10 1. The Introduction: What does our Christian lifestyle look like? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two facts from 1 John ch3 vv4-10 to help us to see what the Christian lifestyle looks like – what the real thing looks like (4-10) 2. The first fact is: we don’t practice sin (4-10) 3. The second fact is: we practice righteousness (4-10) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts from 1 John ch3 vv4-10 that have looked at to see what the Christian lifestyle looks like; are we challenged from them (4-10) Reflection: What does your Christian lifestyle look like? Is your Christian lifestyle one of practising sin? Is your Christian lifestyle one of practising righteousness? (Ps. 119: 77, 97; Matt. 5: 16; Jn. 1: 29; 8: 47; Rom. 6: 2, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14; Jas. 4: 17; 1 Pet. 1: 22-23; 2: 9-12; 1 Jn 1: 8-10; 3: 4-10)
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February 13, 2022
Our Christian lifestyle Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (06/02/22) Our Christian lifestyle P1: 1 John 3 4-10 1. The Introduction: What does our Christian lifestyle look like? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two facts from 1 John ch3 vv4-10 to help us to see what the Christian lifestyle looks like – what the real thing looks like (4-10) 2. The first fact is: we don’t practice sin (4-10) 3. The second fact is: we practice righteousness (4-10) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts from 1 John ch3 vv4-10 that have looked at to see what the Christian life looks like; are we challenged from them (4-10) Reflection: What does your Christian lifestyle look like? Is your Christian lifestyle one of practising sin? Is your Christian lifestyle one of practising righteousness? (Ps. 119: 77, 97; Matt. 5: 16; Jn. 1: 29; 8: 47; Rom. 6: 2, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14; Jas. 4: 17; 1 Pet. 1: 22-23; 2: 9-12; 1 Jn 1: 8-10; 3: 4-10)
31:16
February 06, 2022
God's love for us Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (30/01/22) God’s love for us P2: 1 John 3 1-3 1. The Introduction: Do we see how amazing God’s love is for us? 1.1 Big Idea: To remind us of two facts from 1 John ch3 vv1-3 to see how amazing God’s love is for us (1-3) 2. The first fact is: we are children of God (1-2) 3. The second fact is: our purity (3) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts to remind us to see how amazing God’s love is for us – have they reminded us and challenged us to see this (1-3) Reflection: Do you see how amazing God’s love is for you? Do you see how amazing God’s love is for you; knowing that you are a child of God? Do you see how amazing God’s love is for you knowing that your heart became pure when you believed in Jesus? (Gen. 1: 1, 26, 28; Deut. 7: 7; Ps. 24: 3-4; Matt 5: 8, 45; Mk. 7: 20-23; Jn. 1: 12-13; 3: 16; 8: 44-45; 15: 3, 13, 18-20; Rom. 3: 10-12; 5: 5; 1 Cor. 13: 4-7; Gal. 5: 16; Eph. 2: 1-3, 4-9; Titus 3: 3-7; Heb. 12: 14; 2 Pet. 2: 4; 1 Jn 1: 1-3; 4: 19; Rev. 1: 5-6)
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January 30, 2022
God's love for us Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (23/01/22) God’s love for us: 1 John 3 1-3 1. The Introduction: Do we see how amazing God’s love is for us? 1.1 Big Idea: To remind us of two facts from 1 John ch3 vv1-3 to see how amazing God’s love is for us (1-3) 2. The first fact is: we are children of God (1-2) 3. The second fact is: our purity (3) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts to remind us to see how amazing God’s love is for us – have they reminded us and challenged us to see this (1-3) Reflection: Do you see how amazing God’s love is for you? Do you see how amazing God’s love is for you; knowing that you are a child of God? Do you see how amazing God’s love is for you knowing that your heart became pure when you believed in Jesus? (Gen. 1: 1, 26, 28; Deut. 7: 7; Ps. 24: 3-4; Matt 5: 8, 45; Mk. 7: 20-23; Jn. 1: 12-13; 3: 16; 8: 44-45; 15: 3, 13, 18-20; Rom. 3: 10-12; 5: 5; 1 Cor. 13: 4-7; Gal. 5: 16; Eph. 2: 1-3, 4-9; Titus 3: 3-7; Heb. 12: 14; 2 Pet. 2: 4; 1 Jn 1: 1-3; 4: 19; Rev. 1: 5-6)
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January 23, 2022
Are we invited? Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (16/01/22) Are we invited? P2 - Revelation 19: 6-10 The Introduction: Are we      invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us with two truths from Revelation ch19 vv6-10 to let us know that we are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? (6-10) 2 The first truth is: our salvation (8) 3 The second truth is: our righteous deeds (8) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: Are we encouraged by these two truths from Revelation ch19 vv6-10 to know that we are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? (6-10) Reflection: Are you invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? Do you believe this truth; your salvation is your invitation to the marriage supper of the Lamb? Do you believe this truth; your righteous deeds (righteous deeds that flow from our salvation) is your invitation to the marriage supper of the Lamb? (Ps. 2: 1-12; 118: 22-24; Isa. 54: 4-8; 61: 10; Hos. 2: 19-20; Matt. 22: 1-14; 25: 35-40; Jn. 1: 29; Acts 3: 14; Rom. 5: 8; 6: 13; 10: 9-11; 2 Cor. 5: 21; 11: 2; Gal. 5: 25; Eph. 2: 10; 4: 21-24; 5: 25-27; Phil. 2: 12-13; Titus 2: 11-14; 1 Pet. 1: 4-6; 3: 18; Rev. 1: 7; 19: 6-10; 21: 9)
36:03
January 16, 2022
Are we invited? Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (09/01/22) Are we invited? - Revelation 19: 6-10 The Introduction: Are we      invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us with two truths from Revelation ch19 vv6-10 to let us know that we are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? (6-10) 2 The first truth is: our salvation (8) 3 The second truth is: our righteous deeds (8) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: Are we encouraged by these two truths from Revelation ch19 vv6-10 to know that we are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? (6-10) Reflection: Are you invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb? Do you believe this truth; your salvation is your invitation to the marriage supper of the Lamb? Do you believe this truth; your righteous deeds (righteous deeds that flow from our salvation) is your invitation to the marriage supper of the Lamb? (Ps. 2: 1-12; 118: 22-24; Isa. 54: 4-8; 61: 10; Hos. 2: 19-20; Matt. 22: 1-14; 25: 35-40; Jn. 1: 29; Acts 3: 14; Rom. 5: 8; 6: 13; 10: 9-11; 2 Cor. 5: 21; 11: 2; Gal. 5: 25; Eph. 2: 10; 4: 21-24; 5: 25-27; Phil. 2: 12-13; Titus 2: 11-14; 1 Pet. 1: 4-6; 3: 18; Rev. 1: 7; 19: 6-10; 21: 9)
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January 09, 2022
A Christ centered life Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (02/01/22) A Christ centered life P2: Colossians 3: 1-4 The Introduction: As      Christians; are we living a Christ centered life? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two facts from Colossians ch3 vv1-4 to encourage us to live a Christ centered life (1-4) 2 The first fact is: our lives are hidden with Christ in God (3-4) 3 The second fact is: we are raised up with Christ (1-2) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we be challenged and take to heart these two facts from Col. ch3 vv1-4 to encourage us to live a Christ centered life (1-4) Reflection: Are you living a Christ centered life? Do you believe that you have died to Jesus: which encourages you to live a Christ centered life? Do you believe that you are raised up with Jesus: which encourages you to live a Christ centered life? Will you put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lust? (Matt. 5: 16; 6: 25, 33; Rom. ch’s 6-8; 12: 2; 13: 14; 1 Cor. 10: 31; 12: 13; Gal. 1: 3-5; 2: 20; Eph. 1: 3; 2: 6; Phil. 3: 10, 14; Col. 1: 18; 2: 6 - 23; 3: 1- 25; 4: 1-6; 1 Thess. 4: 13 - 18; Heb. 4: 16; 1 Pet. 1: 3, 16)
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January 02, 2022
A Christ centered life Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (26/12/21) A Christ centered life: Colossians 3: 1-4 The Introduction: As      Christians; are we living a Christ centered life? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two facts from Colossians ch3 vv1-4 to encourage us to live a Christ centered life (1-4) 2 The first fact is: our lives are hidden with Christ in God (3-4) 3 The second fact is: we are raised up with Christ (1-2) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we be challenged and take to heart these two facts from Col. ch3 vv1-4 to encourage us to live a Christ centered life (1-4) Reflection: Are you living a Christ centered life? Do you believe that you have died to Jesus: which encourages you to live a Christ centered life? Do you believe that you are raised up with Jesus: which encourages you to live a Christ centered life? Will you put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lust? (Matt. 5: 16; 6: 25, 33; Rom. ch’s 6-8; 12: 2; 13: 14; 1 Cor. 10: 31; 12: 13; Gal. 1: 3-5; 2: 20; Eph. 1: 3; 2: 6; Phil. 3: 10, 14; Col. 1: 18; 2: 6 - 23; 3: 1- 25; 4: 1-6; 1 Thess. 4: 13 - 18; Heb. 4: 16; 1 Pet. 1: 3, 16)
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December 26, 2021
Confidence before Jesus Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (19/12/21) Confidence before Jesus P2: 1 John 2 28-29 1. The Introduction: Will we have confidence before Jesus at His coming? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two truths from 1 John ch2 vv28-29 to prepare us to have confidence before Jesus at His appearance (28-29) 2. The first truth to prepare us is: to abide in Him (28) 3. The second truth is: to practice righteousness (29) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths to prepare us to have confidence before Jesus at His appearance – will we be obedient to them (28-29) Reflection: Will you have confidence before Jesus at His coming? Do you abide in Jesus? Do you practice righteousness? (Matt 5: 20; 6: 2-18; Jn. 15: 5, 10; Acts 3: 14; Rom. 8: 13; 1 Cor. 6: 9-11; 2 Cor. 5: 17; Eph. 4: 25-32; Phil. 3: 13-14, 20-21; Col. 3: 4; Jas. 1: 22-25; 2: 14-17; 2 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 2: 28-29; 3: 9; Rev. 1: 7; 20: 11-15)
36:39
December 19, 2021
Confidence before Jesus Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (12/12/21) Confidence before Jesus: 1 John 2 28-29 1. The Introduction: Will we have confidence before Jesus at His coming? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two truths from 1 John ch2 vv28-29 to prepare us to have confidence before Jesus at His appearance (28-29) 2. The first truth to prepare us is: to abide in Him (28) 3. The second truth is: to practice righteousness (29) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths to prepare us to have confidence before Jesus at His appearance – will we be obedient to them (28-29) Reflection: Will you have confidence before Jesus at His coming? Do you abide in Jesus? Do you practice righteousness? (Matt 5: 20; 6: 2-18; Jn. 15: 5, 10; Acts 3: 14; Rom. 8: 13; 1 Cor. 6: 9-11; 2 Cor. 5: 17; Eph. 4: 25-32; Phil. 3: 13-14, 20-21; Col. 3: 4; Jas. 1: 22-25; 2: 14-17; 2 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 2: 28-29; 3: 9; Rev. 1: 7; 20: 11-15)
29:40
December 12, 2021
A battle for truth Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (05/12/21) A battle for truth P2: 1 John 2 18-27 1. The Introduction: Are we in a battle for truth? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two facts from 1 John ch2 vv18-27 to help us to battle for truth (18-27) 2. The first fact to help us is: to know who the enemy is (22) 3. The second fact to help us is: how to resist the enemy (20) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts from 1 John ch2 vv18-27 to help us to battle for the truth - will we battle for truth (18-27) Reflection: Do you battle for the truth? Do you know who the enemy is? Do you know how to resist the enemy? (Ps. 119: 11; Matt. 13: 21, 22; 24: 13; 26: 41; Jn. 14: 17; 15: 4-6, 26; 17: 3, 17; Acts 20: 28-31; Rom. 8: 9, 21; 1 Cor. 16: 13; Eph. 2: 1, 2, 3; 4: 11-12; 6: 12; 1 Thess. 2: 1-12; 1 Tim. 2: 25-26; 3: 15; 2 Tim. 3: 8; Heb. 1: 1-3; 1 Jn. 1: 6; 2: 6; 2: 18-27; 5: 20; 1 Pet. 2: 2, 25; Rev. 13: 1-10)
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December 05, 2021
A battle for truth Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (28/11/21) A battle for truth: 1 John 2 18-27 1. The Introduction: Are we in a battle for truth? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two facts from 1 John ch2 vv18-27 to help us to battle for truth (18-27) 2. The first fact to help us is: to know who the enemy is (22) 3. The second fact to help us is: how to resist the enemy (20) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts from 1 John ch2 vv18-27 to help us to battle for the truth - will we battle for truth (18-27) Reflection: Do you battle for the truth? Do you know who the enemy is? Do you know how to resist the enemy? (Ps. 119: 11; Matt. 13: 21, 22; 24: 13; 26: 41; Jn. 14: 17; 15: 4-6, 26; 17: 3, 17; Acts 20: 28-31; Rom. 8: 9, 21; 1 Cor. 16: 13; Eph. 2: 1, 2, 3; 4: 11-12; 6: 12; 1 Thess. 2: 1-12; 1 Tim. 2: 25-26; 3: 15; 2 Tim. 3: 8; Heb. 1: 1-3; 1 Jn. 1: 6; 2: 6; 2: 18-27; 5: 20; 1 Pet. 2: 2, 25; Rev. 13: 1-10)
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November 28, 2021
Love not the world Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (21/11/21) Love not the world P2: 1 John 2 15-17 1. The Introduction: Do we love the world more that we love God our father? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two things to warn us in 1 John ch2 vv15-17 to not love the world (15-17) 2. The first thing to warn us is: what the world does (15-16) 3. The second thing to warn us is: where the world is going (17) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that warn us in 1 John ch2 vv15-17 to not love the world – will we (15-17) Reflection: Do you love the world more that you love God the father? Do you know what the world does to you if you love it? Do you know where the world is going? (Gen. 2: 17; 3: 1-6; 9: 3; Isa. 66: 15; Matt. 4: 8-9; 5: 6; 6: 19-20, 24; 7: 21-23; 20: 28; Mk. 7: 20-23; 12: 30-31; Jn. 3: 16; 17: 14-19; Rom. 12: 2; 13: 14; 2 Cor. 1: 3; Gal. 5: 16-25; 6: 14; Col. 3: 2; Jas. 4: 4; 1 Pet. 5: 8-9; 2 Pet. 3: 7; 1 Jn. 2: 15-17; Rev. 12: 9; 21: 1)
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November 21, 2021
Love not the world Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (14/11/21) Love not the world P1: 1 John 2 15-17 1. The Introduction: Do we love the world more that we love God our father? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two things to warn us in 1 John ch2 vv15-17 to not love the world (15-17) 2. The first thing to warn us is: what the world does (15-16) 3. The second thing to warn us is: where the world is going (17) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that warn us in 1 John ch2 vv15-17 to not love the world – will we (15-17) Reflection: Do you love the world more that you love God the father? Do you know what the world does to you if you love it? Do you know where the world is going? (Gen. 2: 17; 3: 1-6; 9: 3; Isa. 66: 15; Matt. 4: 8-9; 5: 6; 6: 19-20, 24; 7: 21-23; 20: 28; Mk. 7: 20-23; 12: 30-31; Jn. 3: 16; 17: 14-19; Rom. 12: 2; 13: 14; 2 Cor. 1: 3; Gal. 5: 16-25; 6: 14; Col. 3: 2; Jas. 4: 4; 1 Pet. 5: 8-9; 2 Pet. 3: 7; 1 Jn. 2: 15-17; Rev. 12: 9; 21: 1)
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November 14, 2021
God's family
SERMON OUTLINE (07/11/21) God’s family: 1 John 2 12-14 1. The Introduction: Which family do we belong to: God’s family or satan’s family? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are three things in 1 John ch2 vv12-14 to remind us that we belong to God’s family (12-14) 2. The first thing is: our sins are forgiven (12) 3. The second thing is: we have come to know God (13) 4. The third thing is: we have overcome satan through the word which is in us (14) 5. Conclusion: the exhortation: These three things that we have looked at from 1 John ch2 vv12-14 to remind us that we belong to God’s family – may we take comfort in them that we belong (12-14) Reflection: Do you belong to God’s family or satan’s family? Do you believe that if your sins are forgiven you belong to God’s family? Do you believe that if you have come to know God you belong to God’s family? Do you believe that if you have overcome satan through the word that is in you, you belong to God’s family? (Gen. 3: 15; Matt. 4: 1-11; Jn. 8: 39-45; 14: 6; Acts 2: 28; 4: 12; Rom. 8: 15; Gal. 2: 20; Eph. 2: 12-13; 6: 10-18; 1 Tim. 5: 1-2; Titus 2: 2, 3, 6; 2 Pet. 3: 18; 1 Jn. 1: 1; 2: 1, 12-14, 28; 3: 4, 18; 4: 5; 5: 21; 4: 4)
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November 07, 2021
Why love matters Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (31/10/21) Why love matters P2: 1 John 2 7-11 1. The Introduction: Why should love matter for the Christian? 1.1 Big Idea: These two things that we are going to look at in 1 John ch2 vv7-11 will help us to see why love is important to the Christian life – why love matters (7-11) 2. The first thing is: love was true in Jesus (7-8) 3. The second thing is: love shows that we are in the light (9-11) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at from 1 John ch2 vv7-11 to see why love matters – are we now challenged to see why love matters (7-11) Reflection: Why should love matter for the Christian? Does love matter for you? Do you see that love was true in Jesus? Do you see love in your own life; which shows that you are in the light? (Lev. 19: 18; Matt. 3: 17; 16: 23; 17: 17; 22: 39; 23: 15; Mk. 12: 28-31; Jn. 11: 5; 10: 21; 12: 35; 13: 1, 34-35; 19: 26-27; Rom. 5: 5, 6-8; 1 Cor. 13: 4-7; 2 Cor. 4: 4; Gal. 5: 6; 1 Jn. 2: 7-11; 4: 8-9, 20)
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October 31, 2021
Why love matters Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (24/10/21) Why love matters: 1 John 2 7-11 1. The Introduction: Why should love matter for the Christian? 1.1 Big Idea: These two things that we are going to look at in 1 John ch2 vv7-11 will help us to see why love is important to the Christian life – why love matters (7-11) 2. The first thing is: love was true in Jesus (7-8) 3. The second thing is: love shows that we are in the light (9-11) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at from 1 John ch2 vv7-11 to see why love matters – are we now challenged to see why love matters (7-11) Reflection: Why should love matter for the Christian? Does love matter for you? Do you see that love was true in Jesus? Do you see love in your own life; which shows that you are in the light? (Lev. 19: 18; Matt. 3: 17; 16: 23; 17: 17; 22: 39; 23: 15; Mk. 12: 28-31; Jn. 11: 5; 10: 21; 12: 35; 13: 1, 34-35; 19: 26-27; Rom. 5: 5, 6-8; 1 Cor. 13: 4-7; 2 Cor. 4: 4; Gal. 5: 6; 1 Jn. 2: 7-11; 4: 8-9, 20)
32:45
October 24, 2021
Do I know that I know God Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (17/10/21) Do I know that I know God P2: 1 John 2 3-6 1. The Introduction: Do I know that I know God? 1.1 Big Idea: To challenge us with two reliable tests from 1 John ch2 vv3-6 to see how we know that we know God (3-6) 2. The first reliable test is: do we keep His Word (3-5) 3. The second reliable test is: do we walk as Jesus walked (5-6) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have been challenged with these two reliable tests from 1 John 2 3-6 to see how we know that we know God – do we (3-6) Reflection: Do I know that I know God? To know that I know God: do I keep God’s Word? To know that I know God: do I walk as Jesus walked? (Deut. 10: 12-13; Matt 6: 33; Lk. 11: 28; Jn. 5: 19; 6: 38; 8: 29; 14: 21, 23; 15: 4-6; Rom. 5: 5; 6: 4, 11, 13; Gal. 2: 20; Titus 2: 12; Jas, 1: 22; 2 Pet. 1: 18; Jn. 2: 3-6)
35:30
October 17, 2021
Do I know that I know God Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (26/09/21) Do I know that I know God P1: 1 John 2 3-6 1. The Introduction: Do I know that I know God? 1.1 Big Idea: To challenge us with two reliable tests from 1 John ch2 vv3-6 to see how we know that we know God (3-6) 2. The first reliable test is: do we keep His Word (3-5) 3. The second reliable test is: do we walk as Jesus walked (5-6) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have been challenged with these two reliable tests from 1 John 2 3-6 to see how we know that we know God – do we (3-6) Reflection: Do I know that I know God? To know that I know God: do I keep God’s Word? To know that I know God: do I walk as Jesus walked? (Deut. 10: 12-13; Matt 6: 33; Lk. 11: 28; Jn. 5: 19; 6: 38; 8: 29; 14: 21, 23; 15: 4-6; Rom. 5: 5; 6: 4, 11, 13; Gal. 2: 20; Titus 2: 12; Jas, 1: 22; 2 Pet. 1: 18; Jn. 2: 3-6)
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September 26, 2021
The Gospel of comfort Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (19/09/21) The Gospel of comfort P2: 1 John 2 1-2 1. The Introduction: Do we see the Bible as the Gospel of comfort? 1.1 Big Idea: To comfort our hearts as I remind us of two comforting facts from 1 John 2: 1-2 to know that our Bible is the Gospel of comfort (1-2) 2. The first comforting fact is: to know that Jesus is our Advocate (1) 3. The second comforting fact is: to know that Jesus is our propitiation for our sins (2) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have been reminded of these two comforting facts from 1 John 2 1-2 to know that our Bible is the Gospel of comfort – will you see it as the Gospel of comfort (1-2) Reflection: Do you see the Bible as the Gospel of comfort? Do you find it comforting to know that Jesus is our Advocate? Do you find it comforting to know Jesus is our propitiation for our sins? (Gen. 39: 9; Matt. 1: 21; Jn. 1: 29; 3: 16; 14: 16, 26; 15: 16; 16: 7; Rom. 1: 18; 6: 6, 11-14; 2 Cor. 1: 3; Gal. 1: 4; 1 Thess. 1: 1: 9-10; 1 Tim. 2: 5; Heb. 4: 14-16; 12: 2; 1 Jn. 2: 1-2; 4: 10)
31:04
September 19, 2021
The Gospel of comfort Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (12/09/21) The Gospel of comfort P1: 1 John 2 1-2 1. The Introduction: Do we see the Bible as the Gospel of comfort? 1.1 Big Idea: To comfort our hearts as I remind us of two comforting facts from 1 John 2: 1-2 to know that our Bible is the Gospel of comfort (1-2) 2. The first comforting fact is: to know that Jesus is our Advocate (1) 3. The second comforting fact is: to know that Jesus is our propitiation for our sins (2) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have been reminded of these two comforting facts from 1 John 2 1-2 to know that our Bible is the Gospel of comfort – will you see it as the Gospel of comfort (1-2) Reflection: Do you see the Bible as the Gospel of comfort? Do you find it comforting to know that Jesus is our Advocate? Do you find it comforting to know Jesus is our propitiation for our sins? (Gen. 39: 9; Matt. 1: 21; Jn. 1: 29; 3: 16; 14: 16, 26; 15: 16; 16: 7; Rom. 1: 18; 6: 6, 11-14; 2 Cor. 1: 3; Gal. 1: 4; 1 Thess. 1: 1: 9-10; 1 Tim. 2: 5; Heb. 4: 14-16; 12: 2; 1 Jn. 2: 1-2; 4: 10)
29:43
September 12, 2021
Walking with God
SERMON OUTLINE (05/09/21) Walking with God: 1 John 1 5-10 1. The Introduction: Are we walking with God according to His Word? 1.1 Big Idea: To challenge us as we look at two amazing facts from 1 John ch1 vv5-10 to examine our hearts to see if we are walking with God according to His Word (5-10) 2. The first amazing facts is; are we walking in the light (5-7) 3. The second amazing fact is; are we confessing our sin daily (8-10) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have been challenged to examine our hearts as we have looked at these two amazing facts in 1 John ch1 vv5-10 to see if we are walking with God according to His Word – are we (5-10) Reflection: Are you walking with God according to His Word? Are you walking in the light? Are you confessing your sin daily? (Ps. 51: 4; Mk. 7: 21-23; Jn. 1: 4; 8: 12; 12: 46; Acts 26: 18; Eph. 5: 15-16; Matt. 6: 12-13, 33; Rom. 3: 23; 1 Thess. 5: 5; 1 Pet. 2: 9; 1 Jn. 1: 5-10; 2: 4)
39:03
September 05, 2021
Joy complete Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (29/08/21) Joy complete P2: 1 John 1: 1-4 1. The Introduction: Is our joy complete in God or the world? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two truths from 1 John ch1 vv1-4 that opens up our pathway to joy complete (1-4) 2. The first truth is our eternal life with God (1-2) 3. The second truth is our fellowship with God and His people (3-4) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths that we have looked at in 1 John ch1 vv1-4 have we allowed them to open up our pathway to joy (1-4) Reflection: Is your joy complete in God or the world? Has eternal life in God opened up your pathway to joy complete? Are you coming to church to have fellowship with God and His people; to make your joy complete? (Gen. 1: 26; Heh. 8: 10; Hab. 3: 17-18; Matt. 5: 13-16; Jn. 1: 4, 18; 14: 6; 20: 31; Rom. 14: 17; Eph. 1: 19-23; Phil. 4: 4; 1 Thess. 1: 6; Heb. 10: 24-25; 1 Pet. 1: 8; 1 Jn. 1: 1-4; 5: 31)
31:05
August 29, 2021
Joy complete Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (22/08/21) Joy complete P1: 1 John 1: 1-4 1. The Introduction: Is our joy complete in God or the world? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two truths from 1 John ch1 vv1-4 that opens up our pathway to joy complete (1-4) 2. The first truth is our eternal life with God (1-2) 3. The second truth is our fellowship with God and His people (3-4) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths that we have looked at in 1 John ch1 vv1-4 have we allowed them to open up our pathway to joy (1-4) Reflection: Is your joy complete in God or the world? Has eternal life in God opened up your pathway to joy complete? Are you coming to church to have fellowship with God and His people; to make your joy complete? (Gen. 1: 26; Heh. 8: 10; Hab. 3: 17-18; Matt. 5: 13-16; Jn. 1: 4, 18; 14: 6; 20: 31; Rom. 14: 17; Eph. 1: 19-23; Phil. 4: 4; 1 Thess. 1: 6; Heb. 10: 24-25; 1 Pet. 1: 8; 1 Jn. 1: 1-4; 5: 31)
29:60
August 22, 2021
When God seems to delay Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (15/08/21) When God seems to delay P2: Psalm 13: 1-6 1. The Introduction: Do we know what to do when God seems to delay? 1.1 Big Idea: To know two things from Psalm 13: 1-6: to know what to do when God seems to delay (1-6) 2. The first thing to know: is to know that God does delay (1-2) 3. The second thing to know: is to trust in God’s faithful love (3-6) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: To know these two things from Psalm 13 1-6 to know what to do when God seems to delay: are we encouraged to trust God as He seems to delay (1-6) Reflection: Do you know what to do when God seems to delay? Do you know that God does delay? When God seems to delay will you trust in His lovingkindness? (Exod. 32: 9-14; 2 Sam. 12: 11; 22: 3; Ps. 9: 12; 13: 1-6; 27: 14; Jn. 11: 4, 21; Rom. 8: 28, 39; Col. 3: 1-4; Heb. 6: 12; 12: 2; 1 Jn. 3: 8; Rev. 12: 9)
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August 15, 2021
When God seems to delay Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (08/08/21) When God seems to delay P1: Psalm 13: 1-6 1. The Introduction: Do we know what to do when God seems to delay? 1.1 Big Idea: To know two things from Psalm 13: 1-6: to know what to do when God seems to delay (1-6) 2. The first thing to know: is to know that God does delay (1-2) 3. The second thing to know: is to trust in God’s faithful love (3-6) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: To know these two things from Psalm 13 1-6 to know what to do when God seems to delay: are we encouraged to trust God as He seems to delay (1-6) Reflection: Do you know what to do when God seems to delay? Do you know that God does delay? When God seems to delay will you trust in His lovingkindness? (Exod. 32: 9-14; 2 Sam. 12: 11; 22: 3; Ps. 9: 12; 13: 1-6; 27: 14; Jn. 11: 4, 21; Rom. 8: 28, 39; Col. 3: 1-4; Heb. 6: 12; 12: 2; 1 Jn. 3: 8; Rev. 12: 9)
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August 08, 2021
Our eyes are on God Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (01/08/21) Our eyes are on God P2: 2 Chronicles 20: 1-30 The Introduction: Who are our eyes on as      we go through trials? 1.1 Big Idea: Let’s look together at 2 Chronicles ch20 vv1-30 at two facts to help us to keep our eyes on God: no matter what trials come our way (1-30) The first fact is: our God      is in the heavens (6) The second fact is: our      God hears our prayers (9) Conclusion: the      exhortation:     These two facts from 2 Chronicles ch20: vv1-30 to help us keep our eyes on      God no matter what trials come our way – will we be encouraged to do so (1-30) Reflection: Are your eyes on God or the world as you endure trials? Do you believe that our God is in heaven? Do you believe that our God hears our prayers? (Job 1 & 2; 5: 7; 2 Chronicles 20: 1-30; Exod. 14: 1-31; Joshua 6: 1-27; 10: 1-11; Ps. 33: 13-14; 40: 1-2; 136: 1-26; Prov. 11: 28; Lk. 1: 19; Rom. 8: 32; 2 Cor. 12: 2-4; Eph. 6: 10-18; Heb. 4: 14-16; 9: 1-28)
36:09
August 01, 2021
Our eyes are on God Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (25/07/21) Our eyes are on God P1: 2 Chronicles 20: 1-30 The Introduction: Who are our eyes on as      we go through trials? 1.1 Big Idea: Let’s look together at 2 Chronicles ch20 vv1-30 at two facts to help us to keep our eyes on God: no matter what trials come our way (1-30) The first fact is: our God      is in the heavens (6) The second fact is: our      God hears our prayers (9) Conclusion: the      exhortation:     These two facts from 2 Chronicles ch20: vv1-30 to help us keep our eyes on      God no matter what trials come our way – will we be encouraged to do so (1-30) Reflection: Are your eyes on God or the world as you endure trials? Do you believe that our God is in heaven? Do you believe that our God hears our prayers? (Job 1 & 2; 5: 7; 2 Chronicles 20: 1-30; Exod. 14: 1-31; Joshua 6: 1-27; 10: 1-11; Ps. 33: 13-14; 40: 1-2; 136: 1-26; Prov. 11: 28; Lk. 1: 19; Rom. 8: 32; 2 Cor. 12: 2-4; Eph. 6: 10-18; Heb. 4: 14-16; 9: 1-28)
29:24
July 25, 2021
God holds the future Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (18/07/21) God holds the future P2: Micah 5: 1-9 The Introduction: Do we believe that God holds the      future? 1.1. Big Idea: From Micah ch5 vv1-9 we want to look at two reasons; why we can trust God; who holds the future (1-9) 2 Firstly – because God knows what He is doing (1-4) 3 Secondly – because God is in control of the future (5-9) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two reasons that we have looked at from Micah ch5 vv1-9 to see why we can trust God who holds the future: will we trust God who holds the future? (1-9) 5 Reflection: Do you believe that God holds the future? Do you believe that God knows what He is doing? Do you believe that God is in complete control of the future? Will you trust God with your future? (2 Sam. 7: 4-17; 2 Kings 24: 1-20; 25: 1-7; Ps. 65: 9-11; 135: 6-7; 147: 15-18; Isa. 9: 6; Mic. 5: 1-9; Matt. 1: 21, 23; 6: 9, 26-30; 10: 29-30; 27: 30; Acts 17: 28; Rom. 8: 28; Eph. 1: 11; 6: 10-18; Heb. 1: 1-3; 13: 5-6; Jas. 4: 13-16; 1 Pet. 2: 23)
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July 18, 2021
God holds the future Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (11/07/21) God holds the future P1: Micah 5: 1-9 The Introduction: Do we believe that God holds the      future? 1.1. Big Idea: From Micah ch5 vv1-9 we want to look at two reasons; why we can trust God; who holds the future (1-9) 2 Firstly – because God knows what He is doing (1-4) 3 Secondly – because God is in control of the future (5-9) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two reasons that we have looked at from Micah ch5 vv1-9 to see why we can trust God who holds the future: will we trust God who holds the future? (1-9) 5 Reflection: Do you believe that God holds the future? Do you believe that God knows what He is doing? Do you believe that God is in complete control of the future? Will you trust God with your future? (2 Sam. 7: 4-17; 2 Kings 24: 1-20; 25: 1-7; Ps. 65: 9-11; 135: 6-7; 147: 15-18; Isa. 9: 6; Mic. 5: 1-9; Matt. 1: 21, 23; 6: 9, 26-30; 10: 29-30; 27: 30; Acts 17: 28; Rom. 8: 28; Eph. 1: 11; 6: 10-18; Heb. 1: 1-3; 13: 5-6; Jas. 4: 13-16; 1 Pet. 2: 23)
25:15
July 11, 2021
Worshipping Jesus Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (04/07/21) Worshipping Jesus P2: Matthew 14: 22-33 1. The Introduction: Are we worshipping Jesus everyday of our lives or just here on a Sunday? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two reasons in Matthew ch14 vv22-33 why we should be worshipping Jesus everyday of our lives; no matter what trials we are going through (22-33) 2. The first reason is: because Jesus is the Creator (22-26) 3. The second reason is: Jesus is the rescuer (27-33) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we know from Matthew ch14 vv22-33 why we should be worshipping Jesus everyday of our lives: will we, no matter what trials come our way (22-33) Reflection: Are you worshipping Jesus everyday of your life or just here on a Sunday? Knowing Jesus is the Creator: will you worship Him every day of your life; no matter what trial you are going through? Knowing Jesus is the rescuer: will you worship Him every day of your life; no matter what trial you are going through? (2 Chron. 20: 2, 3, 6, 12; Ps. 18: 1-3; Matt. 4: 8-10; 8: 23-27; 11: 28-30; 14: 22-33; Jn. 1: 3; 6: 14-15; 16: 33; Rom. 8: 1, 39; 1 Cor. 10: 31; 2 Cor. 1: 3-4; Gal. 1: 4; Eph. 2: 1-5; Col. 1: 6; 1 Thess. 1: 10; Heb. 1: 1-3; 4: 15; 13: 5, 6)
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July 04, 2021
Worshipping Jesus Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (27/06/21) Worshipping Jesus P1: Matthew 14: 22-33 1. The Introduction: Are we worshipping Jesus everyday of our lives or just here on a Sunday? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two reasons in Matthew ch14 vv22-33 why we should be worshipping Jesus everyday of our lives; no matter what trials we are going through (22-33) 2. The first reason is: because Jesus is the Creator (22-26) 3. The second reason is: Jesus is the rescuer (27-33) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we know from Matthew ch14 vv22-33 why we should be worshipping Jesus everyday of our lives: will we, no matter what trials come our way (22-33) Reflection: Are you worshipping Jesus everyday of your life or just here on a Sunday? Knowing Jesus is the Creator: will you worship Him every day of your life; no matter what trial you are going through? Knowing Jesus is the rescuer: will you worship Him every day of your life; no matter what trial you are going through? (2 Chron. 20: 2, 3, 6, 12; Ps. 18: 1-3; Matt. 4: 8-10; 8: 23-27; 11: 28-30; 14: 22-33; Jn. 1: 3; 6: 14-15; 16: 33; Rom. 8: 1, 39; 1 Cor. 10: 31; 2 Cor. 1: 3-4; Gal. 1: 4; Eph. 2: 1-5; Col. 1: 6; 1 Thess. 1: 10; Heb. 1: 1-3; 4: 15; 13: 5, 6)
37:11
June 27, 2021
Willingness to serve Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (20/06/21) Willingness to serve P2: Acts 18: 18-22 1. The Introduction: Do we have a willingness to serve? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two things in Acts ch18 vv18-22 from Paul to see what a willingness to serve looks like: to challenge us to have a willingness to serve (18-22) 2. The first thing is: Paul keeps on faithfully witnessing for Jesus (18-19) 3. The second thing is: Paul shows a dependency on God (20-22) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two things from Paul in Acts ch18 vv18-22 to see what a willingness to serve looks like: will we be challenged to have a willingness to serve (18-22)? Reflection: Do you have a willingness to serve? If you have a willingness to serve; is it seen in faithfully witnessing for Jesus? If you have a willingness to serve; does it show in your dependency on God? (Matt. 5: 13, 14, 16; Mk. 10: 45; Lk. 11: 28; 22:
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June 20, 2021
Willingness to serve Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (13/06/21) Willingness to serve P1: Acts 18: 18-22 1. The Introduction: Do we have a willingness to serve? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two things in Acts ch18 vv18-22 from Paul to see what a willingness to serve looks like: to challenge us to have a willingness to serve (18-22) 2. The first thing is: Paul keeps on faithfully witnessing for Jesus (18-19) 3. The second thing is: Paul shows a dependency on God (20-22) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two things from Paul in Acts ch18 vv18-22 to see what a willingness to serve looks like: will we be challenged to have a willingness to serve (18-22)? Reflection: Do you have a willingness to serve? If you have a willingness to serve; is it seen in faithfully witnessing for Jesus? If you have a willingness to serve; does it show in your dependency on God? (Matt. 5: 13, 14, 16; Mk. 10: 45; Lk. 11: 28; 22: 27; Acts 9: 15-16; 18: 18-22; Phil. 2: 6-8; 1 Thess. 1: 7, 8; Jas. 4: 13-17; 1 Pet. 1: 19)
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June 13, 2021
Paul's encouragement Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (06/06/21) Paul’s encouragement P2: Acts 18: 1-17 1. The Introduction: Who do we turn to for encouragement? 1.1 Big Idea: From Acts ch18 vv1-17 we will see that Paul’s encouragement came in two different ways: these ways will help us see how important encouragement is (1-17) 2. The first way: was from fellowship with Christians (1-8) 3. The second way: was from fellowship with God (9-17) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have seen how important these two different ways of encouragement are from Paul’s encouragement in Acts ch18 1-17: will we walk in the same manner as he did (1-17)? Reflection: Who do you turn to for encouragement? Do you turn to Christians for encouragement? Do you turn to God for encouragement? Do you understand the importance of encouragement? (Jos. 1: 5, 9; 1 Sam. 23: 16; 1 Kings 19: 1-8; Ps. 10: 17; 18: 1-3; Isa. 41: 10; Matt. 1: 23; 28: 20; Jn. 15: 20; 16: 33; 21: 15-17; Acts 16: 25, 40; 18: 1-17; Rom. 8: 31; 10: 17; 15: 4; 16: 3-4; 1 Cor. 2: 3; 11: 8; 2 Cor. 11: 23-28; Eph. 4: 29; Phil. 4: 15; 1 Thess. 5: 14; 2 Tim. 3: 12; Heb. 1: 1-2; 10: 24-25; 13: 5-6; Jas. 1: 2-3; 1 Pet. 4: 12)
39:13
June 06, 2021
Paul's encouragement Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (30/05/21) Paul’s encouragement P1: Acts 18: 1-17 1. The Introduction: Who do we turn to for encouragement? 1.1 Big Idea: From Acts ch18 vv1-17 we will see that Paul’s encouragement came in two different ways: these ways will help us see how important encouragement is (1-17) 2. The first way: was from fellowship with Christians (1-8) 3. The second way: was from fellowship with God (9-17) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have seen how important these two different ways of encouragement are from Paul’s encouragement in Acts ch18 1-17: will we walk in the same manner as he did (1-17)? Reflection: Who do you turn to for encouragement? Do you turn to Christians for encouragement? Do you turn to God for encouragement? Do you understand the importance of encouragement? (Jos. 1: 5, 9; 1 Sam. 23: 16; 1 Kings 19: 1-8; Ps. 10: 17; 18: 1-3; Isa. 41: 10; Matt. 1: 23; 28: 20; Jn. 15: 20; 16: 33; 21: 15-17; Acts 16: 25, 40; 18: 1-17; Rom. 8: 31; 10: 17; 15: 4; 16: 3-4; 1 Cor. 2: 3; 11: 8; 2 Cor. 11: 23-28; Eph. 4: 29; Phil. 4: 15; 1 Thess. 5: 14; 2 Tim. 3: 12; Heb. 1: 1-2; 10: 24-25; 13: 5-6; Jas. 1: 2-3; 1 Pet. 4: 12)
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May 30, 2021
The Christian story Part 4
SERMON OUTLINE (23/05/21) The Christian story P4: Acts 17: 22-34 1. The Introduction: Do we know what the Christian story is? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at four truths from Acts ch17: vv22-34 to help us to know what the Christian story is: to witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) 2. The first truth is the truth about God (Creation) (24-25) 3. The second truth is the truth about humanity (Fall) (26-29) 4. The third truth is the truth about repentance (Redemption) (30) 5. The fourth truth is the truth about judgement (Consummation) (31-34) 6. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we know these four truths from Acts ch17 vv22-24 to help us to know what the Christian story is: will we witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) Reflection: Do you know what the Christian story is? Do you know why the Christian story is important? Is the truth about Creation in your Christian story? Is the truth about the Fall in your Christian story? Is the truth about Redemption in your Christian story. Is the truth about the Consummation in your Christian story? (Gen. 1: 1, 26-28; 2: 16-17; Deut. 32: 4; 1 Kings 8: 27; Ps. 19: 1-2; 96: 13; 104: 24; 135: 15-18; 146: 5-6; Dan. 4: 35; Zech. 12: 1; Matt. 3: 1-2, 8; 5: 45; Mk. 10: 45; Jn. 3: 36; 14: 6; Acts 2: 38; 4: 12; 10: 42; 11: 18; 17: 22-34; 20: 20-21; 2 Cor. 5: 21; Rom. 1: 16; 3: 10-12; 5: 19; 6: 18; 10: 9, 17; 11: 36; 1 Cor. 1: 18, 23, 24, 25; 15: 10; Eph. 2: 14-16; Col. 1: 16; 1 Thess. 1: 9; 2 Tim. 2: 5; Titus 2: 11-12; Heb. 9: 26, 27; 1 Pet. 1: 3; 2: 9, 12-16, 24; 3: 15, 18; Rev. 4: 11)
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May 23, 2021
The Christian story Part 3
SERMON OUTLINE (16/05/21) The Christian story P3: Acts 17: 22-34 1. The Introduction: Do we know what the Christian story is? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at four truths from Acts ch17: vv22-34 to help us to know what the Christian story is: to witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) 2. The first truth is the truth about God (Creation) (24-25) 3. The second truth is the truth about humanity (Fall) (26-29) 4. The third truth is the truth about repentance (Redemption) (30) 5. The fourth truth is the truth about judgement (Consummation) (31-34) 6. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we know these four truths from Acts ch17 vv22-24 to help us to know what the Christian story is: will we witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) Reflection: Do you know what the Christian story is? Do you know why the Christian story is important? Is the truth about Creation in your Christian story? Is the truth about the Fall in your Christian story? Is the truth about Redemption in your Christian story. Is the truth about the Consummation in your Christian story? (Gen. 1: 1, 26-28; 2: 16-17; Deut. 32: 4; 1 Kings 8: 27; Ps. 19: 1-2; 96: 13; 104: 24; 135: 15-18; 146: 5-6; Dan. 4: 35; Zech. 12: 1; Matt. 3: 1-2, 8; 5: 45; Mk. 10: 45; Jn. 3: 36; 14: 6; Acts 2: 38; 4: 12; 10: 42; 11: 18; 17: 22-34; 20: 20-21; 2 Cor. 5: 21; Rom. 1: 16; 3: 10-12; 5: 19; 6: 18; 10: 9, 17; 11: 36; 1 Cor. 1: 18, 23, 24, 25; 15: 10; Eph. 2: 14-16; Col. 1: 16; 1 Thess. 1: 9; 2 Tim. 2: 5; Titus 2: 11-12; Heb. 9: 26, 27; 1 Pet. 1: 3; 2: 9, 12-16, 24; 3: 15, 18; Rev. 4: 11)
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May 16, 2021
The Christian story Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (09/05/21) The Christian story P2: Acts 17: 22-34 1. The Introduction: Do we know what the Christian story is? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at four truths from Acts ch17: vv22-34 to help us to know what the Christian story is: to witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) 2. The first truth is the truth about God (Creation) (24-25) 3. The second truth is the truth about humanity (Fall) (26-29) 4. The third truth is the truth about repentance (Redemption) (30) 5. The fourth truth is the truth about judgement (Consummation) (31-34) 6. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we know these four truths from Acts ch17 vv22-24 to help us to know what the Christian story is: will we witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) Reflection: Do you know what the Christian story is? Do you know why the Christian story is important? Is the truth about Creation in your Christian story? Is the truth about the Fall in your Christian story? Is the truth about Redemption in your Christian story. Is the truth about the Consummation in your Christian story? (Gen. 1: 1, 26-28; 2: 16-17; 1 Kings 8: 27; Ps. 19: 1-2; 104: 24; 135: 15-18; 146: 5-6; Dan. 4: 35; Zech. 12: 1; Matt. 5: 45; Jn. 3: 36; Acts 17: 22-34; Rom. 1: 16; 3: 10-12; 10: 17; 11: 36; 1 Cor. 1: 18, 23, 24, 25; 15: 10; Eph. 2: 14-16; Col. 1: 16; Titus 2: 11-12; 1 Pet. 3: 15; Rev. 4: 11)
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May 09, 2021
The Christian story Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (02/05/21) The Christian story P1: Acts 17: 22-34 1. The Introduction: Do we know what the Christian story is? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at four truths from Acts ch17: vv22-34 to help us to know what the Christian story is: to witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) 2. The first truth is the truth about God (Creation) (24-25) 3. The second truth is the truth about humanity (Fall) (26-29) 4. The third truth is the truth about repentance (Redemption) (30) 5. The fourth truth is the truth about judgement (Consummation) (31-34) 6. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we know these four truths from Acts ch17 vv22-24 to help us to know what the Christian story is: will we witness it faithfully with boldness (22-34) Reflection: Do you know what the Christian story is? Do you know why the Christian story is important? Is the truth about Creation in your Christian story? Is the truth about the Fall in your Christian story? Is the truth about Redemption in your Christian story. Is the truth about the Consummation in your Christian story? (Gen. 1: 1, 26-28; 2: 16-17; 1 Kings 8: 27; Ps. 19: 1-2; 104: 24; 135: 15-18; 146: 5-6; Dan. 4: 35; Zech. 12: 1; Matt. 5: 45; Jn. 3: 36; Acts 17: 22-34; Rom. 1: 16; 3: 10-12; 10: 17; 11: 36; 1 Cor. 1: 18, 23, 24, 25; 15: 10; Eph. 2: 14-16; Col. 1: 16; Titus 2: 11-12; 1 Pet. 3: 15; Rev. 4: 11)
36:34
May 02, 2021
Boldness for Jesus Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (25/04/21) Boldness for Jesus P2: Acts 17: 16-21 1. The Introduction: Do we have an attitude of boldness for Jesus? 1.1 Big Idea: To show us two things from Acts ch17 vv16-21 what boldness for Jesus as a Christian looks like (16-21) 2. The first thing is they are provoked within (16) 3. The second thing is they proclaim the unchanging truth of the Gospel (17-21) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things from Acts ch17 vv16-21 to see what boldness for Jesus as a Christian looks like: do we see ourselves as one (16-21) Reflection: Do you have an attitude of boldness for Jesus? Is your spirit provoked within when you see idols? Are you proclaiming the unchanging truth of the Gospel? (Exod. 34: 14; Deut. 5: 7-9; Ps. 135: 15-18; Prov. 14: 25; Jn. 8: 43-47; Acts 3: 1-10; 4: 8-12, 18, 19, 20, 23-31; 6: 8, 15; 7: 51-53, 55-60; 17: 16-21; Rom. 12: 2; 2 Cor. 4: 4; 10: 5; Col. 4: 3-4)
41:41
April 25, 2021
God equips us
SERMON OUTLINE (04/04/21) God equips us: Hebrews 13: 20-21 1. The Introduction: Do we believe that God equips us? 1.1 What is the Big Idea: Look at two vital things to encourage us from Hebrews ch13 vv20-21 to know that God equips us (20-21) 2. The first vital thing that we need to know is: how does God equip us (20) 3. The second vital thing that we need to know is: why does God equip us (21) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two vital things to encourage us from Hebrews ch13 vv20-21 to know that God equips us; will we allow God to equip us (20-21) Reflection: Do you believe that God equips you? Do you know how God equips you? Do you know why God equips you? Are you allowing God to equip you? (Ezek. 37: 26-27; Matt. 10: 34-39; Lk. 22: 20; Jn. 10: 11-18; 17: 1; Rom. 5: 1; 8: 11; 2 Cor. 3: 17-18; Phil. 2: 12-16; 3: 10; Col. 1: 20; 2 Tim. 2: 1; Heb. 13: 20-21)
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April 04, 2021
Jesus gave Himself up for our sins
Jesus gave Himself up for our sins Gal. 1: 1-5
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April 02, 2021
Boldness for Jesus Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (28/03/21) Boldness for Jesus: Acts 17: 16-21 1. The Introduction: Do we have an attitude of boldness for Jesus? 1.1 Big Idea: To show us two things from Acts ch17 vv16-21 what boldness for Jesus as a Christian looks like (16-21) 2.  The first thing is they are provoked within (16) 3. The second thing is they proclaim the unchanging truth of the Gospel (17-21) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things from Acts ch17 vv16-21 to see what boldness for Jesus as a Christian looks like: do we see ourselves as one (16-21) Reflection: Do you have an attitude of boldness for Jesus? Is your spirit provoked within when you see idols? Are you proclaiming the unchanging truth of the Gospel?  (Exod. 34: 14; Deut. 5: 7-9; Ps. 135: 15-18; Prov. 14: 25; Jn. 8: 43-47; Acts 3: 1-10; 4: 8-12, 18, 19, 20, 23-31; 6: 8, 15; 7: 51-53, 55-60; 17: 16-21; Rom. 12: 2; 2 Cor. 4: 4; 10: 5; Col. 4: 3-4)
31:57
March 28, 2021
Noble minded Christian Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (14/03/21) Noble minded Christian P2: Acts 17: 10-15 1. The Introduction: Do we see ourselves as noble minded Christians? 1.1 Big Idea: We turn our attention to Acts ch17 vv10-15 to look at two things that show us what noble minded Christians look like (10-15) 2.  The first thing is they receive the Word with eagerness (10-11) 3. The second thing is they examine the Scriptures (11-15) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at in Acts ch17 vv10-15 to show us what noble minded Christians look like – do we see ourselves as one? (10-15) Reflection: Do you see yourself as a noble minded Christian? Do you receive the preached Word with eagerness? Do you examine the Scriptures from the Word preached?  (2 Sam. 7: 28; Ezra 7: 10; Prov. 13: 13; Matt. 5: 27-28; Jn. 7: 17; 17: 17; Acts 17: 10-15; 18: 1-5; 2 Cor. 5: 15; Col. 4: 3-6; 1 Thess. 3: 2-3; 2 Tim. 2: 8-10; 3: 16-17; Titus 1: 2; Jas. 1: 22)
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March 14, 2021
Noble minded Christian Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (07/03/21) Noble minded Christian P1: Acts 17: 10-15 1. The Introduction: Do we see ourselves as noble minded Christians? 1.1 Big Idea: We turn our attention to Acts ch17 vv10-15 to look at two things that show us what noble minded Christians look like (10-15) 2.  The first thing is they receive the Word with eagerness (10-11) 3. The second thing is they examine the Scriptures (11-15) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at in Acts ch17 vv10-15 to show us what noble minded Christians look like – do we see ourselves as one? (10-15) Reflection: Do you see yourself as a noble minded Christian? Do you receive the preached Word with eagerness? Do you examine the Scriptures from the Word preached?  (2 Sam. 7: 28; Ezra 7: 10; Matt. 5: 27-28; Jn. 7: 17; 17: 17; Acts 17: 10-15; 18: 1-5; 2 Cor. 5: 15; Col. 4: 3-6; 1 Thess. 3: 2-3; 2 Tim. 2: 8-10; 3: 16-17; Titus 1: 2; Jas. 1: 22)
30:36
March 07, 2021
Travelling with the Gospel Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (28/02/21) Travelling with the Gospel P2: Acts 17: 1-9 1. The Introduction: Are we travelling with the Gospel? 1.1 Big Idea: We turn to Acts ch17 vv1-9 to look at two facts to see what the true Gospel does; to help us to proclaim the Gospel faithfully as we travel with it (1-9) 2. The first fact is it turns the world upside down (1-3, 6) 3. The second is it divides people (4-9) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts that we have looked at in Acts ch17 vv1-9 to see what the true Gospel does; to help us to proclaim the Gospel as we travel with it – will we be challenged to proclaim it faithfully (1-9) Reflection: Are you travelling with the Gospel? Do you believe the Gospel turns the world upside down? Do you believe the Gospel divides people? (Ps. 16: 1-11; 22: 1-31; Is. 53: 1-12; Matt. 5: 16; Mk. 3: 21; Lk. 4: 28-29; 24: 25-27, 44-48; Jn. 1: 11; Acts 1:8; 17: 1-9; 21:10-14; Rom. 1: 16; 1 Cor. 1: 17-18; 15: 3-4; 2 Cor. 2. 12, 17; 5: 15; Col. 1: 13; 1 Thess. 1: 4-5; 2: 17-18; Heb. 4: 12; Jas, 1: 18, 21; 1 Pet. 1: 23, 25; 3: 15)
38:20
February 28, 2021
Travelling with the Gospel Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (21/02/21) Travelling with the Gospel P1: Acts 17: 1-9 1. The Introduction: Are we travelling with the Gospel? 1.1 Big Idea: We turn to Acts ch17 vv1-9 to look at two facts to see what the true Gospel does; to help us to proclaim the Gospel faithfully as we travel with it (1-9) 2. The first fact is it turns the world upside down (1-3, 6) 3. The second is it divides people (4-9) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts that we have looked at in Acts ch17 vv1-9 to see what the true Gospel does; to help us to proclaim the Gospel as we travel with it – will we be challenged to proclaim it faithfully (1-9) Reflection: Are you travelling with the Gospel? Do you believe the Gospel turns the world upside down? Do you believe the Gospel divides people? (Ps. 16: 1-11; 22: 1-31; Is. 53: 1-12; Matt. 5: 16; Lk. 24: 25-27, 44-48; Jn. 1: 11; Acts 1:8; 17: 1-9; 21:10-14; Rom. 1: 16; 1 Cor. 1: 17-18; 15: 3-4; Heb. 4: 12; Jas, 1: 21; 1 Pet. 1: 23, 25; 3: 15)
32:33
February 21, 2021
Fellowship with believers
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (14/02/21) Fellowship with believers: Acts 2: 42-47 1. The Introduction: Is it important for Christians to fellowship with one another? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us, to stir us up, to true fellowship with each other – here are two true facts. 2.  The first true fact is; to have fellowship with Jesus Christ. 3.  The second true fact is; to have fellowship with one another 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two true facts to have true fellowship – will we allow them to stir us up to true fellowship with one another. Reflection: Do you know that it is important for you to have fellowship with other Christians? Do you have true fellowship with Jesus Christ? Are you having true fellowship with other Christians? If you take fellowship lightly what will you do about it? (Gen. 1: 26-28; 2: 18-25; Lk. 6: 12-13; Jn. 13: 34; 15: 5; 17: 11; Acts 2: 42-47; Rom. 12: 1; 2 Cor. 5: 15; Eph. 2: 1-6; 5: 11, 25; Col. 3: 16; 1 Tim. 2: 5; Philem. 1: 13; Heb. 10: 24-25; 1 Pet. 2: 24; 3: 18; 2 Pet. 1: 4; 1 Jn 1: 7; 3: 16)
36:37
February 14, 2021
Rest our hearts in God Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (07/02/21) Rest our hearts in God P2: Psalm 33: 1-22 1 The Introduction: Do we rest our hearts in God? 1.1 Big Idea: To be encouraged from Psalm 33 as we look at two reasons why we can rest our hearts in God (1-22) 2 The first reason: because God is sovereign over His creation (1-11) 3 The second reason: because God is sovereign over His people (12-22) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two reasons that we have looked at why we can rest our hearts in God – will we…. (1-22) Reflection: Are you resting your heart in God? Do you rest you heart in the fact that God is sovereign over His creation? Do you rest you heart in the fact that God is sovereign over His people? Have you allowed Christ Jesus to come and have first place in your heart – for you to rest your heart in Him? (Deut. 7: 7-8; Job 12: 23; Ps. 19: 1; 27: 14; 33: 1-22; Ezek. 36: 26; Matt. 11: 28-30; Lk. 22: 42; Rom. 1: 20; 8: 29; Eph. 1: 3; 2: 4-5, 15; Col. 3: 16; 1 Tim. 1: 17; 2 Tim 3: 16; Heb. 13: 5-6; Rev. 4: 11)
35:39
February 07, 2021
Rest our hearts in God Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (31/01/21) Rest our hearts in God P1: Psalm 33: 1-22 1 The Introduction: Do we rest our hearts in God? 1.1 Big Idea: To be encouraged from Psalm 33 as we look at two reasons why we can rest our hearts in God (1-22) 2 The first reason: because God is sovereign over His creation (1-11) 3 The second reason: because God is sovereign over His people (12-22) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two reasons that we have looked at why we can rest our hearts in God – will we…. (1-22) Reflection: Are you resting your heart in God? Do you rest you heart in the fact that God is sovereign over His creation? Do you rest you heart in the fact that God is sovereign over His people? Have you allowed Christ Jesus to come and have first place in your heart – for you to rest your heart in Him? (Deut. 7: 7-8; Job 12: 23; Ps. 19: 1; 27: 14; 33: 1-22; Ezek. 36: 26; Matt. 11: 28-30; Lk. 22: 42; Rom. 1: 20; 8: 29; Eph. 1: 3; 2: 4-5, 15; Col. 3: 16; 1 Tim. 1: 17; 2 Tim 3: 16; Heb. 13: 5-6; Rev. 4: 11)
30:28
January 31, 2021
Death or Alive Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (24/01/21) Dead or Alive P2: Ephesians 2: 1-10 1. The Introduction: Do we believe as Christians that we have been brought from spiritually dead to spiritually alive to do good works? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at Ephesians ch2 vv1-10: to remind us or our old position – spiritually dead; and of our new position – spiritually alive: to examine ourselves to see what position we are in? (1-10) 2 Our first reminder to examine ourselves to see what position we are in is spiritually dead (1-3) 3 Our second reminder to examine ourselves to see what position we are in is spiritually alive (4-10) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two positions from Ephesians ch2 vv1-10 that I have reminded us of to examine ourselves – spiritually dead and spiritually alive: if you are spiritually dead, will you repent: if you are spiritually alive, will you continue to produce good works? (1-10) Reflection: Do you believe as a Christian that you have been brought from spiritually dead to spiritually alive in Christ? After examining yourself; and your position is spiritually dead; will you repent? After examining yourself; and your position is spiritually alive; will you continue to produce good works? (Matt. 5: 48; Jn. 15: 8; Rom. 3: 23; 5: 8; 6: 2, 13; 1 Cor. 2: 14; 2 Cor. 9: 8; Eph. 2: 1-10; Titus 2: 14; Jas. 2: 17-26; 1 Pet. 1: 16; 2 Pet. 1:3)
30:54
January 24, 2021
Death or Alive Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (17/01/21) Dead or Alive P1: Ephesians 2: 1-10 1. The Introduction: Do we believe as Christians that we have been brought from spiritually dead to spiritually alive to do good works? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at Ephesians ch2 vv1-10: to remind us or our old position – spiritually dead; and of our new position – spiritually alive: to examine ourselves to see what position we are in? (1-10) 2 Our first reminder to examine ourselves to see what position we are in is spiritually dead (1-3) 3 Our second reminder to examine ourselves to see what position we are in is spiritually alive (4-10) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two positions from Ephesians ch2 vv1-10 that I have reminded us of to examine ourselves – spiritually dead and spiritually alive: if you are spiritually dead, will you repent: if you are spiritually alive, will you continue to produce good works? (1-10) Reflection: Do you believe as a Christian that you have been brought from spiritually dead to spiritually alive in Christ? After examining yourself; and your position is spiritually dead; will you repent? After examining yourself; and your position is spiritually alive; will you continue to produce good works? (Matt. 5: 48; Jn. 15: 8; Rom. 3: 23; 5: 8; 6: 2, 13; 1 Cor. 2: 14; 2 Cor. 9: 8; Eph. 2: 1-10; Titus 2: 14; Jas. 2: 17-26; 1 Pet. 1: 16; 2 Pet. 1:3)
29:29
January 17, 2021
God sustains us Part 2
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (10/01/21) God sustains us P2: Acts 17: 25 1. The Introduction: Do we believe that God sustains us? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are three things from Acts ch17 v25 that God gives us and uses to sustain us: hopefully this will help us to trust God (25) 2 The first thing – life (25) 3 The second thing – breath (25) 4 The third thing – everything (25) 5 Conclusion: the exhortation: These three things from Acts ch17 v25 that God gives us and sustains us with them: hopefully they will help us to trust God daily (25) Reflection: Do you believe that God sustains you? Do you believe that God gives you life and sustains your life? Do you trust God with your life? Do you believe that God gives you breath and sustains your breath? Do you trust God with your breath? Do you believe that God gives you everything and sustains your everything? Do you trust God with your everything? (Gen. 2: 7; Job 1: 21; 14: 5; 34: 14-15; Ps. 50: 10; 104: 14, 27, 28, 29; 139: 13-14, 16; Pr. 13: 22; Mk. 10: 45; Lk. 23: 46; Jn. 10: 10; Acts 17: 22-24, 25, 26-31; Rom. 1: 21; 2 Cor. 8: 9; Gal. 1: 15; Eph. 1: 3Phil. 1: 7-8; Col. 1: 17; 1 Tim. 6: 17; Heb. 1: 3; Jas. 1: 17-18; 1 Pet. 1: 3-4)
29:45
January 10, 2021
God sustains us Part 1
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (03/01/21) God sustains us P1: Acts 17: 25 1. The Introduction: Do we believe that God sustains us? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are three things from Acts ch17 v25 that God gives us and uses to sustain us: hopefully this will help us to trust God (25) 2 The first thing – life (25) 3 The second thing – breath (25) 4 The third thing – everything (25) 5 Conclusion: the exhortation: These three things from Acts ch17 v25 that God gives us and sustains us with them: hopefully they will help us to trust God daily (25) Reflection: Do you believe that God sustains you? Do you believe that God gives you life and sustains your life? Do you trust God with your life? Do you believe that God gives you breath and sustains your breath? Do you trust God with your breath? Do you believe that God gives you everything and sustains your everything? Do you trust God with your everything? (Gen. 2: 7; Job 1: 21; 14: 5; 34: 14-15; Ps. 50: 10; 104: 14, 27, 28, 29; 139: 13-14, 16; Pr. 13: 22; Mk. 10: 45; Lk. 23: 46; Jn. 10: 10; Acts 17: 22-24, 25, 26-31; Rom. 1: 21; 2 Cor. 8: 9; Gal. 1: 15; Eph. 1: 3Phil. 1: 7-8; Col. 1: 17; 1 Tim. 6: 17; Heb. 1: 3; Jas. 1: 17-18; 1 Pet. 1: 3-4)
27:34
January 03, 2021
Giving thanks always Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (27/12/20) Giving thanks always P2: 1 Thessalonians 5: 18 1. The Introduction: Do we find ourselves giving thanks to God always? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two helpful insights from v18 of 1 Thessalonians ch5 to help us to make sure we don’t forget to give thanks to God always (18) 2. The first helpful insight is: give thanks in all circumstances (18) 3. The second helpful insight is: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you (18) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we submit ourselves to God and His Word and apply these two helpful insights from v18 of 1 Thessalonians ch5 to help us to give thanks to God always (18) Reflection: Do you find yourself giving thanks to God always? Do you give thanks to God in all circumstances that is both the good times and bad times? Do you believe that it is God’s will for you to give thanks in all circumstances - both the good times and bad times? (Job 1: 1 – 2: 13; Ps. 100: 4; 116: 17; Matt. 7: 21; Lk. 17: 11-19; Jn. 6: 11; Rom. 1: 18-27; Rom. 5: 5; 8: 28; Col. 3: 15; 1 Thess. 4: 3; 5: 18; Rev. 4: 11)
29:49
December 27, 2020
The true meaning of Christmas
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30:37
December 25, 2020
Giving thanks always Part One
SERMON OUTLINE (20/12/20) Giving thanks always P1: 1 Thessalonians 5: 18 1. The Introduction: Do we find ourselves giving thanks to God always? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two helpful insights from v18 of 1 Thessalonians ch5 to help us to make sure we don’t forget to give thanks to God always (18) 2. The first helpful insight is: give thanks in all circumstances (18) 3. The second helpful insight is: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you (18) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we submit ourselves to God and His Word and apply these two helpful insights from v18 of 1 Thessalonians ch5 to help us to give thanks to God always (18) Reflection: Do you find yourself giving thanks to God always? Do you give thanks to God in all circumstances that is both the good times and bad times? Do you believe that it is God’s will for you to give thanks in all circumstances - both the good times and bad times? (Job 1: 1 – 2: 13; Ps. 100: 4; 116: 17; Matt. 7: 21; Lk. 17: 11-19; Jn. 6: 11; Rom. 1: 18-27; Rom. 5: 5; 8: 28; Col. 3: 15; 1 Thess. 4: 3; 5: 18; Rev. 4: 11)
27:56
December 20, 2020
Paul the faithful servant Part Two
SERMON OUTLINE (29/11/20) Paul the faithful servant P2: Acts 16: 35-40 1. The Introduction: Are we a faithful servant? 1.1 Big Idea: In Acts ch16 vv35-40 we will look at two qualities that showed Paul as the faithful servant; to help us to see if we are a faithful servant (35-40) 2.  The first quality is his concern (35-39) 3. The second quality is his encouragement (40) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two qualities we looked at in Acts ch16 vv35-40 that showed Paul as the faithful servant – do we see ourselves as a faithful servant (35-40) Reflection: Are you a faithful servant? A faithful servant is concerned for the church. A faithful servant encourages the church. (Lam. 3: 22; Hos. 4: 6; Lk. 19: 41-44, 45-48; Acts 16: 35-40; Rom. 12: 9-16; 1 Cor. 4: 2; 2 Cor. 11: 28; Eph. 3: 16; Phil. 1: 3-7; 2: 7-9; 1 Thess. 2: 7; 5: 11; Rev. 2: 10; 19: 11)
33:16
November 29, 2020
Paul the faithful servant Part One
Paul the faithful servant P1: Acts 16: 35-40 1. The Introduction: Are we a faithful servant? 1.1 Big Idea: In Acts ch16 vv35-40 we will look at two qualities that showed Paul as the faithful servant; to help us to see if we are a faithful servant (35-40) 2.  The first quality is his concern (35-39) 3. The second quality is his encouragement (40) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two qualities we looked at in Acts ch16 vv35-40 that showed Paul as the faithful servant – do we see ourselves as a faithful servant (35-40) Reflection: Are you a faithful servant? A faithful servant is concerned for the church. A faithful servant encourages the church. (Lam. 3: 22; Hos. 4: 6; Lk. 19: 41-44, 45-48; Acts 16: 35-40; Rom. 12: 9-16; 1 Cor. 4: 2; 2 Cor. 11: 28; Eph. 3: 16; Phil. 1: 3-7; 2: 7-9; 1 Thess. 2: 7; 5: 11; Rev. 2: 10; 19: 11)
32:57
November 22, 2020
Confidence in God (Part Two)
SERMON OUTLINE (15/11/20) Confidence in God P2: Acts 16: 25-34 1. The Introduction: Is our confidence in God during suffering? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us as we look at two essentials in Acts ch16 vv25-34 that showed Paul had confidence in God during suffering (25-34) 2.  The first essential is joy (25-26) 3. The second essential is contentment (27-34) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two essentials that we have looked at from Acts ch16 vv25-34 that showed Paul had confidence in God during suffering – do we experience them during suffering (25-34) Reflection: Is your confidence in God during suffering? If you experience joy during suffering; it shows you have confidence in God. If you experience contentment during suffering; it shows you have confidence in God. (Gen. 1: 26-27; 1 Sam. 17: 32-37, 43-47; 2 Chron. 20: 1-23, 27; Neh. 8: 10; Ps. 121: 1-2; 142: 1-7; Prov. 3: 26; 14: 26; Matt. 5: 11-12, 16; Jn. 14: 6; 20: 31; Acts 4: 12, 29-31; ; 16: 16-24; 25-34; Rom. 8: 28; 10: 9-10; 1 Cor 15: 3-4; Gal. 5: 22; Phil. 4: 11, 13, 19; Col. 3: 1-3; Heb. 4: 14-26; 12: 1-3; 1 Pet. 5: 10)
38:53
November 15, 2020
Confidence in God (Part One)
SERMON OUTLINE (08/11/20) Confidence in God P1: Acts 16: 25-34 1. The Introduction: Is our confidence in God during suffering? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us as we look at two essentials in Acts ch16 vv25-34 that showed Paul had confidence in God during suffering (25-34) 2.  The first essential is joy (25-26) 3. The second essential is contentment (27-34) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two essentials that we have looked at from Acts ch16 vv25-34 that showed Paul had confidence in God during suffering – do we experience them during suffering (25-34) Reflection: Is your confidence in God during suffering? If you experience joy during suffering; it shows you have confidence in God. If you experience contentment during suffering; it shows you have confidence in God. (Gen. 1: 26-27; 1 Sam. 17: 32-37, 43-47; 2 Chron. 20: 1-23, 27; Neh. 8: 10; Ps. 121: 1-2; 142: 1-7; Prov. 3: 26; 14: 26; Matt. 5: 11-12, 16; Jn. 14: 6; 20: 31; Acts 4: 12, 29-31; ; 16: 16-24; 25-34; Rom. 8: 28; 10: 9-10; 1 Cor 15: 3-4; Gal. 5: 22; Phil. 4: 11, 13, 19; Col. 3: 1-3; Heb. 4: 14-26; 12: 1-3; 1 Pet. 5: 10)
32:58
November 08, 2020
Suffering for the sake of Jesus' name
SERMON OUTLINE (01/11/20) Suffering for the sake of Jesus’ name: Acts 16: 16-24 1. The Introduction: Are we suffering for the sake of Jesus’ name? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two things in Paul’s life from Acts ch16 vv16-24 that brought about suffering for the sake of Jesus name; to see that it is real (16-24) 2.  The first thing is risk (16-18) 3. The second thing is persecution (19-24) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things in Paul’s life in Acts ch16 vv16-24 that brought about suffering for the sake of Jesus’ name – will we be challenged to suffer for the sake of Jesus name (16-24) Reflection: Are you suffering for the sake of Jesus’ name? Are you taking risks for the sake of Jesus name? Are you being persecuted for the sake of Jesus name? (Mk. 3: 15; Lk. 14: 26-27; 23: 18-25; Jn. 15: 20; Acts 2: 22-24; 9: 15-16; 16: 16-24; 20: 23; 21: 10-14; Rom. 8: 28; 2 Cor. 6: 10; 11: 13-14; 12: 12; Phil. 4: 13, 19, 20; 1 Tim. 6: 10; 2 Tim. 3: 12; Jas. 2: 19; 1 Jn. 3: 8)
41:19
November 01, 2020
Salvation is through faith (Part 2)
SERMON OUTLINE (25/10/20) Salvation is through faith P2: Acts 16: 11-15 1. The Introduction: Do we believe that salvation is through faith? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two truths in Acts ch16 vv11-15 that brought about Lydia’s salvation through faith in Jesus Christ – to help us believe that salvation is through faith (11-15) 2.  The first truth is speaking: man’s responsibility is to speak a message (11-14) 3. The second truth is opening: God’s responsibility is to open the heart (14-15) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths in Acts ch16 vv11-15 that brought about Lydia’s salvation through faith in Jesus Christ: will we be challenged to believe that salvation is through faith (11-15) Reflection: Do you believe that salvation is through faith in Jesus Christ? Do you believe that speaking the Gospel of God brings about salvation in Christ Jesus? Do you believe that God takes our message that we speak to the lost and opens their heart to believe? Do you believe that everyone who hears our message is saved? (Lk. 24: 45-48; Jn. 1: 12-13; 3: 6, 8; 6: 44; 8: 32; 17: 20; Acts 10: 44; 16: 11-15; Rom. 3: 11; 9: 11-18; 10: 9-13, 14-17; 12: 10-13; 1 Cor. 3: 6-7; Gal. 5: 1; Eph. 2: 8-9; Col. 4: 5-6; 2 Tim. 2: 10; Titus 2: 14; Heb. 11: 6; 12: 2)
38:33
October 25, 2020
Salvation is through faith (Part 1)
SERMON OUTLINE (18/10/20) Salvation is through faith P1: Acts 16: 11-15 1. The Introduction: Do we believe that salvation is through faith? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two truths in Acts ch16 vv11-15 that brought about Lydia’s salvation through faith in Jesus Christ – to help us believe that salvation is through faith (11-15) 2.  The first truth is speaking: man’s responsibility is to speak a message (11-14) 3. The second truth is opening: God’s responsibility is to open the heart (14-15) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths in Acts ch16 vv11-15 that brought about Lydia’s salvation through faith in Jesus Christ: will we be challenged to believe that salvation is through faith (11-15) Reflection: Do you believe that salvation is through faith in Jesus Christ? Do you believe that speaking the Gospel of God brings about salvation in Christ Jesus? Do you believe that God takes our message that we speak to the lost and opens their heart to believe? Do you believe that everyone who hears our message is saved? (Lk. 24: 45-48; Jn. 1: 12-13; 3: 6, 8; 6: 44; 8: 32; 17: 20; Acts 10: 44; 16: 11-15; Rom. 3: 11; 9: 11-18; 10: 9-13, 14-17; 12: 10-13; 1 Cor. 3: 6-7; Gal. 5: 1; Eph. 2: 8-9; Col. 4: 5-6; 2 Tim. 2: 10; Titus 2: 14; Heb. 11: 6; 12: 2)
39:59
October 18, 2020
Love for people Part 3
SERMON OUTLINE (11/10/20) Love for people P3: Acts 16: 6-10 1. The Introduction: Do we have a love for the people in our church? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us, here are two qualities from Paul's life found in Acts ch16 vv6-10; to see how our love for people is (6-10) 2.  The first quality is: Paul had an obedient heart (6-8) 3. The second quality is: Paul had a submissive heart (9-10) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two qualities that we have looked at from Paul's life in Acts ch16: 6-10; to see how our love for people is – do we have a love for people (6-10) Reflection: Do you have a love for people in our church? If you have a love for people – do you have an obedient heart? If you have a love for people – do you have a submissive heart? What will you do if your love for people is not expressed by both an obedient heart and a submissive heart? (Lk. 6: 46; Acts 16: 1-5, 6-10; 26: 18; Rom. 1: 5; 5: 5, 8; 15: 20; 1 Cor. 6: 19-20; 2 Cor. 11: 28; 13: 5; Gal. 5: 6, 25; Phil. 2: 14-16; Jas. 2: 14-17)
36:37
October 11, 2020
The power of the Holy Spirit
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (04/10/20) The power of the Holy Spirit: 1 Cor. 2: 3-5 1. The Introduction: Do we believe in the power of the Holy Spirit? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two important facts to encourage us to wake us up out of our stupor/lukewarmness – to rediscover the power of the Holy Spirit… 2.  The first important fact is to know that we need to honour the Author of God’s Word… 3. The second important fact is to know that we must allow the Holy Spirit to empower the Scriptures… 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two important facts to encourage us to wake us up out of our stupor/lukewarmness – will we allow them to help us to rediscover the power of the Holy Spirit… Reflection: Do you believe in the power of the Holy Spirit? Do you honour the Author of the Bible? Do you allow the Holy Spirit to empower the Scriptures in your life? Do you understand the Word of God to be powerful, life altering and wholly sufficient for living (2 Tim. 3: 16-17)? (Gen. 1-31; Isa. 55: 11; Matt. 5: 13-16; Lk. 1: 35; Jn. 14: 16, 26; Acts 1: 8; Rom. 15: 13; 1 Cor. 2: 1-5; Phil. 2: 15; Col. 4: 6; 1 Thess. 1: 5; Heb. 4: 12; 2 Pet. 1: 20-21)
38:33
October 04, 2020
Sovereignty of God Part 2
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (20/09/20) The sovereignty of God P2: Lamentations 3: 37-39 1. The Introduction: Do we believe in the sovereignty of God – that God is sovereign over all the good and all the bad events in the world; as well as in our lives? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two essentials to help us to put back our confidence in the sovereignty of God; to trust God’s sovereignty in both our good circumstances and our bad circumstances. 2. The first essential is God’s sovereignty… 3. The second essential is our responsibility… 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two essentials that we have just heard to help us to put back our confidence in the sovereignty of God; to trust God’s sovereignty in both our good circumstances and our bad circumstances: will we? Reflection: Do you believe in the sovereignty of God? Is it important for you to believe in the sovereignty of God: and why? Do you believe that God is sovereign over all things: including the bad things as well? Do you believe that you have a responsibility to play in the sovereignty of God? (Neh. 4: 1-8, 9-20; Ps. 32: 10; 115: 3; 119: 11;  Prov. 15: 22; 16: 9; Eccl. 7: 13; Isa. 55: 9; Lam. 3: 37-39; 4: 17; Dan. 2: 10-23; Jn. 19: 10-11; Acts 2: 23; 4: 1-22, 23-31; Rom. 8: 20-22; 10: 17; 11: 33; 2 Cor. 5: 7; Eph. 1: 11; Jas. 4: 13-17; 2 Pet: 1: 12-15)
35:18
September 20, 2020
Sovereignty of God
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (13/09/20) Sovereignty of God Part 1: Lamentations 3: 37-39 1. The Introduction: Do we believe in the sovereignty of God – that God is sovereign over all the good and all the bad events in the world; as well as in our lives? 1.1 Big Idea: Look at two essentials to help us to put back our confidence in the sovereignty of God; to trust God’s sovereignty in both our good circumstances and our bad circumstances. 2. The first essential is God’s sovereignty… 3. The second essential is our responsibility… 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two essentials that we have just heard to help us to put back our confidence in the sovereignty of God; to trust God’s sovereignty in both our good circumstances and our bad circumstances: will we? Reflection: Do you believe in the sovereignty of God? Is it important for you to believe in the sovereignty of God: and why? Do you believe that God is sovereign over all things: including the bad things as well? Do you believe that you have a responsibility to play in the sovereignty of God? (Neh. 4: 1-8, 9-20; Ps. 32: 10; 115: 3; 119: 11;  Prov. 15: 22; 16: 9; Eccl. 7: 13; Isa. 55: 9; Lam. 3: 37-39; 4: 17; Dan. 2: 10-23; Jn. 19: 10-11; Acts 2: 23; 4: 1-22, 23-31; Rom. 8: 20-22; 10: 17; 11: 33; 2 Cor. 5: 7; Eph. 1: 11; Jas. 4: 13-17; 2 Pet: 1: 12-15)
37:15
September 13, 2020
Jesus is the Light of the world.
Jesus is the Light of the world: John 8: 12 1. The Introduction: Is Jesus the Light of the world? 1.1 Big Idea: The one thing that we are going to look at this morning to help us to not forget is; Jesus is the Light of the world (12) 2. The one thing is: Jesus is the light of the world (12) 3. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have been reminded not to forget the Jesus is the Light of the world; will we now live everyday as the light of the world? (12) Reflection: Is Jesus the Light of your world? Are you living your Christian life as the light of the world? Do people see you shinning your light into their lives?  (Exod. 13: 21-22; 14: 19-20; Ps. 27: 1; 44: 3; 119: 105; Isa. 49: 6; Matt. 5: 16; Jn. 1: 1-9; 3: 19; 8: 12; Rom. 13: 11-14; 2 Cor. 4: 1-6; 5: 21; Eph. 5: 8-9; Col. 1: 13)
31:34
September 06, 2020
Zealous for God Part 2
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (30/08/20) Zealous for God P2: Titus 2: 11-14 1. The Introduction: Are we zealous for God? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two facts from God’s Word to help us to become zealous for God. 2. The first fact is to know that we are supposed to be zealous for God. 3. The second fact is to know that we are supposed to live our lives zealous for God. 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we take these two facts to heart to be encouraged to grow in our zeal for God, to become more zealous for God? Reflection: Are you zealous for God? Do you know that you are to be zealous for God? Do you know that you are to live your life zealous for God? (Gen. 37: 1-36; 39: 1-6; 1 Sam. 17: 1-58; Esther ch’s1-10; Ps. 42: 1-2; Lk. 10: 27-28, 30-37; Acts 4: 23-31; Rom. 5: 5; Gal. 5: 22-23; Eph. 2: 8-10; 5: 15-17; 2 Tim. 4: 13; Titus 2: 11-15; Jas. 1: 17, 3: 13; 4: 2; Heb. 10: 24-25; 12: 2-3)
35:06
August 29, 2020
Zealous for God Part 1
The Introduction: Are we zealous for God? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two facts from God’s Word to help us to become zealous for God. The first fact is to know that we are supposed to be zealous for God. The second fact is to know that we are supposed to live our lives zealous for God. Conclusion: the exhortation: Will we take these two facts to heart to be encouraged to grow in our zeal for God, to become more zealous for God? Reflection: Are you zealous for God? Do you know that you are to be zealous for God? Do you know that you are to live your life zealous for God? (1 Sam. 17: 1-58; Ps. 42: 1-2; Lk. 10: 27-28, 30-37; Acts 4: 23-31; Rom. 5: 5; Gal. 5: 22-23; Eph. 2: 8-10; 5: 15-17; 2 Tim. 4: 13; Titus 2: 11-15; Jas. 1: 17, 3: 13; 4: 2; Heb. 10: 24-25; 12: 2-3)
30:31
August 21, 2020
Is our safety in God Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (16/08/20) Is our safety in God P2: Psalm 91: 1-16 1 The Introduction: Is our safety in God? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two reasons from Psalm 91: 1-16; why we can find safety in God (1-16) 2 Firstly, because God is our security (1-10) 3 Secondly, because God is our protection (11-16) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looks at these two reasons from Psalm 91 vv1-16; why we can find safety in God – will we be challenged to find safety in God (1-16) Reflection: Is your safety in God? Do you trust God for security? Do you trust God for protection? In times of trouble do you find yourself seeking safety in God and His Word? (Exod. 14: 10, 13, 14-31; 15: 2; Deut. 6: 16; 2 Chron. 32: 1-22; Ezra 8: 21-23; Ps. 5: 11-12; 8: 5; 18: 1-3; 91: 1-16; Prov. 14: 26; 18: 10; 29: 25; Dan. 2: 1-18, 19-23; 3: 16-18; Matt. 4: 1-11; 5: 8; 23: 37; Rom. 8: 1, 28, 39; Gal. 1: 3-5; Phil. 2: 12-13; Heb. 1: 14; Jas. 1: 2; 1 Jn. 5: 18; Rev. 12: 9-10)
35:17
August 15, 2020
Is our safety in God Part 1
1 The Introduction: Is our safety in God? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two reasons from Psalm 91: 1-16; why we can find safety in God (1-16) 2 Firstly, because God is our security (1-10) 3 Secondly, because God is our protection (11-16) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have looked at these two reasons from Psalm 91 vv1-16; why we can find safety in God – will we be challenged to find safety in God (1-16) Reflection: Is your safety in God? Do you trust God for security? Do you trust God for protection? In times of trouble do you find yourself seeking safety in God and His Word? (Exod. 14: 10, 13, 14-31; 15: 2; 2 Chron. 32: 1-22; Ezra 8: 21-23; Ps. 8: 5; 91: 1-16; Prov. 14: 26; 18: 10; 29: 25; Dan. 3: 16-18; Matt. 4: 1-11; 23: 37; Rom. 8: 1, 28, 39; Gal. 1: 3-5; Phil. 2: 12-13; Heb. 1: 14; Jas. 1: 2; 1 Jn. 5: 18; Rev. 12: 9-10)
35:30
August 07, 2020
Whose righteousness are we parading Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (02/08/20) Whose righteousness are we parading P2: Luke 18: 9-14 1. The Introduction: Whose righteousness do we parade in our Christian life; is it our own righteousness or is it Christ’s righteousness? 1.1 Big Idea: Let’s take a look at two types of righteousness from this parable in Luke ch18 vv9-14 to examine our own hearts to see if our own parade of righteousness will be justified before our heavenly Father (9-14) 2. The first parade of righteousness is a false righteousness (11-12) 3. The second parade of righteousness is a true righteousness (13-14) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have examined our hearts by looking at a parade of false righteousness and a parade of true righteousness from Luke ch18 vv9-14 – will our parade of righteousness be justified before our heavenly Father? (9-14)? Reflection: Your parade of righteousness: is it a false parade or a true parade of righteousness? Will your parade of righteousness be justified before your heavenly Father? (Gen. 45: 4-8; 50: 19; Exod. 20: 3; 2 Sam. 12: 1-15; Job 2: 10; Ps. 51: 17; Prov. 6: 5, 17; Isa. 48: 11; 66: 2; Jer. 9: 23-24; Matt. 5: 3, 20; 6: 1-6; 23: 23; Mk. 12: 29-31; Luke 18: 9-14; 19: 1-10; 1 Cor. 8: 1-3)
31:48
August 01, 2020
Whose righteousness are we parading
Whose righteousness are we parading: Luke 18: 9-14 1. The Introduction: Whose righteousness do we parade in our Christian life; is it our own righteousness or is it Christ’s righteousness? 1.1 Big Idea: Let’s take a look at two types of righteousness from this parable in Luke ch18 vv9-14 to examine our own hearts to see if our own parade of righteousness will be justified before our heavenly Father (9-14) 2. The first parade of righteousness is a false righteousness (11-12) 3. The second parade of righteousness is a true righteousness (13-14) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have examined our hearts by looking at a parade of false righteousness and a parade of true righteousness from Luke ch18 vv9-14 – will our parade of righteousness be justified before our heavenly Father? (9-14)? Reflection: Your parade of righteousness: is it a false parade or a true parade of righteousness? Will your parade of righteousness be justified before your heavenly Father? (Gen. 45: 4-8; 50: 19; Exod. 20: 3; 2 Sam. 12: 1-15; Job 2: 10; Ps. 51: 17; Prov. 6: 5, 17; Isa. 48: 11; 66: 2; Jer. 9: 23-24; Matt. 5: 3, 20; 6: 1-6; 23: 23; Mk. 12: 29-31; Luke 18: 9-14; 19: 1-10; 1 Cor. 8: 1-3)
30:27
July 25, 2020
Growing in sanctification Part 2
Growing in sanctification P2: 1 Thess. 4: 3-8 1. The Introduction: Growing in sanctification. 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two stages of sanctification to encourage us to grow in sanctification. 2.  The first stage is to know that sanctification starts at our new birth. 3.  The second stage is to know that sanctification is an everyday process. 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two stages of sanctification to encourage us to grow in sanctification – will we be encouraged grow in sanctification. Reflection: Do you know what sanctification is as a Christian? Do we need to grow in sanctification? Do you agree that sanctification starts at new birth? Do you agree that sanctification is an everyday process? Are you growing in sanctification? (Gen. 1: 1, 26-28, 31; 2: 16-17; Lev. 19: 2; Jn. 3: 5; Rom. 5: 12; 6: 6, 11, 13; 8: 13; 10: 9; 1 Cor. 1: 30; 6: 11; Gal. 5: 22, 23, 25; Eph. 1: 4; 2: 1-3; Phil. 2: 12-13; 1 Thess. 4: 3-8; 5: 23; Titus 3: 4-6; Heb. 12: 14; 1 Pet. 1: 16)
31:48
July 18, 2020
Growing in sanctification
TOPICAL SERMON OUTLINE (12/07/20) Growing in sanctification: 1 Thess. 4: 3-8 1. The Introduction: Growing in sanctification. 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two stages of sanctification to encourage us to grow in sanctification. 2.  The first stage is to know that sanctification starts at our new birth. 3.  The second stage is to know that sanctification is an everyday process. 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two stages of sanctification to encourage us to grow in sanctification – will we be encouraged grow in sanctification. Reflection: Do you know what sanctification is as a Christian? Do we need to grow in sanctification? Do you agree that sanctification starts at new birth? Do you agree that sanctification is an everyday process? Are you growing in sanctification? (Gen. 1: 1, 26-28, 31; 2: 16-17; Lev. 19: 2; Jn. 3: 5; Rom. 5: 12; 6: 6, 11, 13; 8: 13; 10: 9; 1 Cor. 1: 30; 6: 11; Gal. 5: 22, 23, 25; Eph. 1: 4; 2: 1-3; Phil. 2: 12-13; 1 Thess. 4: 3-8; 5: 23; Titus 3: 4-6; Heb. 12: 14; 1 Pet. 1: 16)
27:47
July 11, 2020
The Golden Rule Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (05/07/20) The Golden Rule P2: Matthew 7: 12 1. The Introduction: Do we understand the Golden Rule? 1.1 Big Idea: To help us to understand the Golden Rule in Matthew ch12 v7: we are going to look at two truths; to help us to have better relationships with one another. 2. The first truth is: it is impossible left to ourselves (12) 3. The second truth is: it is possible in Christ (12) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Let’s be challenged this week from Matthew ch7 v12: “The Golden Rule”: to work on improving our relationships with one another - to love one another (12) Reflection: Do you understand the Golden Rule? Do you think it is possible to practice the Golden Rule left to yourself? Do you think it is possible to practice the Golden Rule united to Christ?  Are you practicing the Golden Rule in Christ? (Lev. 19: 18; Matt. 5: 16, 17-20; 7: 12; 22: 39; 23: 23-28; Jn. 13: 34-35; Rom. 3: 11-12; 13: 8-10; Eph. 2: 1-3; Phil. 5-11; Jas. 2: 8; 1 Jn. 4: 19; Rev. 7: 12)
35:12
July 05, 2020
The Golden Rule
SERMON OUTLINE (28/06/20) The Golden Rule: Matthew 7: 12 1. The Introduction: Do we understand the Golden Rule? 1.1 Big Idea: To help us to understand the Golden Rule in Matthew ch12 v7: we are going to look at two things; to help us to have better relationships with one another. 2. The first thing is: it is impossible left to ourselves (12) 3. The second thing is: it is possible in Christ (12) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Let’s be challenged this week from Matthew ch7 v12: “The Golden Rule”: to work on improving our relationships with one another - to love one another (12) Reflection: Do you understand the Golden Rule? Do you think it is possible to practice the Golden Rule left to yourself? Do you think it is possible to practice the Golden Rule united to Christ?  Are you practicing the Golden Rule in Christ? (Lev. 19: 18; Matt. 5: 16, 17-20; 7: 12; 22: 39; 23: 23-28; Jn. 13: 34-35; Rom. 3: 11-12; 13: 8-10; Eph. 2: 1-3; Phil. 5-11; Jas. 2: 8; 1 Jn. 4: 19; Rev. 7: 12)
30:53
June 27, 2020
Hope in God Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (21/06/20) Hope in God P2: Psalm 131: 1-3 1. The Introduction: Is our hope in God? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us as we look at two things from Psalm 131: 1-3 to hope in God (1-3) 2. The first thing to look at is; we must turn off the noise in our hearts (1) 3. The second thing to look at is; we must draw near to God (2) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at from Psalm 131 vv1-3 to help us to hope in God – will we hope in God and do them (1-3) Reflection: Do you hope in God? Have you turned off the noise in your heart to help you to hope in God? Do you draw near to God to help you to hope in Him? (1 Sam. 13: 14; Ps. 42: 5; 131: 1-3; Jer. 29: 11; Matt. 11: 28-30; Lk. 10: 38-42; Rom. 8: 28, 39; 13: 14; 15: 4; Eph. 2: 12; Phil. 4: 6-7; 2 Thess. 2: 16; 1 Tim. 6: 17; Heb. 4: 16; 13: 5-6)
35:35
June 20, 2020
Hope in God
SERMON OUTLINE (14/06/20) Hope in God: Psalm 131: 1-3 1. The Introduction: Is our hope in God? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us as we look at two things from Psalm 131: 1-3 to hope in God (1-3) 2. The first thing to look at is; we must turn off the noise in our hearts (1) 3. The second thing to look at is; we must draw near to God (2) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at from Psalm 131 vv1-3 to help us to hope in God – will we hope in God and do them (1-3) Reflection: Do you hope in God? Have you turned off the noise in your heart to help you to hope in God? Do you draw near to God to help you to hope in Him? (1 Sam. 13: 14; Ps. 42: 5; 131: 1-3; Jer. 29: 11; Matt. 11: 28-30; Lk. 10: 38-42; Rom. 8: 28, 39; 13: 14; 15: 4; Eph. 2: 12; Phil. 4: 6-7; 2 Thess. 2: 16; 1 Tim. 6: 17; Heb. 4: 16; 13: 5-6)
31:48
June 13, 2020
Behaviour in the church Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (07/06/20) Behaviour in the church P2: 1 Timothy 3: 15 1. The Introduction: Is it important for Christians to know how to behave in the church?    1.1 Big Idea: Here are two factors from 1 Timothy 3: 15 to challenge us to see why it is so important to behave in the church God’s way: behaviour that God approves (15) 2. The first factor to challenge us is: the church is the place of the living God (15)  3. The second factor to challenge us is: the church is the pillar and foundation of the truth (15) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Are we challenged by these two factors from 1 Timothy ch3 v15 to see why it is important to behave in the church God’s way (15) Reflection: Is it important for you to know how to behave in the church? Do you believe that the church is the place of the living God? Do you believe the church is the pillar and foundation of the truth? (Lev. 10: 1-3; 1 Sam. 15: 1-35; 2 Sam. 6: 5-15; 1 Kin. 8: 59-61; Acts 20: 28; 1 Cor. 1: 30; 6: 19-20; 2 Cor. 5: 15, 17-21; 6: 16 – 7: 1; Eph. 2: 20; 3: 20-21; 5: 25; 1 Timothy 3: 14-16; 2 Tim. 2: 15; 1 Pet. 1:3; 2: 10; 3: 18; 2 Jn, v4; 3 Jn. v4)
31:48
June 05, 2020
Behaviour in the church Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (31/05/20) Behaviour in the church: 1 Timothy 3: 15 1. The Introduction: Is it important for Christians to know how to behave in the church? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two factors from 1 Timothy 3: 15 to challenge us to see why it is so important to behave in the church God’s way: behaviour that God approves (15) 2. The first factor to challenge us is: the church is the place of the living God (15) 3. The second factor to challenge us is: the church is the pillar and foundation of the truth (15) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Are we challenged by these two factors from 1 Timothy ch3 v15 to see why it is important to behave in the church God’s way (15) Reflection: Is it important for you to know how to behave in the church? Do you believe that the church is the place of the living God? Do you believe the church is the pillar and foundation of the truth? (Lev. 10: 1-3; 2 Sam. 6: 5-15; 1 Kin. 8: 59-61; Acts 20: 28; 1 Cor. 1: 30; 6: 19-20; 2 Cor. 5: 15, 17-21; 6: 16 – 7: 1; Eph. 2: 20; 3: 20-21; 5: 25; 1 Timothy 3: 14-16; 2 Tim. 2: 15; 1 Pet. 1:3; 2: 10; 3: 18; 2 Jn, v4; 3 Jn. v4)
29:01
May 30, 2020
Can Christians Become Sick Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (24/05/20) Can Christians become sick? P2: Isaiah 38: 1-8 1 The Introduction: Can Christians become sick? 1.1 Big Idea: We turn to Isaiah ch38 vv1-8 to look at two things from Hezekiah’s life to see if Christians can become sick (1-8). 2 The first thing to see if Christians become sick is: can Christians become sick? (1) 3 The second thing to see if Christians become sick is: does God hear the prayers of a sick Christian (4) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at to see if Christians become sick: will we now believe that we Christians can become sick and we can trust God with our sickness... Reflection: Do you believe Christians become sick? Do you believe that God hears the prayers of a Christian who is sick? Do you believe that we are sick only because; there is sin in our life; our faith is weak; we are not walking closely with God? Do you believe that you can pray and trust God with your sickness? (Deut. 29: 29; Job 1: 1-22; 2: 1-13; 23: 10;  Ps. 32: 7; 51: 17; Is. 38: 1-9; Jer. 17: 5-10; Matt. 5: 6; Jn 16: 33; Acts 14: 22; Rom. 6: 13; 8: 23; 15: 4; 1 Cor. 10: 13; 11: 29-30; 2 Cor. 12: 8-9; Phil. 4: 6-8; Col. 3: 1-3; 1 Tim. 5: 23; Heb. 5: 7; 12: 2-3; Jas. 1: 4; 5: 14)
36:41
May 23, 2020
Can Christians become sick? Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (17/05/20) Can Christians become sick? P1: Isaiah 38: 1-8 1 The Introduction: Can Christians become sick? 1.1 Big Idea: We turn to Isaiah ch38 vv1-8 to look at two things from Hezekiah’s life to see if Christians can become sick (1-8). 2 The first thing to see if Christians become sick is: can Christians become sick? (1) 3 The second thing to see if Christians become sick is: does God hear the prayers of a sick Christian (4) 4 Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have looked at to see if Christians become sick: will we now believe that we Christians can become sick and we can trust God with our sickness... Reflection: Do you believe Christians become sick? Do you believe that God hears the prayers of a Christian who is sick? Do you believe that we are sick only because; there is sin in our life; our faith is weak; we are not walking closely with God? Do you believe that you can pray and trust God with your sickness? (Deut. 29: 29; Job 1: 1-22; 2: 1-13; 23: 10;  Ps. 32: 7; 51: 17; Is. 38: 1-9; Jer. 17: 5-10; Matt. 5: 6; Jn 16: 33; Acts 14: 22; Rom. 6: 13; 8: 23; 15: 4; 1 Cor. 10: 13; 11: 29-30; 2 Cor. 12: 8-9; Phil. 4: 6-8; Col. 3: 1-3; 1 Tim. 5: 23; Heb. 5: 7; 12: 2-3; Jas. 1: 4; 5: 14)
32:41
May 16, 2020
Overcoming the world
SERMON OUTLINE (10/05/20) Overcoming the world: 1 John 5: 1-5 1. The Introduction: Are we overcoming the world God’s way? 1.1 Big Idea: To help us overcome the world God's way here are two truths from 1 John 5: 1-5 (1-5) 2. The first truth is: do we know God (1, 5) 3. The second truth is: are we obeying God’s Word (2, 3) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths from 1 John 5: 1-5 to help us overcome the world God’s way: will we allow them to help us (1-5) Reflection: How are you overcoming the world? Are you overcoming the world God’s way?  Do you know God? Are you obeying God's Word to overcome the world? Is God's Word a lamp to your feet and a light to your path? (1 Samuel 30: 1-19; Ps. 1: 1-3; 18: 1-3; 119: 105; Matt. 11: 25-30; Jn. 14: 6; 16: 33; Rom. 10: 8-17; 12: 1-21; 13: 8-14; 2 Tim. 3: 16; Heb. 9: 27; 12: 2-3; Jas. 1: 6; 1 Pet. 1: 3; 3: 18; 1 Jn. 2: 1-11, 13; 3: 15-17; 4: 7-21; 5: 1-5; Rev. 4: 11)
42:39
May 09, 2020
Do we really Pray Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (03/05/20) Do we really pray P2: Nehemiah 1: 1-11 1. The Introduction: Do we really pray? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two facts from Nehemiah ch1 vv1-11 that caused Nehemiah to really pray; hopefully this will encourage us to really pray (1-11) 2. The first fact – Nehemiah asked questions (1-3) 3. The second fact – Nehemiah really prayed (4-11) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts that from Nehemiah ch1 vv1-11 that caused Nehemiah to really pray: will we be encouraged to learn to really pray (1-11) Reflection: Do you really pray? Do you really pray for South Africa: what is going on in the country; the churches and for Christians and non-Christians? Do you ask questions so that you can really pray? Do you weep and fast and pray? Will you learn from Nehemiah to become a disciple that really prays? (Lev. 19: 18; Deut. 29: 29; 2 Kings 20: 1-11; 2 Chron. 7: 14; Neh. 1: 1-11; 6: 15; Job 12: 23; 38: 12; Ps. 22: 28; 30: 5; 104: 14;  Prov. 15: 8, 29; 21: 1; 22: 11; Jer. 7: 16; 11: 14; 13: 17; Lam. 3: 8, 38, 44, 56; Matt; 5: 45; 6: 9; Lk. 6: 12; 19: 41-44; Jn. 4: 23; Acts 14: 16; 17: 26, 28; 20: 19, 36-38; Rom. 5: 5;  Eph. 1: 11; 2: 8-10; 1 Thess. 5: 17; 1 Tim. 2: 1-7; Jas. 5: 16-17)
37:21
May 02, 2020
Do we really pray Part 1
Do we really pray P1: Nehemiah 1: 1-11 1. The Introduction: Do we really pray? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two facts from Nehemiah ch1 vv1-11 that caused Nehemiah to really pray; hopefully this will encourage us to really pray (1-11) 2. The first fact – Nehemiah asked questions (1-3) 3. The second fact – Nehemiah really prayed (4-11) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two facts that from Nehemiah ch1 vv1-11 that caused Nehemiah to really pray: will we be encouraged to learn to really pray (1-11) Reflection: Do you really pray? Do you really pray for South Africa: what is going on in the country; the churches and for Christians and non-Christians? Do you ask questions so that you can really pray? Do you weep and fast and pray? Will you learn from Nehemiah to become a disciple that really prays? (Lev. 19: 18; Deut. 29: 29; 2 Kings 20: 1-11; 2 Chron. 7: 14; Neh. 1: 1-11; 6: 15; Job 12: 23; 38: 12; Ps. 22: 28; 30: 5; 104: 14;  Prov. 15: 8, 29; 21: 1; 22: 11; Jer. 7: 16; 11: 14; 13: 17; Lam. 3: 8, 38, 44, 56; Matt; 5: 45; 6: 9; Lk. 6: 12; 19: 41-44; Jn. 4: 23; Acts 14: 16; 17: 26, 28; 20: 19, 36-38; Rom. 5: 5;  Eph. 1: 11; 2: 8-10; 1 Thess. 5: 17; 1 Tim. 2: 1-7; Jas
31:21
April 25, 2020
Confidence in God to pray Part 2
Confidence in God to pray P2: Psalm 3: 1-8 1. The Introduction: Do we have confidence in God to pray – when our world is upside down? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two things in Psalm 3 vv1-8 to encourage us to have confidence in God to pray (1-8) 2. The first thing is – God hears our prayers (1-4) 3. The second thing is – God works for us (5-8) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have heard these two things from Psalm 3 vv1-8: will we be encouraged to have confidence in God to pray (1-8) Reflection: Do you have confidence in God to pray; when your world is turned upside down? Do you believe that God hears your prayers? Do you believe that God works for you?  Who do you put your confidence in when trials come your way? (2 Sam. 15: 1-5, 6, 7-12, 13-17, 18-37; 16: 1-23; Psalm 3: 1-8; 27: 1-2; 34: 6; 73: 25; Prov. 3: 5-8; 14: 26; Jonah 2: 1-10; Lk. 22: 63-65; 1 Cor. 15: 10-11; Eph. 6: 16; Phil. 4: 6-7; 1 Tim 2: 5; Heb. 4: 14-16)
37:45
April 18, 2020
Knowing Christ Jesus Resurrection Sunday
SERMON OUTLINE (12/04/20) Knowing Christ Jesus: Philippians 3: 7-11 1. The Introduction: Do we really know Christ Jesus: to the point that we are trusting in Him? 1.1 Big Idea: To glean two things from Philippians ch3 vv7-11 that Paul gives us that we must do to help us in knowing Christ Jesus (7-11) 2 The first thing is negative – we must stop trusting in ourselves (7-9) 3. The second thing is positive – we must know Christ (10-11) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things that we have learned from Philippians ch3 vv7-11; gleaned from Paul that we must do to help us in knowing Christ Jesus – will we do them to help us in knowing Christ Jesus (7-11) Reflection: For you is there a difference between knowing about Christ Jesus and knowing Christ Jesus? Do you really know Christ Jesus: to the point that you are trusting in Him alone? If you are trusting in yourself; will you stop and instead trust in Christ Jesus? Will you read your Bible to get to really know Christ Jesus to trust in Him alone – will you do this? (Ps. 37: 3-5; Prov. 14: 12; Jn. 6: 39-40; 8: 47; 10: 14; 11: 25; Acts 9: 1-19; Rom. 1: 16; 6: 5, 6, 10; 1 Cor. 6: 14; 2 Cor. 4: 6; 5: 15; 12: 10; Eph. 2: 8; 5: 15-16; Phil. 3: 4-11; Col. 2: 6, 12; 3: 1; 1 Jn. 2: 6; 5: 20)
36:47
April 11, 2020
God’s love Good Friday
God’s love: Romans 8: 31-39 1. The Introduction: As Christians do we appreciate God's love for us? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two truths from Scripture to help us to appreciate God's love for us as we walk with Him is this fallen world (31-39) 2. The first truth to help us to appreciate God's love is: God’s love on the cross (32) 3. The second truth to help us to appreciate God's love is: God’s love in Christ (39) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two truths that we have looked at from Scripture to help us to appreciate God's love for us as we walk with Him in this fallen world – will we appreciate God's love for us (31-39) Reflection: Do you appreciate God's love for you? Is God’s love a feeling for you? Do you only appreciate God's love for you when things only go well for you? God's love for you on the cross – do you appreciate this truth? God's love for you in Christ – do you appreciate this truth? Will you appreciate God's love for you through adversity: and if you don’t what will you do? (Deut. 7: 6-7; Isa. 40: 10-11; Jn 15: 1-11; Rom. 5: 8; 8: 1, 31-39; 12: 9-10; Gal. 2: 20; Eph. 1: 3; 2: 1-4; 5: 15; Col. 1: 13)
32:22
April 09, 2020
Confidence in God to pray Part 1
SERMON OUTLINE (05/04/20) Confidence in God to pray P1: Psalm 3: 1-8 1. The Introduction: Do we have confidence in God to pray – when our world is upside down? 1.1 Big Idea: To look at two things in Psalm 3 vv1-8 to encourage us to have confidence in God to pray (1-8) 2. The first thing is – God hears our prayers (1-4) 3. The second thing is – God works for us (5-8) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: Now that we have heard these two things from Psalm 3 vv1-8: will we be encouraged to have confidence in God to pray (1-8) Reflection: Do you have confidence in God to pray; when your world is turned upside down? Do you believe that God hears your prayers? Do you believe that God works for you?  Who do you put your confidence in when trials come your way? (2 Sam. 15: 1-5, 6, 7-12, 13-17, 18-37; 16: 1-23; Psalm 3: 1-8; 27: 1-2; 34: 6; 73: 25; Prov. 14: 26; Jonah 2: 1-10; Lk. 22: 63-65; 1 Cor. 15: 10-11; Eph. 6: 16; Phil. 4: 6-7; 1 Tim 2: 5; Heb. 4: 14-16)
33:34
April 04, 2020
Is our trust in God Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (29/03/20) Is our trust in God P2: Psalm 56 1-13 1. The Introduction: Whatever fear is going on in our lives – is our trust in God? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two things to know from Psalm 56: 1-13 when we are afraid – to wipe our fears away? 1-13 2. The first thing to know is – to put our trust in God 1-7 3. The second thing to know is – to know God is for us 8-13 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things to know from Psalm 56: 1-13 when we are afraid – to wipe our fears away - will our trust be in God. 1-13 Reflection: When you are afraid – is your trust in God? Will you put your trust in God – to wipe away your fears? Will you believe that God is for you – to wipe away your fears? (1 Sam. 21: 11; 30: 4; Ps. 23: 4; 27: 1; 56: 1-13; 119: 28, 107; 114, 147, 161; Prov. 16: 20; 28: 26; 29: 25; Lk. 22: 62; Jn. 16: 33; 21: 15-17; Rom. 8: 31-39; Phil. 4: 6-8; Heb. 13: 5-6; Jas 1: 2, 5; 1 Jn. 4: 4; 5: 4-5)
34:30
March 28, 2020
Is our trust in God Part 1
Sunday Morning Services:  We will not gather at the Church building as usual. We plan to bring Pastor Mark’s sermon to the Church digitally as a recorded message. Also available on our website, Facebook ((https://web.facebook.com/robertsonrcc/) – (video)) and as a podcast ((https://anchor.fm/rrcc) – (audio)) – (Sunday 09h30) and on RRCC website ((https://rrcc.co.za/) – (audio)) – (Monday). Creation      Ministries International: Please visit the website – some good listening      & reads: A biblical creation perspective on COVID-19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrn2XSACMxg#action=share Albert Mohler - Articles: Please visit the website – some good reads      -  https://albertmohler.com/articles     - Please read this encouraging article (see below or attachment): Can      Christian Churches Remain Faithful While Not Gathered Together? Sola 5 News: Please don’t forget to visit      the Website (http://sola5.org) for News & Articles: SERMON OUTLINE: SERMON OUTLINE (22/03/20) Is our trust in God P1: Psalm 56 1-13 1. The Introduction: Whatever fear is going on in our lives – is our trust in God? 1.1 Big Idea: Here are two things to know from Psalm 56: 1-13 when we are afraid – to wipe our fears away? 1-13 2. The first thing to know is – to put our trust in God 1-7 3. The second thing to know is – to know God is for us 8-13 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two things to know from Psalm 56: 1-13 when we are afraid – to wipe our fears away - will our trust be in God. 1-13 Reflection: When you are afraid – is your trust in God? Will you put your trust in God – to wipe away your fears? Will you believe that God is for you – to wipe away your fears? (1 Sam. 21: 11; 30: 4; Ps. 23: 4; 27: 1; 56: 1-13; 119: 28, 107; 114, 147, 161; Prov. 16: 20; 28: 26; 29: 25; Lk. 22: 62; Jn. 16: 33; 21: 15-17; Rom. 8: 31-39; Phil. 4: 6-8; Heb. 13: 5-6; Jas 1: 2, 5; 1 Jn. 4: 4; 5: 4-5)
31:20
March 22, 2020
Love for people Part 2
1. The Introduction: Do we have a love for the people in our church? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us, here are two qualities from Paul's life found in Acts ch16 vv1-5; to see how our love for people is (1-5) 2.  The first quality is: Paul had a serving heart (1-3) 3. The second quality is: Paul had a faithful heart (4-5) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two qualities that we have looked at from Paul's life in Acts ch16: 1-5; to see how our love for people is – do we have a love for people (1-5) Reflection: Do you have a love for people in our church? If you have a love for people – do you have a serving heart for them? If you have a love for people – do you have a faithful heart for them? What will you do if your love for people is not expressed by both a serving heart and a faithful heart? (Matt. 16: 18; Jn. 14: 6; 16: 7; Acts 16:1-5; Rom. 5: 5, 8; 1 Cor. 4: 2; 13: 4-7, 30; 16: 14; 2 Cor. 4: 7; 11: 28; Phil. 2: 19-23; Col. 4: 17; 1 Thess. 1: 4, 5, 9, 10; 1 Tim. 1: 2; 2 Tim. 1: 5; 3: 15; Gal. 2: 1-10; 5: 6; Jas. 2: 2: 8, 14-17)
38:09
March 16, 2020
Love for people Part 1
Love for people: Acts 15: 36-41 1. The Introduction: Do we have a love for the people in our church? 1.1 Big Idea: To encourage us, here are two qualities from Paul's life found in Acts ch15 vv36-41; to see how our love for people is (36-41) 2.  The first quality is: Paul had a caring heart (36-38) 3. The second quality is: Paul had an encouraging heart (39-41) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These two qualities that we have looked at from Paul's life in Acts ch15: 36-41; to see how our love for people is – do we have a love for people (36-41) Reflection: Do you have a love for people in our church? If you have a love for people – do you have a caring heart for them? If you have a love for people – do you have an encouraging heart for them? What will you do if your love for people is not expressed by both a caring heart and an encouraging heart? (Hos. 4: 6; Acts 4: 36; 9: 15-16; 13: 13; 15: 36-41; 20: 28-30; 26: 18; Rom. 5: 5, 8; 12: 9, 12; 15: 4, 20; 1 Cor. 13: 4-7, 30; 16: 14; 2 Cor. 5: 14; 11: 28; Eph. 3: 16; Col. 4: 10; 2 Tim. 4: 11; Phile. 23-24; )
39:29
March 09, 2020
How to respond to false doctrine Part 2B
How to respond to false doctrine Part 2B: Acts 15: 1-35 1. The Introduction: How should a church respond to false doctrine? 1.1 Big Idea: In our two part series we are going to continue to look at the remaining two things from Acts ch15 vv1-35, to help us to respond to false doctrine – here are the second two things from vv19-35 (1-35) 2.  Thirdly; there is a decision (19-29) 3. Secondly; there is a deliverance (30-35) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These second two things that we have looked at from Acts ch15 vv19-35 to help us to respond to false doctrine – will we learn from them how to respond to false doctrine Reflection: Do you know how a church should respond to false doctrine? When you have met to discuss the false doctrine, will you be bold enough make a decision? When you have your decision, will you be courageous enough to initiate a deliverance? (Gen. 9: 4; Lev. 17: 10-13; Deut. 12: 20-27; Prov. 16: 23, 24; 20: 15; Matt. 7: 15-16; 13: 38; Mk. 8: 34; Jn. 14: 27; 13: 34-35; 17: 20-21; Acts 15: 1-35; Rom. 12: 9-11; 1 Cor. 6: 15-20; 8: 1-13; 10: 14-33; 2 Cor. 11: 13-12, 26; Gal. 1: 6-9; Eph. 2: 8-9; 2 Thess. 2: 16; 1 Tim. 1: 3; 6: 3-5, 20-21; 2 Tim. 4: 3-4; Heb. 13: 9; 2 Pet. 2:1, 2; 1 Jn. 4: 1;Jude 4, 18-21)
34:36
March 02, 2020
How to respond to false doctrine Part 2
SERMON OUTLINE (16/02/20) How to respond to false doctrine P2: Acts 15: 1-35 1. The Introduction: How should a church respond to false doctrine? 1.1 Big Idea: In our two part series we are going to continue to look at the remaining two things from Acts ch15 vv1-35, to help us to respond to false doctrine – here are the second two things from vv19-35 (1-35) 2.  Thirdly; there is a decision (19-29) 3. Secondly; there is a deliverance (30-35) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These second two things that we have looked at from Acts ch15 vv19-35 to help us to respond to false doctrine – will we learn from them how to respond to false doctrine Reflection: Do you know how a church should respond to false doctrine? When you have met to discuss the false doctrine, will you be bold enough make a decision? When you have your decision, will you be courageous enough to initiate a deliverance? (Gen. 9: 4; Lev. 17: 10-13; Deut. 12: 20-27; Prov. 16: 23, 24; 20: 15; Matt. 7: 15-16; 13: 38; Mk. 8: 34; Jn. 14: 27; 13: 34-35; 17: 20-21; Acts 15: 1-35; Rom. 12: 9-11; 1 Cor. 6: 15-20; 8: 1-13; 10: 14-33; 2 Cor. 11: 13-12, 26; Gal. 1: 6-9; Eph. 2: 8-9; 2 Thess. 2: 16)
32:58
February 27, 2020
How to respond to false doctrine Part 1B
SERMON OUTLINE (09/02/20) How to respond to false doctrine P1B: Acts 15: 1-35 1. The Introduction: How should a church respond to false doctrine? 1.1 Big Idea: In a two-part series we are going to look at four things from Acts ch15 vv1-35 to help us to respond to false doctrine – here are the first two things from vv1-18 (1-35) 2.  Firstly; there is a disturbance (1-5) 3. Secondly; there is a discussion (6-18) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These first two things that we have looked at from Acts ch15 vv1-18 to help us to respond to false doctrine – will we learn from them how to respond to false doctrine Reflection: Do you know how a church should respond to false doctrine? When there is a disturbance like false doctrine, will you be bold to respond to it? When false doctrine arises in the church, will you be bold to respond to it through discussion? (Exod. 19: 5; Prov. 18: 13; Amos 9: 11-12; Zech. 2: 11; Matt. 7: 15; 11: 30; Acts 10: 43-46; 15: 1-18, 19-35; 20: 29-30; Rom. 3: 28; 8: 1-4; 10: 17; Gal. 2: 21; 3: 2, 21; 5: 22-23; Eph. 1: 7; Phil. 2: 3-4; 2 Tim. 2: 24-26; Jas 3: 13; Jude 3, 4)
40:19
February 27, 2020
How to respond to false doctrine Part 1A
SERMON OUTLINE (02/02/20) How to respond to false doctrine P1: Acts 15: 1-35 1. The Introduction: How should a church respond to false doctrine? 1.1 Big Idea: In a two part series we are going to look at four things from Acts ch15 vv1-35 to help us to respond to false doctrine – here are the first two things from vv1-18 (1-35) 2.  Firstly; there is a disturbance (1-5) 3. Secondly; there is a discussion (6-18) 4. Conclusion: the exhortation: These first two things that we have looked at from Acts ch15 vv1-18 to help us to respond to false doctrine – will we learn from them how to respond to false doctrine Reflection: Do you know how a church should respond to false doctrine? When there is a disturbance like false doctrine, will you be bold to respond to it? When false doctrine arises in the church, will you be bold to respond to it through discussion? (Exod. 19: 5; Prov. 18: 13; Amos 9: 11-12; Zech. 2: 11; Matt. 7: 15; 11: 30; Acts 10: 43-46; 15: 1-18, 19-35; 20: 29-30; Rom. 3: 28; 8: 1-4; 10: 17; Gal. 2: 21; 3: 2, 21; 5: 22-23; Eph. 1: 7; Phil. 2: 3-4; 2 Tim. 2: 24-26; Jas 3: 13; Jude 3, 4)
38:14
February 27, 2020