Posts from August 2020

Posts from August 2020

MBSHD

CHRIST’S COMPELLING COMMISSION FOR ALL CHRISTIANS

Monday Bible Study(August 31st, 2020) CHRIST’S COMPELLING COMMISSION FOR ALL CHRISTIANS Mark 16:15,16 This study reminds us of Christ’s compelling commission for all Christians: “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned”. Although many believers are familiar with the great commission, they do not obey it (Luke 6:46). We must reflect on how well we have obeyed this…

TRUSTING THE LIVING GOD WITH THE WHOLE HEART

Sunday Worship Service (30th August, 2020) TRUSTING THE LIVING GOD WITH THE WHOLE HEART Psalms 16:1; 17:7; 18:2, 30; 19:7; 20:7; 21:7   The word “trust” in our texts is very important, interesting and instructive to believers. The central thought in the passages is trusting in the Lord completely and unreservedly. Therefore, in whatever situation or predicament we may find ourselves, in this time and at all times, we should trust the Lord with all our heart, soul and might…
Leadership Development

KNOWING GOD AND TRUSTING HIM ALONE

Leadership Development (August 25, 2020) KNOWING GOD AND TRUSTING HIM ALONE Psalms 16:1,2; 17:6-8; 18:2,30; 19:7-9; 20:6,7; 21:6,7 The central theme in these Psalms is trusting the Lord. The Psalms give us real spiritual insights into relationship with God, with one another, fulfilling the calling that God has given us and who ministers ought to be. The word “trust” is mentioned repeatedly in these psalms and reveals an indispensable criterion for a minister’s significance in life and ministry. What the…
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THE POST-RESURRECTION APPEARANCES OF THE RISEN CHRIST

Monday Bible Study (24th August, 2020) THE POST-RESURRECTION APPEARANCES OF THE RISEN CHRIST Mark 16:9-14   The resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is central, pivotal, foundational as well as fundamental to the gospel of our salvation. The word “appeared” mentioned in verses 9,12,14 and other Scripture references (Matthew 27:52,53; Luke 24:32-34; Acts 1:2,3; 9:17; 10:40,41; John 21:1,14; 1 Corinthians 15:4-8) shows that Christ actually appeared to His own disciples in His risen, glorified form. Although they did not believe…

FORSAKE THE FOOLISH AND FOLLOW AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS

Sunday Worship Service (August 23rd, 2020) FORSAKE THE FOOLISH AND FOLLOW AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS              Psalms 14; 53; Proverbs 9:6; 1 Timothy 6:11; Psalm 15   The Lord wants those who desire a happy, healthy and satisfactory life on earth to forsake the foolish who “hath said in his heart, There is no God” and “follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness”. It is essential that we forsake the foolish and follow after righteousness if we hope to experience the…
Leadership Development

THE CHALLENGING MINISTRY OF TRANSFORMING FOOLS FOR HEAVEN

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MEETING (AUGUST 18, 2020) THE CHALLENGING MINISTRY OF TRANSFORMING FOOLS FOR HEAVEN Psalms 14,15 & 53 Ministers and preachers have the challenging ministry of transforming people (fools) for heaven. “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, THERE IS NONE THAT DOETH GOOD”. This is another way of saying ‘all have sinned and come short of the glory of God’. If all are fools and show foolishness…
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THE UNIQUE BLESSINGS OF CHRIST’S INDISPUTABLE RESURRECTION

Monday Bible Study (17th August, 2020) THE UNIQUE BLESSINGS OF CHRIST’S INDISPUTABLE RESURRECTION Mark 16:1-8   Christ’s resurrection is indisputable and has unique blessings and benefits for believers. His resurrection is central to the message and presentation of the gospel for repentance, faith, salvation, redemption and justification. The New Testament is replete with emphasis on the resurrection of Christ. It was important that the disciples were very sure about the resurrection. It is also important for everyone to hear and…

GOD’S GIFT OF A GOOD, GODLY FAMILY

Sunday Worship Service (15nd August 2020) GOD’S GIFT OF A GOOD, GODLY FAMILY Genesis 2:18,21-24; Proverbs 19:14; Matthew 19:4-6; Ephesians 5:28-33 The truth about the family is a foundational teaching in God’s word. In the beginning, God created only Adam. “And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him”. He made the woman, a companion that would be suitable for the man. He instituted marriage…
Monday Bible Study

CHRIST’S DEATH AND BURIAL ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES

Monday Bible Study (August 10, 2020) CHRIST’S DEATH AND BURIAL ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES Mark 15:42-47 This study focuses on Christ’s death and burial according to the Scriptures.   THE VICARIOUS DEATH OF CHRIST JESUS Mark 15:42-45 The vicarious death of Christ refers to His substitutionary death for the whole world. There are three things to note here: (i). The substitutionary death of Christ Mark 15:42-45; 1 Corinthians 15:3,4; Isaiah 53:6,8; Romans 5:8-11; 1 Peter 3:18 “Christ died for our…

THE HEAVENLY PATTERN OF GODLINESS FOR RAPTURABLE SAINTS

Sunday Worship Service (August 09, 2020) THE HEAVENLY PATTERN OF GODLINESS FOR RAPTURABLE SAINTS Titus 2:7-10; Hebrews 8:5,6; Acts 3:22; 1 Corinthians 9:25; 11:2; Ephesians 4:15; Colossians 3:20,22,23; 1 Timothy 3:11; 1 Peter 4:11 God has given us a heavenly pattern of godliness to follow in order to remain rapturable. As new creatures in Christ who have been transformed by the Spirit of God, the blood of the Lamb, His word and the personality of Christ, we are to show…
Leadership Development

THE DIVINELY REVEALED PATTERN FOR GODLY MINISTERS

Tuesday Leadership and Development Meeting (4th August 2020) THE DIVINELY REVEALED PATTERN FOR GODLY MINISTERS Bible Text; Titus 2:7-10; Hebrews 8:5,6 Paul the apostle appointed Titus to oversee and strengthen the gospel work in the province of Crete. Now, he instructs him to show himself “In all things… a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity”. This admonition is particularly for ministers who oversee the people of God. They must show themselves as examples in all things…
Monday Bible Study

SO GREAT SALVATION THROUGH HIS GREAT SUFFERING

SO GREAT SALVATION THROUGH HIS GREAT SUFFERING Mark 15:33-41 Christ had a great suffering to be our Substitute, Saviour, sin-Bearer and final Sacrifice for everyone. John the Baptist had said, by the Spirit of God, “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world”. To achieve that, Christ became the sacrificial, suffering, slain and smitten Lamb. Through His great suffering, we earned His great salvation.   Point One: THE MYSTERY OF HIS SAYINGS ON THE CROSS…
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