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NEW TESTAMENT GOSPEL BENEFITS FOR PAST AND PRESENT BELIEVERS

Leadership Development (15th September, 2020) NEW TESTAMENT GOSPEL BENEFITS FOR PAST AND PRESENT BELIEVERS Psalm 32:1,2; Romans 4:5-8,22-25 The verses of Scripture under consideration teach important lessons about justification by faith and receiving salvation from the Lord. Imputing of God’s righteousness to believers is not peculiar to the New Testament. The Old Testament believers also received the benefits of reconciliation, righteousness, regeneration and spiritual resurrection from the Lord. Yet, it was not just for the worthies of old alone, “But…
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CHRIST’S PURPOSEFUL CALL INTO HIS KINGDOM

Monday Bible Study (September 14, 2020) CHRIST’S PURPOSEFUL CALL INTO HIS KINGDOM 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Our call to salvation is a call to the kingdom of God. As Paul the apostle, the writer of the epistle to the Corinthians, was called to the kingdom of God, the believers in Corinth were also “called to be saints”. A sinner comes into the kingdom of God the moment he or she repents and turns to the Lord. Christ said, “Except a man…
Leadership Development

GRACE, GOODNESS AND GUIDANCE FOR GODLY SERVANTS

Leadership Development (September 08, 2020) GRACE, GOODNESS AND GUIDANCE FOR GODLY SERVANTS Psalms 25-30 The Lord is good to all. His lovingkindness is for everyone – sinners, saints and servants of God. His message in these Psalms is to make ministers stronger and more visionary in the work He has given them. Three things stand out very clearly from these psalms. One, grace – the gift of God; two, the goodness and the riches of His lovingkindness; and three, the…

FULL AND FINAL SALVATION THROUGH THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Sunday Worship Service (September 06, 2020) FULL AND FINAL SALVATION THROUGH THE GOOD SHEPHERD Psalm 22-24   Our salvation is full and final through the good Shepherd. The Psalms under consideration follow chronologically and are significant to our salvation and the ministry of our Saviour, Shepherd and glorious King in our lives. Our gracious Saviour, His sacrifice, suffering and substitutionary work on the cross at Calvary are revealed in Psalm 22. He rose from the dead and became the Shepherd…
Leadership Development

GREAT SALVATION THROUGH THE GLORIOUS SHEPHERD

Leadership Development (September 01, 2020) GREAT SALVATION THROUGH THE GLORIOUS SHEPHERD Psalms 22; 23; 24; John 10:11,17; Hebrews 13:20,21; 1 Peter 5:4   All the words of God are important and inspired by the Lord. So are these three Psalms. Psalm twenty-two talks about Christ on the cross, when He provided for our salvation to reconcile us unto God. It portrays Him as the good Shepherd who gave “his life for the sheep”. Psalm twenty-three pictures Christ as the great…
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…
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 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…

ABUNDANT GRACE FROM GOD FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

Sunday Worship Service (2nd August 2020) ABUNDANT GRACE FROM GOD FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS Bible Text; 1 Peter 4:12-19; Acts 11:26 Christians have abundant grace from God that is sufficient to make them go through persecution. Therefore, we should “rejoice, inasmuch as [we] are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, [we] may be glad also with exceeding joy”. A Christian is one who has turned away from sin to the Saviour, believes in the Lord Jesus…
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GOD’S SUSTAINING POWER FOR PERSECUTED SAINTS

Leadership Development 28th July 2020 GOD’S SUSTAINING POWER FOR PERSECUTED SAINTS 1 Peter 4:12-19; Proverbs 19:2: Acts 9:16; John 16:4; 1 Thessalonians 3:3,4; 2 Timothy 3:12; 1 Peter 4:12-19 Trials and persecutions are common to saints of God. “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you…” When trials, persecutions, difficulties and challenges come because of our calling and ministry, we should not see it as a “strange thing”. We should not think we are…
Monday Bible Study

Study 2 – THE BAPTIST’S INTRODUCTION OF THE BAPTIZER

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 11th February 2019 Study 2 – THE BAPTIST’S INTRODUCTION OF THE BAPTIZER Mark 1:7-8; Matthew 3:11-12; Luke 3:16-17 As John introduced the Lord Jesus Christ, who had not started His public ministry as yet, he started by saying, “There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whole shoes I am no worthy to stoop down and unloose.” (Mark 1:7) That is, you have not…
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