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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…
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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…
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SUPERNATURAL SIGNS FOLLOWING BELIEVERS TILL THE END

Monday Bible Study(07 September, 2020) SUPERNATURAL SIGNS FOLLOWING BELIEVERS TILL THE END Mark 16:17-20   Supernatural signs follow believers. These signs are not only for the early apostles, but also for all those “that believe” in Christ’s name now and until the end of the world. Therefore, as believers, we ought to find out the supernatural signs that should follow us until our Lord comes again for the saints.   Point one: THE SPECTACULAR SOURCE OF FAITH FOR STEADFAST BELIEVERS…

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…