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Restoring The Lukewarm To Fervent Love For Christ

Sunday Worship Service October 04, 2020 Restoring The Lukewarm To Fervent Love For Christ Revelation 3:14-22   Point 1: Distinct revelation of His royalty to the Laodiceans Revelation 3:14 1)      The final Amen and affirmation of the Word Rev 3:14a; 2 Cor 1:20; Phil 2:9-11; Mt 28:18 2)      The faithful, authentic and authoritative Witness Rev 3:14b; Isaiah 55:4; Rev 1:5; 19:11; 17:14 3)      The foundational Author and Advocate of the World Rev 3:14c; Jn 1:1-3; Rev 4:11; 1 Jn 2:1-2…
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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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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…
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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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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…

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…
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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…