“the love of God” - Romans 5 v5

“the love of God” - Romans 5 v5

  1. No shame. 2. Our hope of the Glory to come. 3. What God’s Love is like to us. 4. It is poured into our hearts. 5. Through the Holy Spirit. 6. Our personal experience - resulting from God’s love.

Luke 18v9-14

Luke 18v9-14

“God have mercy on me, a sinner”: a right view of ourselves, a big view of God; this affects how we tell others about God: we always need to offer a message of hope.

“Gratitude” - Romans 5 v2

“Gratitude” - Romans 5 v2

  1. We have our security in Jesus: a) this grace; b) access into this grace; c) standing in this grace.

  2. We have our hope of Glory: a) The Glory of God; b) Our hope; c) We boast in this hope.

Psalm 100

Psalm 100

“Something to shout about”

“Peace with God”- Romans 5v1

“Peace with God”- Romans 5v1

“Peace with God” - the turning away of God’s righteous wrath and the turning away of our enmity towards Almighty God, through the atoning death of Jesus on the cross.

The blessings are - 1. We have a restored relationship with God; 2. we have the peace of God; 3. we no longer fear what happens after death.

Colossians 1v15-23

Colossians 1v15-23

Different responses to Jesus: 1. The Wise Men; 2. Pilate; 3. The 2 criminals on the crosses either side of Jesus; 4. Jesus’s disciples having breakfast with Him on the beach after the resurrection

What is our response?

"What happens when we pray": Daniel 9

"What happens when we pray": Daniel 9

“What happens when we pray” - prayer is an act of faith.

  1. The lead up to Daniel’s prayer; Bible based prayers;

  2. The result of Daniel’s prayer: God sent an angel; insight and understanding;; Heaven is aware of Daniel’s prayer; A Word goes out; there is an answer.

True Faith: Romans 4:18-25

True Faith: Romans 4:18-25

  1. Abraham's Faith: he believed the promise of God; he only had the Word of God (no visible proof); he believed in spite of everything against him; he was fully persuaded of God’s power; he faced the facts; his faith was strengthened;

  2. Our Faith today: and similarly we believe in the resurrection; and in the forgiveness of sins.

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Romans 4 v9-17

Romans 4 v9-17

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God’s righteousness - “for the Whole Wide World”

1. God’s gift for the whole world; 2. The deepest need of the whole world; 3. God’s gift to our needy world.

Forgiveness: Matthew 18v21-35

The freedom of forgiveness

  1. Why do we need to forgive? 2. What can happen where we don’t? 3. Why is it so hard? 4. How do we forgive? 5. Benefits of forgiveness; 6. Hallmarks of forgiveness

John 4v1-30

John 4v1-30

She met the Lord of the universe and was never the same again.

A divine message; a divine challenge

Easter Celebration

Easter Celebration

THe Hope of the Resurrection: 1. Prophesy of Jesus’ resurrection - Psalm 16; 2. The resurrection of His people - Daniel 12v2; 3. Apostle Paul declaring the hope of the resurrection - Acts 23-26

Good Friday

Good Friday

Jesus the innocent man - Jesus, the best of men, taking the place of the worst of men: of each one of us.