Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Introduction

In the ancient world the word “calling” was of great significance. In those days the word was used to refer to the act of being summoned by the King. Likewise God also has called or summoned us to his presence. In fact the Greek word for church (ekklésia) means called out from the world and to God. In today’s message we will look at three areas in the call of God, from another famous passage. It’s none other than the Angelic visit to Mary.

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What is Spiritual Maturity?

What is Spiritual Maturity?

Introduction

Spiritual Maturity is one of the most misunderstood and often misinterpreted doctrines in the Church. I am not an expert on this either. But I just want to share a few thoughts with you to begin with.

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Sermon: How to respond to persecution and suffering?

Sermon: How to respond to persecution and suffering?

Introduction

So many books have been written, sermons have been preached and studies have been conducted on the doctrine of Christian suffering. Yet nobody knows it better than those who have actually tasted it.

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Sermon notes: The parable of the Sower

Sermon notes: The parable of the Sower

Introduction

I am fully aware that I have preached to you from this passage before but wanted to share the same today for a very good reason. As your Pastor I am responsible for your personal spiritual growth. You know sometimes we get complacent in our Christian walk which hinders our spiritual growth. When that happens I have to stir your nest and remind you to start moving forward again. So, I am going to stir your nest tonight. Now, like I told you the last time I preached from this passage, Jesus spoke about four different groups of people that are in the Church.

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Valentine’s day sermon 2015: The greatest commandment

Valentine’s day sermon 2015: The greatest commandment

Introduction

St. Valentine’s is a day in which the church talks a lot about God’s love for man. This Valentine’s however I want to talk about how we are supposed to love God and others. Here in the passage I have chosen to preach from today a Lawyer (not an ordinary Jew) who intended to find fault with Jesus’ teachings asks him a question. It’s not a foolish question at all, because the Jews quite commonly drew distinctions among the laws of Scripture – great and small, light and heavy. Jesus’ answer was unexpected yet biblical and logical. What does this commandment mean?

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Review: ESV Bible for Android, iOS and Windows Mobile

Review ESV Bible for Android, iOS and Windows Mobile

“ESV Bible” is a Bible Reader App for Android/iOS based smart phones and Windows Mobile. It is developed by Crossway, the publisher of the English Standard Version of the Holy Bible. I have been using this app for few months now and decided it would be a bright idea to share my thoughts with you. Let me start with the pros.

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