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Sermon: How to discern God’s will? – Part I

Sermon: How to discern God’s will? – Part 1

Introduction

The history speaks of a Bishop, who is said to have proclaimed that heavier-than-air human flight wasn’t possible, because it contradicted God’s will. His name was Milton Wright and he was the father of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Apparently his understanding of God’s will was seriously flawed!

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Sermon: A Samaritan woman’s encounter with Jesus

Sermon: A Samaritan woman's encounter with Jesus

Introduction

Many years ago a young man who sought supernatural intervention for his problems, walked into a Hindu Temple, hoping to receive the favor of the gods that temple was dedicated for. While he was there he heard an audible voice, which said “You have come to the wrong place.” He realized this is indeed the Lord Jesus speaking to him. Talk about an encounter! He immediately left that temple and few days later joined a church in his neighborhood. Long story short, he dedicated his life for service to God and led many people to Christ.

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Sermon: Lessons from Mary and Martha

Sermon notes: Lessons from Mary and Martha

Introduction

Edwin Bliss once said, “The pursuit of excellence is gratifying and healthy. The pursuit of perfection is frustrating, neurotic, and a terrible waste of time.”

Interestingly Jesus taught the same principle as far as 2ooo years ago when he visited Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42 the basis for this sermon. These sisters have three important lessons for us.

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Introducing The Preaching Platform

Rev. Palitha Jayasooriya

Rev. Palitha Jayasooriya

It’s been only 22 days since Pastor Palitha Jayasooriya launched The Preaching Platform and already people have began writing to him to say how blessed they are by his sermons. Just in case you still haven’t visited his blog I want to urge you to do so right now and read God’s Word. Who knows? This might be your hour of miracle. You can start with the sermon “A God who never deserts us

Five Christian responses to the Supreme Court’s decision on Gay marriage

Five Christian responses to the Supreme Court’s decision on Gay marriage

The US Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide triggered mixed responses from Christian Communities across the country. When I read the various responses on web I thought, “What will I do if this happened in my country?” Given below are 5 thoughts.

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Sermon: Joseph the Father after God’s own heart

Sermon: Joseph the Father after God’s own heart

Introduction

Although we meet many noteworthy fathers in the Bible, only Joseph was given the privilege of being the father to the only child the Bible calls holy. Scriptures don’t talk about Joseph much. But I noted three characteristics that convinced me Joseph was a “Father after God’s own heart.” Join me tonight to find out these characteristics and how we can become fathers worthy of being called the same.

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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. (We have a sermon on Joseph (Jesus’ Guardian Father also. See it here.)

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What is Spiritual Maturity?

What is Spiritual Maturity?

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

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