Romans 12:12: Suffering Survival Kit

Speaker: | October 08, 2017

Outline Rejoice in hope Patient in tribulation Constant in prayer Introduction ‘But man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward,’ these are the famous words of Job 5:7. Suffering is the inevitable portion...


Romans 12:11: Fervour

Speaker: | October 01, 2017

Outline Zealous fervour Spiritual fervour Directed fervour Introduction Try and read Romans 12:11 through a 21st century mindset. Think of the pluralistic political correctness that has to insist that all views are equally valid. Think...


Romans 12:11: Sloth

Speaker: | September 24, 2017

Outline The ant The garden The cartoons Introduction One of the seven deadly sins is sloth/laziness, or as the Latin has it, acedia. Why is it called a cardinal or deadly sin? We see that...


Romans 12:10: Love one another

Speaker: | September 17, 2017

Outline Family love Family respect Introduction There are four words in the ancient Greek language for love. These words are agape; storge; philos and eros. Agape is usually used of God’s love, a love we...


Romans 12:9: Hate-Filled Christians

Speaker: | September 10, 2017

Outline God’s hatred Our hatred Introduction If I say the phrase, ‘hate-filled Christians’ we would probably think of some of the bigoted pastors who have featured on the news. For example, Steven Anderson, one reporter...


Romans 12:9: Genuine love

Speaker: | September 03, 2017

Outline The proof of love The essence of love The source of love Introduction ‘What the world needs now is love, sweet love….’ ‘All you need is love….’ The world knows that the human heart...

Romans 12:8: The Gift of Mercy

Speaker: | July 23, 2017

Outline Mercy defined Mercy exampled Introduction Plato once said, ‘How can a man be happy when he has to serve someone?’ This question highlights the tension between joy and commanded service, duty and desire. Yet...

Romans 12:8: The Gift of Leadership

Speaker: | July 09, 2017

Outline Convictional leadership Sacrificial leadership Introduction Leadership in the world today is in crisis. In the Western world where we have cut ourselves loose from the Biblical worldview and opted for a post-modern moral relativism,...