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Obedience Under Attack Jeremiah 1:4-10 Synopsis
This reveals that another non-negotiable for the believer is Obedience. It's main theme is how obedience comes under attack through our feelings and we look at 4 Bible characters or stories as examples of that.
Keywords
Obedience threatened by feelings of Anxiety; Fear; Annoyance; Is it Really Worth Doing
Other Readings
John 14:5, Ephesians 2:10, Acts 9, Luke 9:10 ff, John 4.

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On A Mission In Our World Colossians 4:2-6 Synopsis
A sermon for a month of Missionary Emphasis it speaks about the importance of presenting the Gospel with graciousness in our postmodern world.
Keywords
Postmodernism. Truth. Graciousness. Gospel. Prayer. Opportunities. Speaking the Gospel with wisdom.
Other Readings
2 Cor 5:20. Acts 17:29-31.

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OT Review 1: Genesis: Book of Beginnings Genesis 1:1-31 Synopsis
This message introduces the Old Testament Review series and then looks at the book of Genesis and especially some of the 'beginnings' we find in it:- Beginning of creation, knowledge of God, deceit, of the promise of God which is Salvation.
Keywords
Creation. Beginning. Abraham. Promise. Covenants. God

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OT Review 2: Exodus: God in charge of our Going out and our Coming in. Exodus 15:9-17 Synopsis
In looking at this book that recounts so much of God's dealing with His people we consider how He also deals with us in similar ways.
Keywords
Christ. Symbols Redemption Covenant

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OT Review 3: Leviticus & Numbers Numbers 21:4-9 Synopsis
We focus on these two books that show how sin is embedded in the heart of man; how God has decreed a perfect sacrifice; how out of love for His people God gave them rules; and how God persevered in His plan for His people despite their rebellion.
Keywords
Sacrifice. Jesus. God's Glory. Rebellion. Wilderness.
Other Readings
John 3:10-21. Leviticus 9:15-18; 14:22-23

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OT Review 4: Deuteronomy: Three Excelent Sermons Deuteronomy 26 Synopsis
This book reveals the three sermons moses preached before he was taken to glory by God. We visit each sermon and the topics covered because we need to hear their emphasis again today. They are: What God has done for me. What God expects of me. What God will do for me.
Keywords
Moses, sermon, God's past blessings, God's desire, God's enabling

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OT Review 5: Joshua : Courage Brother Do Not Stumble Joshua 1 Synopsis
First we briefly review the contents of the book of Joshua then we consider what we can learn from Joshua himself. We see the things he did and what he had to avoid in order to fulfil his God given work.
Keywords
Joshua. Courage. Commitment. Surrender. Trust

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OT Review 6: Judges Judges 2:6-19 Synopsis
In this book we look at God's perseverance, patience, power and provision, and God's plan for His children, followed by what our response should be.
Keywords
Deborah. Barak. Samson. Gideon. God's plan for us.

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OT Review 7: Ruth Ruth 4:13-17 Synopsis
In this study of the book of Ruth we highlight how Ruth chose to meet a need she saw in Naomi--to be there for her in her lonliness. So we focus on how we can help the lonely but also on how God cares for us and puts us into families so that we might serve Him there.
Keywords
Mother's Day. Infant dedication. Believer's Baptism. Blessing. Lonliness. Commitment

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OT Review 8: 1 Samuel: A Nation In Transition Synopsis
As we look at this book we see a Nation that could so easily have been destroyed at this time. Yet God used individual people to make a difference and to be part of His plan for safeguarding this Nation that belonged to Him.
Keywords
Hannah. Samuel. Saul. David. Listening to God

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OT Review 9: 2 Samuel: A Man After My Own Heart 2 Samuel 7:18-29 Synopsis
We first recognize that this book is mainly about David and from then on we see how David was, despite his sins, known by God as a Man After My Own Heart.
Keywords
David. Repentance. Forgiveness. Temple. Desire for God.
Other Readings
Psalm 51:1-12

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OT Review 10: 1 Kings: Solomon: From Riches To Rags--Spiritually 1 Kings 4:20-34 Synopsis
A consideration of the life and character of Solomon in the context of 1 Kings showing the things that led him away from God.
Keywords
Vision. Backsliding. Solomon. Relationships.
Other Readings
2 Samuel 12:24-25. 1 Kings 3:2-15. 1 Kings 11:3-43

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OT Review 11: 2 Kings and Elisha 2 Kings 5:1-19 Synopsis
A study of 2Kings especially showing how God kept the line of David intact but more so emphasizing Elisha as one who pre-empted the ministry, care and compassion of Jesus.
Keywords
Kings of two kingdoms. Elisha. Miracles. God's safe keeping. Trust. Passion

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OT Review 12: 1 & 2 Chronicles: Learning From The Past 2 Chronicles 36:15-23 Synopsis
We see how these books are in fact Ezra's sermons given to a dejected people showing from their history:- How God's power kept them in the past. That God values and blesses obedient trust. That God has not finished with His people yet.
Keywords
God's power. Righteousness. Restoration. Obedient trust

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OT Review 13: Ezra: Passionate Man of God Ezra 7 Synopsis
We see how Ezra was a 'listmaker' who was passionate about the job he was doing for God; about the need for righteousness in God's people; about the future God had planned for His people.
Keywords
Ezra. Artaxerxes. Passion. Repentance. Prayer

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OT Review 14: Nehemiah: Unity Nehemiah 2:11-32 Synopsis
A message that shows the value of Unity amongst God's people as seen in the book of Nehemiah
Keywords
Unity. Stress. God's enabling. Gifts. Working together

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OT Review 15: Esther: God's Anonymous Miracles Esther 2:1-18 Synopsis
A look at the story of Esther to show that we have a God who is trustworthy even when every circumstances of life seem to suggest otherwise.
Keywords
Uncertainties of life. Circumstances. Haman. Mordecai. Esther. God's Plans

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OT Review 16: Job: Fully Understanding God's Sovereignty Job 2:8-10 Synopsis
This study of Job includes a look at the different approaches towards him that his friends take, and a message on the need to accept God as Sovereign and to trust Him without knowing all the answers.
Keywords
Job. Eliphaz. Bildad. Zophar. Elihu. Suffering. Faith

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OT Review 17: Book of Psalms Psalms 0 Synopsis
We look at the fivefold structure of the book of Psalms and then mention their honesty; how many of them refer to Christ or are referred to/quoted in the NT; and finally how they encourage us to praise the Lord and to be thankful.
Keywords
Palms. Structure. Praise. Honesty. Thanksgiving

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OT Review 18: Proverbs: Christ The Wisdom Of God Proverbs 8:22-36 Synopsis
A review of the structure and main themes of Proverbs leading to a consideration of Christ as the wisdom of God.
Keywords
Structure of Proverbs. Themes. Wisdom of Christ
Other Readings
John 1:1-3; 1 Cor 1:22-24

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OT Review 19: Ecclesiastes: Christ the Missing Link Ephesians 2:10 Synopsis
A review of this book that shows that only Christ can give meaning to our existance.
Keywords
Meaningless. Life. Christ

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OT Review 20: Song of Songs Song of Songs 6:4-13 Synopsis
We consider why this book is in the Bible, what it has to say about the sanctity of marriage, and how it relates to Christ and His church.
Keywords
Love. Solomon. Marriage. Church as Bride.
Other Readings
Luke 7:36-50

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OT Review 21: Isaiah Isaiah 6:1-8 Synopsis
In this review of the book of Isaiah we begin by showing how Isaiah is a minature Bible with two sections: one of 39 chapters and the other of 27. How the content of each relates to the major themes of the Old and the New Testaments. Then we focus on Isaih and his experience of God and ministry for God.
Keywords
Isaiah. Vision. Grace. Judgment. Holiness
Other Readings
2 Chronicles 27

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OT Review 22: Jeremiah Jeremiah 38 Synopsis
An historic survey of this book that places it in the context of its time and also shows its relevance for Christians today
Keywords
history. Judgment. Jeremiah. Symbolic Acts. Ebed-Melech. Ministry
Other Readings
Jeremiah 39

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OT Review 23: Lamentations Ezekiel 5 Synopsis
A consideration of the structure and main themes of Lamentations emphasizing God's faithfulness
Keywords
judgment. faithfulness. compassion. Christ
Other Readings
Matthew 22:37-39; Luke 19:41-44

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OT Review 24: Ezekiel Ezekiel 2:1-3:15 Synopsis
The book of Ezekiel is reviewed showing something of the man and his several prophecies and visions. Especially we relate the promised coming of the breath of God that brings life to the coming of the Spirit upon the Body of Christ today.
Keywords
Symbolic acts. Punishment. Hope. Restoration. Spirit
Other Readings
Chapters 1, 24, 33, 34, 36, 37.

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OT Review 25: Daniel: Living for God in a Secular World Daniel 1:1-21 Synopsis
A review of the book of Daniel leading into four tips for living as a Christian in today's world.
Keywords
Daniel. Nebuchadnezzar. Dreams and visions. God's Sovereignty. Christ's return.
Other Readings
Daniel 2 and other chapters

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OT Review 26: Hosea: The Overcoming Love of God Hosea 14 Synopsis
We place the book of Hosea into its historic context then tell the story of the prophet's marriage to show how God uses it to illustrate His Overcoming Love.
Keywords
Hosea. Gomer. God's Love.
Other Readings
Other chapters in Hosea

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OT Review 27: Joel: Signs--Salvation--Spirit Joel 2:12-32 Synopsis
In this overview of Joel we look at how Joel speaks about the signs of judgment; points towards God's Salvation; then predicts the Pentecost coming of God's Holy Spirit.
Keywords
Judgment and Salvation. Signs. Conversion and commitment. Holy Spirit
Other Readings
Joel 1:2-4,6-7

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OT Review 28: Amos: Get Serious With God Amos 5:1-15 Synopsis
This review of the book of Amos emphasizes the danger of falling away from God and what we must do to stay on fire for Him
Keywords
Judgement. Falling away. Idolatry. Commitment
Other Readings
Amos chapters 1,2,4 and 7:10-15

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OT Review 29: Obadiah: Judgment on Edom. Obadiah 1 Synopsis
Looks at the story of Esau and Jacob to show the reason why Obadiah is a judgment on Edom.
Keywords
Review of Obadiah. Story of Esau. Son of the promise and son of the flesh. Anger. Judgment. Need of Jesus as Saviour.
Other Readings
Genesis 25:27-34. Numbers 20:14-21

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OT Review 30: Jonah:Diasappointed With God Jonah 4 Synopsis
Tells the story of Jonah and especially looks at the reason why Jonah disobeyed God in the first place.
Keywords
Disappointment. Jonah. Disobedience. Trust. Judgment. Mercy. Sin.
Other Readings
2 Kings 14:25

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OT Review 31: Micah: Its Standout Verses Micah 6 Synopsis
After a brief look at this book we then focus on some very familiar verses in it that relate to Jesus, our Salvation, and our walk as believers.
Keywords
Salvation. Prophecy. Messiah. Justice.
Other Readings
Micah 4:1-5. Jeremiah 26:18-19

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OT Review 32: Nahum Nahum 1 Synopsis
Nahum prophesised from Judah against Assyria following the destruction of Israel. Judah was expecting to suffer the same fate but Nahum spoke about Assyria's destruction instead. This message links what Namun said to the Jews to what Revelation says to Christians.
Keywords
judgment. Revelation. Holocaust. Comfort. Hope.
Other Readings
Nahum 2 & 3. Revelation 22:12-14

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OT Review 33: Habakkuk Habakkuk 1:1-2:1 Synopsis
We review this book from the viewpoint of Habakkuk asking God the question we all ask at times:"What are You doing about sufferin?"
Keywords
Questions. Suffering. God in control. Faith
Other Readings
Romans 8:31-32

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OT Review 34: Zephaniah Zephaniah 3:14-20 Synopsis
Review of the book of Zephaniah showing how his prophecies encouraged spiritual revival during king Josiah's reign. Reference is made to his end time prophecies and promises.
Keywords
Judgment. Grace. Character of God. Josiah
Other Readings
2 Chronicles 34

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OT Review 35: Haggai: Unfinished Projects Haggai 1 Synopsis
In the review of this book we concentrate on the then unfinished state of the Temple. God uses Haggai to let the people know just how much this unfinished project grieves Him. We then look at the unfinished projects in our lives.
Keywords
Temple. Haggai. Repentance. Renewal. Perseverance. Fear. Restoration. Ministry

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OT Review 36: Zechariah - Old testament overview Zechariah 1:1-17 Synopsis
How in Zechariah God uses the 'Entreat and Encourage' method to motivate His people to rebuild His Temple, and how Zechariah experiences 8 visions with each containing a message of encouragement. Then in the second part of the book there are two oracles about the future. One that predicts a coming judgment upon God's enemies. The second predicts the coming of the Messiah in glory.
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Rebuilding of Temple. Zechariah

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OT Review 37: Malachi: Accountable Before God Malachai 3:1-4 Synopsis
A call for the Nation to get things right between them and God. Malachi's 5 questions are listed to show how God holds them and us accountable for the way we respond to Him in light of His goodness and grace to us.
Keywords
Accountability: Judgment: Tithes: Repentance: Trust and Forgiveness
Other Readings
2 Timothy 3:1-5

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Our Aim Is To Show The Lord Acts 4:1-22 Synopsis
From the series on our church mission statement we discover that the best way we learn as Christians is when we absorb the things of Christ and then live them out in our daily lives.
Keywords
Purpose of believers. Fruit of the Spirit. Love in action. Shining as stars.
Other Readings
2 Peter 3:17-18; Phil 2:12-16; Galatians 5:22-23; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

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Our Aim--To Show The Lord Acts 4:1-22 Synopsis
In this further study on our church purpose statement we look at our aim to show the Lord in our lives and in our church ministries.
Keywords
Love. Testimony to others. Fruit of Spirit
Other Readings
2 Peter 3:17-18; Hebrews 12:1; Philippians 2:12-16

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Our So Gentle God Isaiah 40:10-14,25-31 Synopsis
We focus on verse 11 that talks about Almighty God carrying His people like a Shepherd carries His lambs, and we relate this to the Christmas story of the coming of the Good Shepherd
Keywords
Holy God. Shepherd. Lambs. Carries. Jesus the Good Shepherd
Other Readings
Isaiah 6:5.John 10:14

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Out of Alignment with the Father's Love Luke 15:25-32 Synopsis
Second message from the Parable of The Prodigal Son where our focus is on the love of the Father. In this message we consider the story of the older brother and how he was out of alignment with the love shown his brother by the father.
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Compassion. Judgment. Love. Acceptance. Forgiveness. Condemnation

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