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God's Kind of Christian

How does the finished work of Christ redound to God's glory? It does so because it reveals God's great attributes clearly. We must remember from our earlier study of the word "glory" that to glorify God means to "acknowledge His attributes" or "make them known." It means proclaming His sovereignty, ... Read More

How Did Jesus Work?

. . . In each statement He is saying it was the activity of the Father that made His work what it was. ". . . . It is the Father living in Me, who is doing His work" (John 14:10). The explanation for all that Jesus was and did was the Father "living in Me, and who is doing His work." Jesus fulfilled... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 1: Seeing the Big Picture

Psalm 139:1-17 Now if you have got your Bible I am going to read to you from Psalm 139. I am not going to read the whole of this psalm; I am going to read a big section of it. The Psalms come to us of course as complete units in themselves; they are not chapter divisions, they are separate poems wri... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 2: His Ways Are Not Our Ways

Isaiah 55:6-9 If you have got your Bible I am going to read to you from Isaiah Chapter 55. Isaiah 55. I am going to read from Verse 6 down to Verse 9. Isaiah falls pretty well in the middle of your Bible. It is one of the longer books of the Old Testament. I am going to read these four verses which ... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 3: God's Purpose in a Fallen World

Job 42 Really? He's got the whole world in His hands? The song and the images seem very much in conflict, don't they - the images of terror, sadness, death, abuse, starvation, poverty. And yet we say He's got the whole world in His hands. You pick up any newspaper on almost any day of the week and y... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 4: Re-Working the Clay

Jeremiah 18: 1-6 If you have got a Bible with you I am going to read from the book of Jeremiah. Jeremiah Chapter 18 - one of the Old Testament prophets. Now Jeremiah Chapter 18; I am going to read to you in a moment the first six verses. Before I read them, let me set the context for this because, f... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 5: Visions from Heaven

Acts 26:19-20 Now let me ask you, if you have got your Bible, to turn to the book of Acts in the New Testament, Acts Chapter 26; I am going to read there in just a moment. If you have been with us in recent days you will know we are talking about living in the will of God. And for several weeks I ha... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 6: The Will of God and the Word of God

Acts 26:19-20 Now let me read to you from Psalm 119, and if you have got your Bible and would turn to Psalm 119, I am not going to read the whole psalm because it has 176 verses in it. But I am going to read to you from Verse 97 down to Verse 105. Psalm 119, and I will read just one section and you ... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 7: Reading Our Circumstances

Acts 20:22-25; 21:7-15 Now if you have your Bible with you, I am going to read from Acts Chapter 20. (Please forgive the frog in my throat this morning - hopefully it will not jump out and I lose my voice altogether. I have to speak at a mini-mission fest in Hamilton tonight. So I value your prayers... Read More

Living In The Will of God, Part 8: Seeking Good Advice

Proverbs 2:1-9 Now if you have got your Bible I am going to read to you from the book of Proverbs and Chapter 2. Proverbs Chapter 2; I am going to read the first 9 verses. And you will see from the first two words, this is a father addressing his son. Solomon is the writer and he says, "My son, if y... Read More

Living in the Will of God, Part 9: Putting the Pieces in Place

Is.30: 19-21 Let me read to you from Isaiah Chapter 30. I am going to read just three verses, and I am going to come back to these verses later. But Isaiah Chapter 30 and Verse 19 where it says, "O people of Zion, who live in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious he" (that's God) - "How gra... Read More

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