God will send a new Servant; to bring in Godly justice; with gentleness and humility.
what God is like: 1. His great power; 2 His wisdom; 3. God who cares
Tim speaks abut his recent illness - “ A broken jar, An iron jar, or a jar of clay”
Apostle Paul’s Casebook: 1. The Case of the Jews. 2. The Case of Abraham. 3. The Case of David
God is the God of grace; 2. God calls us to eternal Glory; 3. He is a God who perseveres
How is it with your soul?
What is our soul? 1. A deep mystery; 2. True beauty; 3. Can be downcast; 4. Can praise -
a) God can save our soul; 2) God can keep our soul; 3) God cares for our soul; 4) Our soul needs God
Persecution that could not stop blessing; 2. The preaching that could not be clearer; 3. The promise that could not be kept; 4. The prayer meeting that could not be dull
Can we bribe God? 1. with our very good moral life? 2. with our very good religious life? 3. We are all in trouble.
4.The Gospel ‘gives us wings’ through redemption that is in Christ Jesus
Something we are to do; 2. A way we are to live; 3. The way Jesus lived
Being conformed into the likeness of Jesus; so one day we shall serve Him in Glory.
WHY Paul is keen to share his faith; 2. WHY Paul is not ashamed; 3. WHY the Gospel is the Power of God; 4. HOW we experience salvation.
Colossians 3: sinful things to avoid; Holy things to do
Colossians 2 v9-15 - because as Christians we are: 1. Complete in Him; 2. A new person in Christ; 3. Set free in Christ
A servant of Jesus; 2. An apostle; 3. Set apart for the Gospel; 4. A Global vision; 5. All for Jesus 6. A thankful person; 7. Wholehearted; 8. Needs encouragement; 9. A huge Gospel purpose; 10. Debtor to all people
Luke 20 v18: Broken for the Lord - abandoning ‘self’/sanctification; Restored by the Lord - for a harvest of righteousness .
Communing together, remembering sins forgiven.
we can take refuge in God because:
God is good. 2. God holds our future secure. 3. God gives us help. 4. We have an eternal future.
The height of God’s love; 2. The width of God’s forgiveness
It’s God’s story; 2. God is God; 3. God is good.