Sermons

The doctrine of God…
Doctrine: A belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a church…

God is Spirit

2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom”

“God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship him in spirit and truth”
John 4:24

God is triune
(Trinity) three in one.

1. Father
2. Son &
3. Holy Spirit
The one true God has revealed Himself as the eternally
self-existent. “I AM”..

God is all powerful spirit being who has always been and always will be.
He is present everywhere.
He made all things, rules all things and hold all things together.
He knows everything and has perfect wisdom.

The attributes of God
(Attribute(s) – “The inner quality that makes a person who he or she IS.”

1. Eternal
He always was, He is now, and always will be..

Psalms 90:1-2

“Lord throughout all the Generations you have been our Home!
2 Before the mountains were created, before the earth was formed, you are God without beginning or end.. living Bible
2. Holy
He is separate from all sin; He hates sin:

Habakkuk 1:13a
Exodus 15:11
Hab 1:13a
“your eyes are too pure to look on evil, you cannot tolerate wrong”….

3. Sovereign
He rules over all..
Acts 4:24
Psalms 93:1-2

“when they heard this, they raised their voice together in prayer to God; “Sovereign Lord” they said, “you made the heaven and earth and the sea, and everything in them.”

Psalms 93:1-2

1 “The Lord reigns, He is robed(umetamalaki) in majesty; the LORD is robed in majesty and is armed with strength. The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.
2 Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity”

4. All –WISE:

He knows and understands all things
Job 9:4

“God is wise in heart and mighty in strength who has hardened himself ..”

“Yeye ni mwenye hekima moyoni, na mwenye uwezo katika nguvu;…”

B.“His wisdom is profound, his power is vast….”

Psalms 139:4
4-Before the word is on my tongue you know it completely, O LORD.
5- you hem me in-behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.
6 -such knowledge is too wonderful for me it is too high, I cannot attain it..

5.He is the Creator
In the beginning God..

Genesis 1:1
1-In the beginning God created the Heaven and Earth …
Hebrews 11:3
“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible”
Acts 17:24
The God who made the world and everything in it, is the Lord of Heaven And Earth…

Mysteries
Which human mind cannot comprehend.

Job 11:7-9
Can you search out the deep things (mysteries of God? Can you find out the limits of the Almighty?
They are higher than the heavens –what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of grave what can know.

Job 11:7-9
Their measure is longer than the earth and wider than the see

God is love ..
He love everyone and his creation..
John 3:16

Just..
He rewards and punishes..

Ecclesiastes 12:14
“For God will bring every deep into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil”

The doctrine of God the son

Jesus Christ:
“A tattle meaning “the Anointed One” “the Messiah;
God the Son sent to pay for our sin”.

Jesus Christ:
“ savior” the human name given to God the Son when He came to earth as the God-man.

Our mediator with God…

1 Timothy 2:5
His Deity

1. Shown at His Birth

Matt 1:18; 20b

2. shown at His baptism

Matt 3:1-17

Matthew 3:17
And a voice from heaven said “this is my SON whom I love; with him I am well pleased”.

His Deity

3. shown at His resurrection

Mark 16:1-20

His humanity.
Born of a woman.

Galatians 4:4

“But when fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son born of woman born under the law”

Takes on the form of man.

Philippians 2:7

“Bali alijifanya kuwa hana utukufu, akatwaa namna ya mtumwa, akawa ana mfano wa wanandamu;”

AUGUST 7th 2016

THE five FOLD MISSION IN THE WORLD..

1. To save and to redeem.

Matthew 1:21
2 peter 3:18

Matt 1:21
“She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because He will save his people.”

1 peter 1:18
“For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit”.

2. To be our example..

John 13:15
1 peter 2:21

“ I have set an example that you should do as I have done for you”

1 peter 2:21
“To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps”.

3. Our intercessor and advocate.
1 John 2:1

“My dear children, I write this to you that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the father in our defense (advocate)– Jesus Christ, the Righteous One..”

“My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sin we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” niv

4. Our king
Matthew 2:2
Matthew 27:11

And asked, “where is the one who has been born KING of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him”

Matt 27:11
“Now Jesus stood before the governor. And the governor asked him. Saying are you THE KING of the Jews? Jesus said to him it is as you have said”

5. Our New Testament Prophet …
Hebrews 1:1-3
Hebrews 12:25

6. Our Lord.

John 13:13

John 13:13
“You call me teacher and Lord and you say well, for so I AM”.
THE ATTRIBUTE AND WORK Of God the son

John 8:58
“I tell you the truth Jesus answered, “ before Abraham was born I am”

1. Jesus had part in creation.

John 1:1-3

2. He is the Author of our eternal Salvation.

Hebrews 5:9

3. He is the builder of the church…

Matthew 16:18
Colossians 1:18-
John 10:11
Colossians 1:18 “And He is the head of the body, the Church He is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy”

“And being made perfect, he become the author of eternal salvation unto all of them that obeys’ HIM”.

4. He,(JESUS) in common with the Father and Holy Ghost, sanctifies the believers.
Hebrews 10:10-15
The Doctrine of God THE SON.
5. He is our advocate at the Throne..
1 John 2:1
Hebrews 7:25

Message Title : The Soul

The human being is made of three components the Spirit, Flesh (body), and Soul

1 Thessalonians 5:23Def 1: soul is the inner me that responds to the world around me and to other people; my personality. In the Bible (soul)  is often used to speak soul and spirit.Def 2: Soul is the spiritual part of person; the part of a person that does not die.Def 3: person’s inner character containing their true thoughts and feelings.

  6. Biblical facts about the soul.

We should  love God with all our Soul. mark 12:30
Our souls find’s rest only in Jesus.Matthew 11:28-29
Your Soul is the most valuable asset. Matthew 16:26-27 mark 8:36-37

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  1. Soul is saved by receiving God’s words . Ezekiel 18:20 James 1:21.

Ezekiel 18:20
The soul that sinneth, shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

5. Flesh is the greatest enemy of the soul (1st peter 2: 11)

1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

 

  1. When the body is being attacked mostly the devil targets the soul. (Job 30:15-16
Job 30:15 Terrors are turned upon me: they pursue my soul as the wind: and my welfare passeth away as a cloud.
30:16 And now my soul is poured out upon me; the days of affliction have taken hold upon me.

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  1. Love the Lord. Deuteronomy 6:5

Deut 6:5
And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

  1. To Serve the Lord. Deuteronomy 10:12

Deut 10:12
And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

  1. To Keep God’s law. Deuteronomy 26:16

Deut 26:16

This day the LORD thy God hath commanded thee to do these statutes and judgments: Thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.

4. To Obey God Deuteronomy 30:2,6,10

Deut 30:2
And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul;

  1. To be blameless
    1st Thessalonians 5:23


    1st Thessalonians 5:23
    And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Flesh
Def :
1. My physical body with its natural desires.

2.The substance of the body, whether of an animal or men.

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  1. Every living creature that has the flesh will die.
    Genesis 7:21
  1. Flesh is compared with grass and flower.
    a. grass withers
    b. flower fades
    Isaiah 40:6-8
  1. Flesh is limited in understanding deeper things of God.
    Matt 16: 17
  1. Flesh is weak in things of God.
    Mark 14:38
  1. The spirit has power over the flesh when we choose to walk not in accordance to flesh but by the spirit.
    Romans 8:1-13
  1. Flesh will not inherit the kingdom of God.
    1st Corinthians 15:50.
  1. We should not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
    1 John 2:15-17image5

Spirit  :  The inner part of me that can respond to God.

  1. Spirit can be tapped from another person.
    Deut 34 :9
    1 Samuel 16:23
    2 Kings 2:9;15
  1. The spirit need to be renewed, and only God can do it.
    psalms 51:10
  1. Things of the flesh affect the spirit.
    Proverbs 15:13
    Mark 14:38
  1. The flesh returns to the dust but the spirit returns to the creator.
    Ecclesiastes 12:7
  1. The spirit should be kept holy to please God always.
    2nd Corinthians 7:1
  1. When we accept Christ he gives us the  new spirit.
    Ezekiel 36:26
  1. As a Christian you should test every spirit.
    1 John 4:1

MAY THE LORD BLESS HIS WORD,AMEN

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Def: character; what I truly am when no one else is watching at me.

  1. The Inner strength that helps me to do right at all times- even under pressure.

 3.What others testify about you.

Quality Characters for Christians:
1 Timothy 3:1-13

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  1. Humility.
    1 peter 5:5
    Philippians 2:3-5
  1. Hospitality
    1 peter 4:9

3. Obedience.
Romans 16:19

  1. Peace making.
    James 3:18
    Matthew 5:9
    Hebrew 12:14

    1. Purity.
      Matthew 5:8
      Philippians 4:8
      1st Timothy 5:22

6.Thankfulness.
Ephesians 5:20
Philippians 4:4-6

 

  1. Sincerity.
    2nd Corinthians 1:12
  1. Zeal.
    Titus 2:14

9.Truthful
Proverbs 14:25

  1. forgiveness.
    Ephesians 1:7
    Acts 13:39

CONTINUATION

What spoils good character:

‘‘Bad company.’’

1st Corinthians. 15:33

Avoiding some people in life.

  1. Disorderly people.
    2nd Thessalonians 3:6-11  
  1. Idleness and lazy people
    Matthew 25:26-30
    (Idle minds are devil workshop)
    The work of the devil is to spoil the good character in us.
  1. Were requested to redeem time. (Make use of every opportunity)
    Ephesians 5:16
  1. Men of corrupt minds, people who  oppose the Truth.
    Timothy 3:1:9
  1. People who love the world and fulfill the lust of the flesh.
    1 John 2:15-17
  1. Diotrephes, who speak evil against the church.
    2nd John 1:9-10

 

8th Sep 2015 sermon

Six fold programs for daily prayers…

  1. Thanks giving and praise.
    -offering up yourself.
    Psalms 100:4

There are three basic reasons for which we praise God.

1. For who He is-truth about God’s nature and character.
2. For what he has done –gifts, blessings, protection, answers, to prayers. Etc.
3. And for what he will do.

2. Confession and cleansing,
-offering up your heart.
Nehemiah 9:3
Romans 12:1-2

  1. Offering up your day.  
    – Commit the entire day and all the activities to the Lord.
    Psalms 37:5-6

    1. Surrender your day to God.
      b. Ask for specific guidance.
      c. Obey instructions.
    1. Family and Church.
      Offering those near and dear.
      Ephesians 1:15-20
      Joshua 7:14

      1. Name immediate family in your prayers.
        b. Open to your extended family.
        C. Pray for church leadership and other members.
    1. Intercession for the
      missionaries
      and
      missions.
      Romans 10:14-15
      Hebrew 7:25


    1. Pray for missionaries all over the world.
      b. Pray for other churches and believers.
  1. Foreign  countries and Nations
    Offering up the whole world.

    John 3:17


    1. Intercession for the nations.
      b. Intercession for national leaders and peace.
      C. Pray specifically to nations which have challenges in war.

      1. Destroy all the plans of the devil in the six areas that we have outlined.
        – Pray that there will be no will of the enemy that will stand against the will of God.
        (Jeremiah 29:11-12)   
  1. Finish with thanks giving praises and  decree  victory upon your prayer.
    Psalms 106:1

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  1. Water baptism is the ceremony that celebrates the entrance of a believer into the community of the church.In the water baptism that where we identify with Christ Jesus .
  1. His Death (crucified)
    Romans 6:3
  1. His burial
    Romans 6:4
  1. His resurrection
    Romans 6:4-5
  1. His new Life.
    Romans 6:4,8,11
  1. Freedom from sin.
    Romans 6:6,7,11,23
  1. His obedience to God.
    Romans 6: 10

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  1. A believe. (faith) comes before baptism.
    Mark 16:16
    Acts 2:41;18:8
  1. Repented person.
    Acts 2:37-38
  1. Both men and women who believes.
    Acts 8:12

– Young Children or infants  should not be baptized.
They should be  dedicated to the Lord and blessed..
Exodus 13:2
Mark 10:16

 

-When they come to an age of accountability (know to choose good and refrain from evil) they can believe and be baptised
Isaiah 7:15-16

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  1. In much water. -Jesus was baptized in a river that had much water.(JORDAN) Mark 1:9-10
      

    1. John was baptizing in aenon near salim because there were much water.
      John 3:23   

3.Philip baptized the Eunuch in POOL which had much water..
acts 8:36;39

THE BLOOD OF JESUS THE BLOOD OF JESUS.

PURITY OF HEART.

‘’BUT IF WE WALK IN THE LIGHT, AS HE IS IN THE LIGHT, WE HAVE FELOWSHIP WITH ONE ANOTHER, AND THE BLOOD OF JESUS HIS SON, PURIFIES US FROM ALL SIN’’
(1JOHN 1:7)

  1. ENTERNAL LIFE.

‘JESUS SAID TO THEM ‘ I TELL YOU THE TRUTH, UNLESS YOU EAT THE FLESH OF THE SON OF MAN AND DRINK HIS BLOOD YOU HAVE NO LIFE IN YOU’’

 

‘WHOEVER  EAT MY FLESH AND DRINK MY BLOOD HAS ENTERNAL LIFE IN YOU’’
(JOHN 6:53,54)

  1. APPROACH TO GOD.

BUT NOW IN CHRIST JESUS YOU WHO ONCE WERE FAR AWAY HAVE BEEN BROUGHT NEAR THROGH THE BLOOD OF CHRIST’’

(EPHSIANS 2:13)

CHILD DEDICATION

JESUS BROUGHT TO THE BY HIS  PREST LUKE 2:25-35

. THE PARENT WERE IN AGREEMENT.

Forgiveness

Dif: letting go of my anger and my desires to punish someone who has wronged me.

1.-Anger: a strong feeling of hurt that makes me want to fight or get even;

2.-It is strong feeling of hating someone who wronged you or you had a misunderstandings.

-Un forgiveness is sin. It’s the way of the unclean, the unrighteous, the sinners and wicked people.

TUNAOMBA UWEPO WAKO UENDE NASI,EWE BWANA  WA MAJESHI TUSIKIE,KAMA HUENDI NASI HATUTAKI KUTOKA HAPA HUTUWEZI PEKE YETU UENDE NASI

FORGIVENESS  ……

  1. Is imitating God.
    Psalms 25:11
    Micah 7:18
  1. The foundation of fellowship.
    1 Samuel 15:25

Seven reasons Why we must forgive:..

  1. a. God resist the unforgiving.
    b. God will not forgive you if you don’t  forgive

    Mark 11:25-26.
    Luke 6:27-36.
  1. The righteous, become wicked when they fail (don’t) forgive.

    Matthew 18:32-35
  1. SATAN USES UN-FORGIVENESS AS A STRATEGY TO SEPARATE YOU FROM GOD.

    ISAIAH 59:1-4
  1. WE ARE  TO IMITATE GOD WHO IS  EVER FORGIVING.


    MATTHEW 5:43-48
    EPHESIANS 5:1-2
  1.  FORGIVENESS REVEALS YOUR IDENTITY AND ESTABLISHES TO OTHERS YOUR NAME.
    B-IT IDENTIFIES WHO YOU ARE BORN OF AND WHAT YOUR HEART IS FULL OF.
    COLOSSIANS 3:13-14
  1. WHEN GOD FORGIVES, HE IS KNOWN AS MERCIFUL, LOVING, KIND, UNDERSTANDING.

    PSALMS 25:11  

 

  1. CARNAL MIND TYRYING TO GET YOU FROM FORGIVING

2. OTHER CANAL PEOPLE WHO MISLEAD YOUR IDEA OF FORGIVING

3. HURTS AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS

Marriage…..

Marriage  is a man and a woman making a promise and signing a legal agreement to live together for the rest of their lives and thereby becoming husband and wife

Oxford dic.. The legal relationship between a husband and wife.

  1. God is the one who started  the marriage.
    (instituted by)
    Genesis 1:27-28
    Genesis 2:18-24
  1. To be for life..
    Matthew 19:6
  1. Dissolved by death..
    Romans 7:2-3
  1. Marriage should be honed by all
    Hebrew 13:4

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The three pilla that makes the marriage stands.

1.Love

Love is a constant warm and tender actions toward another person’’ .…  Will cause you to sacrifice for  another person. 1 John 3:16

  1. sincerity..  Peter 1John3:16

Honesty, Integrity, truthfulness. …

Dif: Speaking and acting truthfully with a pure heart, honest and open; not pretending, but letting the other person to see the real me.   

  1. Sharing ….2. Corinthians 8:12

Generosity, giving

Dividing something I have and giving a part to the other partner..’’  

 

Successful team work.

Team is a group of people who work together at a particular job, lead by their team leader. Mark 1:16 Jesus calls disciples

  1. There can only be one head of the team, though no one is more important than another.
    -For the sake of order and efficiency there must be someone who take the leadership and has the final responsibility.
    -Failing to recognize this the team will always have troubles.
  1. The team must be brought together by the Lord.
    Mark 16:20
    Luke 9:10

3.The team must have the same spirit upon them as the leader.
Numbers 11:14-17

  1. The team must maintain loyalty to each other.
  1. The team must keep the line of communication open at all times. Avoid rumouring or inadequate information.
  1. The team must be accountable for areas of responsibility.

WHAT DESTROYS A TEAM.

  1. Lack of transparency, dishonesty with each other.
    Ephesians 5:8-14
  1. Lack of divine love.
    John 15:12
    Romans 12:9
  1. Lack of forging spirit.
    Ephesians 4:32
    Matthew 18:21-22
  1. Lack of wisdom.
    Doing a something at the right way, time place and word.
    Proverbs 24:3
  1. Lack of mutual respect for each other.
    1 Peter 2:17
  1. Lack of maintaining vision.
    Proverbs 29:18
  1. Lack of organization in the team  

8.Lack of teachable spirit.

  1. Lack of confidence to each other
  1. Lack of communication.

Maturity

Maturity-Being fully developed, complete; practising God’s principles on my own in my daily life.

Maturity;
Hebrews 6:1

  1. All should desire to be mature believers. Colossians 1:28
  1. Maturity comes through the word of God.
    2nd Timothy 3:16-17
  1. Maturity is seen by understanding the deep things.

    Hebrews 5:11-14
    Colossians 14:20
  1. The mature can overcome  Satan.

    1 John 2:14

Seven steps that proves  Maturity .

  1. Total commitment to Jesus Christ.

    2. Bible Study

    3. Prayer

    4. Living as Christ’s savant
  2. Yielding to the Holy Spirit.

    6. Relationship with other Christians.

    7. witnessing.

HINDRANCES OF  MATURITY

  1. DULLNESS OF HEARING.

    HEBREWS 5:11-14
  1. LACK OF DESIRE (WILLINGNESS)
    1 PETER 2:2
    2 PETER 3:18

3. LACK OF PROPER DIET.
1 CORINTHIANS 3:1-2

“ A MAN BECOMES WHAT HE EATS”

  1. Procrastination
    Ecclesiastes 11-4

    “The delaying of action until a later time kills maturity.”   
  1. Past Failures.
    Philippians 3:12-16

    “failures is never a reason to trying. Indeed, failures provides another opportunity to enjoy success.”  
  1. The opinion of others.

    “Satan uses those closest to us, whose opinions we value to get to maturity”.
  1. Success.

    “leave your success and go and create another. That’s the only way you will release all your maturity.”
  1. Wrong envelopment.

    1 Corinthians 15:33b
    many dreams dies because they are shared with wrong people.”
  1. Comparison.

    “we all should know we are all created different no one is like other, maximize your maturity.”
  1. Not  prevailing to the end.
    James  1:4
  1. Physical
    1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

2.Mental maturity
1st peter 1:13

3.Social Maturity
James 4:4-5

4.Spiritual maturity

My sermons 2016..

Bearing good fruits for God.

-The Lord is talking a bout a gardener whom had a good vineyard .

-In a well fruitful hill.
-He dug it up.
-Cleared up stones.
-Planted it with choicest vine
Build a tower (for security)

1.we have been called  to bear good fruits.
-We don’t have any other business in the kingdom of God only to bear good fruits.

  1. The axe is being set aside ready  to cut every tree that is not bearing good fruits.
    Matthew 3:10

-If you have not been bearing good fruit for the Lord you are living by grace and grace is not forever.  

 

What is hindering us from bearing fruits?  

  1. Having evil (bad) mentality.

    Luke 19:20

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Quietly choosing not to eat or drinking for a time in order to give extra attention to God.

  1. Fasting that pleases God.

    Isaiah 58:1-14
  1. Moses fasted when he was writing the ten commandments

    Exodus 34:27-28
  1. Fasting is humbling ourselves before the Lord.

    Psalms 35:13

Covenant

  1. Is an agreement made between two or more people to do or not to do, that all promise not to break.

Our God is God of covenants and He don’t want us to break them .
There consequences when we break the covenants.
Ezekiel 17:12-20

He never break the covenant
1chronicles 6:14b

Covenant were sealed with a gift.
Genesis 21:30

Covenant between MAN TO GOD

Adamic covenant.
Genesis 3:16-19
Romans 8:21

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Billions need to hear, The number of living persons in the world is increasing at the rate 70,00 000(seventy million each year)
each year less than 3,000 000 (three millions) 4 % are

Seven reasons for wining souls.

  1. Because Jesus was a soul winner.
    Luke 19:10
    Luke 15:2
    Matthew 4:19

2. Because the harvest is great.
Matthew 9:36-37
we reap  our harvest in the, out where the grain stands ripe ready to be harvested.

  1. Because time is short.

    1 Corinthians 7:29
  1. Because every believer has been commissioned.

    Matthew 5:16
    Luke 14:23
  1. Because God will hold us accountable.
    Ezekiel 3:16- 19
  1. Because of what we have experienced.
    Hebrews 2:3-4

If we will take ALL OF GREAT COMMISSION and practice it, we can win the world for Christ.

If we deny the power of the Holy Spirit and fail to give him rightful place of in our life. we will have little fruit

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  1. Obedience

    Colossians 3:22-25
  1. Faithful
    Matthew 24:45
  1. Trustworthy, wisely uses resources given to him/her.

    Matthew 25:14-29

    1. Serves others as he serves His master.

      Ephesians 6:7-8
  1. Communicates.

    Luke 16:24  

 

Character of God.

  1.       God is Holy…
    “The four living creatures each having six wings were full of eyes around and within. And they do not rest day and night saying: Holy, holy, holy, God almighty who was and is  to come’’.
          Revelation 4:8   NIV
  1. God is Righteous ..

    “Do you not know that unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?’’
    1 Corinthians 6:9

   3.God is Good..

“When you call me GOOD you are calling me God”. Jesus replied, ‘for God alone is truly  Good”.
Matt 19:17 living Bible

  1. Loving and merciful..

    Beloved let us love one another, for love is God;

    John 4:7-11

    1. Faithful and true..
      “By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age since she considered Him faithful who has promised’’
      Hebrew 11:11 revised  standard
  1. Giving ..
    He that spared not his own son, but delivered him for us all how shall He not with Him also freely give all things?’’
    Romans 8:32 king James
  1. God is wise, all knowing…
    (omniscient)
    ‘for God is wise and mighty. Who has ever opposed him successfully’’
    Job 9:4 living bible
  1. God is every where ..
    (omnipresent)
    can anyone hide from me? Am I not everywhere  in all of heaven and earth’’? Jeremiah 23:24 living Bible
  1. God is all powerful..
    (omnipotent)
    “He was before all else began and it is His power that holds everything together’’
    Colossians 1:17 living BIBLE
  1. God is eternal..

    “I Am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end the first and the last”
    Revelation 22:13 king James
  1. God is unchanging..
    “every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows”.
    James 1:17 Niv

The end be blessed

Being alert as a Christian:

Dif: being wind awake;

2. Watching closely for danger so that am quick to think and ready to think and act.

  1. Be sure you are ready!

    Matthew 25:1-13
    (a parable of ten virgins)  
  1. A command to all believers.

    1 Corinthians  16:13.
    “watch stand fast in the faith be brave be strong.”

               1peter 5:8
Be carefulwatch out for attacks
from Satan, your great enemy. He prowls around like a hungry roaring lion, looking someone victim to tear  apart “

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What should we do for us to be alert.

3.Pray always for yourself and praying for others believers .

Ephesians 6:18
matt 26:36-56

Work hand always not to give devil a chance.
Ephesians 4:26-27

 

Hope

Def; Believing of something you can’t see.

  1. Looking forward with confidence to receiving good things  that God has promised to give me in the future.

It has been said you can live more than (60) days without food, and you can leave more than (15) days without water in normal circumstances. But you can’t live for even a single minute without HOPE.

Ten common reasons why people loose hope..

  1. Feel alone and abandoned.
    2. When Life seems out of control.
    3. Grieving and loose.
    4. You don’t see the purpose.
    5. when you don’t have what you      need.
    6. when you have done something wrong.

    1. Deeply wounded by someone.
      8. Pulled in the wrong direction. (Temptations)
      9. hounded by fear.
      10. when it looks like you are defeated.

  1 kings 19:1-21
When Hope dies in us we forget….

a. Who we are and where we have come from..

b. You don’t see a promising future.. (V4)

c. You give the devil a chance..

 

What do we need to know about Hope as Christians.

  1. As Christians  our HOPE is in God and His Word.
    Hebrews 2:12
    Psalms 39:7
    psalms 119:147-148
  1. Hope  makes us pure…
    1 John 3:3
  1. Hope dose not disappoint it truly comes from the Lord.

    Romans 5:2-5
  1. We were save through hope and we will reach heaven through hope.

    Romans 8:24
    Proverbs 23:18
  1. Hope must be accompanied by patience.

    Romans 8:24-25
  1. Hold on to hope even when things become hopeless.

    Job 14:7-9
  1. Be hopeful up to the end.

    Hebrews 6:11

The  closer you get  with God the more Hope you have.

-Hope’’ is something we will receive here in this lifetime, and blessed hope is things we will receive during end time.

Blessed HOPE.

The resurrection of those who have fallen asleep in Christ and their translation together with those who are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord is the imminent of blessed hope of the church.

Titus 2:13..

  1. The blessed hope we are waiting for will take us to another enjoyable live forever.

    1st Thessalonians 4:16-17

2.We need patience as we are waiting for the Lord second coming.

Romans 8:23-25

  1. The blessed hope were waiting for is glories. And no flesh and blood will inherit.

    1Corinthians  15:50-54
    Daniel 12:2

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  1. The purpose of a fellowship..

    -The fellowship of believers is very important, for it is in or unit together..
  1. To assist each other all the time..
  1. To  encourage each other and grow in Christ.
    Romans 1:11-12
  1. To make work easier..

Conditions for  fellowship..

  1. Basic commitment to one another.
    Romans 12:10
  1. Our commitment Must be base in AGAPE.
    Agape is Christ love, without boundaries.(true love)

    John 13:34

3.True fellowship is Christ centred.
1John 1:3
Philippians 2:12

 

  1. Building up and encouraging one another..
    1stThessalonians 2:8
    2nd Timothy 3:10-14

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Church– a group of Christians who come together regularly to worship, to  serve God and other, and pray for each other and help each other’s needs.   

-There are four major and very important things by which a good, healthy, church membership can be maintained.

Acts 2:42

  1. 1. THE APOSTLES DOCTRINE.
      (THE  RIGHT TEACHINGS)

    -The apostles doctrine is the first principles of believers, the doctrine of Christ Jesus.

    Hebrews 6:1-2

    1. FELLOWSHIP.
        There is fellowship with the                            father, the son and the believers.

        1 John 1:3-7

Fellowship –sharing my thoughts fillings, and time with others with whom I have things in common.

  1.  Breaking of  bread.
    The Lord’s table which is the Spiritual meat and drink, the communion of the body and blood of Jesus.

    1 Corinthians 11:23-25
  1. Prayers.

    ”A  prayless believer is powerless believer”

    Acts 1:14
    Jude 20-21