The Epistle to the Romans – 10 (“The Blessings of Justification by Faith”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: We have been studying through the book of Romans, and it’s been a little tough on us. The first three chapters take a pretty dim view of human nature, and rightly so. […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 09 (“God’s Imputed Righteousness and Justification – 02”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) [Message: Kobus van der Walt (Three Rivers Baptist Church), 19 February 2017] 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul claims that his gospel is only the manifestation of the ancient promises (Rom.1:2). In Rom.4 he shows that the […]

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“Rejoice in your Suffering” (Based on John Piper’s “Labs”) [Message: Kobus van der Walt (Three Rivers Baptist Church), 08 January 2017] 1. INTRODUCTION: Christians are not excluded from trials and tribulations, because they are Christians, in fact Peter warns us in vs.12 that it is inevitable and we must not be surprised when it happens. […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 02 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Grain Offerings)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: Last week we learnt that the burnt offerings were all about the dedication to the Lord God Almighty, and the lesson of the burnt offering emphasised only half of the concept of dedication. Another lesson was necessary […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 01 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Burnt Offering)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: The Book of Leviticus is a closed book for most Christians. The commands of slaughter of animals, the descriptions of priestly rituals, the classifications of what one was to wear and eat, and the lack of narrative […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 03 (“Excluded from God’s Eternal Blessing”) (Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: Last week we saw that the Gospel of God, centres in the Lord Jesus Christ and the keyword in the Gospel is “righteousness.” It is therefore all about getting onto the right relationship […]

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Spiritual Stability

Spiritual Stability 1. SCRIPTURE READING: Phil.4:1-9 (ESV) ~ “Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. 2I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord. 3Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have laboured side […]

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The Letter to the Ephesians – 13 (“The Daily Walk of God’s New People – Moral Obligations – 01”) 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul’s desire for the Ephesian Church is that they may have a fuller understanding of what God in Christ is doing in and for them, and that their lives may in some measure correspond […]

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