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Christ the sum-total of all things

We would think that in the current information revolution there would be coherent consensus on the facts. But with the increase of more information, comes the danger of too many opinions and misinformation. Particularly in the current pandemic, there still is no coherent prevention, or consistent treatment of the virus. What is the ultimate anchor of stability to the church? The preeminence of Jesus Christ our Lord.

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The danger of being led by feelings

Life is inevitably complex and challenging. How we manoeuvre ourselves safely through life, without causing pain to ourselves or others is the quest. Misreading emotions, and bing led by emotions is certainly not helpful. Learn in this message how to direct emotions properly.

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The discovery of the Priestly Mandate of the Church

The Eden story is different to all the other ancient’s creation stories in many ways. The omnipotent creator seeks to dwell with man on earth in an enclosed garden, where all that God created out of chaos is good. God walks and talks with man, and gives man, who is made in the image of the Creator the authority to subdue the earth, be fruitful and multiply, in essence: Continue to do as you have witnessed the creator do, and created good out of chaos.

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The Power of Meekness

Jesus was completely God and yet fully human while in His earthly existence he had to deal daily with the shortcomings of people. Just think how He had to constantly hold Himself back while people kept sinning, and persevered in their foolishness. Meekness is one of the most important fruits of emotional-spiritual maturity, like a sword master who does not pull his sword out of its sheath without good reason. Humility is part of His righteousness that He does in our work.

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Jesus the Hope of Glory

Jesus the hope of Glory is an invitation into the family of God, where He work His godliness in and amongst us. The true church is truly the genius of God!

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Maintain Childlike Wonder

Throughout the Bible we see people losing sight of the things of this world, as they fixate their gaze upon the Glory of our Lord! From time to time, it is necessary that we close our eyes to the physical world, so that our senses can be awakened to the eternal reality of the spiritual realm.

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The Power of Restraint

The ability to say no, hold back, postpone pleasure and reward is synonymous with being kingly, nobility, royalty and maturity. It is indeed much more difficult than emotional impulsive surrender to lusts and urges, but that is what distinguishes us from our animal instincts. Jesus is a perfect example of abstinence, restraint and self-discipline – BE empowered in HIM to also reign royally in this LIFE.

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Jesus the ultimate behavioural Agent of Change.

THE POWER TO CHANGE
Every year we make New Year resolutions, we do not keep. We buy gym equipment we never use. We start diets we never finish. 50% of children will drop-out of School at Grade 9. Only 26% of graduates finish their 3-year-degrees on time. Some people are stuck in an abusive relationship. Others cannot get themselves to forgive an offence. Many people are bound to destructive habits and substance abuse. 83% of prisoners will recommit a crime within 9 years of their original imprisonment. WE ALL NEED SUSTAINABLE CHANGE!

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Walk and Live in the Spirit

Serving a God who is Spirit, and us made in His image as tri-une beings, means we have a spirit, and like our bodies and soul we need to develop it. Discover how a New Testament believer and follower of Christ walk in the Spirit.

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More than Conquerors

Paul choose a vocabulary of triumphant words and expressions when writing to the first followers of Christ. Many of these early followers of Christ, like Paul, the other apostles and the OT story of Job, lost everything, there status, inheritance, possessions and in some cases their lives!! Discover the power of the gospel, the note of victory saints carry within.

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