Friday, February 24, 2012

Sydney Service 26th February 2012

Study on Galatians 5:22-23: Third Fruit - Peace
Peace be within thee… Psalm 122:8
- A state of quiet or tranquillity; freedom from disturbance or agitation

Hymn 14: Peace on Earth
The Lord’s Prayer Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 122: - Peace be Within Thy Walls

Bible Readings:

The Covenant of Peace – Number 25:1-18
The Prince of Peace - Isa 9:6-7
Peace in Jesus Christ – John 15:23-31, 16:31-33
The peace of God – Philippians 4:4-9

Hymn 107: Jesus Christ – The Prince of Peace

• Peace is a state of quiet or rest
• Peace can be external or internal to ourselves
• Jesus is the Prince of Peace
• The Peace of God can dwell within us despite what else is happening
• The Covenant of Peace will be consummated when the evil is slain within us

Hymn 91: The Rock of Peace


Friday, February 10, 2012

Outline of Service 12th February 2012

Study on Galatians 5:22-23: Joy
For the joy of the Lord is your strength… Nehemiah 8:10
- the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires

Hymn 27: Joy from the future now!
The Lord’s Prayer Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 149: - Joy – a key ingredient of success

Bible Readings:

Share the joy - Nehemiah 8:1-12
The Joy of restoration – Luke 15:1-32
Always rejoice – Philippians 4:4-9

Hymn 25: Inward Joy

• Joy is an emotion of satisfaction
• Joy is one of the fruits of the Spirit
• Joy evidences the presence of God in our lives
• Ultimate joy will be in life everlasting with our Creator

Hymn 83: Surprised by Joy!