Friday, December 11, 2015

Sydney Church Service Outline 13th December 2015

Outline of Service 13th December 2015

He IS the Lord Our God  Psalm 105:7

Hymn 104: Enter Into His Presence
The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 105:1-8:  Relationship with God

Bible Readings:                                                   
Joshua’s Mission Ends; God’s Covenant Continues:  Joshua 25:26-33
Knowing the End from the Beginning:  Hebrews 1:1-14
Always be Ready:  Matthew 25:1-13

Hymn 81:  Hidden Messages
·        Joshua was a Servant in God’s line of Leaders, but His Covenant continues from Generation to Generation
·        God knows the end from the beginning, and no amount of worrying by us will change it!
·        God has blessed us to be living in the Last Days, and we can have a real hope to see the end of the sequence of this phase of His Plan
·        God’s Covenant with Israel was one of life – both more abundantly here and now, and with assurance of life in the World to come
·        A remnant of the descendants of Israel will receive the fulfilment of the promise to be preserved in spirit and soul and body and be changed from mortal to immortal beings when Jesus Christ returns.

Hymn 14:  Truly Christmas for All!

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Sydney Service Outline 8th November 2015

Outline of Service 8th November 2015

God’s plan for mercy

Hymn 47:  Proclaim the good news

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 9:1-14: God is our refuge

Bible Readings:                                                   
·       Joshua 20:1-9 - Cities of refuge
·       Joshua 21:1-3,41-45 - Cities for the Levites
·       2 Corinthians 4:1-18 – strength through God’s grace

Hymn 104: God is our refuge

1.     “Doing” is the best reminder – and the best relationship builder
2.     God demands justice – but do we have anything to fear?
3.     God’s mercy is our refuge – His grace frees us to live his plan for us

Hymn 79: God’s plan for reconciliation


Saturday, October 24, 2015

Sydney Service Outline 11th October 2015

Outline of Service 11th October 2015

More Than Conquerors  Romans 8:37

Hymn 106: God’s Truth Will Stand
The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 91:1-11:  The Lord’s Abiding Protection

Bible Readings:                                                   
God fights Israel’s Battles:  Joshua 10:1-14, 42-3; 11:23
Paul Battles:  2 Corinthians 11:17-28
The Battle is The Lord’s:  Romans 8:1-2, 14-25, 31-39

Hymn 126 (Tune 44):  Jehovah Conquers All
·        God conquered Joshua’s enemies and won his battles
·        God will help us to win our battles and conquer our enemy
·        But we can be more than conquerors if we let God fight for us
·        In quietness and peace let us seek to God to fight our battles for us
·        We have the hope of immortality if God overcomes the evil in our flesh.

Hymn 83:  The Final Victory

Sydney Service Summary 23rd August 2015

Outline of Service 23rd August 2015

Confirmation of God’s Leadership   Joshua 6:2

Hymn 135:  The Benefits of Praise
The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4
Psalm 67:1-7  Let the People Praise Thee

Bible Readings:                                                   
 Confirmation of God’s Power:  Joshua 6:1-27
A Promised Victory:  John 6:30-51

Hymn 64:  A Personal confirmation
·        Conquering Jericho was proof of God’s Power
·        The people obeyed and God gained the victory
·        Jesus said eating the manna is like obeying God’s commandments
·        Sometimes God’s commandments seem hard because they are easy – but different! 
·        Conquering Jericho is like overcoming the evil in us – God will do it if we ask! 
·        Let our life be a witness showing praise God to those around us. 

Hymn 100:  Living Bread