Sunday, December 4, 2016

The Sign of Thy coming Service Sydney Church 11th Decemberf 2016

Outline of Service 11th December 2016

The Sign of Thy Coming….  Matt. 24:3

Hymn 44:  The Whole Christmas Message

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 67:1-7 – Relationship with God

Bible Readings:                                                  

The Lord’s Promise:  Isaiah 65:1, 13 – 66:2

The End Times:  Matthew 24:1-8, 21-27, 42-51 

A Personal Experience:  Revelation 22:1-7, 17-21

Hymn 6:  Beyond Our Comprehension

·        We remember Jesus First Coming at Christmas  

·        Scripture also contains promises of a Second coming associated with the End of the World

·        There are many signs that this time is approaching

·        There are also promises about an ingathering of a Remnant of the descendants of Israel prior to His return

·        One sign of the closeness of His return will be the call of God on people’s hearts to want to obey His commandments

·        Do you hear God calling you to come and follow Him?

Hymn 119:  Rejoicing at the Coming


Friday, November 18, 2016

The Fame of Jesus - Service Sydney Church 27th Novemebr 2016

Outline of Service 27th November 2016

The Fame of Jesus….  Matt. 14:1

Hymn 117: Continuing Help and Protection

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 81:1-5, 13-16 – God’s Promised FAME

Bible Readings:                                                  

The Fame of Elijah:  Malachi 3:1-4, 4:1-6

Jesus Christ Recognised as King:  Matthew 14:1- 

A Personal Experience:  Romans 15:1-6

Hymn 12:  God’s Power in Jesus

·        The fame of Elijah was recognised in the sacrifice at Mount Carmel

·        Even the Authorities recognised Jesus’ fame in what He did

·        Jesus’ fame continues to be recognised in the lives of believers

·        Is He King in your life, or does your faith in God just run parallel to your everyday activities

·        Is His FAME demonstrated in your life today?

Hymn 90:  Modern Disciples


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

I Will Give You Rest - Sydney Church 23 October 2016

Outline of Service 23rd October 2016

I will Give You Rest….  Matt. 11:28

Hymn 123: A Personal, Internal Message

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 40:1-5– The Works of the Lord

Bible Readings:                                                  

God’s Selection Criteria:  1 Samuel 16:1-13

Miracles and Teachings of The King:  Matthew 11:25-30; 12:9-16, 38-50

Does the King Rule in Your Life:  Romans 15:1-6

 Hymn 16 (Tune 92):  A Time of Preparation

·        Jesus performed miracles, and through them supported His teachings

·        God’s selection criteria are different to our – He looks on the heart

·        If we love Him, we will seek to keep His commandments

·        Those that are willing to follow God and obey His laws and commandments will be the brothers and sisters of Jesus Christ

Hymn 81:  Hidden Mysteries


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Lost Sheep - Sydney church 9th October 2016

Outline of Service 9th October 2016

The Lost Sheep….  Matt. 10:6

Hymn 47: Proclaiming Through Example

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 29:1-11 – The Voice of the Lord

Bible Readings:                                                  

Moses Shares Responsibility:  Exodus 18:14-27

Sent with the Blessing of the King:  Matthew 10:1-8, 24-31, 38-42

A Call to Each:  2 Timothy 3:1-7, 14-17

Hymn 67:  A Personal Dedication

·        Jesus sent others to spread the Message of the Glad Tidings

·        God does not need us – as He can put messages directly into people’s hearts and minds – but He gives us an opportunity to help!

·        Today there is still a Message to all “lost” people as well as a Message to The Lost Sheep of the House of Israel

·        The Lost Sheep will be identified through their willingness to follow God and obey His laws and commandments

·        Let us rejoice that God has a Plan to redeem all who are lost and to reconcile all to Himself through Jesus Christ

Hymn 90:  Living Witnesses


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

What Manner of Man is This?

Outline of Service 25th September 2016

What Manner of Man is This  Matt. 8:27

Hymn 106: God’s Truth Endures

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 25:1-6, 20-22 – Teach me Thy Paths  (v 4)

Bible Readings:                                                  

Power of The King:  1 Kings 18:1-12, 20-39

The King Shows His Authority:  Matthew 8:1-10, 16-27; 9:32-38,

A Personal Challenge:  Revelation 15:1-4

Hymn 44:  The King of Righteousness

·        Jesus proved His Kingship by works and miracles

·        Despite the evidence of God’s Presence, many deflected and found fault

·        We must trust in God and look for good in our lives

·        God has promised a great outpouring of His Power in the Latter Days

·        Thank God for the miracle of belief, and ask Him to prepare us to be ready to enter the New Kingdom, wholly, when Jesus Christ returns

Hymn 100:  The Good Old Way


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Rejoise and be Exceeding Glad - The Beatitudes Sydney 11th Sept 2016

Outline of Service 11th September 2016

Rejoice, and be exceeding glad…   Matt. 5:12

Hymn 123: The Light of God’s Love

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 112:1-10 – His heart is established (v 8)

Bible Readings:                                                  

A Godly Life:  Isaiah 58:1-14

The Sermon on the Mount:  Matthew chapters 5:1-

A Personal Challenge - Unity:  Romans 12:1-5, 18-21

Hymn 129:  The war against the Evil

·        Jesus outlined the Principles of a good lifestyle in The Sermon on the Mount, and then lived it out 

·        Years before Isaiah had suggested a similar lifestyle for God’s people to follow, but acknowledged it was hard to follow

·        God has promised help to those who seek to live this lifestyle

·        In thinking of others we end up benefiting ourselves

·        Let us ask God to renew our minds, and remove the evil from within us, so that we can be lights to show His Love to the World

Hymn 51:  The Spirit of Truth


Friday, August 19, 2016

It Is Written - Sydney Church 28th August 2016

Outline of Service 28th August 2016

It is Written   ….Matt. 4:4, 7, 10

Hymn 12: Overcoming Satan’s Guile

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 67: – God Shall Bless Us (v 7)

Bible Readings:                                                  

The First Temptation:  Genesis 3:1-7

Proof of Kingship - Power from Above:  Matthew 3:1-3, 13-17

Overcoming Temptation:  Matthew 4:1-11, 17-23

Things that Temp Us:  1 John 2:15-17

Can We Overcome?  Romans 7:15-23

Hymn 44:  The King of Righteousness and Peace

·        The Readings show three main categories of temptation: 

§  power (the lust of the flesh) – to be desired to make one wise

§  prestige (the pride of life) – pleasant to the eyes

§  possessions (the lust of the eyes) – good for food

·        Eve, Jesus and we are tempted with the same temptations – the content changes in different generations, but the process is the same

·        Christ the Spirit of God came upon Jesus and showed Him to be the King

·        The King overcame the temptations of Satan

·        God has promised He will overcome temptation in a Special People in preparation for the return of Jesus Christ

Hymn 128:  The Universal King


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Service Outline Sydney Church 14th August 2016 - Matthew Present the King

Outline of Service 14th August 2016

Prepare Ye the Way….Isa 40:3

Hymn 40 -Tune 34: The King – Tried and Proved

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 84 – The Lord will give Grace and Glory (v 11)

Bible Readings:                                                  

God has a Plan:  Isaiah 40:1-31

Preparation for the King:  Matthew 1:1, 16-25; 2:1-3, 19-23

Hymn 14:  God’s Plan

·        Over the next few months we will walk through Matthew and see the key events that he reports including parables, lifestyle and ways Jesus presented His teachings

·        In his Gospel Matthew presents Jesus Christ as The King

·        God had prepared the way for The King, and foreknown the generations of men and events leading to His birth

·        We may not realise the importance of what might sometimes seem to us as just “normal” events 

·        We believe we are living in the time when Jesus Christ will return, this time as the King of Glory, and will reign over the Earth

·        Are you living in expectation of these events, and seeking to follow the lifestyle exampled by The King? 

Hymn 79:  Light Illuminates Darkness


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Service Sydney Church 24th Juy 2016 What Must I Do...

Outline of Service 24th July 2016

What Must I Do….Acts 16:30

Hymn 115: Keep Praising God

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 138:1-8 – Benefits of Praising the Lord

Bible Readings:                                                  

The Commandments of the Covenant:  Deuteronomy 5:1-33

Super-natural Events:  Acts 16:16-40

Jesus’ Promise:  John 14:12-21

Hymn 123:  Led by God

·        God gave the Commandments to Israel, and set out a life-style for them to follow to be His Special People

·        Disobedience has separated them and us from God

·        Jesus gave His life a sacrifice to reconcile us back to God, which we receive through grace

·        God’s life-style recommendations still remain, and it is to our own good to seek to follow them

·        God’s Israel in the Latter Days will be recognised by a willingness to follow His Laws and Commands

·        You must accept the sacrifice of Jesus to be reconciled to God, and then have the choice to follow His commandments to show your love for what He has done. 

Hymn 47:  Victory with Jesus Christ


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Sydney Church Service Outline 10th July 2016

Outline of Service 10th July 2016

To everything there is a…time – Ecclesiastes 3:1

Hymn 105: Give Thanks to God

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 67:1-7 – God Shall Bless Us

Bible Readings:                                                  

Wait for God’s Time – Ecclesiastes 3:1-15

Joseph recognised God’s Hand – Genesis 50:15-21

Watch for God’s Plan – Mark 13:19-37

Remember and Beware– 2 Peter 3:1-4, 13-14, 17-18

Hymn 26:  The End is in Sight!

·        God has set good times and bad times before us

·        We must persevere through the bad to arrive at the good

·        There are signs that show us that God’s Plan is unfolding

·        God has a Plan for the World, but also individually for each one of us

·        We can hope to be preserved wholly until the Time when Jesus Christ returns

Hymn 119:  The Creator Recognised


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Service Outline Sydney Church 26th June 2016

Outline of Service 26th June 2016

Good and God Prevail – Rev 19:6

Hymn 106: God Alone

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 138:1-8 – Benefits of Praising the Lord

Bible Readings:                                                  

Jehu, Son of Jehoshaphat King of Judah, becomes King of Israel and suppresses Baal Worship:  2 Kings 10:11, 18-20, 24-31

Athaliah’s wicked Reign in Judah is cut short, and Joash made King:  2 Kings 11:1-4, 12-14, 17-21

Joash undertakes Reform for Judah to Return to God:  2 Kings 12:1-3

A Type of What is to Come:  Revelation 19:1-9, 19-21

Hymn 34:  Work of the Holy Ghost

·        Jehu suppressed Baal worship – but used subversive techniques to do it!

·        People continue to ride on the misfortunes of others 

·        Joash undertakes reform, but does not make a full commitment

·        We must present ourselves wholly to God if we are to receive the fullness of His promises

·        God’s Kingdom will be all encompassing, a win-win outcome for all – evil destroyed and good prevail

·        Do you have a true, real and personal belief in God’s Authority over your life? 

Hymn 59:  The Plan for Restoration


Sydney Service Outline 12th June 2016

Outline of Service 12th June 2016

Do not follow their gods – Deut 6:14

Hymn 44: The End from the Beginning

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 111:1-10 - The Greatness of God’s Works

Bible Readings:                                                  

The Warning from Moses:  Deuteronomy 6:1-3, 12-15

Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat reigns over Judah:  2 Kings 8:16-19

Judah joins to Israel by marriage, and introduces the ungodly worship of Israel:  2 Kings 8:23-27

Man Chooses but God is ultimately in Control:  Romans 13:1-14

Hymn 79:  Walk in the Light

·        Moses had warned Israel not to be influenced by the gods of the land they invaded, to turn away from God

·        The good new – the lineage of King David crosses back from Judah into Israel so that both Monarchies have descendants of David

·        The bad news – both nations turn further from God!

·        There is timing in God’s Plan and ultimately He will rule over all

·        There are promises for a remnant of Israel to return and worship God, but more importantly for each of us as individuals to follow His commandments. 

Hymn 119:  Worship the True God


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Service Sydney Church 22nd May 2016

Outline of Service 22nd May 2016

Rise up and Walk – Acts 3:6

Hymn 115: Praise brings Blessings

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 93:1-5:  The Majesty of God

Bible Readings:                                                  

Elijah translated and Elisha’s Ministry:  2 Kings 2:6-15, 4:1-7,

Jehoram’s Reign over Israel:  2 Kings 3:1-3, 8:14-15

God’s Power at Work:  Acts 3:1-10

Focus on the Vision:  Matthew 14:22-33

Hymn 11 (Tune 96):  Work of the Holy Spirit

·        Elisha received the Power of the Spirit of Elijah, and performed twice as many miracles

·        Jehoram, Ahaziah’s son, reforms a little, but continues an ungodly line of Kings in Israel

·        The same “Spirit of Elijah” from God (Christ and the Holy Ghost) is promised to awaken the World to God in the Latter Days

·        We have a Vision in looking towards the fulfilment of these promises

·        Do you have a personal commitment to help you “rise and walk” above the things of the World that try to keep you from God? 

Hymn 49:  Keep Focussed on the Vision


Monday, May 2, 2016

Sydney Church 8th May 2016 Service Outline

Outline of Service 8th May 2016

Call on the Name of the Lord – Acts 2:21

Hymn 106: Sing Before Him

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 103:1-5, 19-22:  Bless the Lord, O my Soul

Bible Readings:                                                  

Ahaziah, son of Ahab, continues Godlessness in Israel:  1 Kings 22:51-52

Elijah confronts Ahaziah:  2 Kings 1:1-10, 15-18

Elisha in the Latter Days:  Malachi 4:1-6

The Same Power as Elijah:  Acts 2:1-21

Hymn 15 (Tune 92):  Work of the Holy Spirit

·        Israel continues an idolatrous line of Kings

·        God sends Elijah to confront Ahaziah’s Godlessness

·        The same Spirit from God is promised to awaken the World in the Latter Days

·        Pentecost saw the outpouring of the Holy Ghost 

·        We believe that the Holy Ghost is the Mother Spirit to work with Christ and bring believers to perfection

Hymn 51:  The Spirit of Truth