Saturday, July 22, 2017

Philippians - Becoming Christ-like Sydney 23rd July 2017

Outline of Service 23rd July 2017

Philippians – Becoming Christ-like


The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 62: 1-8, 12 – God is the rock of our salvation

Bible Readings:                                                  

·     God’s does not forsake His people - Deuteronomy 31: 7, 8

·     Selected verses from Philippians - Ch1: 1-14, 21; Ch2: 1-5, 10-15; Ch3: 13-15, 20-21; Ch 4: 4-7


·     Philippians is about being confident, encouraging each other in unity, and rejoicing in God’s promises.  

·     We show the fruits of what we choose to sow.

·     The promise of Salvation we have in Christ gives us confidence to live a good life in this world.

·     We can press towards the “high calling” and have “vile body… fashioned like unto his glorious body” at His return.



Sunday, July 2, 2017

Ephesians - Being a Christian - Sydney Church 9th July 2017

Outline of Service 9th July 2017

A Series of Studies on the Pauline Epistles

Ephesians – Being a Christian

Hymn 128: Praise, Worship and Attend

The Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11:2-4

Psalm 95:1-11  Let Us Worship the Lord

Bible Readings:                                                  

·     Christianity in the Old Testament:  Isaiah 58:1-8

·     Chosen, Redeemed and Sealed:  Ephesians 1:1-14

·     New Christian Life:  Ephesians 2:1-10

·     Walk in Unity:  Ephesians 4:1-11

·     The Armour of God:  Ephesians 6;10-17

Hymn 79:  The Light of Life

·     Paul presents the privileges and responsibilities of being a Christian

·     It is only through God’s grace that we know what are the right things to do

·     We need to seek unity and peace with others, and to follow the lifestyle exampled by Jesus Christ

·     This lifestyle gives us greater enjoyment in this life and prepares us for the life to come

·     God will work obedience to Christian principles in our lives if we ask Him.

Hymn 6:  A Christian Vision