Sunday, January 29, 2012

John and Jesus Part 2

Oreste's message on Sunday 29nd January 2012 is available for download.

Oreste continues the series on the Gospel according to Luke that is called "Meet the Master". This is the second part of the first three chapters of Luke entitled John and Jesus.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

John and Jesus Part 1

Oreste's message on Sunday 22nd January 2012 is available for download.

Oreste begins a series on the Gospel according to Luke that is called "Meet the Master". This is the first of four parts that looks at the first three chapters of Luke. These chapters focus on John the Baptist and Jesus Christ and provides a solid introduction to the life and work of Jesus that follows in the remainder of Luke's account. Get ready to meet the Master and grow in your assurance and certainty of who Jesus is.(/p>

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Holy Hunger? Eat Fast Food!

Oreste's message on Sunday 15th January 2012 is available for download.

Oreste looks at the place of the physical body in enabling spiritual transformation into Christlikeness or holiness. He shows how spiritual disciplines are the means through which the body can be trained to act consistently with our mind and spirit. Oreste focuses on the spiritual discipline of fasting as a means of satisfying our hunger to be more like Jesus. When we fast we are replacing our intake of physical food with spiritual food; as Jesus said, we do not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. This is the spiritual food of the fast or "fast food". So if you have a holy hunger, one thing you can do to satisfy it and be further transformed into the likeness of our Master Jesus is to eat "fast food" by practicing the spiritual discipline of fasting.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Walking in Humility

Carolyn Vincent's message on Sunday 8th January 2012 is available for download.

Carolyn looks at the place of humility in the life of a disciple and more specifically walking in humility. She looks at two contrasting examples in King Manasseh and Jesus and brings out important keys for us to take note of and apply in our lives. In Jesus we find the one we are to imitate with a servant attitude as we take up our cross and live for God.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Essentials for the Disciple of Jesus

Fruitfulness is guaranteed if we practice the essentials.
We practice what we love and value.
But do I dearly value these things? Do I love them?
  1. Word of God – do I feed on it regularly?
  2. Prayer – do I ask, seek & knock persistently?
  3. Presence of God – do I regularly enter in and experience God’s presence privately and publically?
  4. Sharing the good news of the kingdom of God – do I actively look for God opportunities to tell others about Jesus?
  5. Showing the good news through my personal example – do I look to demonstrate the good news of the kingdom through the way I live my life as others are watching?
  6. Doing acts of faith and love – do I respond to opportunities to help others just as the Good Samaritan did?
  7. Faith exercised daily – do I trust God in all things at all times?
  8. Obedience – do I actively seek to be obedient to the Lord even in the areas I find difficult?
  9. Humility – do I actively seek to consider others above myself?
  10. Walking in the Spirit – do I actively seek to ensure I am walking in harmony with the Holy Spirit and not grieving Him?
Bye for now,
Oreste

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Complete Joy

Wayne Gillie's message on Sunday 1st January 2012 is available for download.

Wayne takes a look at the things Jesus spoke about in John 15 and gives us 5 keys that enable us to experience complete joy. This is not a feeling of joy that depends on our circumstances being happy and pleasant but goes much deeper than this. The joy that Jesus speaks of is eternal, solid and robust - it is complete joy.