Sermon: The Shrewd Manager (Luke 16:1-18)

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‘What Jesus says to the Crowds and to the Disciples and to the Pharisees, is that there is an eternal future. It is good, it is real, it is far better than what we have here.’ (Ken D Noakes)

Sermon from the ‘Meeting The Messiah’ series with Ken Noakes speaking about ‘The Shrewd Manager’ from Luke 16:1-18.

Watch the full sermon: http://bit.ly/2jeYo5X

Read the Bible text: http://bit.ly/2j5zKET

Talk Outline and Full Script for this talk – Luke 16:1-18

 

Sermon – Adoption & Fellowship (1 John 2:28-3:10)

Sermon ‘Adoption & Fellowship’ (1 John 1:3, 2:28-3:10) by Ken D Noakes is available to stream or download: http://bit.ly/2vGblhv

Read the Bible text: http://bit.ly/2wrefUe

Full Script and Workings for this talk – Adoption & Fellowship (1 John 2.28-3.10)

Diagram (mentioned in the sermon): 1 John ‘Target’ demonstrating movement in or out of Confident Faith.Process of Faith Diagram 2.jpg

Sermon – Truth & Anti-Truth (1 John 1:5-2:6, 2:18-27)

Sermon from the 1 John  series ‘The Word Of Life’. Ken Noakes speaking about ‘Truth & Anti-Truth’ from 1 John 1:5-2:6 & 2:18-27 are available to stream or download.

Sunday’s 9am & 5pm sermons ‘Truth & Anti-Truth’ (1 John 1:5-2:6, 2:18-27, 4:1-6) by Ken D Noakes

9am: http://bit.ly/2hIK8Ec (audio only)
5pm: http://bit.ly/2hIp156 (audio and video)

Read the Bible text: http://bit.ly/2fcE0mK

Sermon Text and Workings – Truth & Anti-Truth (1 John 1.5-2.6 & 2.18-27)

Is Every Christian Called to be an Evangelist? (Part 7 of 7)

Consider Colossians 4:2-6

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.                                                                                           (Colossians 4:2-6)

This is a call to do evangelism, that is, to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.

From time to time there is a little bit of discussion among Christian folk about what Paul means here. Is every Christian called to be an ‘evangelist’?

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How to be Bold in Witness? (Part 5 of 7)

Why is it that Christians are often reluctant to be bold in witness? For me that is simple – it is often hard work, or I am too chicken, or I am too distracted, or I am…

I know the excuses, because I have used them all. I am the reluctant evangelist.

It is not uncommon for me to be standing on the sidelines of a soccer pitch watching my sons play football. Alongside, stand the other parents. A perfect opportunity to speak about Jesus?

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