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Matthew 1:1-17 – Not ancestry

Sermon from RN Evans on Matthew 1:1-17 3/12/17 am – Not ancestry Main Points 1.  Why the fascination with ancestry? 2.  Where Matthew begins 3.   Where Matthew ends

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Hebrews 11:6  Understanding Society – believing that God can work today

Sermon from RN Evans on Hebrews 11:6 19/11/17 am –  Understanding Society – believing that God can work today Extract And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Main Points 1.  How things seem to us today 2.  Why we think the way we do 3.   What we need to believe

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1 Corinthians 2:9 Understanding Society – eye has not seen

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Corinthians 2:9 12/11/17 pm –  Understanding Society – eye has not seen Extract However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen,     what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”—     the things God has prepared for those who love him— Main Points 1.  The meaning of mystery 2.  God has revealed 3.   God has prepared

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1 Corinthians 1:21 –  Understanding Society – the wisdom of this world

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Corinthians 1:21 12/11/17 am –  Understanding Society – the wisdom of this world Extract 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.  Main Points 1.  The wisdom of the world 2.  The wisdom of God 3.   Christ …. the wisdom of God

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1 Corinthians 7:14-16 – The Just shall live by Faith – Hope for the family

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Corinthians 7:14-16 5/11/17 pm – The Just shall live by Faith – Hope for the family Extract 14 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband; otherwise your children would be unclean, but now they are holy. 15 But if the unbeliever departs, let him depart; a brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases. But God has called us to peace. 16 For how do you know, O wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, O husband, whether you will save your wife? Main Points 1.  A word to the Christians in the family 2.  The background idea 3.   How do we not know?  

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Romans 8:25 – The Just shall live by Faith – The image of God

Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 8:25 5/11/17 am – The Just shall live by Faith – The image of God Extract 29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. Main Points 1.  Made in the image of God 2.  Conformed to the image of God 3.   First among many  

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Matthew 7:13-14 – Understanding today – The broad and the narrow way

Sermon from RN Evans on Matthew 7:13-14 29/10/17 pm – Understanding today – The broad and the narrow way Extract  “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. 14 Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. Main Points 1.  The broad way 2.  The narrow way 3.   enter by ….

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Romans 1:18 – Understanding today – The wrath of God

Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 1:18 29/10/17 am – Understanding today – The wrath of God Extract 18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness Main Points 1.  Wrath 2.  Righteousness 3.   Promise

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1 Peter 3:15 – A reason for hope

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Peter 3:15 22/10/17 pm – A reason for hope Extract 15 But sanctify the Lord God[a] in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defence to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; Main Points 1.  What lies within 2.  Always be ready 3.  Sanctify the Lord God

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Matthew 22:32 – The living God

Sermon from RN Evans on Matthew 22:32 15/10/17 pm – The living God Extract 32 ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’?[a] God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.” Main Points 1.  Have you not read 2.  Not the God of the dead 3.  The God of the living  

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1 Peter 1:3 – A living Hope

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Peter 1:3 15/10/17 am – A living Hope Extract 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, Main Points 1.  A living hope 2.  A living perspective 3.  A living position