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 1 John 4:16 – Knowing and Believing

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 John 4:16 13/11/16 am – Knowing and Believing Extract 16 And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. Main Points 1.  John’s distinction between knowing and believing 2.  Why believing proves so difficult 3.  Believing the Love of God

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1 John 4:17 – God’s perfect love – part 3

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 John 4:17 6/11/16 pm – God’s perfect love – part 3 Extract 17 Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world. Main Points 1.  A reminder of the context 2.  A definition of perfect love 3.  The result of perfect love

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1 John 4:18 – Fear and Torment

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 John 4:18 6/11/16 am – Fear and Torment Extract 18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. Main Points 1.  What fear is 2.  What fear involved 3.  How fear is cast out

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Hebrews 6:19-20 – The patience of Faith: The anchor for the soul

Sermon from RN Evans on Hebrews 6:19-20 30/10/16 am – The patience of Faith: The anchor for the soul Extract 19 This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil, 20 where the forerunner has entered for us, even Jesus, having become High Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek. Main Points 1.  The Old Testament background to the book of Hebrews 2.  Fleeing for refuge 3.  An anchor for the soul

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1 John 4:18 – God’s perfect love

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 John 4:18 23/10/16 pm – God’s perfect love Extract 18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. Main Points 1.  What is perfect love? 2.  What perfect love does 3.  Love perfecting among us

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Hebrews 6:10 – Patience of faith

Sermon from RN Evans on Hebrews 6:10 23/10/16 am – Patience of faith Extract 10 God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. Main Points 1.  What is a labour of love 2.  The challenge of a labour of love 3.  Incentives to a labour of love

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Genesis 1:26 – The doctrine of man

Sermon from RN Evans on Genesis 1:26 16/10/16 pm – The doctrine of man Extract 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” Main Points 1.  The original dignity of man 2.  The brevity of the life of man 3.  The purpose of the life of man

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Hebrews 6:9 – Patience of faith

Sermon from RN Evans on Hebrews 6:9-12 16/10/16 am – Patience of faith Extract 9 Even though we speak like this, dear friends, we are convinced of better things in your case—the things that have to do with salvation. 10 God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. 11 We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, so that what you hope for may be fully realized. 12 We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. Main Points 1.  Patience – to inherit the promise 2.  Patience – to labour in love

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2 Corinthians 9:7 – God loves a cheerful giver

Sermon from RN Evans on 2 Corinthians 9:7 2/10/16 pm – God loves a cheerful giver Extract 7 So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. Main Points 1.  Loving a cheerful giver 2.  Making grace to abound 3.  Sowing and reaping

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 2 Corinthians 8:15 – The Grace of Giving

Sermon from RN Evans on 2 Corinthians 8:15 2/10/16 am – The Grace of Giving Extract 15 As it is written, “He who gathered much had nothing left over, and he who gathered little had no lack.” Main Points 1.  The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ 2.   The principle of Equality 3.  But first a willing mind

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1 Corinthians 15:49 – The journey through the Bible – The theme of image

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Corinthians 15:49 25/9/16 pm – The journey through the Bible – The theme of image Extract 49 And as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly Man. Main Points 1.  Man in His image 2.  God made in ours 3.  The  Son in our image 4. In the image of the Son

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 2 Corinthians 5:19 – The love of God: Part 4

Sermon from RN Evans on 2 Corinthians 5:19 25/9/16 am – The love of God: Part 4 Extract 19 that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation. Main Points 1.  Objections to wrath 2.   God was in Christ 3.  And such were some of you

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John 8:58 – The journey through the Bible – The story of Creation part 2

Sermon from RN Evans on John 8:58 18/9/16 pm – The journey through the Bible – The story of Creation part 2 Extract 58 Jesus said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM.” Main Points 1.  The two themes of creation and image 2.  The Firstborn over all creation 3.  Before Abraham was “I am”

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1 John 4:10 – The love of God: Part 3

Sermon from RN Evans on 1 John 4:10 18/9/16 am – The love of God: Part 3 Extract 10 In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Main Points 1.  The wrath of God 2.  Wrath revealed 3.  Propitiation