Daniel 9 – Forgiven

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Bible passage: Daniel 9
Speaker: Bryson
Series: Live for the Kingdom: The Book of Daniel

Outline:

…abounding in love

1.0 Israel’s need for forgiveness (Daniel 9.1-19)
 a) anticipation (Daniel 9.1-2, cf. Jeremiah 29)
 b) confession (v3-19)

2.0 God’s eagerness for forgiveness (Daniel 9.20-23)

3.0 God’s plan for forgiveness (Daniel 9.24-27)

You see at just the right time when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5.6-8.

Daniel 2 – Wisdom

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Bible passage: Daniel 2
Speaker: Bryson
Series: Live for the Kingdom: The Book of Daniel

Outline:

Dreams

1.0 What Nebuchadnezzar dreamt about
 a) the timing of the dream (Daniel 2.1)
 b) the build up to the dream (Daniel 2.2-30)
 c) the content of the dream (Daniel 2.31-35)
 d) the meaning of the dream (Daniel 2.36-49)

2.0 What the wise person lives for

3rd John – Imitate What is Good

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Bible passage: 3rd John
Speaker: Bryson
Series: Big Lessons from Short Letters: Teaching from 2nd John, 3rd John, & Philemon

Outline:

Introducing…

1.0 Gaius
 a) faithful to the truth (1-4)
 b) faithful to the brothers (5-8)

2.0 Diotrephes
 a) careless with the truth (9-10)
 b) uncaring to the brothers (10)

3.0 Working together for the truth

Ephesians 5.15-6.9 – Spirit-filled Church

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Bible passage: Ephesians 5.15-6.9
Speaker: Tristan
Series: Ephesians: Christ & His Church

Apologies for the poor quality of this week’s recording.

Outline:

1. Be filled with the Spirit
 a) Spirit-filled speaking (Ephesians 5.19a)
 b) Spirit-filled singing (Ephesians 5.19b)
 c) Spirit-filled thanksgiving (Ephesians 5.20)
 d) Spirit-filled relationships (Ephesians 5.21)
  i. Spirit-filled marriages (Ephesians 5.22-33)
  ii. Spirit-filled families (Ephesians 6.1-4)
  iii. Spirit-filled workplaces (Ephesians 6.5-9)

1st John 5.13-21 – Blessed Assurance

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Bible passage: 1st John 5.13-21
Speaker: Bryson
Series: 1 John: Blessed Assurance

Outline:

Knowing

Six things to know
 #1 You have eternal life (1st John 5.13)
 #2 You are heard by God (1st John 5.14-15)
 #3 Your prayers are answered (1st John 5.15-17)
 #4 You don’t continue to sin (1st John 5.18)
 #5 You are a child of God (1st John 5.19)
 #6 You know the true God (1st John 5.20)

One thing to do (1st John 5.21)

1st John 4.7-21 – God is Love

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Bible passage: 1st John 4.7-21
Speaker: Bryson
Series: 1 John: Blessed Assurance

Outline:

 What’s the big deal about loving one another?

Reason #1 – Love comes from God (1st John 4.7-8)

Reason #2 – God has especially loved us (1st John 4.9-11)

Reason #3 – God lives in us (1st John 4.12-16)

Reason #4 – God’s love is made complete in us (1st John 4.12, 17-21)

 The big deal about loving one another

1st John 2.28-3.18 – Children of God

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Bible passage: 1st John 2.28-3.18
Speaker: Ed
Series: 1 John: Blessed Assurance

Outline:

1. We are children of God! (1st John 2.28-3.3)

2. Family Likeness:
 a) We stop practicing sin (1st John 3.4-10)
 b) We love one another (1st John 3.11-18)

I am a child of God. God is my Father;
 Heaven is my home; every day is one day nearer;
 My Saviour is my brother; Every Christian is my brother (or sister) too.

1st John 2.3-17 – Obedience, love, and God

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Bible passage: 1st John 2.3-17
Speaker: Bryson
Series: 1 John: Blessed Assurance

Outline:

Little children, love one another

1.0 A reassuring lesson
 a) obeying Jesus shows we know Jesus (1st John 2.3-6)
 b) obeying Jesus’ command to love one another (1st John 2.7-11)

2.0 An affirming list (1st John 2.12-14)

3.0 A challenging instruction (1st John 2.15-17)

1st John 1.5-2.2 – Light from God

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Bible passage: 1st John 1.5-2.2
Speaker: Bryson
Series: 1 John: Blessed Assurance

Outline:

Light

1.0 An illustration (1st John 1.5)
a) goodness
b) guidance

2.0 Three implications
a) “If we claim…” (1st John 1.6-7)
b) “If we claim…” (1st John 1.8-9)
c) “If we claim…” (1st John 1.10)

3.0 An application (1st John 2.1-2)

2019 Growth Challenges

1st John 1.1-4 – Life with God

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Bible passage: 1st John 1.1-4
Speaker: Bryson
Series: 1 John: Blessed Assurance

Outline:

Roundabouts and 1st John

1.0 “This we proclaim…” (1st John 1.1-2)
a) the life appeared
b) we have heard and seen

2.0 “so that…” (1st John 1.3)
a) fellowship with us
b) fellowship with God

We write this to make our joy complete. (1st John 1.4)