Tag Archives: love

316. Was The Australian Rugby Union Star, Israel Folau guilty of “hate speech?”

In his article posted on Instagram, Israel Folau posted a coloured warning notice which was based on the Bible passage of 1 Corinthians 6:9-11. It read, “WARNING.  Drunks, Homosexuals, Adulterers, Liars, Fornicators, Thieves, Atheists, Idolaters. HELL AWAITS YOU. REPENT! ONLY … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Evangelism, Forgiveness, Healing, Judgement, Justification, Mental Health, Politics, Prayer, Questions and Answers, Real Life Stories, Salvation, Sanctification, Sexuality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

314. “Praying for Spiritual Strength.” Ephesians 3:14-19. [In the Series, ‘Praying Through Ephesians.’]

My turn to preach the Student Sermon in the Ridley College Chapel in Melbourne, Australia! What will I preach on? That was the question! Preaching in front of world-renowned Biblical scholars and fellow students at a theological college was never … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Healing, Prayer, Praying our way through Paul's letter to the Ephesians, Salvation, Sanctification, Second coming of Jesus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

308. Jesus Heals “Untouchables!” The Implications Of The Story. Luke 5:12-16. [Part 1 of 2].

In this first article we look at the simple story of a leper being healed by Jesus and the implications arising from the story. In Part 2 we will look at some of the healing God is continuing to do … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Forgiveness, Healing, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

307. People Really Can Change! New Creatures For A New Year! 2 Corinthians 5:17

He had a lot to think about as a young 23 year old. A previous Christmas he had spent at Coolangatta with a fellow National Serviceman who had served with him in the Navy. His friend had then returned home … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Christmas, Evangelism, Forgiveness, Prayer, Real Life Stories, Salvation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

304. Are We Living In God’s Real World Or In A False Make-Believe World Opposed To God? Thoughts from Hebrews 10

Recently I was preparing a sermon on Hebrews 10. What struck me particularly as I did so was that it is possible to live in a false make—believe world whilst ignoring the real world of God’s making. These were the … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Glorification, Judgement, Justification, Prayer, Second coming of Jesus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

301. “Halleluia, I belong!” Praying through Ephesians. Ephesians 3:1-6. Epistle for Epiphany Jany 6th 2019

“Halleluia, I belong!” is the cry of the person who discovers that in coming to faith in Christ, they now belong to God’s people. His people whom He has called to Himself through the ages. Paul in this chapter wrote … Continue reading

Posted in Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Lectionary Readings Year C 2019, Prayer, Praying our way through Paul's letter to the Ephesians, Salvation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

300. An Outline Of Ephesians Chapter 3. The “Mystery” of the Gospel

Everybody loves a mystery.  Especially are they excited when they work out the answer to a mystery! The Bible talks about a mystery. It was a hidden mystery. It was an unexpected mystery. But it became an open secret [for … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Forgiveness, OUTLINE OF EPHESIANS, Prayer, Praying our way through Paul's letter to the Ephesians | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment