Love Changes Everything

Love Changes Everything

Have you heard of an “Ear Worm”?  –  It’s a song or tune that goes round and round in your head that you can’t seem to get rid of. Well this song “Love Changes Everything” sung by Michael Ball and from the Andre Lloyd Webber musical ‘Aspects of Love’...
Faith in the Furnace

Faith in the Furnace

Study Notes on Daniel 3Under Trial, But With Jesus A) Introduction This event occurs after Daniel interpreted Nebuchadnezzar’s dream as Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are described as being in the positions (3:12) they were raised to in 2:49. When Daniel interpreted...
God Dwells with the Humble

God Dwells with the Humble

Study Notes On Daniel 2The Sovereign Lord Inhabits Both Eternity and the Humble Heart A Troubling Dream, Causing Serious Trouble (2:1 – 16) “The second chapter of Daniel has been called the backbone of Bible prophecy for Daniel 2 unlocks the rest of the...
Holiness In Turbulent Times

Holiness In Turbulent Times

Study Notes on Daniel 1A Constant Witness to God Through Personal and National Tragedy A) A Time of Enormous Turmoil Daniel was: A statesman first, but one gifted as a prophet (Mt 24:15)He lived through the exile of God’s people (1:3, 21)Where was God at this time?...
Opposition and Faithfulness

Opposition and Faithfulness

Study Notes on Acts 5:17 – 5 :42A Message God Will Not Allow to be Silenced A) The Opposition of the Sadducees Opposition Based on Pride “Pride is based on the mistake that the power is ours or that we in our own strength fulfilled the conditions to get it. But...
Provision, Purity and Power

Provision, Purity and Power

Study Notes on Acts 4:32 – 5:16The Holy Spirit Brings Love, Holiness and Power A) Provision in the Church (Acts 4:32 – 37) Providing For Others “While Christians today are to have the same spirit of love, they are not expected to sell their goods and form a...
God is God and God is Love

God is God and God is Love

Study Notes on The Character of GodThe Uniqueness of God To His People A)  God is God To whom will you compare God? “For I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me” Isaiah 46:9 And God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” And...
A New Life in Christ

A New Life in Christ

We recently celebrated Easter, when we spent time looking at the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Often, the next time we look at the story of Jesus is fifty days later when we have the event of Pentecost. Yet there is much going on between these two events....
The Church’s First Trial

The Church’s First Trial

Study Notes on Acts 4:1 – 12Under Pressure For Believing In Christ A) The Arrest (Acts 4:1 – 4) “​ And as they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came upon them, greatly annoyed because they were teaching the...