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In the Presence of Greatness - Do You Know Better Than God?

May 27th, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'In the Presence of Greatness - Do You Know Better Than God?' (Isaiah 45:1-13) at Morning Church on the 27th of May 2018.

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Tags: Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Isaiah · In the Presence of Greatness

Hard Truth About Jesus - Good News/Bad News

April 22nd, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'Hard Truth About Jesus - Good News/Bad News' (John 9) at Morning Church on the 22nd of April 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction
  • The blind see
    • Jesus takes the initiative
    • Only Jesus gives sight
    • To receive sight, it is necessary to admit blindness
    • Believe in Jesus for who He is...
      • Who is the Son of Man?
      • What does it mean to believe in him?
  • The seeing are shown to be blind
    • To stay in spiritual blindness - insist you don't need a saviour
    • To stay in spiritual blindness - reject what Jesus gives
    • Staying in spiritual blindness ends up in eternal judgement
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · John · Hard Truth About Jesus

Hard Truth About Jesus - What Does God Want Us to Do?

March 30th, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'Hard Truth About Jesus - What Does God Want Us to Do?' (John 6:1-40) at the Good Friday service on the 30th of March 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Unsatisfactory views
    • The crowd who was fed
    • Those who wanted to be involved
    • Those who felt "right" by association
      Not enough to be where Jesus is at work
  • John 6:26
  • John 6:29 - Believe in the one he has sent
    • And Good Friday
    • Look to the Son and believe in Him and so have eternal life and be raised up by Him at the last day
    • The offensiveness of non-inclusiveness
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · John · Special Events · Hard Truth About Jesus

Short Steps for Long Gains - Temptation

January 28th, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'Short Steps for Long Gains - Temptation' (Matthew 4:1-11) at Morning Church on the 28th of January 2018.

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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Matthew · Short Steps for Long Gains

When You Come Together - Why Should We Fully Commit to Church?

December 17th, 2017 ·

Jim South speaks on 'When You Come Together - Why Should We Fully Commit to Church?' (1 Corinthians 15:35-58) at Morning Church on the 17th of December 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro
  • Different worlds mean different formats
  • Different spiritual realms give rise to different formats
  • The reality of the spiritual world... and our need to live accordingly
  • The reality of the "here and now" world and our need to live accordingly

"Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labour in the Lord is not in vain."

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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · 1 Corinthians · When You Come Together

When You Come Together - What Makes Our Faith Worth Living For?

December 10th, 2017 ·

Jim South speaks on 'When You Come Together - What Makes Our Faith Worth Living For?' (1 Corinthians 15:12-34) at Morning Church on the 10th of December 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro: The source of the problem
  • Resurrection - A basic truth
  • No Resurrection - God's a liar
  • No Resurrection - No forgiveness
  • No Resurrection - Deceased Christians die in futility
  • But Christ has been raised (v20)
    • Christianity is RELIABLE
    • Christianity IMPACTS LIVES
    • Resurrection of Jesus GUARANTEES resurrection of believers
  • ANSWER TO TITLE QUESTION: The historical fact of the resurrection of Jesus and therefore of believers
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · 1 Corinthians · When You Come Together

Why The Reformation Still Matters - Why Do We Take the Bread and the Wine?

October 8th, 2017 ·

Jim South speaks on 'Why The Reformation Still Matters - Why Do We Take the Bread and the Wine?' (Luke 22:14-20, 1 Corinthians 11:17-34) at Morning Church on the 8th of October 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Pre-reformation
    • Transubstantiation
    • The sacrifice of the mass
  • Reactions
    • Martin Luther
    • Ulrich Zwingli and the Swiss
    • John Calvin
    • All rejected sacrifice of mass and transubstantiation but with different conclusions
  • Pre-reformation foundation
    • Power of ordination
    • Confession and absolution
    • Communion
    • Baptism
  • Post reformation approaches to communion
    • Pre-reformation ideas – mechanical acceptance of priestly action
    • Consubstantiation – Christ actually received through bread and wine
    • Symbolistic – Bread and wine simply a reminder of Jesus
    • Calvin/Anglican – bread and wine – strong means of assurance for those with faith
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Luke · 1 Corinthians · Why The Reformation Still Matters

On Whom Are You Depending? Peace and Security in Our Days

October 1st, 2017 ·

Jim South speaks on 'On Whom Are You Depending? Peace and Security in Our Days' (Isaiah 38:1-39:8) at Morning Church on the 1st of October 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro; the 'Flashback'
  • Prayer
  • Promise
  • Reflection
    • On Life
    • On Prayer
    • On the purpose of God
  • Failure of the dedicated one
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Isaiah · On Whom Are You Depending?

On Whom Are You Depending? In Whom Do You Now Trust?

September 17th, 2017 ·

Jim South speaks on 'On Whom Are You Depending? In Whom Do You Now Trust?' (Isaiah 36:1-37:7) at Morning Church on the 17th of September 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro
    • The challenge of the Assyrian question
  • Are you trusting in your own power?
  • Are you trusting in "the flavour of the day"?
  • Trust the enemy?
  • Trusting in keeping on the old ways?
  • Who or what do you trust?
    • God
    • Prayer
    • His Word
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Isaiah · On Whom Are You Depending?

On Whom Are You Depending? Two Final Outcomes

September 3rd, 2017 ·

Jim South speaks on 'On Whom Are You Depending? Two Final Outcomes' (Isaiah 34-35) at Morning Church on the 3rd of September 2017.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro: A father's responsibility
  • The father's heartache
  • The father's joy
  • Stand up and be counted
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Isaiah · On Whom Are You Depending?