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The Lord’s Prayer - Lead Us Not Into Temptation

December 23rd, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'The Lord's Prayer - Lead Us Not Into Temptation' (Matthew 6:9-15) at Morning Church on the 23rd of December 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction
  • The devil is real and his opposition is real
  • By ourselves we cannot beat the devil
  • What does temptation look like?

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Matthew · The Lord's Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer - Give Us Today Our Daily Bread

December 9th, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'The Lord's Prayer - Give Us Today Our Daily Bread' (Matthew 6:9-15) at Morning Church on the 9th of December 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Purpose of Lord's Prayer
  • God glorified by our dependence upon Him
  • All we have comes from Him
  • Responsibility rests on us

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · Matthew · The Lord's Prayer

The Strength of Weakness - What Brings You Encouragement?

October 14th, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'The Strength of Weakness - What Brings You Encouragement?' (2 Corinthians 7:5-16) at Morning Church on the 14th of October 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction and historical situation
  • Titus encouraged Paul
    • By his presence
    • By his news
  • The Corinthians encouraged Paul
    • By their reaction
    • By their development
    • By the practical expressions of their care

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · 2 Corinthians · The Strength of Weakness

The Strength of Weakness - What is Christian Ministry?

August 12th, 2018 ·

Jim South speaks on 'The Strength of Weakness - What is Christian Ministry?' (2 Corinthians 2:14-3:6) at Morning Church on the 12th of August 2018.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction
  • Paul founded the Corinthian church
  • Opposition of "super apostles"
    • Seem to have been very pro-Jewish
  • Christian ministry does NOT mean peace at all times
  • Christian ministry always honours Jesus
    • The triumph of ministry is the triumph of Jesus
    • All Christian witnesses are lieutenants to Jesus
  • Christian ministry is always concerned with truth
  • Christian ministry is always divisive
  • Christian ministry brings an awful responsibility
  • Christian ministry will provoke opposition
  • Christian ministry will bring rejoicing
  • So, what is Christian ministry?

Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Jim South · 2 Corinthians · The Strength of Weakness

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.

There is no outline for this sermon.

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

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

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.

There is no outline for this sermon.

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."

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

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