Sermon Notes

  • The Core of the Gospel Message is about the Kingdom of God.

    “The time has come, the kingdom of God has come near” (Mark 1:15; c.f. Matt 3:2)

    “Jesus … proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God” (Luke 8:1)

    He appeared to them…and spoke about the kingdom of God (Acts 1:3)

    (Paul) proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance (Acts 28:31)

  • Scripture: Php 2:12-16

    12 Therefore, my dear friends , as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to His good purpose. 14 Do everything without complaining or arguing, 15 so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe 16 as you hold out the Word of Life—in order that I may boast  on the Day of Christ that I did not run or labour for nothing.

  • Scripture: Daniel 1

    1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. 2 And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some of the articles from the temple of God. These he carried off to the temple of his god in Babylonia and put in the treasure house of his god...