The Grace Of Being In A Blood Covenant

Genesis 12:1-3

God promised 7 things to Abraham, this constitutes the blessing of Abraham.

  • This covenant was renewed in chapter 15 and again in chapter 17. Abraham is 99 years old when God renews the covenant for the third time.
  • At the third renewal, God promises that the covenant will be everlasting.
  • The land of the Israelites was occupied by other tribes for 430 years, the Israelites were in exile for 70 years but the land that was promised to them remains theirs today.

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The Grace of Salvation (Types of Evangelism)

  1. Personal Evangelism
    • This is one-to-one evangelism.
    • You witness to someone and tell them about Jesus.
    • This is the most effective method.
  2. Invitational Evangelism
    • This is where you invite someone to church,
    • You do not preach to them but as they hear the word of God they get saved.
  3. Crusades
    • Following up people who get saved at the crusades is a challenge.
    • Requires a lot of money to organize.
  4. Character Evangelism
    • You speak a message with your life.
    • Your life has a story, preach to people with your life.
    • Whatever you do or say in secret or in the open has a bearing on someone’s salvation.
    • Never be a stumbling block to the salvation of someone.
    • Can your workmates testify about your salvation?
  5. Arts Evangelism
    • Evangelising through the arts (sports, concerts etc)
    • Difficult to measure whether you’ve had an impact on someone’s life using this method.
  6. Media Evangelism
    • Using the radio, TV to preach the Gospel.
    • Also difficult to measure the impact you have on someone’s life.

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Where Is Your First Love?

Revelation 2:1-5

Before we embark on anything, we ask “what will it benefit me?”

  • We calculate our every move so that whatever we do is beneficial to us.
  • Every wise person calculates the end before they move.
  • There was a reason we decided to become born-again. After the decision we made, we are to live according to the reason we decided to become born-again.

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The Grace of Salvation (Week 2)

ROMANS 10:13-15

Whosoever means whosoever

  • Even those that have been labelled witches, murderers.

People out there are waiting.

  • But how will they believe if they haven’t heard? People will not develop faith until they hear someone speak.
  • The lives of people out there are in your hands. You can’t call God to go preach in the market.

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Being Filled With The Holy Ghost

We will crush at some point if we don’t realize the benefits of being filled with the Holy Ghost

  • Even Paul was prayed for and filled with the Holy Spirit before he started his ministry (Acts 9:17)
  • Jesus waited 27 years before starting his ministry and he had to be filled with the Holy Spirit before he started.

Being filled with the Holy Spirit means being directed by the Holy Spirit, being controlled by the Holy Spirit, being empowered by the Holy Spirit. Continue reading Being Filled With The Holy Ghost

Transforming The Nations By The Cross of Calvary