Young Samuel heard the voice of the Lord in times of great crises, corrupted priesthood, and when God’s Word was rare to be found. And the words with which Samuel responded to the voice of the Lord- “Speak thy servant heareth” marked the beginning of a Spiritual revival in the nation of Israel. In this introductory message, Br. Phil Coulson delves deep into the wider historical context of old testament priesthood which began with Melchizedek, and was highly corrupted during the days of Samuel. God spoke to Samuel then and still speaks today through the written Word of God.
Passage of Reference : Matthew 21:12-17
Br. Charlie John brings to our attention 5 important aspects, mentioned of the Temple of God in Jerusalem, when Lord Jesus Christ cleansed it. In the old testament, the Temple of God was materialistic and structural, but in 1 Peter 2:4-6, the church is said to be spiritual. Expounding these 5 fundamental characteristics of the church, Br Charlie exhorts the saints to stay true to the plan of God regarding the church as of follows
1. It is the House of God
2. It is the House of Prayer
3. It is an Holy House
4. It is the House of Healing
5. It is the House of Praise
Passage Of Reference: 2 Samuel 23:1-20
Br.Nitish Patel undertakes a study of the mighty men of David. There were 37 mighty men. In companionship with David they became men of great faith and boldness like him. So it was with the apostles whose fellowship was with Christ and so it can be with us.
Walking through the scriptures in the Old testament, Br. Johnny undertakes a typo-logical study on ‘Goat’, as seen in the bible. Comparing to the staleness, majesty,skill of Mountain Goat; lessons brought forth through this study are:
1.Perfect Walk Of Christ
2.Perfect Works Of A Christian
3.Perfect Witness of an Assembly
Posted Below is the sermon delivered by Br. Viji Roberts at Borivali Assembly on 10th Feb,2011. The sermon is part of the series ‘ The Sovereign God and Suffering Savior’.
In Isaiah 6, we see a God high and lifted up, whose train filled the whole temple. A God full of Glory and in awesome majesty, is the center of all worship in Heaven. Before whom, the first words that proceeded out of Isaiah’s mouth were “Woe is me… “. A Sovereign God!!
Isaiah in God’s Presence, beholding God’s Glory and majesty resulted in his
But in Isaiah 52:13- 53; We see a Suffering Savior. Isaiah 53 is divided in couplets of three verses and it is last of the ‘Servant songs’ which starts from Isaiah 42.
Isaiah 52:13-15: The Success of the Servant
Isaiah 53:1-3 : The Story of the Servant
Isaiah 53:4-6 : The Suffering of the Servant
Isaiah 53:7-9 : The Submission of the Servant
Isaiah 53:10-13: The Sacrifice of the Servant
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