Mez McConnell reflects on Jesus observation about wealth being an obstruction to entering the kingdom of God and the implications of that for evangelism and church planting: The Danger of Wealth Jesus said it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 52 127. Q. What is the sixth petition? A. “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” That is: since we are so weak that we cannot stand by ourselves for one moment, and besides, since our sworn enemies, the devil, the world, and our own sin, …

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Gathering to worship God bids us do one thing at once with all our focus. This runs counter to the growing tendency to split attention between any number of tasks, giving full attention to nothing. God deserves nothing less than undivided attention. From John Muether: Single-minded attention is strange to us, even in worship, because …

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Song: Saviour Of The World Welcome Call to Worship Song: Saved My Soul Prayer Of Confession Song: My Faith Looks Up To See Affirming our Faith: New City Catechism 52 Song: Worship, Honour, Glory, Blessing Bible Reading: 2 Thessalonians 3:1-17 – Warnings against idleness and concluding benediction. Bible Memorisation: Mark 9:50 Song: Hushed Was The …

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From Lewis Allen’s The Preacher’s Catechism – Q&A 23: What does the second commandment teach us? – You shall not make a preaching idol of your image or anyone else’s. Here are some warning signs that you could be in danger of preaching idolatry: You can never read the Bible for your own soul’s profit. …

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