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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“A Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Highlighting the seven parts of Hebrews 12:28,29
• Using the framework of sovereign grace, identifying five separate kingdoms and showing which kingdom is referred to in the text
• Explaining how this kingdom cannot be moved
• Showing who are the recipients of this kingdom
• Explaining how the recipients of this kingdom are to have grace
• Explaining what it means for the recipients of this kingdom to serve God acceptably with reverence and fear
• Explaining how the recipients of this kingdom are blessed by God who is a consuming fire

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“How Do I Share The Gospel—The Motive”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Highlighting several ways many preachers attempt to motivate believers to share the gospel
• Turning to the text, providing a definition for the terms “sanctify” and “heart”
• Explaining how the TriUne Jehovah sanctifies His people unto Himself
• Explaining how the regenerate sinner sanctifies the Lord God in his/her heart
• As the Lord God has set His affections upon you, so you should set your affections upon Him
• As the Lord God pursues you and has procured for you all gospel blessings, so you should pursue Him and present yourself a living sacrifice
• As the Lord God has endeared Himself to you, so you should endear yourself to Him
• As the Lord God has honored you as a vessel of honor, mercy, gold and silver, so you should honor Him as the King of your life
• Explaining how sanctifying the Lord God in one’s heart rightly motivates the regenerate sinner to share the gospel

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Sermon—“Take Heed What You Hear”

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“God’s Will For Your Life”

This sermon was recorded during a tropical storm, which accounts for the background noise.

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
Exploring the will of God for His regenerate people, as it relates to the practicalities of life, according to the threefold view of life depicted by the Apostle Paul in Colossians 3:1-4
I. The Life That Was—“For ye are dead,” (3a)
II. The Life That Now Is (1,2,3b)
1. Its Essence—“and your life is hid with Christ in God.” (3b)
2. Its Evidence—“If ye then be risen with Christ,” (1a)
(1) Seeking After Christ—“seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.” (1b)
(2) Setting Affections On Christ—“Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (2)
III. The Life That Will Be—“When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.” (4)

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Sermon—“How Should I Share The Gospel—The Method”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Distinguishing between evangelizing and proselyting
• Highlighting several tactics and gimmicks employed by proselyters
• Highlighting the twofold methodology of evangelism emphasized by the Apostle Peter—meekness and fear
• Identifying the object of meekness and fear
• Examining the meaning of meekness and fear
• Exploring the relationship between meekness and fear
• Meekness and fear protect the hearers and the message of your gospel witness
• Meekness and fear prevent debates and arrogance in your gospel witness
• Meekness and fear promote truth and love through your gospel witness

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Sermon—“The Parable Of The Sower”

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“Paul’s Farewell Blessing”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the subject and theme of Newton’s hymn, “May The Grace Of Christ, Our Savior”
• Aligning Newton’s hymn with the teachings of Paul in 2 Corinthians 13:11-14
• Expounding verse 14, as it relates to the gracious covenant between the three Persons of the Godhead
• Expounding verses 11-13, as it relates to the church covenant between the baptized believers of the congregation
• Verse 11, the first obligation as church members—be in harmony with one another
• Verses 12,13, the second obligation as church members—be hospitable to one another

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Sermon—“How Should I Share The Gospel—The Timing And The Recipients”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Explaining why Peter restricts the gospel to those who ask
• Admonishing the believer to exercise good judgment while living in an unfree society
• Supporting this counsel with the teachings of God’s Word—Ecc 3; Prov 9,17,23; Matt 7,10; 1 Pet 3

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Sermon—“Ears To Hear”

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“May The Grace Of Christ, Our Savior”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Highlighting the subject and theme of the hymn—Covenant Blessings, the assurance and joy of the covenant blessings of God and His church
• Explaining the meaning and significance of a covenant
• Showing how the covenant of works, covenant of grace and a church covenant fit together according to the framework of sovereign grace
• Expounding the two stanzas of Newton’s hymn
• Stanza 1: The Gracious Covenant
• Stanza 2: The Church Covenant
• Showing how Paul’s farewell blessing in 2 Corinthians 13 aligns with Newton’s hymn

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“How Do I Share The Gospel: Get The Message Right”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Reviewing the context of 1 Peter 3:13-17
• Reviewing the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• Highlighting the four main features of getting the gospel message right
• First, the message of the gospel is identified as “the hope that is in you”
• Second, you should be able to explain “the hope that is in you”—“to give an answer”
• Third, you should always be ready to give a comprehensive answer of “the hope that is in you—”Be ready always”
• Fourth, you don’t have to always give a comprehensive answer for “the hope that is in you”—“[of] a reason”

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Sermon—“We Are His Workmanship”

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Sermon—“Death Is No More A Frightful Foe”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Highlighting the subject and theme of the hymn—Death, an encouragement to the Lord’s people in prospect of their departure from this world
• Examining the teachings of Philippians 1:21, upon which the hymn is based—“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”
• Making three observations upon the first clause of the verse—(1) the essence of the believer’s life; (2) the object of the believer’s life; (3) the motivation of the believer’s life
• Explaining the last clause of the verse, in light of the foregoing observations
• Outlining the six stanzas of the hymn, each of which suggest a reason why the believer should not fear death
• Stanza 1: The Frightful Foe Of Death? So What, I Shall Reign With Christ!
• Stanza 2: The Ominous Spirit Of Fear? So What, I Shall Know It No More!
• Stanza 3: The Vile Corruption Of The Soul? So What, I Shall Be Freed From Sin!
• Stanza 4: The Regretful Inworkings Of Chastisement? So What, I Shall Wear An Everlasting Crown!
• Stanza 5: The Painful Sufferings Of Sorrow? So What, I Shall Exchange It For Joy!
• Stanza 6: The Unhealthy Attachments Of Worldly Affections? So What, I Shall Dwell Where Jesus Is!

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AN ORDER OF SERVICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP; DESIGNED FOR PRIVATE DEVOTIONS, FAMILY GATHERINGS AND CHURCH MEETINGS.

Sermon—“How Do I Share The Gospel: Beware Of Persecution”

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Some of the points covered in this sermon:
• Explaining why the circumstances in which a believer lives, determines how he/she shares the gospel
• Highlighting the three main parts of Peter’s counsel in 1 Peter 3:13-17
• A twofold statement on the possibility of suffering persecution, verses 13,14 and 16,17
• A single statement on the priority of sharing the gospel, verse 15
• Encouraging the believer to rejoice if he/she is counted worthy to suffer for the Word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ
• Encouraging the believer to live godly in Christ Jesus in the midst of his/her persecution
• Highlighting the four main branches of sharing the gospel
• First, the content of our gospel witness—”Be ready always to give an answer [of] a reason of the hope that is in you.”
• Second, the timing and recipients of our gospel witness—”To every man that asketh you.”
• Third, the method of our gospel witness—”With meekness and fear:”
• Fourth, the motive that drives our gospel witness—”But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts.”

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Sermon—“God, Gracious To Save”

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