Message from Pastor Matthew

WALKING IN VICTORY

In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God’ (1 John 5:3-5).

The path of victory is clearly outlined for us so that we can be overcomers. The answer is to simply believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God. When we unite ourselves to Jesus by faith we become joint heirs with Christ, partaking in what He has already done for us. Christ’s victory becomes our victory. Through faith in Jesus you become a child of God and everyone born of God overcomes the world.

There are four points I will look at in today’s message:

1) Having a victorious attitude over problems.

2) Beware of making wrong judgments.

3) God’s word for those who are in distress.

4) The victory of faith in Jesus.

Jesus said, Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” (John 14:27).

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will’ (Romans 12:2).

Today we will also be looking at some psalms of King David. Psalm 20, Psalm 42 & Psalm 43.

It is Jesus who enables us to be victorious over problems, victorious over wrong judgments, and victorious over distress and depression. Your faith will be unshakable and unbreakable when Jesus is the rock of your salvation.

God bless you and fill you with His peace, so that you overcome this world through your relationship with Christ our Lord, Pastor Matthew.

 

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To be a church family of servants, meeting in multiple services; where everyone of every generation and culture is involved in ministry.
To be a place where people are led to Christ and discipled through genuine, faith building friendships.
To be a church where new believers are quickly set free, healed and released into their God given ministries.
To be a church that is known for His power and His practical love, a church that knows the urgency of the hour.
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