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Cherrybrook Presbyterian Church Cherrybrook Presbyterian

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    Resisting entering through the narrow door

    Resisting entering through the narrow door

    Resisting entering through the narrow door Luke 14:1-11 The Presenting Problem – Nominal Religion vs the Gospel (1-6) The Root of the Problem – Prideful Self-Exaltation (7-11) Application
    Prayerfully and carefully consider your heart Embrace the path of humility Discussion questions
    Are there other factors in addition to pride that would hold nominal believers back from personally trusting in Christ? 
    What are the disbenefits of nominal belief both in this present life and in eternity? 
    Next week: Spiritual Health - Prayer

    • 26 min
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    Entering through the narrow door

    Entering through the narrow door

    Entering through the narrow door Luke 13:22-35 The Challenge to enter through the Narrow Door Compassion for those who Resist entering through the Narrow Door Application
    Are you personally trusting in Christ as your saviour? Are you as compassionate and concerned for nominal believers as Christ is? Discussion questions
    What factors hold nominal believers back from personally trusting in Christ?  What are the disbenefits of nominal belief both in this present life and in eternity?  What does it practically look like to have a loving compassionate heart for nominal believers like that of Jesus?   
    Next week – Luke 14:1-11

    • 30 min
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    The unstoppable growth of God's kingdom

    The unstoppable growth of God's kingdom

    The unstoppable growth of God’s kingdom Luke 13:10-21 A tragic seemingly hopeless situation of brokenness and Satan’s work (10-11) A seemingly hopeless situation transformed by Christ’s touch (12) A rejection of Christ’s transforming work due to wonky theology (14) A hypocritical heart exposed (15-16) Acts of Mercy on the Sabbath Contrasting reactions to the coming of Christ’s kingdom (17) An explanation of the nature and growth of God’s kingdom (18-21) Application
    The danger of missing the kingdom of God People don’t truly know the message of the gospel. The danger of a powerless kingdom of God Over- and under-realised eschatology. Weariness and cynicism Next week – Luke 13:22-35

    • 28 min
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    Spiritual Health — Slowness

    Spiritual Health — Slowness

    Slowness Mark 5:21-43 The problem of hurry-sickness.
    The Habit of Jesus – Unhurriedness / Slowness The Cost of Hurry-Sickness Damages Love Quenches Joy Dispels Peace Fosters Superficiality Signs of Hurry-Sickness The Cultivating of Slowness Practical ideas
    Wait for green man at pedestrian crossing Walk don’t drive Keep to the speed limit Get in the slow lane and watch the scenery Obey the law of phone use whilst driving Stand in the longest line at the grocery store Set time and time limit for social media (or just get off it) Parent phones Regularly take time alone for solitude and silence Take up journaling Make time for meditation

    • 22 min
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    The Faithful Gardener

    The Faithful Gardener

    The Faithful Gardener Luke 13:1-9

    • 27 min
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    Jesus and Judgement

    Jesus and Judgement

    Jesus and judgement Luke 12:49-58 Love wins, Rob Bell 
    What did Jesus come to do? 
    Jesus brings the fire of God’s judgement on the last day (49) Why would Jesus long for that day? 
    Destruction and renewal The renewal of the creation (Romans 8:19-21) The settling of injustices (Revelation 8:10) Jesus bears the fire of God’s Judgement on the cross (50) The cost to Jesus is incalculable.  Driven by love not vindictiveness  Jesus brings division based on people’s response to him (51-53) Respond rightly to the evidence concerning Jesus (54-59) Settle out of God’s court prior to the day of God’s judgement (57-59) Conclusion
    Faith in Christ Faith in Christ’s judgment Next Week — Luke 13:1-9

    • 24 min

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