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Discipleship: Disciples Are Devoted Part 2
Acts 2:42-47
Last week, we looked at how the disciples devoted themselves to the teaching of Jesus.  This week we look at how they also devoted themselves to each other.  Will you devote yourself too?
September
16
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Are Devoted
Acts 2:42-47
"They devoted themselves to the apostles teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and prayer".  To follow Jesus, will you devote yourself?
September
09
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
What Marks Us Out As Followers Of Christ
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Walk in love to be like Jesus. A love that is unconditional (Greek = Agape).
September
02
2018
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Discipleship: Do What Jesus Tells You
John 11:38-44 & 2:1-11
We are to believe what Jesus tells us.  When Jesus speaks, all we need to do is act in obedience. He knows best!
July
16
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Faith and Faithfullness
Various Acts 7:9-10 & Genesis 37:1-23
If you are faithful to God, he will be faithful to you.  It maybe the dreams that you have are not big enough for the plans he has for you.
July
08
2018
Speaker
Peter Benton
The most expensive meal ever
Matthew 26:17-30 & 27:45-53
The meal Jesus gave us is so simple, but never has a meal been bought at such a cost.
July
01
2018
Speaker
Paul Clark
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Hope Church Sevenoaks Vision and Mission for 2017
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Discipleship: Disciples Are Devoted Part 2
Acts 2:42-47
Last week, we looked at how the disciples devoted themselves to the teaching of Jesus.  This week we look at how they also devoted themselves to each other.  Will you devote yourself too?
September
16
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Are Devoted
Acts 2:42-47
"They devoted themselves to the apostles teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and prayer".  To follow Jesus, will you devote yourself?
September
09
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Do What Jesus Tells You
John 11:38-44 & 2:1-11
We are to believe what Jesus tells us.  When Jesus speaks, all we need to do is act in obedience. He knows best!
July
16
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Faith and Faithfullness
Various Acts 7:9-10 & Genesis 37:1-23
If you are faithful to God, he will be faithful to you.  It maybe the dreams that you have are not big enough for the plans he has for you.
July
08
2018
Speaker
Peter Benton
The most expensive meal ever
Matthew 26:17-30 & 27:45-53
The meal Jesus gave us is so simple, but never has a meal been bought at such a cost.
July
01
2018
Speaker
Paul Clark
Disciples: Have faith (and sometimes doubt...)
John 11: 1-44
Even the Disciples had doubts.  Jesus understands your doubts and struggles.  Keep your eyes fixed on him.
June
24
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Disciples Worship (Part 3)
1 Corinthians 14: 5, 12 & 26
Disciples are called to worship.  Worship builds up the church and encourages the saints.  This is a practical guide to worshp at our church.
(Part 1 of this mini-series was not recorded).
June
17
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Worship (Part 2)
Isaiah 6:1-13
Let us be excited abour our worship.  Revelation comes when you worship God.  Revelation leads to adoration.  we were created to Worship.
(Part 1 was not recorded).
June
10
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Serve (Part 2)
Ephesians 2:1-10
God created you for good works.  How can you serve your local church?

'For we are workmanship created in Christ, to do good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should work in them' (Eph 2:10).
May
27
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Serve
John 13:1-17
The heart of God is to serve.  Jesus calls us to be servers.  Will you obey?
May
20
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
The Extravagant Love Of God
Various Ex 6:1-8; Eph 6:10-13
Don't let sin get in the way of God's extravagant love.
May
13
2018
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Discipleship: Disciples Have Access
Hebrews 4:16, 10:19-22
God is accessible by all his sons & daughters at any time!  Jesus came to remove the old testament restrictions where He was only accessible by the chief priest once a year.

He is holding the door open waiting for […]
May
06
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Treasure In Heaven
Luke 18:18-27 & 19:1-10
What is important in your life?
Fame, fortune, or a relationship with the living god?
April
22
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples know they are accepted
Various Romans 15:7, 1 Peter 2:5
The basic human need is to be accepted.  What does it mean to be accepted by Christ?

Click 'notes' to downlaod Adam's speaker notes.
April
15
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Millie's Dedication and Church Family Testimonies
Millie's dedication plus testimonies from various church members on how God has worked in their lives to provide freedom or healing.
April
08
2018
Speaker
Various
The Resurrection of Jesus (includes a baptism)
John 20:1-18
The resurection of jesus, fact or fiction?

Preceded by Faye's baptism.  Techinocal issues resulted in the start of the baptism service not being recorded.
April
01
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
When Passion Meets Purpose
Philippians 4:13
Stephen describes how encountering Jesus has transformed his life.  From playing in goal to becoming a striker.  "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me".
March
25
2018
Speaker
Stephen Addision
Disciples Think (Who is the Guvnor?)
Mark 1: 9-16
Truely believe that you are loved, powerful and an achiever.  Think, do you believe God's word , or your own inferior thoughts?

Click on the 'notes' icon to download a copy of Adam's speaker notes.
March
18
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Discples Study (part 2) - Using The Lens of Jesus
Genesis 22:1-19
Using the 'Lens of Jesus', we see that God did not want Abraham to sacrifice Isaac.  God wanted Abraham's heart!  He wants your heart too.  Are you prepared to die to self?

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March
11
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Discples Study
2 Timothy 3:16-17
The disciples of Christ study the bible.  Seek Him through his word.  Pray that you will love the bible.

Ian's speaker notes are attached.  Click on the notes Icon to download.
March
04
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Forgive
Colossians 1:13-14
Disciples are called to forgive.
February
18
2018
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Intentional Christianity
Acts 2:42-47
Simon Elliott is the senior elder of Jubilee Church in East Grinstead.

Intentional Christianity: How intensional will you be this year in your walk with God?
February
11
2018
Speaker
Simon Elliot
Leaders and the 'and more' of God
1 Timothy 3:1-16
How do we encourage and develop leaders?
February
04
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Giving Your Heart
2 Corinthians 6-15
Giving your heart requires putting God first.  God says, "You will never out give me".
January
28
2018
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Vision & Mission 2018 Part-2
Adam continues to share his vision and mission for the church, part 1 was last week.
January
21
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Vision & Mission 2018 Part-1
Senior Elder Adam sets out his vision for Hope Church for 2018.  Part-2 to follow next week.
The talk is preceded by the church notices
January
14
2018
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Put God First
Daniel 6:10-28
Put God first and He will establish great things through you.
January
07
2018
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
John 7:37
David Hamilton, once an Ulster Volunteer Force terrorist is now an itinerant evangelist.  Here he shares some of his story and how he came to be baptised.  Preceding David's talk, is the baptism of Christine.

Revelation […]
November
26
2017
Speaker
David Hamilton
Discipleship: Disciples Rest
Matthew 11:25-29
Jesus modeled the perfect life. What keeps you from entering into his rest?
November
19
2017
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Discipleship: Disciples Receive Part 2
1 Corinthians 1-11
Receiving gifts of the Holy Spirit.
November
12
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Receive
Acts 2:39
The disciples received the Holy Spirit and were transformed.  Do you want to have your lifechanged too?
November
05
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Disciples Remember Jesus
1 Corinthians 11: 23-26
In the biblical sense, "rememberence" is more that a mental excercise. It involves a realisation of what is remembered (F.F. Bruce).

Do you work at remembering Jesus in your day-to-day activities?
October
29
2017
Speaker
Paul Clark
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
1 John 2:24
Chosen by God, His Spirit is sent to live in us.  God wants to reproduce the life of Jesus in us.
October
22
2017
Speaker
Norman Blows
Discipleship: Disciples Love
John 13:34-35
If you are a disciple of Jesus, then you are commanded to love one another.
October
15
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Disciples Are Loved
1 John 3:1
How do you feel about God's love?  Is it nice to know, or essential to know?
October
08
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Testimonies
Testimonies from some of our church members who are sharing God's answer to their prayers.
October
01
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Change
Ezekiel 36:25-28
Sanctification is becoming more like Jesus.
September
24
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Discipleship: Jesus said "Follow Me"
Matthew 8: 19-22
What does it mean to follow Jesus?
September
17
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Discipleship: Are you a disciple of Jesus?
John 1:35-42
Beneficiary or disciple? Have you made a decision to follow Jesus?
September
10
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Daniel - An OT Superhero
Daniel
The story of Daniel.
August
06
2017
Speaker
Paul Clark
Elijah - An OT Superhero
The story of Elijah
July
30
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Dying Well (Living Well) ?
1 Corinthians 15: 12-19
Dying well- without fear.
July
23
2017
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Vision & Mission 2017 Update
1 Corinthians 1:10
A mid year review or our vision and mission for 2017 and where we are at.
July
16
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Do Everything In Love
1 Corinthians 16:1-24
Having a heart for the poor.
July
09
2017
Speaker
Sharon Lester
Victory over death
1 Corinthians 15:21-58
Try to live a life not weighed down by possessions, but by living for eternity.

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July
02
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Keep Calm because The Best is Yet To Come
1 Corinthians 15:21-58
Hope for this life through the resurrection & hope for the future.

Click on the notes icon to down load a copy of the speaker notes.
June
25
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
What do these stones mean to you?
Joshua 4: 1-7 & 19-24
Faithfulness/Deliverance/People of the Earth.
June
11
2017
Speaker
Peter Benton
Grace and Truth
1 Corinthians 15:1-22
Standing on truth and living in the grace of God in your life.
May
21
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
What's the point of communion?
1 Corinthians 11:17-13
Identifying key points on why we particiapte in holy communion with reference to the passover (Exodus 12).
May
14
2017
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
Living in the Light
John 8:12
Riches to rags to reconciliation.  Justyn's testimony on how gambling addiction destroyed his life and how walking in the light has led him on a path of reconciliation with his family.
May
07
2017
Speaker
Justyn Rees Larcombe
Don't Lose Your Head
1 Corinthians 10:31 - 11:16
Head coverings, hairstyles or headship?  Taking a look at the issue of of spiritual headship.
April
30
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Overcoming Temptation
1 Corinthians 10:6-13
The keys to overcoming temptation and habitual sin.
April
23
2017
Speaker
Malcolm Harris
The hospitality of God
Acts 2:37-47
Mirroring the hospitality of God to bring others to Christ
April
09
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
Hey! Don't forget what's coming soon
1 Corinthians 15:1-58
The Christians' hope of eternal life
April
02
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
A Strange And Deadly Desire
1 Corinthians 1-14
Understanding the impact of idols in our lives
March
26
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
A mindset for blessing and the harvest
Having the correct mindset for blessing others and bringing them to Christ
March
19
2017
Speaker
Chris Maclean
Laying Down Your Rights
1 Corinthians 9:1-27
Having the correct mindset for blessing others and bringing them to Christ.
March
12
2017
Speaker
Ian Lettington
The Big Ugly Uncomfortables
1 Corinthians 8
Understanding the principles that help us with moral dilemmas.
March
05
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
Snakes in the Wilderness
John 3:14-15
Not forgetting God's provision and care for us.
February
26
2017
Speaker
Dale Barlow
Hope Church Sevenoaks Vision & Mission for 2017 — Part 2
Doing church bigger and better in 2017.
February
19
2017
Speaker
Adam Northcroft
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