Virgin Birth – Myth or Reality?

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas HF: This Sunday we are going to see from various angles of the proof of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. We are also going to see how exactly that birth could have happened. I want to start by telling you that there are other God’s of this world who claim to have had a virgin birth. Many deities among Greeks, Babylonians, Egyptians, and India were reported to be born in an unusual manner by a virgin birth. I will explain 2 Continue reading →

Remembering the Lord’s table

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32 INTRODUCTION Jesus came into this world 2000 years ago. Jesus lived for 33-1/2 years in this world. Though the entire life of Jesus is very important for a child of God, one part is very prominent and Jesus wants us to remember it whenever we meet. Jesus was born and people call it Christmas even though we do not have any biblical or historical proof of his birth on December 25th. Jesus lived, Jesus died, Jesus rose again, Continue reading →

Money, the best way to use it

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas This Sunday we are going to learn on making the best use of our money (Financial Management). GOD IS THE SOURCE OF ALL RICHES I Chronicles 29: 12 Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all. Proverbs 8:20-21 I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice, bestowing wealth on those who love me and making their treasuries full. When Continue reading →

Man’s Response to God’s Call

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Scripture: Exodus 3:10-4:17 HF: This morning we are going to see: How man responds to God call. If I have wasted my time not listening to God’s call how will God respond? If I come back to him now will he use me now? BRIEF HISTORY: Moses is in Midian for 40 years. Moses now is well settled in his cattle business. Suddenly, Moses had the burning bush experience. God spoke to him from within the burning bush. Exodus 3:10 10 So now, Continue reading →

Demons – Are they real?

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Scripture: Mark 5:1-13 This morning we are going to see why demons possess human beings, the characteristics of demon possession based on this scripture, and how we can overcome the schemes and the attacks of the devil. BRIEF HISTORY Jesus crossed the Sea of Galilee with his disciples. Jesus slept in the boat. A great storm came up and the waves broke over the boat. The boat was about to drown and disciples were afraid. Jesus rebuked the wind and the wind Continue reading →

God uses ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary tasks

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Series: Exodus Scripture: Exodus 3:1-10 Introduction: How many of you feel you are an average/ordinary person in life? Maybe you have a good job, good family, but you would rate yourself as an average person. There are still unfulfilled promises in your life. Maybe you are a failure and good for nothing kind of person. Well, I have good news for you. God never fails to fulfill his promises and God always uses his people to accomplish his purposes. This morning we are Continue reading →

Submission

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Scripture: 1 Peter Chapters 2, 3 INTRODUCTION Joke: An Indian and an American went fishing. The American kept the lid of his worm box tightly shut. Every time he took a worm he kept the lid tightly shut. The Indian on the other hand kept the lid of his worm box open and he had no worry about the worms escaping. Finally, the American asked the Indian, “Why don’t you close the lid.” The Indian said that it is easy. You have American Continue reading →

Wilderness Experience

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Today we are going to see why we face wilderness experience in our life, where God is when we face problems, and how God uses our wilderness experience to fulfill his promises in our life. Introduction: After a person truly turns to Christ there is usually a short period of joy and blessing where everything seems so wonderful and new! The Scriptures teach us that after this short period of joy and blessing we will eventually enter a dry wilderness. It is all Continue reading →

Recipe For Success

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas How we can be successful in every area of our life? Joke: Someone asked the president of a company, “Sir, What is the secret of your success?” “Two words” “And, Sir, what are they?” “Right decisions.” “And how do you make right decisions?” “One word.” “And, sir, What is that?” “Experience.” “And how do you get Experience?” “Two words” “And, Sir, what are they?” “Wrong decisions.” We are living in a success driven world. Successful people are respected and accepted everywhere. The world Continue reading →

Lord, Use Me

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Scripture: Mark 6:30-44 Today I am going to tell you how God uses pastors, ministers, and every believer in a church for His glory through a miracle that Jesus did. BACKGROUND OF THE SCRIPTURE This miracle is mentioned in all 4 gospels and we will study from all 4. John the Baptist has been put in prison. Jesus sends his disciples 2×2 to preach the gospel. Jesus in the meantime is ministering alone. King Herod beheaded John the Baptist in the prison Continue reading →