Sunday, August 05, 2012

Sunday (4th August 2012) -- Holy Communion

Today Pastor's topic entitled "The Next Level - The Realm of the Spirit"
(Matthew 4:1-11) "Illustration of Temptations of Jesus"

1 Thessalonians 5:23-

Body - 5 senses. Blood, Flesh and Bones (World Conscious)
Soul - Mind, Will, Emotions/Feeling. (Self Conscious) [Matthew 26:38a]
Spirit - God Conscious. Conscience of Man. [Matthew 26:38b]

Why Jesus prayed the prayer in Matthew 26:39?
1) The tempter tempted Jesus in the Body. (Matthew 4:3)
2) The tempter tempted Jesus in the Soul. (Matthew 4:5-6)
3) The tempter tempted Jesus in the Spirit Realm. (Matthew 4:10)

** Our contaminated human spirit needs to be touched by the Holy Spirit.
(1 Thessalonians 5:23-) (2 Corinthians 7:1)

** God's spirit touched our human spirit that we understand the divine things of God.
(1 Corinthians 2:14)

** Moving beyond your body and soul and keeping your spirit in step with His spirit is very important.
(Galatians 5:25)

1. A strong spirit keeps your body and soul in check. (Romans 8:5-6)
2. A strong spirit helps me to respond to situations in a godly manner. (Galatians 5:19-21; 22-23)
3. A strong spirit leads and guides me in my prayers. (1 Corinthians 2:10)

** He speaks through a thought or a prompting
** He speaks through a mental image or a vision.
** He speaks through a gentle voice in my heart.

How do I build a strong spirit?
(1 Corinthians 14:14)
(1 Corinthians 14:2)
(1 Corinthians 14:4)

Worship team has arranged the below this morning:-
1) Tommy Thai - There Will Be No Other (Original Composition from our church)

2) Hillsong United - United We Stand - The Time Has Come
3) Lakewood Church -  You Are Good
4) Hillsong - God Is Able - God Is Able

Holy Communion - Chris Tomlin - Amazing Love (You Are My King)

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