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  • Noel Atkinson

    Contributing sermons since Jan 15, 2008
Noel's church

South Perth Baptist Church
South Perth, *Province/Other 6151
(08) 9368 1479

About Noel
  • Family: Married
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She likes them (they are refined after much of her feedback)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep it biblical, keep it relevant, people are adults they do not have to have everything explained to them.
  • Books that have had an impact: Anything by Philip Yancey, Max Lucado
  • Hobbies: Basketball Roller Blading Long distance bike riding Home renovations Long distance swimming
  • What I want on my tombstone: His life was a sacrifice poured out for the gospel of Jesus Christ
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  • Spiritual Disciplnes

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2011
     | 5,969 views

    Looks at the type of community God wants us to be from a biblical perspective. Is the vision for your church biblical, are we moving in the right direction? Is our teaching biblical? Is our prayer life vibrant? do we welcome the stranger into our home?

    South Perth Baptist Church Vision for 2011 The Goldfields Water Supply Scheme is a pipeline and dam project which delivers water to communities in Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields, particularly Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie. The project was started in 1896 and was completed in 1903. Taking 7 ...read more

  • Lessons About Prayer From Life's Battlefield

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2010
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     | 8,235 views

    I. They learned that a trial often comes on the heels of a victory II. They learned that they could depend on God in battle III. They learned the value of prayer IV. They learned the importance of praying for one another Looking at moses on the battle

    Prayer part 1 LESSONS LEARNED ON LIFE’S BATTLEFIELD There are times when the walk of the Christian is difficult. It is difficult to live in community, it is difficult to pray, to read your bible and be responsible. This is so difficult that the government has to run ads on television ...read more

  • How You Can Know The Bible Is Trustworthy

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,490 views

    Looking at the historical and scientific background of the bible and how you can know it is the word of God. It inspires us abou the truth of God's claims and remids us that the central part of our belief is God in history and that Jesus did rise from the

    Where did the bible come from? Have you ever stopped and looked at a bible, wondering ‘Where did this thing come from?’. I mean seriously, where did this thing come from? For Muslims the answer is simple, Mohammed recited the Koran to his followers. Mohammed died in 632 AD. Ali a ...read more

  • Substance Abuse

    Contributed on Jul 18, 2010
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     | 10,056 views

    This sermon looks at the damage done by substance abuse. With numerous biblical stories about alcohol abuse followed up by the need to put our trust in Jesus, it balances modern statistics with solid biblical teaching. It also covers matters such as illeg

    Hot topics – Substance Abuse Introduction: This is a different sermon to the ones I normally preach but for two weeks of the year I like to approach hot topics that I normally would not preach on. Hence this week I am preaching on ‘drugs’ and next week I am preaching on ...read more

  • Are You Discipling Others?

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2010
     | 7,966 views

    This sermon aims to move people from being consumers to people who disciple others. It emphasises that it is not the pastor's job to mature Christians but it is the role of the Christian to do this. It encourages personal prayer, bible reading and sharing

    Discipleship part 2 INTRODUCTION To open I would like to start with a true story that happened here at our church. A mother at our playgroup called ‘Jane’ wanted to know more about God, so I started a bible study after the play group. After a few weeks she said it was great but ...read more

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  • The Jesus Freaks Are Here

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2011
     | 2,270 views

    THE JESUS FREAKS ARE HERE I remember doing street ministry a few years ago. I was with an organisation called Drug Arm in the city. We would set up a van and give coffee and doughnuts to drug addicts along with contact phone numbers for the local drug rehabilitation centres. I remember one ...read more

  • The Petty Man Is Eager To Make Boasts, Yet ...

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2011
     | 2,152 views

    The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants ...read more

  • Bible Riddles

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2011
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     | 3,740 views

    BIBLE RIDDLES Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he married Ruth? A. Ruthless. Q. What do they call pastors in Germany? A. German Shepherds. Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible? A. Noah He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation. Q. Who was the ...read more

  • Govern A Family As You Would Cook A Small Fish ...

    Contributed on Jan 5, 2011
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    "Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very ...read more

  • A Journalist Was Assigned To The Jerusalem Bureau ...

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2010
     | 2,496 views

    A journalist was assigned to the Jerusalem bureau of his newspaper. He gets an apartment overlooking the Wailing Wall. After several weeks he realizes that whenever he looks at the wall he sees an old Jewish man praying vigorously. The journalist wondered whether there was a ...read more