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  • Overcoming Spiritual Apathy

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,290 views

    Looking at the differences between Eli and Samuel we shall see how to break free from spiritual apathy and live a life of destiny as Samuel did.

  • The Isaac Test Series

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on May 18, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 2,993 views

    Abraham’s offering up of isaac is not only a beautiful foreshadowing of God’s offering up of His only Son, Jesus, but it also shows us and important principle for our own Christian walk. Have you offered up any Isaacs lately ?

    (1) INTRODUCTION: What is the ’Isaac Test’(see verse 1) "God will test our faith by asking us to sacrifice those things that are most dear to us that He has blessed us with." (we are tested as Abraham was as we are the ’seed of Abraham’ - Galatians 3:29) He is not asking us something that He ...read more

  • Discerning The Times

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 4,562 views

    What time is it in a spiritual sense ? This sermon looks at what year, month,dat and hour it is.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Read 1 Chron 12:32 and Ephesians 5:17-18. We are to discern the times we are living in. If we do that rightly it will effect the way we live our lives. We will be like a housekeeper that works diligently keeping the house in order as we expect the master’s return very ...read more

  • Building Altars Series

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 255 ratings
     | 26,072 views

    Looking at Abraham’s life we see that everywhere he went he built altars. We will look at what this ’building of altars’ represents and the various different places we must build altars.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: *True worship takes place in the context of obedience to God (Genesis 12:1-5) - not merely a feeling or a form. For Abraham it was in the process of obeying God’s prompting to go to the land of Canaan. We cannot truly worship God unless we are in the place of ...read more

  • Bearing One Anothers Burdens

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 7,337 views

    The importance in the body of Christ of bearing each others burdens.

    INTRODUCTION: The word for ’burden’ used in this passage is ’baros’. This does not mean a niggling irritation or annoyance that we exaggerate to become burdensome (like arthiritis in one finger) but it does mean ’to be overtaken in a trespass’ and is an oldfashioned word meaning ’to misstep , trip ...read more

  • The Greatest Threat To World Mission

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 1,194 views

    Where does the greatest threat to God’s people carrying out God’s mission come from ? Within! Find out why.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: The greatest threat to the Church accomplishing our missionary mandate is not from WITHOUT(powers,principalities, language and cultural barriers,funding etc...) but from WITHIN : Deception / false doctrine amongst God’s people. Deceptive teaching in God’s name has led to ...read more

  • True Passion - Suffering For Jesus

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 1,447 views

    This sermon looks at the nature of true passion for Jesus which involves suffering. The doctrine of suffering is covered with the teaching of the Apostle Peter on suffering being referred to.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: The word used for ’suffer’used here in the Greek is ’pascho’ which is where we get the word ’passion’ from. Indeed, Christ’s suffering is often called ’The Passion’. We must ’arm ourselves with the same mind’ - that is a mind that joyfully endures suffering for the sake of ...read more

  • The Spirit Of Thankfulness

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 154 ratings
     | 2,564 views

    The importance and effect of Thankfulness in the Christian life based on the one leper who returned to give thanks.

  • Free From Condemnation

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 107 ratings
     | 2,058 views

    Based on the story of the woman caught in sin this sermon shows the nature of true and false guilt and how Jesus deals with it.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Condemnation comes through being GUILTY. In this story the woman was openly guilty, the Scribes and Pharisees were guilty at heart - Their consciences condemning them (Rom 2:15 cf. Ex 31:18). God uses guilt to save us, Satan abuses guilt to trap and destroy us. Two ...read more

  • Instruments Of Revival

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 138 ratings
     | 1,889 views

    Principles from Elijah’s life to see revival come in ours.

    (1) INTRODUCTION Elijah was a man with the same nature as us (James 5:17-18) and yet he prayed with such faith that the abundance of rain fell! How can we align ourself with God’s purposes to pray for revival - for the former and the latter rain together to fall in our generation ? There are ...read more

  • Where Is Your Trust ?

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,709 views

    Trusting God one hundred percent as seen in King Hezekiah’s life.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: We see the reality of the verses here in Isaiah 30 being lived out in Isaiah 37 where King Hezekiah and the whole of Judah is under threat by Assyria - they are confronted with a BIG and REAL PROBLEM - a multiplication of the forces of darkness against them. ...read more

  • Called, Chosen And Faithful.

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 96 ratings
     | 1,830 views

    This sermon looks at the three stages we must go through to be overcomers.

    (1)INTRODUCTION: This verse shows the three stages a mature Christian, who will appear in the end-times with the Lamb (Jesus), has to go through. In King David we see these three stages. He was CALLED at the age of 17 to be King of all Israel when he was anointed by Samuel in Bethlehem. He ...read more

  • Exposing Spiritual Pride

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 125 ratings
     | 2,362 views

    What is Spiritual Pride ? How to overcome it ? This sermon looks at these questions and how the 5 I Wills of Satan show five aspects of spiritual pride.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: How does this passage of Scripture apply to us if it talks primarily of the fall of Satan ? (a) It’s actually written about an earthly man - the King of Babylon (v4). (b) Satan tempted man to go a similar way as him (Gen 3:5) (c) Throughout Scripture we are ...read more

  • How Much Are You Worth ?

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 121 ratings
     | 2,226 views

    What is your true worth ?

    (1) Introduction: This story shows that Peter and John’s worth was not as the world measures it. They had given up such wordly wealth (see Matthew 4-18-22) but they were now worth much more! John was named the ’beloved’ of Jesus (John 21:20) and Peter was later called a ’pillar’ in the church ...read more

  • Our Daily Bread

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 127 ratings
     | 1,542 views

    How does God’s provision come. Extracting principles from the life fo Elijah as to God’s provision.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: God promises us ’daily bread’ (Matt 6:11) which starts with the WORD of God (Matt 4:4). Many times we don’t receive God’s promised provision as we don’t keep His Word or we receive provision but not from the Word of God and miss God’s will. The Prodigal Son is an example of ...read more