Sermons by Pastor Mark Koekemoer

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Approved by God

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Introduction In this world and life, all mankind at some time in their lives seek some sort of approval.  Seeking approval has driven many, many sportsmen and women to the edge physical limits so that they might receive the accolades of what they define as relevant.  Whether it is the approval of those around us […]

Promise

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So the Lord died on the cross, the disciples were shell shocked as they didn’t know what to do with themselves. In in that moment of encircling the camps, three women go to the tomb to take spices and perfume for the body and in an instant the Lord turns the world upside down as […]

Spiritual Renewal

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Scripture Ezra Reads the Law 8 And all the people gathered as one man at the square which was in front of the Water Gate, and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the Lord had given to Israel. 2 Then Ezra the priest brought the law before the […]

Responding to conflict within the Church

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Introduction At this time in the history of Nehemiah, we find that the Persians were on many fronts addressing challenges throughout their nation.  From the wars on various fronts to the administration of their new purview as a nation, the Persians found out very quickly that they were faced with a very expensive task before […]

Overcoming Spiritual Discouragement

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Introduction The Christian life is an overcoming life. Even though we will definitely have problems and personal struggles in this life, we will be able to overcome because of Jesus. Because of Jesus Christ in our lives, we have victory over the world, including sinful habits, bitterness, loneliness, guilt, fear, and discouragement, or the spiritual […]

Rebuilding our Spiritual Homes – Part 4

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Introduction So over the last month, we have discussed what it means to rebuild the spiritual homes of our lives.  Within this we have read through chapter 3 of Nehemiah where we discovered that rebuilding our spiritual homes does not only exist within the inner temple of our hearts.  That yes, change begins in the […]

Rebuilding our Spiritual Homes – Part 3

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Introduction So over the three weeks, we have discussed what it means to rebuild the spiritual homes of our lives.  Within the discussion we read through the first 18 verses of chapter 3 of Nehemiah where we discovered that the rebuilding of our spiritual homes needs to begin in the consecration of all that we […]

Rebuilding our Spiritual Homes – Part 2

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Introduction A couple of weeks ago we began the discussion of what it means to rebuild the spiritual homes of our lives.  Within the discussion we read through the first 12 verses of chapter 3 of Nehemiah where we discovered that the rebuilding of our spiritual homes needs to begin in the consecration of all […]

Rebuilding our Spiritual Homes – Part 1

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Scripture – Nehemiah 3:1-12 (NASB) Builders of the Walls Then Eliashib the high priest arose with his brothers the priests and built the Sheep Gate; they consecrated it and hung its doors. They consecrated the wall to the Tower of the Hundred and the Tower of Hananel. 2 Next to him the men of Jericho built, […]

Not of this World

  Introduction On one of the many airplane flights that I had while traveling on vacation, I came across an article in a newspaper that hit me like a truck of bricks.  There was a gentlemen reading the July 6th, Daily Mail out of the UK, where the newspaper interviewed Ann Furedi, who is the […]