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Who is a Church Member, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

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Knowing the strategies of the enemy, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Nehemiah 2:19-20 brings out the theme of opposition first identified in 2:10. The main opposing figures are two. They are Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite. Later accounts include Geshem the Arabian (Neh 2:19; 4:1). These men were … Continue reading

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Let us arise and build (Nehemiah 2:11-18), Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Amazing Grace Baptist Church, Hamburg, Bible study material Introduction This studies on Nehemiah 2:11-19 focuses on the dynamics of sharing a vision and motivating others to engage in projects for transformational development. It brings out the essentials of motivating others … Continue reading

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Reading Nehemiah 2:1-12 from the perspective of Emotional Intelligence, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction This study focuses on reading Nehemiah 2:1-10 from the perspective of emotional intelligence. It applies the essential elements of emotional intelligence in understanding how Nehemiah related with the King, made requests and thus obtained permission and other resources to … Continue reading

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Praying through the content of Nehemiah’s model prayer (Nehemiah 1:5-11), by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Nehemiah 1:5-11 summarises Nehemiah’s prayer after he heard of the distress of the Jews in Jerusalem. In this case, Nehemiah’s prayer contains praise, confession of sins, an affirmation of God’s promises and petition. It is important to state that … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING VISION FOR TRANSFORMATION, REV DR JOHN KWASI FOSU

Studies on Nehemiah 1:1-4, 10 Introduction Having studied the introductory material on the book of Nehemiah, this material begins our verse-by-verse studies of the book. The first chapter of the book gives a detailed account of how Nehemiah developed a … Continue reading

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Overview and outline of the book of Nehemiah, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction This material looks at the general overview of the book of Nehemiah. By so doing, the general features that include the major characters, key words and division of the book. It is anticipated that this background study will enable … Continue reading

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Essential themes in the book of Nehemiah, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction In our previous studies, we learnt that the book of Nehemiah was written to show the work of God through a godly leader, Nehemiah.  This study material aims at highlighting some essential themes one encounters upon reading Nehemiah. Among … Continue reading

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Introducing the book of Nehemiah: Inspired to transform lives and communities, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Amazing Grace Baptist Church, Hamburg welcomes you to 2021, especially as we embark on the theme of divine transformation. In this year, it is anticipated that the members of the church will be strengthened in their hearts, minds, emotions … Continue reading

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Glories of humble beginnings, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Humble beginnings characterise people God uses. In other words, preparations in the wilderness precede great ministries. It is said that a journey of thousand miles begins with a step. All the exciting things you see today have their beginning … Continue reading

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Prophecies concerning Christ’s birth, Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction One of the uniqueness of Jesus Christ has to do with the manner of His birth as foretold in the Old Testament. This write-up therefore briefly looks at the Old Testament prophecies concerning Christ’s birth. It shows that Jesus … Continue reading

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The Church facing opposition from within, by Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction The fact remains that Satan is still attacking the believers, and as he does, he uses a dual plan: deception from within (Acts 5:1-16) and persecution from without (Acts 5:17-34). Satan is a liar and a murderer, and we … Continue reading

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Essentials of being part of covenant community of givers, by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Acts 4:32-37 describes the early community of believers in Jerusalem. In this study, essentials of communal living are looked at with particular attention to unity in mind, belonging to the Church as covenant community of givers and keys to … Continue reading

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Boldness in defending the Gospel, by Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction This study on Acts 4:13-31 focuses on the boldness of the Apostles as they faced the Sanhedrin. Reading Acts 4 shows that boldness serves as the theme of the chapter. Boldness after walking with Jesus In verses 13 – … Continue reading

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Boldness in defending the Gospel

Introduction This study on Acts 4:13-31 focuses on the boldness of the Apostles as they faced the Sanhedrin. Reading Acts 4 shows that boldness serves as the theme of the chapter. Boldness after walking with Jesus In verses 13 – … Continue reading

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Salvation in the name Jesus (Acts 4:1-12), by Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction The mention of a name brings about mixed feelings to those who hear it. For names constitute one of the most important forces in the universe. The mention of the name Jesus produces a multitude of reactions: both positive … Continue reading

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Presenting Jesus as our ultimate healer (3:12 – 26), by Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction This study on Acts 3:12-26 is a continuation of our previous studies on Peter and John’s healing of the crippled man at the Beautiful gate. As we learned from the previous chapter, Peter used the healing experience to preach … Continue reading

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Power to heal and save (Acts 3:1-11), by Rev Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Acts 3 presents Peter and John’s healing of a man born cripple at the beautiful gate. The fact remains that God works through us. Thus, we are partners with God in touching lives especially in saving souls. This lesson … Continue reading

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Surveying Peter’s Sermon at the Pentecost event (Acts 2:14-41), by Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction Acts 2:14-41 records Peter’s first sermon in the book of Acts. In this sermon, Peter sought to answer the people charge that the people were drunk. He went on to interpret the speaking in tongues of Pentecost in the … Continue reading

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The Pentecost event and my Christian life (Acts 2:1-13), by Rev. Dr John Kwasi Fosu

Introduction One of the most important New Testament events that reminds us of the fact that the Spirit of God is with us, upon us and in us is the Pentecost event. As an important event in the Christian calendar, … Continue reading

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