Pastor Tom Kartzmark

Entering Our Position in Christ

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

This chart represents four stages a Christian goes through to arrive at a mature abiding in Christ. Some Believers never progress beyond childhood (the first three stages). FOUR STAGES OF GROWTH 1. JOY – ADOPTION Romans 8:14-16; 2 Cor 5:17 – (emotionally rewarding) 2. FOR ME – THE PROMISES OF GOD Ephesians ch’s 1-3; 2…

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The ‘need’ Theology of Today

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

an apologetic summary Reflecting on needs, I wish to first direct our attention on one of the biggest lies that has invaded the church in the last decade. This lie has become so strong and prevalent that it has changed the doctrine of sin in the Bible. And yet the Bible is used to support…

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Have You Died?

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

“In his book, The Cross of Christ, F. J. Huegel quotes from the Sunday School Times as follows: Dr. J. G. Fleming tells how, in the days of the Boxer uprising in China [the Chinese uprising to violently eliminate foreign influence in China], Boxers captured a mission school, blocked all gates but one, [laid] a…

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The Gospel

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

THE ROMAN ROAD OF SALVATION: RO 3:10, 22, 23; RO 5:12; RO 6:23; RO 5:8; RO 10:9-13; ACTS 4:12 Through God’s creation He gives us light to acknowledge right from wrong. [1] But because man does not want to pursue God [2] (wishing to be independent of any authority other than himself) he measures truth…

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Forgiveness

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

The most valuable gift one can give to those who know they need it. Matt 18:21-35 Vs 35 – if you do not extend forgiveness to others God will exact to your account the same judgement you are personally conveying to that person. God will not eliminate the consequences until you yourself repent. Repent of…

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Dead to Sin

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

1 JOHN 3:6- ROMANS 6:1-14 When saved, the believer’s eyes are open to the fact, through the Word, that he has nothing to prove to God and rests from dead works, [1] and is only left with the yearning to live a life pleasing to God in light of Christ’s marvellous gift. Adherence to the…

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Christ Crucified

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

How does the heart of man treat God? How man treated Christ displays that: John 12:44 44 And Jesus cried out and said, “He who believes in Me does not believe in Me, but in Him who sent Me. (NAS) Why is it necessary for God to take the initiative to reveal Himself? Rom 3:11-12…

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Communion/Lord’s Supper

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

(1 Cor 11:18-34) 18 For first of all, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you, and in part I believe it. Eph 4:3-6, 3 endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as…

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Believers Baptism

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

There are two aspects of baptism in the Scripture. The real baptism (which is what has spiritually happened when you believe; example – Ro 6:3; Gal 3:27; 1 Cor 12:13), and the ritual baptism (which is what we physically subject ourselves to; example – Acts 8:36-38; 18:9; 19:4,5). The first refers to the doctrinal statement…

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