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Rev Srimal Marthenis

Below you can find a list of past sermons by Rev Srimal Marthenis. s

God’s Design for Singlehood (1 Corinthians 7:6-9; 32-40)

Main Point: Singlehood is God’s gift and a season to be devoted to Christ and serve Him.

Introduction: The different groups and causes of singlehood.

  1. The Biblical Understanding of Singlehood
    1. Singlehood is a gift from God (1 Cor 7:6-8)
    2. The advantages of singlehood (1 Cor 7:32-35)
      1. Free from anxieties of married lives
      2. Undivided devotion to the Lord
  2. The Struggles of Singlehood
  3. Our Response to Singlehood
    1. Thank God for the gift of singlehood.
    2. Glorify God with our bodies
    3. The church is God’s family to singles
    4. Supporting the single parent

4. Our identity and deepest satisfaction are not in our marital status but in Christ


  1. God’s purpose for singlehood is having an “undivided devotion to the Lord (v35b)” How can I grow in this aspect?
  2. Who are the singles around you? What are their needs? How can I be of support and encouragement to them?

God’s Design for Marriage (Genesis 2:18-25)

Main point: God’s design for marriage is for a man and woman who commits to a covenantal relationship. God’s Design for Marriage It is “not good” for man to be alone (v18a) A helper fit for the man (18b; 20b) A covenantal response (v23) Leaving, cleaving and becoming “One flesh” (V24) Marriage is a Covenant… Continue Reading

Stand Strong with God’s Armour (Ephesians 6:10-20)

Main Point: We can stand strong in God’s power against the devil’s schemes by putting on the armour of God. Introduction Knowing the enemy The enemy is unseen and formidable The enemy’s schemes God has enabled us to stand strong God has given us power over the enemy Put on the full armour of God Pray… Continue Reading

Walk In a Manner Worthy of the Calling (Ephesians 4:1-13)

Main Point: we build the unity and maturity of the church when we put on Christlike attitudes and serve with our gifts. Introduction * The gospel should transform our attitudes, lifestyle and behaviour. The Attitude of the Walk (vvl-6): with all humility and gentleness with patience, bearing in love Serving with our Spiritual Gifts (vv7-13) all… Continue Reading

Chosen By God To Be Blessed (Ephesians 1:1-6)

Main Point: God chose, predestined, and adopted us to be His children to bless us. God Chose Us before Creation God Predestined Us to Be Adopted as His Children Predestination Adoption The benefits of being adopted by God Our Response to God Praise Him! Reach the Pre-Believer Holiness and love one another Reflection: What aspects of… Continue Reading

God of Hope (Romans 15:12-13)

Main Point: God gives hope and fills us with joy and peace as we trust Jesus. Believe in God who Gives Hope: Hope of Eternal Life (John 3:16) Hope in Christ Return (1 Thessalonian 4:13-18) Hope in the New Heaven and New Earth (Revelation 21:1-4) Hope is Found in Jesus Christ Implications of Hope Strength… Continue Reading

Finishing Well: Faith in Action (Genesis 22:1-23)

Main Point: Faith in God is faith articulated into actions. Introduction A Difficult Command An ethical dilemma Faith In Action Faith in God’s power (Hebrews 11:17-19) Faith articulated in actions (James 2:21-23) The Blessings of Faith God will Provide God will take care of our current and future needs Reflection: Which area(s) of your life… Continue Reading

Less is More (Judges 7:1-18)

Main Point: having less may help us see more of God’s power in our lives. Introduction. An overwhelming situation (vv 7:1-2; 12) God sometimes reduces our resources so that we depend on Him (vv2-8) If Israel (or we) is to experience God, then what she needs is less, not more. God’s assurance in an overwhelming… Continue Reading

The Slippery Slope of Compromise (Judges 1:27-2:5)

Main Point: We walk the slippery slope of spiritual decline when we compromise with God’s word and the world. Introduction Failure to listen to God’s Word Living with the Enemy The Relentless Love of God Reflection: What areas in your life do you tend to compromise with the world? How can you set boundaries over these… Continue Reading