Saying ‘no’ can feel spiritual - I can’t eat that, I can’t do that today - but does it help us know God in Christ? Outline Don’t be judged …because of shadows (vv16-17) …because of false religion (vv18-19) Since Christ brings life (vv20-23) Mark 7
At Christmas we celebrate that the fullness of God was in Christ, born to bring us peace with God. This is our 2019 Christmas Day message. Outline Jesus is the fullness of God Who came to bring peace
The message from our 2019 Christmas Carols service. Outline The Promise of God Fulfilled in Christ
Even when it’s tough, Jesus is worth receiving and continuing in because only in him can we know God, new life, and forgiveness. Outline Continue in Christ (vv6-7) Don’t be taken captive (v8) Because in Christ …is the fullness of God (vv9-10) …is new life (vv11-13) …is victory (vv14-15) Continue, and watch out!
Do you have a life motto or a life goal? In this sermon, we return to our series in Colossians, Christ Over All, and we’re considering what a Christian’s life goal should be. Outline Suffering for Christ and his church (1:24, 29; 2:1) To present everyone fully mature (1:25-28; 2:2-3) And not deceived (2:4-5)
We speak about things which are most important to us. If you’re a Christian - are you prepared to speak about your hope in Jesus? In this sermon, we’re finishing up our Back to Basics series by reflecting on the amazing role God gives his people to tell others about Jesus. Outline God’s mission and ours (Matthew 28:19; Colossians 1:20) Salty Speech (Colossians 4:3-6) Being prepared (1 Peter 3:14-16) Deep Desire (Acts 2:47)
Does going to church make someone a Christian? Do you have to be part of a church to be a Christian? In this message, we explore why Christians meet with God’s family. Outline Jesus is our access to God (vv19-21) So draw near to God (vv22-23) And encourage each other (vv24-25) (During this sermon some people were mentioned by name. For privacy reasons that section of the sermon has been edited. Read more
In his gracious kindness, God invites believers to speak to him. This is a great privilege, but one many Christians find hard. In this message, we look at two Bible passages about Talking to God. Outline Pray…continually Why is prayer hard? How to talk to God
If God spoke to you, would you listen? In this sermon, we continue our Back to Basics series by finding out how we can Listen to God. Outline God’s breathed-out word (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20-21) God’s useful word (2 Timothy 3:16-17, Hebrews 4:12-13) Are you listening?
If God’s forgiveness is a free gift, should Christians lives be changed? Outline Two reasons for good works The grace of God (vv11-12, 14) The return of Jesus (v13) Teaching one another (vv1-10)