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)
What do you think ‘faith’ is? In this sermon, we continue our Back to Basics series by considering what it means to trust in God for life now and forever. Outline Without grace we are… (vv 1-3) Saved by grace (v 8) Saved through faith (v 8) Not by works, no boasting (v 9) Are you trusting God?
We have a problem—a broken relationship with God. But because of what God’s done in Jesus, there’s a way you can be reconciled and be certain about the future Outline While we were… Christ died… to justify, reconcile, and save. God alone saves sinners. (There was a problem with the recording during the service. The final ⅓ was re-recorded later.)