Sermons

What’s Good About Good Friday?
Big questions What’s not good about Good Friday? What’s good about Good Friday? Forgiveness Paradise What are you searching for?

The Living Cross
Good news (15:1-11) So … the dead will be raised (15:12-23) Jesus is the living king (15:24-28) it’s worth living for Jesus (15:29-34) But how are the dead raised? (15:35-54) Praise God and live for Jesus (15:55-58)

The Foolish Cross
In the lead-up to Easter, we’re reflecting on the foolish cross and the empty tomb from 1 Corinthians 1 and 15. Talk Outline The cross is foolish and weak? (1:18-25) The church is foolish and weak? (1:26-31) So stick with the foolish and weak message (2:1-5) Knowing Christ Crucified

Carry Your Cross
Who needs healing? (vv1-6) Generous humility (vv7-11) Generous invitation (vv12-24) Count the cost (vv25-35)

Enter Through the Narrow Door
Foxes in the coop (vv33-35, 1-5) Judgement is coming (vv6-9) …because of the predators (vv10-17) The kingdom of judgement and safety (vv18-35) So repent, or you too will perish!

Be Ready
God’s clock is ticking Malachi 3:1; Luke 7:27; Luke 9:51 Are you ready? (vv35-40) …especially the leaders (vv41-48) …because Jesus brings judgment and division (vv49-53) So understand the times and be wise (vv54-59) Are you ready? Acts 1:5-8

Where Your Treasure Is
There’s more to life (vv13-21) … so don’t worry (vv22-29) … and seek eternal treasure (vv30-34) The article referenced during the sermon is Don’t be anxious about anything! Is that all God’s got to say? by Paul Grimmond

Against Hypocrisy
Dirty on the inside (11:37-54) and it’s everyone’s problem (12:1-12) Good news for hypocrites! (Unfortunately there is some distortion in this recording.)

The Kingdom Has Come
Israel’s Unhealthy Eyes (vv14-26) Those with eyes to see (vv27-36) What fills your eyes?

When You Pray
Teach us to pray (v1) … for the greatest gift (vv2-4) …which honours God’s name (vv5-8) …as he gives good gifts (vv9-13) Jesus is the answer to his own prayer Luke 3:22; Acts 2:38 So it can be answered in us! (Unfortunately there was some distortion in the recording of this sermon.)