Sermons

What is Jesus Doing About Persecution? | 2 Thessalonians 1 |
Paul and the Thessalonians (vv1-2) Acts 17 A Church Growing in Faith and Love (v3) A Church that is Persecuted (vv4-10) Isaiah 2:19 Romans 12:9 A Church Working for Jesus’ Glory (vv11-22) What is Jesus doing?

The Eternal Covenant and Sanctification | Romans 5:12-21 |
The Eternal Covenant Hebrews 13:20-21 Hebrews 8:6-13 John 6:37 What is a Covenant? Covenant Representatives Romans 5:12-21 What is Sanctification? The cure for lawlessness (2 Corinthians 5:17) Sanctification (Philippians 2:12-13; Romans 13:8-10; Romans 5:5) Summary Holiness or Sanctification makes what God did in Justification real in the heart of the believer. Read more

Church | Ephesians 4:1-16 |
United with Christ, the Head United in One Body Growing and Building in Unity Living in Unity

Adoption | Galatians 3:26-4:7 |
Why do we need to be adopted? How can we be adopted? What comes from our adoption? Calling God Father ‘What is a Christian? […] The richest answer I know is that a Christian is one who has God for his Father.’ (J.I. Packer, Knowing God) Disciplined as children (Hebrews 12:7-8) Heirs of God Secure in God’s love Join the family! Read more

Justification | Philippians 3:7-11 |
What is Justification? (Romans 3:23-24) What is Union with Christ? (Ephesians 1:3-14) How are we Justified in Christ? ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 Philippians 3:7-11 Justification, Union, and You

Incarnation | John 1:1-18 |
The Word who …is with God and who is God (John 1:1-3) …became flesh (John 1:14) …ascended and intercedes (Hebrews 4:14-16) Knowing the God who’s one with us

The Big Picture | Ephesians 5:25-33 |
The garden wedding that started it all (Genesis 2) Marriage: A picture of union with Christ (Ephesians 5:25-33) The wedding of eternity (Revelation 21:1-3)

What if it’s true? | Luke 24:1-12 |
Looking among the dead The women The disciples and Peter What if it’s true? Jesus is the king Jesus brings life

Unjustly Punished | Luke 23:44-56 |
The death of a righteous man (vv44-47) The sun turns dark The temple curtain splits Jesus cries his last words Why this unjust death is ‘good’ (1 Peter 3:18) Three responses to Jesus (vv48-56) Recognise Respect Repent How will you respond to Jesus?

Beginning in Jerusalem | Luke 24:36-52 |
The end of Act 1 It is written and must be fulfilled (vv44-49) … to suffer … to rise to preach Preaching to the Nations