Sermons

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.)

Love Your Neighbour
Why is my neighbour? (10:25-37) Who is my disciple? (10:38-42)