Sermons

Good Different | Matthew 5:1-16 |
In this message we sit at Jesus’ feet as he teaches us what the ‘good life’ is like in his kingdom, how his people will be ‘good different’. Outline Sitting at Jesus’ feet (vv1-2) The blessed life (vv3-12) Who is the blessed one? Standing out (vv13-16) Staying Salty

The Mission of the King | Matthew 4:12-25 |
What is Jesus’ mission and how do we get to partner in it? Outline To bring light and life (vv12-17) Joining the mission (vv18-22) The kingdom comes (vv23-25) Join the mission (Due to technical issues, the audio for the first 1 1/2 minutes was recorded separately.)

Faithful King | Matthew 4:1-11 |
As Jesus is tested in the wilderness we see he is the Faithful King, our sinless saviour, and compassionate high priest. Outline Wilderness and Weakness (vv1-2) Passing the Test (vv3-11) Satan, Sin, and our Saviour (2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 4:15-16) (In this recording it’s said that Jesus’ fast meant he neither ate nor drank. The Bible says Jesus’ fast was from food. Thanks to the church member who pointed this out. Read more

Beloved King | Matthew 3 |
Listen as we hear the good (and serious) news of the coming king, Jesus Spirit-empowered beloved Son of the Father. Outline Listen to the preparing voice (vv1-12) Listen to the declaring voice (vv13-17)

Homeless King | Matthew 2:13-23 |
Jesus begins his life despised and rejected, fleeing the fury of kings. As he ‘fills up’ Old Testament prophecy, even in these events we see the beginning of Jesus’ victory. Outline No place to lay his head (vv13-15) The fury of kings (vv16-18) The Nazarene (vv19-23) The end of Rachel’s tears (Jeremiah 31, Revelation 21)

I Can Be A Servant-minded, Humble, Team Player | Philippians 1:27-2:11 |
A message from visiting preacher, Leo Woodward.

Promised King | Matthew 1:1-17 |
Is there a place for you in Jesus’ family? Matthew’s biography of Jesus begins with a summary of the back story. It shows Jesus is the ‘yes’ to God’s great promises to David and Abraham. He is God’s king for the whole world…and for us. Outline God keeps his promises (v1) Will God really keep promises? (vv2-16) Is there a place for me? (vv3, 5, 6) Promises kept in King Jesus (v17)

Three Kings | Matthew 2:1-12 |
A Christmas message considering the three kings of Matthew 2–not the three kings you might expect, but two responses to the shepherd-king, Jesus. Outline Herod: The Anxious King Magi: Honouring the True King Jesus: The Shepherd-King

God Present | Matthew 1:18-25 |
A Christmas Eve message on Immanuel: God’s presence. Outline In Jesus, God is Present but is this good or bad news?

The Day God Comes | Malachi 3:16-4:6 |
Serious risks deserve serious warnings—which is what we hear as God’s message through Malachi ends. God warns of judgment and promises joy. Outline A Day of Distinction (3:16-18) A Day of Fire and Joy (4:3) Be ready for that Day (4:4-6) The Day is Now Matthew 11:7-15 Matthew 17:10-13 2 Peter 3:8-9