Sermons

How God’s Grace Changes Lives | Romans 6 |
The story so far … (Romans 1-5) How grace changes lives: it gives new life (6:2-11) it gives a new king (6:12-14) it gives a new master (6:15-23) Has God’s grace changed you?

Always Reforming! | 2 Timothy 3:14-17; Mark 7:1-13 |
Scripture is sufficient (2 Timothy 3:14-16) … because God speaks … because God speaks about Jesus … for knowing Jesus and living for him Scripture + ? Reformed by the Scriptures

Dark Days for God’s People | Judges 19-21 |
Everyone did what was right in their own eyes Wrongdoing (Judges 19) Revenge (Judges 20) Regret (Judges 21) In those days there was no king in Israel

Deliverance Through Death | Judges 13-16 |
The deliverer no-one wanted (13:1-5) The deliverer who wants to be like everyone else (16:4-21) The deliverer who’s victorious in death (16:22-31) A better deliverer!

Our Refuge in an Age of Anxiety | Psalm 91 |
The God who is our refuge (vv1-2) How God is our refuge (vv3-13) God’s promise of refuge (vv14-16)

Bargaining with God | Judges 10-12 |
Israel bargains with God (10:6-18) Gilead bargains with Jephthah (11:1-11) Jephthah’s bargain with God (11:29-33) …has disastrous results (11:34-39) We don’t need to bargain with God! Matthew 7:9-11

Good News for Overlooked People | Judges 9 |
Abimelech: the man you want as king? (8:33-9:6) Jotham: the voice of judgement (9:7-21) Fire from Abimelech. Fire from Shechem. (9:22-57) Good news for Abimelechs 2 Corinthians 5:10 1 Corinthians 1:26-31

God’s Grace to Unsure and Unfaithful People | Judges 6-8 |
Another time around (6:1-10) Gideon an unsure leader (6:11-16, 36-40; 7:9-15a) a spiteful leader (8:4-21) a faithless leader (8:21-32) God is a mighty warrior (7:1-8, 17-23) gracious and patient beyond measure! God’s gracious patience means salvation 2 Peter 3:3-9

When Leaders Lead? | Judges 4-5 |
A Prophetess and a Reluctant Leader (4:1-16) An Inglorious Victory (4:17-23) Judges and Us… What does it show about people? What does it show about God? What does it show about how God works in Jesus? Luke 9:51 Philippians 2:9

A Scandalous and Offensive Saviour! | Judges 3:7-4:3 |
Time after time… Ehud - an ‘unlikely’ saviour (3:12-30) Jesus - an ‘unlikely’ saviour (1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5) Judges and us… What does it show about people? What does it show about God? What does it show about how God works in Jesus?