Sermons

What is this? Authority! | Mark 1:14-45 |
Jesus stood out because of his unique and unquestionable authority. As we see Jesus' authority in his words and actions, it raises the question of how we respond to him. Outline It’s time (vv14-15) Jesus has authority… to call (vv16-20) in his teaching (vv21-22) over unclean spirits (vv23-28) over sickness (vv29-39) over uncleanness (vv40-45) Life under Jesus’ authority

The Beginning | Mark 1:1-13 |
How is Jesus' life good news now? Outline The beginning (v1) Preparation (vv2-8) Declaration (vv9-11) Conflict (vv12-13) The good news continues

God’s Deep Compassion | Jonah 3-4 |
Although we love to receive mercy, we find it hard to give it to others. Our motto can be ‘mercy for me, justice for you’. In this message, we hear the conclusion to Jonah’s story and see the compassionate heart of Christ. Outline Nineveh Repents(Jonah 3:1-9) God Relents (Jonah 3:10) Jonah Resents (Jonah 4) One Greater than Jonah (Luke 19:41; 5:30-32)

Darkness Fails | John 1:1-14 |
“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5 NIV) In this Christmas Day message, we see how Jesus is the light who’s come to shine into our darkness.

The Sun Rises | Luke 1:68-79 |
When life feels dark, as it has for many of us this year, where is there hope? Is it found in making it ‘bigger than Christmas? In this message from our Carols service, discover how the coming of Jesus brings light into our darkness. Outline Jesus Came Into a Dark World In Jesus the Sun Rises Before the sermon, we watched this Christmas advertisement:

From the Depths | Jonah 1:17-2:10 |
As we hear Jonah’s prayer from the belly of a big fish, Jonah is a mirror for us and shows that God’s grace precedes and exceeds our repentance. Outline God’s Deep Salvation (1:17) Jonah’s Shallow Prayer (2:1-9) God’s Response (2:10) Salvation Comes From the LORD The Sign of Jonah (Matthew 12:39-40)

Down, Down, Down | Jonah 1:1-16 |
Are you running from God? In this message, we hear about a bloke who tried running from God and the unexpected way God’s grace showed up. Outline Setting the scene (vv1-2) Man on the run (v3) Stormy weather (vv4-15) Fearing the Lord (v16) Greater than Jonah (Matthew 12:41; Mark 4:35-41)

The Kingdom will be the Lord’s | Obadiah |
When you suffer injustice, does God care? In this sermon we hear from Obadiah, the shortest book in the Old Testament, who reveals God’s heart to gloriously judge and save. Outline Setting the scene The King against the proud (vv1-9) The King against enemies (vv10-16) The King for his people (vv17-21)

Our Gospel Hope | 1 Corinthians 15 |
‘You only live once.’ But what if that’s not true? In this message, we finishing our series ‘What We Believe’ and hear what the Bible says about resurrection and life everlasting and how that gives us hope and changes our now. Outline The good news of Jesus (1 Corinthians 15:1-11) The good news of resurrection (15:12-28) Why resurrection matters (15:29-34) All things new (15:35-53) Life everlasting…and now (15:54-58)

The Church of God | Hebrews 12:18-29; Exodus 19:1-13 |
Can you know God without having anything to do with a Christian church? In this message, we consider what it means to say ‘I believe…the church.’ Outline I believe…the church? (Genesis 12:1-3; Ezekiel 37:24-27; 1 Peter 2:4-5) The church is catholic (Hebrews 12:22-26) and the communion of saints (1 Corinthians 16:2-3) And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Read more