Sermons

Seek Christian Maturity | Philippians 1:1-11 |
How do we find joy and grow in spiritual maturity in the Christian life? Outline Introduction (vv1-2) Four reasons for joy (vv3-8) Four part prayer for spiritual growth (vv9-11)

From Fake Fasting to True Feasing | Zechariah 7-8 |
What does fake ‘religion,’ fake ‘devotion’ to God look like? And how do we see genuine love of God? In this message from Zechariah 7-8, we hear God’s stinging rebuke and yet astounding promises to his people. Outline Is sadness no more? (7:1-3) Pure religion (7:4-14) Sadness no more! (Chapter 8)

The Light Shine in the Darkness | John 8:12-30 |
Where is there light in our dark world? In this message from John 8, we hear Jesus’ astounding claim that he is the light of the world. Hope isn’t found in ‘religion’ or success, but in looking at Jesus, the light. Outline The Light of the world (v 12) The Darkness of the world (v 13-30) Those living in darkness judge Jesus by human standards Those living in darkness do not know God Those living in darkness will die in darkness Where we see the light

The Priest-King | Zechariah 6:9-15 |
What does mean to say ‘Jesus is the Christ’? In this message from Zechariah 6, we dig deep into the good news that Jesus is the Priest-King. Outline The Crowning of the Priest‽ Jesus Our Priest-King (Hebrews 1:1-3) The Temple Builder God’s Living Temple (1 Peter 2:4-10)

By God’s Spirit | Zechariah 4:1-6:8 |
Do you feel things are hopeless and you’re helpless? That the mountains of obstacles only ever look larger and harder? In this message from Zechariah’s vision, we hear a message of hope in God’s Spirit in difficult times. Outline Scene 6: God’s strengthening Spirit (Chapter 4) Scenes 7-9: God removes sin (5:1-6:8) By my Spirit! (Acts 2:32-33)

I AM the Resurrection and the Life | John 11:1-44 |
Our hope is in the living, risen Lord Jesus, who reconciles us with God, so we can share in his resurrection.

Clean Clothes | Zechariah 3 |
Have you ever found yourself underdressed for the occasion? As Zechariah’s vision continues, we’re confronted with the problem of filthy clothes—but God has an amazing solution and promise. Outline Dirty clothes in God’s courtroom (vv1-5) Promises of things to come (vv6-10) Our great high priest! (Hebrews 4:14-16) This sermon was prerecorded. Watch the video:

Second Chances | Zechariah 1-2 |
We love second chances—but what about God? Does he give second chances? In this message from the opening chapters of Zechariah we hear the good news of God’s promise to give something better than a second chance. Outline Context: no king and no temple (1:1) ‘Return to the LORD’ (1:2-6) Four Scenes of Overflowing Grace (1:7-2:13) God’s borderless city!

But God… | Ephesians 2:1-10 |
In the back of our minds we have the gnawing thought things are quite what they should be. In Ephesians 2 we hear God’s diagnosis, but the even better good news of grace (undeserved gift) in Jesus. Outline Diagnosis: Walking Dead (vv1-3) But God… (v4) made alive (v5) raised (vv6-7) It’s all a gift! (vv8-10)

Seek the LORD | Zephaniah |
Through Zephaniah, God warns the world of the judgment that will come. This is serious, but the good news is, God loves to save! Outline Context (1:1) God’s sweeping judgment (1:2-7) because of his people’s sin (1:8-2:3) because of the world’s sin (2:4-3:8) Singing for God’s Salvation! (3:9-20)