What are you searching for? Last year ‘What is Good Friday good?’ was one of the most searched questions on Google. Join us this Easter as we hear Jesus’ answer to what we are searching for. Good Friday: 8:30 am || Easter Sunday: 9:30 am 11 Crown Road, Gympie During the Good Friday service, we’ll take up a collection for the PresAID Easter Appeal. This year, funds from the appeal will go towards building an amenities block in Zambia and a clean water supply for a prison in Malawi. Read more
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
A tragic morning that turns to joy So we can find life Romans 8:11 Is your life a tragedy or a comedy
Jesus said he came that people might have ‘life, and have it to the full’ (John 10:10). He said he came to give eternal life (John 3:16), that he gives living water (John 4:10) and is the bread of life (John 6:35). Despite these claims, his own life was tragically cut short, executed through a conspiracy of religious leaders and a failure of political justice. Yet, it is through this darkness Jesus offers life. Read more
The death of a righteous man (vv44-47) The sun turns dark The temple curtain splits Jesus cries his last words Why this unjust death is ‘good’ (1 Peter 3:18) Three responses to Jesus (vv48-56) Recognise Respect Repent How will you respond to Jesus?
This term we’ve been following Jesus on his way to the cross as recorded in Luke’s biography of Jesus. In this final week the King came to his capital, the Son of God came to his temple, but he faced rejection and betrayal. Join us this Easter weekend as we reflect on the dramatic conclusion to this week and the astounding new beginning of the next. 8:30am Good Friday, 9:30am Easter Sunday, 11 Crown Road, Gympie. Read more
A Sorrowful Meeting (vv13-18) … because hope has been lost (vv19-24) The Story Explained (vv25-29) Hope is Raised to Life (vv30-32) Can you hope in Jesus?
Good Friday Sermon, 2016 The unforgiving mockers (vv34-38) The unforgivable men (vv32-33; 39-43) Finding forgiveness