Compassionate Justice | Nahum |
Is God’s justice good news? What compassion can be found when God avenges wrongs? In this message from the little known prophet, Nahum, we hear the good news of God’s compassionate justice. Outline Setting the Scene An avenging refuge (1:1-8) Judgment against Nineveh (2:3-10) Joy in Justice (1:15; 3:18-19) Compassionate Justice at the Cross (Colossians 2:13-15)

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)

God the Holy Spirit | John 14:15-26; 16:4-15 |
Who is the Holy Spirit, what is he doing in believers and in the world? In this message, as we continue our series What We Believe, we listen to what Jesus taught about the Spirit of Truth. Outline Another Advocate (John 14:16) The Spirit and Believers (John 14:17-21, 26; 16:6-7, 12-15) The Spirit and the World (John 16:8-11) Believing in the Holy Spirit

Refuge | Psalm 46 |
What is your source of comfort? Where do you find refuge and safety when it feels like the world is crumbling? In Psalm 46, we’re given the great news that God is refuge and strength for all who turn to him. Outline God our refuge (vv1-3) The refuge of God’s presence (vv4-7) The refuge of God’s victory (vv8-11) Resting in God’s refuge

Rejecting the King | Luke 20:1-19 |
When Jesus spoke, people saw he had authority. But this was divisive and difficult, especially for religious people. In this passage, we see the final result of rejecting Jesus’ kingly authority. Outline Jesus’ authority questioned (vv1-8) Jesus’ authority rejected (vv9-15) Christ’s crushing authority? (vv16-19) Will you receive or reject Jesus? (1 Peter 2:4-6)

God’s Abundant Grace | Amos 7-9 |
Visions of the end (7:1-9:10) God has been patient (7:1-6) But it won’t last forever (7:7-9; 8:1-9:10) Because God’s Word is rejected (7:10-17) But even so, God will restore (9:11-15) Has God been gracious (Acts 15:16-18)? Revelation 22:1-3

Will God Judge? | Amos 1-3 |
The Man (1:1) The Message From God (1:2; 3-3:8) To the Nations (1:3-2:3) To God’s People (2:4-3:15) To Us

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

The Downward Spiral | Judges 1:1-3:6 |
The story so far (2:1-2a) God continues to be faithful (1:1-18) … but God’s people fail (1:19-34) What went wrong? Israel didn’t pass the baton (2:6-10) The downward spiral (2:11-19) 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?