Judgment

Faithful Suffering | 1 Peter 4:12-19 |
What does God have to say about suffering, especially the suffering of his people? In this message from 1 Peter we hear how not to be surprised by suffering. Outline Suffering with Christ (vv12-14) Suffering as a Christian (vv15-16) Suffering and the will of God (vv17-19) A pre-recorded video of this sermon is also available

Though I Fall, I Will Rise | Micah 7 |
God’s big story is of death and resurrection, falling and rising. This means that even at times of distress, in God there is hope. This talk is the final message in our series ‘What Does the LORD Require?’. Outline The miserable situation (vv1-6) so, I wait for the Lord (vv7-13) for restoration (vv14-17) Who is like our God‽ (vv18-20)

Justice and Judgment | Micah 6:9-16 |
Where do you think real wisdom is found? In this message from Micah, we hear how true wisdom is found, not in getting away with lies and deception, but fearing God. Outline Wise fear (v9) Injustice and Unfaithfulness (vv10-12) Frustrated to futility (vv13-15) Walking away from God (v16) Fearing the God of Judgment and Justice

Standing With the King | Luke 21:5-38 |
Whether it’s the ‘big things’ in the news or the small things in our own life there are many things which can make us anxious. What does Jesus have to offer our anxious hearts? Outline Do not be deceived (vv5-9) Stand firm (vv10-28) Be alert (vv29-38)

The Sacrificing King | 2 Samuel 21-24 |
Forgiveness always costs. As 2 Samuel ends, we visit the site of the future temple where King David makes a sacrifice to save his people from judgement. This sacrifice is a shadow of Jesus who sacrifices himself to rescue us from judgement. King David’s willingness to lay down his life for Israel, his sheep, prepares us for Jesus, the good shepherd who dies for his sheep. Outline David’s grasping census (24:1-10) Consequences and compassion (24:11-25) Jesus, the self-sacrificing king

Blind Judging the Blind | John 9 |
Judging a blind man (9:1-5) …who is given sight (9:6-13) …reveals true blindness (9:14-41) Tradition and Religion Fear of people Pride Has judgment made you blind?

What is Jesus Doing About Persecution? | 2 Thessalonians 1 |
Paul and the Thessalonians (vv1-2) Acts 17 A Church Growing in Faith and Love (v3) A Church that is Persecuted (vv4-10) Isaiah 2:19 Romans 12:9 A Church Working for Jesus' Glory (vv11-22) What is Jesus doing?

Jesus' Trial | Luke 22:66-23:31 |
The Trial Religious leaders (22:66-71) Pilate - part 1 (23:1-7) Herod (23:8-12) Pilate - part 2 (23:13-24) Following Jesus to the cross The other Simon (23:26) The women (23:27-31) Judging the judge

The Day of Justice and Forgiveness | Joel 3 |
The day of justice (vv1-16a) God will judge the nations …for their sin So prepare to meet the LORD! (Revelation 14:14-20) The day of forgiveness (vv16b-21) (Revelation 21:27) Are you prepared for this day?

A Day of Repentance | Joel 1:1-2:17 |
The prophet Joel (Joel 1:1) A plague of biblical proportions … is a call to true repentance True repentance (2 Corinthians 7:2-12) (During the sermon we watched this news report of a locust plague in Madagascar - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTOgUjMcQWk)