The Reign of God’s Word | 1 Kings 12-16 |
Why do things (good and bad) happen? As God’s people are thrown into chaos as they are ruled by faithless and foolish kings, we see the God’s Word remains in control. Outline Foolish and Faithless Kings But God’s Word Reigns

A Wise King? | 1 Kings 10-11 |
Does God’s glory take your breath away? As Solomon’s life comes to an end, we see the breathtaking goodness of God in Solomon’s wisdom, but also the sad way his life ends. It’s an encouragement and warning to us—because in Jesus, one greater than Solomon is here. Outline Breathtaking Wisdom (1 Kings 10) Head-shaking Disobedience (1 Kings 11) Learning and Seeing True Wisdom (Matthew 12:42; 1 Corinthians 1:21-25)

A Wise King | 1 Kings 3-4 |
As Solomon’s kingdom is established we see God’s promised blessings fulfilled—though cracks show, and so we look to the greater wise king, Jesus. Outline The story so far God’s promises fulfilled through a wise king though, cracks are beginning to show Becoming wise through our wise king

Politics or Promise? | 1 Kings 1-2 |
As the book of 1 Kings begins, we meet a king on his deathbed–and things go down from there. In a time of decline and despair, when people are making political alliances, how do we see God at work? What’s really in control–politics or God’s promises? Outline Introducing Kings Who Will Be King? (1 Kings 1) The Kingdom Established (1 Kings 2) Politics or Promise? The Established Kingdom of David’s Son (Romans 1:1-4)

Three Kings | Matthew 2:1-12 |
A Christmas message considering the three kings of Matthew 2–not the three kings you might expect, but two responses to the shepherd-king, Jesus. Outline Herod: The Anxious King Magi: Honouring the True King Jesus: The Shepherd-King

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)

Crowning the King | Matthew 20 & 27 |
In this Good Friday message, we hear from Matthew’s gospel what it means for Jesus to be a king who serves by giving his life as a ransom for many. Outline The king is crowned The king’s kingdom The king’s ransom

Mocking the King | Mark 15:1-32 |
Why did Jesus die? As Jesus is mocked by soldiers and leaders, they unwittingly speak the truth—that through his death, Jesus saves. Outline The King or the Terrorist (vv1-16) Crowning the King (vv16-20) The King who Saves (vv21-32)

An Assurance From God | Haggai 2:20-23 |
‘God’s past faithfulness gives assurance for his future promises.’ Outline Why is it needed? Assurance through God’s justice and protection Assurance through God’s faithfulness