King

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

Submitting for Christ | 1 Peter 2:11-25 |
How should followers of Jesus relate to government and other ‘authorities’? If Jesus is the eternal king, how does that change things? This question is big at the moment, as we’ve all experienced new and regularly changing rules and instructions from those who govern us. What direction does the Bible give for us today? Outline Living to God’s glory (vv11-12) Submitting to government (vv13-17) Submitting to ‘masters’ (vv18-20) Because Christ is our suffering shepherd (vv21-25) (In this message this sermon, ‘Serving the Lord’ is referenced. Read more

The Crucified and Risen Son | Acts 3:11-26 |
For 2000 years, Christians have said that Jesus was crucified, yet rose again, is now ruling, and will return. This is a dangerous truth as it means our life has meaning and will be called to account. This is a dangerous truth because it gives hope and meaning in Christ. Outline Crucified (Acts 3:13-15, 1 Peter 3:18) Risen (Acts 3:15) Ruling (Ephesians 1:19-23; Philippians 2:6-11; Acts 3:16-19) Returning (Acts 3:20-23) A dangerous truth? Read more

Growing to Maturity | Ephesians 4:7-16 |
What does a strong, healthy, mature Christian life and church look like? This sermon was recorded during Gympie Presbyterian Church’s first in-person gathering after 17 weeks of ‘gathering’ online. Outline Christ’s generous victory (v7-10) Christ’s gifts (v11) To grow to maturity (vv12-16) (In the introduction to this message, this podcast episode from Reach Australia was referenced.)

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)

Recognising the King | Luke 19:28-48 |
Where do you look for peace? In this message we see Jesus, the only hope for peace, humbly entering the royal city. But as he comes, the question is will we receive him and his peace? Outline Prepare the way (vv28-35) Three responses to Jesus (vv36-40) The tears of the king (vv41-44) Cleaning God’s house (vv45-48) Will you recognise Jesus as king?

The Question of Authority | Luke 20:1-20 |
Just who do you think you are? (vv1-8) Just who do they think they are? (vv9-16) The cost of rejecting Jesus (vv17-20) Psalm 118, Isaiah 8, Daniel 2 Just who do you think Jesus is?

Making an Entrance | Luke 19:28-48 |
The entrance of the king (19:28-38) But not everyone’s welcoming… The Pharisees (vv39-40) The Capital (vv41-44) The Priests (vv45-48) Will you welcome the king? Will you welcome this king?