Rich and Poor
Would you be convinced if someone were to rise from the dead? In this message, we listen to another story Jesus told. A story about a rich man who loves money, not God, and who shows this by overlooking the poor. Outline A parable … of two men (vv19-21) …and the tables are turned (vv22-26) …because they wouldn’t listen. (vv27-31) Jesus has crossed the chasm …will you? Read more

God and Money
Who do you serve? This week, we hear Jesus give a warning to religious people who love money—’no one can serve two masters.’ This is a stark warning as Jesus urges us to enter his kingdom. Outline During the sermon, we watched this video: The background: Herod and the Pharisees (vv 16-18) A parable of a shrewd manager (vv 1-8) …which means (vv 9-15) you can’t serve God and money! Read more

Where Your Treasure Is
There’s more to life (vv13-21) … so don’t worry (vv22-29) … and seek eternal treasure (vv30-34) The article referenced during the sermon is Don’t be anxious about anything! Is that all God’s got to say? by Paul Grimmond

Delayed Gratification
Waiting for lasting wealth (vv17-19) Waiting for lasting truth (vv20-21) Will you wait for something better?

How are you teaching?
The failings of false teaching: Fighting (vv3-5) Finance (vv6-10) Flee and fight (vv11-16) How are you teaching?

When God Is Small
Jesus against the religious leaders who… made God small (20:41-44) (Psalm 110:1) and made themselves big (20:45-47) But when God is big…(21:1-4)

God’s Generosity Creation (Job 41:11b) Salvation (2 Corinthians 8:9) Being Generous How generous? Tithing? (Numbers 18; Deuteronomy 14) Or…? Who to be generous to? Galatians 6:10 Galatians 6:6; 1 Timothy 5:17-18 How to be generous?

You are what you earn The Gospel and Identity …a gift from our Creator …a gift from our Saviour 1 Corinthians 1:26-29 Romans 6:1-4 Who are you?

A Root of all kinds of evil… What is greed? (1 Timothy 6:9; 3:3) Our money problem (1 Timothy 6:9-10, 17) Luke 12:13-15 Luke 16:13 Colossians 3:5 How to be really rich (Revelation 3:17-18; 1 Timothy 6:11) Flee Greed Pursue God

Why is contentment so hard? Genesis 3:4-6 Contentment and God Matthew 7:7-11 How to Learn Contentment Philippians 4:10-13 1 Timothy 6:6-10