Money

True Profit | Malachi 3:6-18 |
Have you ever missed out on a great business or investment opportunity? In this message from Malachi, we hear how God’s generosity in the gospel enables us to be generous. Outline A generous God (vv6-7, 17-18) who is robbed (vv8-11) and spoken against (vv13-15) Gospel generosity (2 Corinthians 8)

Wisdom and Wealth | Proverbs |
What’s the wise thing to do with your money? Should you save or spend? Invest to leave an inheritance? In this, the final sermon in our Proverbs series, we consider wisdom and wealth. Outline The Blessing of Wealth (Proverbs 3:9-18) The wisdom of financial caution (Proverbs 22:7, 26-27) The wisdom of generosity (Proverbs 22:9, 16, 22-23, 28)

A Model Church (Part 2) | Acts 4:32-5:11 |
Are you faking it? In this message, we see an encouraging example of generosity and a severe warning to those who fake godliness. Outline God’s true people (4:32-37) Pretend Piety (5:1-11) Due to disruptions caused by flooding, this message was pre-recorded. You can watch the video recording on YouTube

A Model Church? | Acts 2:42-47 |
What should be at the centre of a Christian community? In this message we go back to the original, earliest followers of Jesus, looking at their life together, and how it should shape us. Outline Devoted to… (v42) Awe (v43) Love (vv44-46) Gladness (v46) Gospel Growth (v47)

Receiving the Kingdom | Mark 10:13-31 |
Who would you expect Jesus to welcome? Who would God want in his kingdom? In this message from Mark’s Gospel we see two events that show us who receives God’s kingdom. Outline Welcoming in (vv13-16) Walking away (vv17-22) All things are possible (vv23-31) Disciples of the Kingdom

Children of Light | Ephesians 5:1-14 |
Jesus calls his people to love sacrificially, and when they do this they’ll shine as Children of Light. Outline Not even a hint (vv3-4) Because No inheritance (v5) You are light (vv6-10) … which enlightens (vv11-14) Living as Light

Healthy Relationships | Ephesians 2:25-32 |
How can we have healthy relationships? In this message, we hear how Jesus enables us to ’live in the light’, particularly in the way we speak, work, and respond to anger. Outline Healthy Words (vv25, 29-32) Healthy Work (v28) Healthy Wrath (vv26-27, 31-32) Psalm 4:1-5 Changed for relational health

Interrogating the King | Luke 20:20-21:4 |
Often we ask questions with no intention of listening, but just to prove ourselves right. And it can be the same with the questions we ask of Jesus. In this message we see some people meet Jesus with an agenda, hoping to trap him. But instead, the truth is revealed. Outline Whose image? (20:20-26) Whose wife? (20:27-40) Whose son? (20:41-44) Whose example? (20:45-21:4)

Blind and Seeing | Luke 18:35-19:10 |
How sure are you that you’re seeing what’s real? Do you need glasses?
Or do you just need to pay attention? In this sermon, we see that Jesus came to seek and save the lost. He came to rescue us from blindness and to open our eyes to his generous mercy. Before the sermon we watched this video: Outline Are you seeing Jesus truly? A blind man sees (18:35-43) A short man sees (19:1-10) Jesus came to seek and save us! Read more

Haves and Have-Nots | Luke 18:15-34 |
What do you need to do to enter God’s kingdom? A bloke who seemed to have everything going for him, asked Jesus this question. But Jesus’ surprising answer shows how God’s kingdom conflicts with our world’s values of status and power. Greedy-hearted humans can’t enter God’s Kingdom, but God has made it possible for those who like a child receive his generosity in Jesus. Outline Empty Hands (vv15-17) Not what you offer (vv18-30) The suffering and rising king (vv31-34) Will you enter God’s kingdom? Read more