Promises

Promised King | Matthew 1:1-17 |
Is there a place for you in Jesus’ family? Matthew’s biography of Jesus begins with a summary of the back story. It shows Jesus is the ‘yes’ to God’s great promises to David and Abraham. He is God’s king for the whole world…and for us. Outline God keeps his promises (v1) Will God really keep promises? (vv2-16) Is there a place for me? (vv3, 5, 6) Promises kept in King Jesus (v17)

True Faithfulness | Malachi 2:10-16 |
Broken promises break relationships. In this message from Malachi 2 we hear that God takes faithfulness seriously because he is a faithful God. Outline Unfaithful People (v10) who marry unfaithfully (vv11-12) who are unfaithful in marriage (vv13-16) Our Faithful God (Ephesians 5:31-33)

From Fake Fasting to True Feasing | Zechariah 7-8 |
What does fake ‘religion,’ fake ‘devotion’ to God look like? And how do we see genuine love of God? In this message from Zechariah 7-8, we hear God’s stinging rebuke and yet astounding promises to his people. Outline Is sadness no more? (7:1-3) Pure religion (7:4-14) Sadness no more! (Chapter 8)

Unbelieveably Good News | Acts 13 |
What makes Jesus unbelievably good news? In this message we see how the death, resurrection, and reign of Jesus is the answer to God’s promises and the only way we can receive forgiveness and freedom. Outline Promised Saviour (vv16-25) Risen Saviour (vv26-37) Receiving Salvation (vv38-41) Unbelievable Salvation (vv42-52)

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

Fulfilled | Matthew 1:18-25, Isaiah 7:14-17 |
The message from our 2019 Christmas Carols service. Outline The Promise of God Fulfilled in Christ

God’s Faithful Mercy | Romans 9 |
The dilemma: Can God be trusted? (vv1-5) The answer: not every Israelite is ’true Israel’ (vv6-13) The objections Is God unjust? (vv14-18) Is God unfair? (vv19-30) Conclusion: it’s all about Jesus (vv31-33) Trusting our merciful God

Not One Failed Word | Joshua 23-24 |
Last Words Joshua’s last words (Joshua 23:1-2) What the LORD has done (23:3-5; 24:1-13) What his people are to do (24:14-24) Our last words Not one word has failed…in Jesus

Our Faithful God | Joshua 1 |
Joshua’s Commission (vv1-9) I will not leave you Be Strong and of Good Courage Joshua’s Command (vv10-18) Our Faithful God Matthew 28:20 & Acts 1:8 Ephesians 6:10