Resurrection

Risen | Mark 16 |
As light dawns on the third day, the future breaks into the present with fear and alarm, but because Jesus is alive we need not be afraid. Outline Light dawns (vv1-3) An alarming sight! (vv4-7) Trembling and Afraid (v8) This sermon covers Mark 16:1-8. In the message there is a brief mention of the question of the ending of Mark. This is a short introduction to the questions around Mark’s ending

Witnesses to the Resurrection | Acts 1 |
Where is Jesus now? What is he doing? In this message, which begins our new series in Acts 1-7, we hear the encouraging answer to these questions. Outline What Jesus began to do (vv1-5) Power for witness (vv6-8) What Jesus continues to do (vv9-11) What the witnesses continue to do (vv12-26)

The Son Revealed | Mark 13 |
In this message, we hear some of Jesus most troubling words, as he prepares his followers for the greatest distress of history—and the mission that will follow. Outline Mountain Top View (vv1-4) Signs and Suffering (vv5-13) Greatest distress (vv14-23) The Son Comes (vv24-32) Watch (vv33-37) The Mission of the Son Revealed

Whose Authority? | Mark 11:27-12:27 |
‘Who do you think you are?’ ‘Where do you get your authority from?’ As we continue to follow Jesus during his final week in Jerusalem, we see his authority as he debates and teaches the so-called religious leaders in the temple. Outline Test 1: Authority (11:27-33) The rejected cornerstone (12:1-11, Isaiah 5:1-2, 7) Test 2: Politics (12:12-17) Test 3: Resurrection (12:18-27) Don’t be deceived!

The Good Life (in Bad Days) | 1 Peter 3:8-22 |
What do you think the ‘good life’ is, and where do you find it? In 1 Peter 3, God says the good life is found in Jesus, and this is something even suffering and persecution can’t take away. This passage also has some hard to understand bits in it - so have a listen to understand how something about ‘imprisoned spirits’ gives confidence and hope even in bad days. Outline How to see the good life (vv8-12) Even in bad days (vv13-17) Because of the Victory of Christ (vv18-22)

Living Hope | 1 Peter 1:1-9 |
Is it possible to face suffering and trials with joy or hope? As we begin this series in 1 Peter, Hope Away From Home, we hear how Jesus gives us everything we need to have a true, living hope. Outline To those far from home (vv1-2) What God has done (vv3-5) Joy in trials (vv6-9)

Why Did Jesus Rise? | Isaiah 52:13-14; 53:10-12 |
Why did Jesus rise to life again? What does it reveal about him, and what difference does it make? Outline From suffering to glory For his offspring For justification For victory

Our Gospel Hope | 1 Corinthians 15 |
‘You only live once.’ But what if that’s not true? In this message, we finishing our series ‘What We Believe’ and hear what the Bible says about resurrection and life everlasting and how that gives us hope and changes our now. Outline The good news of Jesus (1 Corinthians 15:1-11) The good news of resurrection (15:12-28) Why resurrection matters (15:29-34) All things new (15:35-53) Life everlasting…and now (15:54-58)

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

Light | Luke 24:1-8; 44-49 |
What is the light and hope Jesus’ resurrection brings? In this message, as we look at Luke’s record of the first day of the week we see the light of Jesus’ resurrection is that new creation has broken into the world and so forgiveness of sins is now possible. Outline New Creation (Luke 24:1-8) Repentance and Forgiveness (Luke 24:44-49) Mission and Message