When opposition comes, due to the Holy Spirit’s power, God’s people are able to respond with boldness. This sermon was recorded as part of our online gathering due to the February 2022 floods in Gympie.
What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? In this message, we hear of God’s amazing gifts of forgiveness and his Spirit, given because Jesus is risen and reigning. Outline Beginning in Jerusalem (vv1-13) The Spirit is poured out (vv14-21) because the crucified Christ is ascended (vv22-36) Everyone who calls upon his name… (vv37-41)
What do you expect to find in the Bible? In this message, we hear how the whole Bible is about Jesus—his suffering and glories. Outline This salvation Revealed to the prophets (vv10-11) Revealed to us (v12) …but not to angels (v12) Search the scriptures
How is Jesus’ life good news now? Outline The beginning (v1) Preparation (vv2-8) Declaration (vv9-11) Conflict (vv12-13) The good news continues
Can you know God without having anything to do with a Christian church? In this message, we consider what it means to say ‘I believe…the church.’ Outline I believe…the church? (Genesis 12:1-3; Ezekiel 37:24-27; 1 Peter 2:4-5) The church is catholic (Hebrews 12:22-26) and the communion of saints (1 Corinthians 16:2-3) And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Read more
Who is the Holy Spirit, what is he doing in believers and in the world? In this message, as we continue our series What We Believe, we listen to what Jesus taught about the Spirit of Truth. Outline Another Advocate (John 14:16) The Spirit and Believers (John 14:17-21, 26; 16:6-7, 12-15) The Spirit and the World (John 16:8-11) Believing in the Holy Spirit
If God spoke to you, would you listen? In this sermon, we continue our Back to Basics series by finding out how we can Listen to God. Outline God’s breathed-out word (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:20-21) God’s useful word (2 Timothy 3:16-17, Hebrews 4:12-13) Are you listening?
Teach us to pray (v1) … for the greatest gift (vv2-4) …which honours God’s name (vv5-8) …as he gives good gifts (vv9-13) Jesus is the answer to his own prayer Luke 3:22; Acts 2:38 So it can be answered in us! (Unfortunately there was some distortion in the recording of this sermon.)
A tragic morning that turns to joy So we can find life Romans 8:11 Is your life a tragedy or a comedy
Jesus is going… to prepare a place (vv1-7) so greater works will be done (vv8-14) to send the Spirit (vv15-26) so his disciples will have peace (vv27-31) Life ‘without’ Jesus