Sermons

Sep 2018
9

Mark 8.27 - 9.1 ‘Jesus is... the crucified Messiah’

Jesus had to die - his life (and death) are the pattern for his followers; he doesn’t call us to an easy life, but to self-denial and self-sacrifice. He promises to be with us, and to help us live faithfully.
Aug 2018
26

Judges 13.1-25 ‘Samson’s mother’

We don’t know her name, but we do know she was sensible, listened to God, and lived faithfully - what a great example to us today!
Aug 2018
19

Acts 23.12-24 ‘Paul’s nephew’

May all of us be anonymous to history, but known to God as women and men who lived faithful lives.
Jul 2018
1

James 4.13 - 5.6 ‘Your wealth: generous or greedy?’

How we treat wealth is a barometer for our heart. Does our attitude to wealth reveal us to be generous, or greedy?
Jun 2018
24

James 4.11-12 & 5.19-20 ‘Your attitude: restoring or condemning?’

Christians need a biblical attitude: neither judgemental, nor ‘anything goes’, but encouraging and warning one another with humility and love.
Jun 2018
17

James 4.1-10 ‘Your heart: humble or divided?’

Friends, the problem is we aren’t Christian enough – we need a big does of humility – how can you grow in your discipleship today?
Jun 2018
3

James 3.1-12 ‘Your tongue: blessing or cursing?’

Our mouths reveal what is in our hearts - good and bad. We praise God and curse others with the same mouth.
May 2018
20

Ezekiel 37.1-14 ‘Dead or alive?’

Without the ruach of God – without his breath, his wind, his Spirit – we are as good as dead.
May 2018
6

James 2.1-13 ‘Your love: blind or partial?’

The Law was always about freedom - to love and live as God intended.
Apr 2018
22

James 1.19-27 ‘Your religion: doing or just listening?’

James puts it like this: do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.