Sermons

Bible Book = ‘matthew’


Sep 2020
6

Matthew 7.24-27 ‘Building... on the Word’

Friends, let’s be disciples and not the crowd. Let’s hear these words of Jesus, and put them into practice – and so build our life on solid rock.

Aug 2020
23

Matthew 16.13-19 ‘God builds with us’

Jesus is building his church – even here, in Amington! – and nothing, not even a pandemic, can stop him.

Apr 2019
28

Matthew 13.1-23 ‘The Life You’ve Always Wanted’

How do we become more like Jesus, and live the life we’ve always wanted? The answer is: gardening.

Dec 2018
16

Matthew 2.1-12 ‘Jesus is for life, not just for Christmas’

My prayer is that we might all make space for Jesus this Christmas - and then in January, in February and beyond.

Oct 2018
14

Mark 10.1-12 ‘Jesus is... the (divorce) lawyer’

The church isn’t a palace for the perfect, it’s a hospital for sinners. And God forgives all those who truly repent - which is not the same as saying ‘anything goes’.

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.

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.

Apr 2018
15

James 1.2-18 ‘Your life: mature or double-minded?’

Mature Christians meet trials with perseverance, and meet doubt with wisdom.

Apr 2018
8

James 1.1 ‘Wholehearted devotion’

Let us listen to James, do what he says, and learn to be devoted to Jesus with all our hearts

Nov 2017
19

Matthew 6.1-4, 19-24 ‘How can I live generously?’

Christian giving is not about fundraising or buying God’s favour. It is a way of responding (in secret) to God’s generosity to us - storing up the true treasure of a generous and godly life.