Sermons By Date: 2022

What are the best and worst bits about Christmas, to you?
What does the Bible say?
This short message follows on from our Christmas drama.
The birth of Jesus - random or not?
In Luke chapter 1 we read of two announcements:
The birth of John the Baptist
The birth of Jesus.
We know a lot of information about people such as the Royal Family. But do we really know them…..likewise we know a lot about God…But do we really know God
Have you ever stolen from your brother or sister?
Did your mum encourage you to steal from your brother or sister?
Is there a better alternative to deceiving and taking?
What about humbling ourselves before the Lord?
Can we believe, that he will lift us up?
Remembrance Day— we are in a physical and Spiritual warfare. We need to choose which army we belong to; God’s army or Satan’s army? Know your enemy as you. Fighting God’s army.
We look at two questions today:
1. Are we making the same Mistakes as our Parents?
2. Are we aware of the Battle for Living Water?
God is love and we are to love God. Jesus calls us to love our neighbours. But who are our neighbours? Are you a Samaritan?
Do you long for unity?
The Psalmist extols the blessings of unity.
Unity is hard to find today.
How often do we find unity in the Bible?
What will happen when we love one another?
The origin of nations, the chosen nation of God and their prominence in time past. The 'birth pains' as we are about to enter a new era where the Lord reigns for all eternity, the appearance of the antichrist and the Lord's return, the Millennium, New Jerusalem and God's acceptance of all nations.
How would you summarise Abraham's life?
What things can you learn from him?
How would you like to be remembered?
How can I prepare for marriage?
When should I start preparing for marriage?
What does Harvest teach us?
Harvest reminds us to choose
Harvest explains evil
Harvest points to Jesus
Harvest gives us a job to do
What does it say when we weep and mourn?
What does it say when we pay?
What can we learn from Abraham's example, following the death of his wife Sarah?
Do you ever feel that you are being tested?
We face many challenges in our world today.
Abraham was tested by God.
What can we learn from his situation?
How well do you get on with your neighbours?
How important is it to you?
What does the Bible say?
Are there any risks that we need to be aware of?
Abraham and Sarah waited 25 years for their son Isaac to be born.
What could have spoiled their happiness, when he finally arrived?
Is there a sequel to this story?
We look at further incidents from the life of Abraham and Lot, presented in 4 parts:
1. All because they thought it was a joke
2. Would you make the same mistake twice?
3. The fear of the Lord
4. What a way to behave whilst waiting for the Lord’s return
Judgement will fall very soon
It is not a joke
Don’t look back
Ask for mercy
And remember: Don’t look back
Is anything too hard for the Lord?
Is anyone righteous?
What did Abraham and Sarah discover?
How does it apply to us?
How do you understand the covenant of circumcision in the Old Testament?
Why does God call it an everlasting covenant?
How is it relevant today?
Have you been to a theme park recently?
Have you been on a scary ride?
Abram's journey of faith truly was a roller coaster ride.
How are you surviving the peaks and troughs, and the ups and downs?
Do you keep your head down, worrying about the here and now?
Or will you dare to raise your gaze, to see all that God is promising you?
Rest from a biblical perspective. God rested blessed the Sabbath day and asked His people to also rest on that day. Rest is important for us and not getting sufficient rest has dire consequences. Most Christians choose the first day of the week as their day of rest. Only in God can we find true rest. Eventually we will rest in the new Jerusalem which comes down out of heaven from God - but only if our names are in the Lamb's book of life.
Christ is coming soon and it could be today! Are you ready to meet our Saviour? Are you saved? Time is short so keep looking up with expectancy.
Who on earth is Melchizedek - King of Salem?
Why did Abram give him a tenth?
Why did Abram refuse to receive anything from the King of Sodom?
Where else do we hear about straps of sandals?
If you are offered two variations, which do you choose?
How do you make your choice?
How did Abram choose?
What can we learn from him?
Should the world be teaching the people of God?
Or should the people of God be teaching the world?
Are we living in the light of God's promises?
Are we living by faith?
What happens to our witness, when we give way to fear and doubt?
After presenting an number of Biblical passages relating to the certainty of the Lord's return we look at why we should be ready for His return and then how we can get ready for this event. We also highlight the warnings about what happened to those who did not have faith and the fact that when the trumpet sounds, the Lord will return for His own.
What happens, when we try to make a name for ourselves?
What happens, when we try to build a tower, to our own glory?
We look at 3 towers in the Bible.
What can we learn from these 3 very different towers?

We see 4 changes in Genesis Chapter 9:
1. In the Animal Kingdom
2. At the Restaurant
3. In the Sky
4. In the World of Work

How do these changes relate to us today?

Did the flood solve any real problems?
Did it solve the sin problem?
Did it get to the heart of the problem?
What does the flood teach us?

01 May 2022 - Who Shut the Door?

We look at two questions today:
Who Shut the Door?
Who Opened the Way?
And we see, our God, being Hands-on, to bring us salvation.

24 Apr 2022 - Feeling downcast on the road

Today we read about two of Jesus' followers, who were downcast on the road to Emmaus.
We look at a number of questions that they faced back then, that are still relevant for us today.

17 Apr 2022 - School project at Easter

Imagine that you were at school, back in the day, when Jesus was crucified.
You were given a school project, to film and edit events in Israel.
What details would you include in your report?

15 Apr 2022 - Good Friday Message

Do you ever struggle, with the desires that battle within you?
How could Jesus say, to the criminal on the cross: Today you will be with me in paradise?
Why was the curtain in the temple torn in two?

10 Apr 2022 - Jesus is Coming

Jesus arrives in Jerusalem, on a donkey.
Jesus is coming!
How are we responding to him?
(You may like to read John 11 & 12 before listening to this message.)

03 Apr 2022 - Why do we celebrate the Lord’s Supper

To reflect on the Lord’s Supper, and remember Calvary and rejoice for our future eternity

27 Mar 2022 - God's Heart and the Human Heart

What do you see, when you look around the world today?
What does God see?
What is the Heart of the problem?

20 Mar 2022 - Walking faithfully with God

What do you think about, walking with God?
Is it easy or hard?
Is it essential or optional?
What can we learn from Enoch?

13 Mar 2022 - War on earth

When did the first world war take place?
When did the second world war take place?
We look at six features of war, throughout history.

06 Mar 2022 - The Last Days

We are living in terrible times among deceptive men in an apostate world, …is there any hope? But God has given us an antidote!

27 Feb 2022 - Cursed is the ground - Genesis 3 (Part 2)

Do you ever look at the news and ask - what is wrong with our world?
Ever since the time of Adam and Eve - the ground that we walk on has been cursed.
But Christ has redeemed us from the curse, by becoming a curse for us.

20 Feb 2022 - Something amiss in the Garden: Genesis 3 (Part 1) 

How does temptation work?
What tactics does Satan employ, when tempting us?
What schemes did he use in the Garden of Eden?

13 Feb 2022 - Everything was very good but one thing is not good: Genesis 2

What is not good?
What did God do to resolve the situation?
Today we celebrate God's creation and the institution of marriage.

06 Feb 2022 - Order, structures, rules and boundaries in God's creation. Genesis 1:1 – 2:3

How do you view God's creation?
Are you aware of all the order, structures, rules and boundaries that God has put in place?
When God saw all that he had made, the Bible says that it was very good.

30 Jan 2022 - Let’s start at the very beginning: Genesis 1:1-5

What really happened in the very beginning?
We look at the opening words of Genesis, and the opening words of John's Gospel, to answer this question.

23 Jan 2022 - Open the Door

Where does God live on earth today?
We look at the Tent of Meeting in Shiloh and the Temple in Jerusalem, together with 2 of Jesus's prophecies, regarding the Jerusalem Temple.

16 Jan 2022 - Itching ears & tingling ears

The Itching Ear Brigade would do well to remember, the Living God who can make Ears tingle.
We look at the Apostle Paul's advice to Timothy, in which he mentions "itching ears" and also at God's words to Samuel, in which he mentions "tingling ears".

09 Jan 2022 - Satan in the New Testament

This is the final message in our series on Satan, in which we look at nine examples of Satan’s tactics in the New Testament.
And we need to be warned: He may use the same strategies today.

02 Jan 2022 - New Year - in the time of Moses

How do you celebrate New Year?
What do you actually celebrate at New Year?
In the time of Moses, God ordained New Year celebrations, which were full of meaning and significance.
What can we learn from them?


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