Sermons By Date: 2024

26 May 2024 - Aim (Even) Higher

2 Timothy chapters 3 and 4

19 May 2024 - Christian Etiquette

"How one ought to behave in the household of God", based on Paul's first letter to Timothy

05 May 2024 - Resurrection words of Jesus - part 5

This is the 5th part of our series, looking at the words that Jesus spoke, after his resurrection.
Here are some of the words that we will be looking at in this message:
Go and tell
Go and make
Teach them to obey
Repentance will be preached
You are witnesses
Stay
My father and your father
My God and your God

28 Apr 2024 - Resurrection words of Jesus - part 4

This is the 4th part of our series, looking at the words that Jesus spoke, after his resurrection.
Here are the words that we will be looking at in this message:
How slow you are to believe
Why do doubts rise in your minds?
Do you have anything here to eat?
Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed
Do we find it easy to believe - or does it seem like hard work?

21 Apr 2024 - Resurrection words of Jesus - part 3

This is the 3rd part of our series, looking at the words that Jesus spoke, after his resurrection.
Here are the words that we will be looking at in this message:
What are you discussing?
What things?
How foolish you are
Maybe we should ask ourselves the question: What are we discussing on the journey?

14 Are 2024 - Resurrection words of Jesus - part 2

This is the 2nd part of our series, looking at the words that Jesus spoke, after his resurrection.
Here are the words that we will be looking at in this message:
Brothers
Friends
Come and have breakfast
How can these words transform our lives, in our generation?

07 Apr 2024 - Resurrection Words of Jesus - part 1

This is the first part of a new series, looking at the words that Jesus spoke, after his resurrection.
Here are the words that we will be looking at in this message:
Rejoice
Peace be with you
Why are you crying?
Why are you troubled?
Do not be afraid
I am with you always
Mary
How can these words transform our lives, in our generation?

31 Mar 2024 - The Journey - part 6

This is our message for Resurrection Sunday.
We did things differently this morning, by giving over a lot of our teaching time to an interview with our young people.
You can see the questions that we looked at in slides 1-7 but we have not included the audio recording of this interview.
This was followed by a very short message which was accompanied by slide 8.

29 Mar 2024 - The Journey - part 5

This is our Good Friday message.
We look at everything that happened, according to Luke, on that memorable Friday, starting with the words: At daybreak ...

24 Mar 2024 - The Journey - part 4

Judas betrays Jesus.
Jesus talks about his body and his blood.
Peter denies even knowing Jesus.
And if we take a closer look, there are so many aspects that apply to us.

17 Mar 2024 - The Journey - part 3

Jesus is still in the temple, and he is delivering some key teaching.
We start by noting that we should give God our best, in terms of time, energy, resources and finance.
And we end by noting that we should also give God, the best part of our day.

10 Mar 2024 - The Journey - part 2

Jesus is in the temple courts and people keep asking him questions.
And sometimes, Jesus answered a question - with a question.
We notice that Jesus is so different from the celebrity leaders back in his day, and in our generation too.
Jesus did not come to be treated as a celebrity.
He came to serve, and to give up his life as a ransom for many.

03 Mar 2024 - The Journey - part 1

Jesus passes through Jericho on his way to Jerusalem and arrives at the temple.
Opinions are divided.
Some people hang on his every word.
Others want to hang him on a cross.
How do we respond to Jesus?

25 Feb 2024 - Are you religious? Are you following a religion?

Are you religious?
Are you following a religion?
Jim says that following Jesus is not a religion - but a relationship.
But if you asked his work colleagues, they would tell you that Jim does not swear, because he is religious.
So, who is correct?
What does the Bible say about religion?
Does the Bible encourage us to be religious?

18 Feb 2023 - Me or Us? Part 2

Last week we looked at the importance of unity within the body of Christ, and that we should not declare that we do not need each other.
This week, in part 2, we look at how we should behave, if and when we find that we are the only believer in a certain location or season in life.
How did Old Testament characters behave, when they were alone?
What did Jesus do, when he was alone?

11 Feb 2024 - Me or Us?

As an introduction to this message, we were given the opportunity to discuss a fictitious couple who say:
"We love Jesus, but we have no time for church!
From now on, it’s the two of us and Jesus!
Church is full of hypocrites, who will let you down!
We love Jesus, but we don’t need church!"
(This is not included in the recording.)
We look at what Jesus' teaches on this subject, and end with an illustration of a jug and some cups.

04 Feb 2024 - The Great Dilemma - part 2

Following on from last week's message, we have some further dilemmas to ponder this morning:
To live or to die?
Financial gain or godliness with contentment?
Friendship with God or friendship with the world?

28 Jan 2024 - The Great Dilemma

What is the greatest dilemma that we face today?
Jesus says: Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed.
How does this relate to Jesus?
How does this relate to us?

21 Jan 2024 - Glory! Grace! Truth!

John's Gospel talks about Jesus' glory, grace and truth.
Who can see the glory of God?
What kind of people can see the grace of God?
Who can accept the truth of God?

14 Jan 2024 - Blessing our children

How can we really bless our children?
How can we invite God's blessing into their lives?
How can we play our part?

07 Jan 2024 - How will you respond to the King of the Jews?

The Magi arrived in Jerusalem asking for the King of the Jews.
Who else refers to Jesus as the "King of the Jews" in the gospels?
How will you respond to the King of the Jews?

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