Did He Really Rise? – Unconvincing Alternative Explanations – Easter Sunday 2018

Did He Really Rise? Unconvincing Alternative Explanations – Easter Sunday 2018 Would you willingly die for something you know to be a lie? 5 accepted Facts 5 almost universally accepted facts about the supposed resurrection of Jesus 1) Jesus died by crucifixion 2) Jesus disciples believed that he rose and appeared to them 3) The church persecutor Paul was suddenly changed 4)…

Good Friday 2018

Good Friday 2018 Welcome Song – Almighty Maker Matthew 7:24-29 Awesome Teaching Matthew 8:5-13 Jesus Wants People To Put Their Faith In Him Song – Let Your Kingdom Come Matthew 17:1-13 God Confirms Who Jesus Is Song – Jerusalem Matthew 21:1-11 The Trending Jesus Song – In The Name Of Love Matthew 26:47-56 The Kingdom Plans Unravel? General Prayers Matthew 27:45-56 The…

Matthew 10:1-42 – The Lord Of The Harvest

Matthew 9:1-42 – The Lord of the Harvest A plentiful harvest “the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest so send workers into his harvest” 1) God’s message and authority (v 1-15) “The Kingdom of heaven has come near”. Two restrictions Firstly … the lost sheep of Israel. Secondly, they cannot take anything with them.…

Matthew 9:1-38 – Opposition To Christ

Opposition To Christ – Matthew 9:1-38 Jesus … is he just a great guy? Firstly – He has a great family genealogy. Secondly – Jesus had God speak at both his birth and his baptism. Thirdly – He could run rings around the religious leaders in his understanding of God’s word and law. Everyone likes a ‘Jesus who made my life better…

Matthew 8:1-34 – True Faith

Matthew 8 – True Faith The context of Matthew 8 – Chapters 5-7: ‘the sermon on the mount’ – True or false disciples, building houses on rock or sand Chapters 8-9 – teaching in action: how people are responding to Jesus Chapter 10: the call for ministry workers One thing to notice: Jesus’ movement in the passage A second thing: the response.…

Do What Comes Naturally

Exposing Our Blind Spots – Do What Comes Naturally Born that way? What the bible says 2 Sam 11 … King David followed his natural desires 2 Sam 12 … confronted with his gross sin His response to the whole situation in Psalm 51 Ps 51:5, “Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me”. Should they…