Sermons on Revelation

Good Friday 2016

Note – Due to licensing restrictions, we are not permitted to provide the audio feed of the songs played during the service, but the song titles are provided.below for your reference. Welcome: Song:    How Great Thou Art Reading:     Exodus 19:3-6 Reflection:     1.    The God Who Chose Reading:     Jeremiah 31:31-34 Reflection:     2.    The God Who Promised Song:     Glorious…

The Promise Of Rest

Longing for rest? Rest and God’s people Rest is … Gen 2:2-3, “By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.  And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.” ……

Jesus: No-One Compares

Due to a technical hitch, the first reading Hebrews 1:4-2:4 was not recorded. Comparing the Angels and Jesus Jesus is superior to the angels If they listened to the law, ‘mediated by angels’ … … how much more must they listen to the Son? Is this warning for believers or those outside the church? Not about worshipping angels; but how we respond…

God Is Glorious

What do you fear? 4 Liberating truths = God is Great, God is Glorious, God is Good, God is Gracious. Uses of the word Glorious … glorious stroke play … the weather was glorious What the bible says = our response to his perfect character. Piper, “God’s glory is him going public with his infinite beauty, worth and value”. What should our…

Where Is God When Disaster Strikes?

1. Natural disasters… 2005 Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, Nepal Earthquake 2. Personal disasters Sickness and disease Disability and suffering 3. First we need to acknowledge that there is a problem, and it’s a BIG problem. Suffering naturally generates a ‘why’ question in us – why does a good God let this happen? We should take care never to ‘normalise’ the presence of suffering…

The Centrality Of The Cross

A bizarre symbol For Romans … a vulgar term For Jews – Deuteronomy 21:23, “anyone who is hung on a tree is under God’s curse”. Mocked or ridiculed. “Alexamous worships his God”. Why it must remain central The cross is central to the plans of God The cross is central in OT prophecy The cross is central in Jesus’ story The cross…

God’s Glory Revealed

The Shoot (v21) – The Shoot displays my splendour and glory The Glory of the Lord has risen on you, and the nations will bring their wealth to you. v1-13 Isaiah prophesies that God is going to shine upon Israel. He is showing them compassion in this time of restoration. John 8:12 – “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said,…