Sermons on Romans

Receiving The Spirit’s Gifts

06 – Spirit of truth – Receiving the Spirit’s gifts Problems we face … out of the biblical context of what the gift is actually for. Results in – filled with pride – filled with a self focus – a wrong perspective of genuine Christianity The purpose of gifts 1 Cor 12:7 … for the common good. 1 Cor 14:26… to build…

Amos 4:1-13 – Prepare To Meet Your God

Prepare To Meet Your God Amos 4 Israel on trial… time for the verdict “Hear this word” – Speaking to those in power and privilege about how they’ve used it. – This is the behaviour that led to the exile. Empty worship (Amos 4:4-5) – Bethel and Gilgal as places of worship – Equivalent places of worship for the modern church? This…

Samuel Marsden

What you need to start a new colony… Sydney: Plans for the first fleet London: John Newton and the Eclectic Society Sydney: The heavy demands of a chaplain.. – Uphold morality – Be a ‘proper churchman’ – Preach the gospel. London: Marsden prepares Sydney: Marsden and the mission to Australasia. Lessons from the chaplains: – Desire for gospel growth – Generosity –…

Jesus: One Of Us

How insignificant are you? Recap … the majesty of God’s Son … the Son is far better than the angels. Our incredible purpose God crowned humanity with glory and honour and he put everything under our rule. “Yet at present we do not see everything subject to him” … this potential has not been realised. … because of I am a sinner.…

The Glory Of God

The world of Romans is very much like the world of Adelaide is becoming So what do they say? The Gospel is… Rom 1:1-8 – Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and he took on human form and died in our place for our sin on the cross. He rose again from the dead and it is through Jesus we…

Gospel Watchfulness

Beware lest you fall 1 Cor 10:11-12 “These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfilment of the ages has come.  So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!” Adelaide Anglican churches that –   no longer teach God’s word –   no longer proclaim the gospel –  …

Gospel Qualities

A list of names… Who are all these people? Pheobe. “deaconess” benefactor Junia. Woman Apostle How did the gospel shape them? What does this mean for us today? Together Cost Questions Are you passionate about and involved in serving God together?’ How does it cost you to serve God? If Paul was going to write to us today what would he single…

Gospel Ambition

1. Who we are as those in Christ (verse 14): Full of goodness Complete in knowledge Competent to instruct one another But how can we understand all that? 2. God’s grace shown to Paul: Paul, the minister to the Gentiles Proclaiming the gospel is a good gift, not a burden. Paul who glorifies in Christ and his work Paul who gives himself…