Sermon archive

Sermon archive

The Resurrection and the Life

The message delivered in this service on the fifth Sunday in Lent focuses on the incident of the raising of Lazarus as found in John 11. The whole service is being provide due to COVID -19 meeting restrictions.

None so blind…

Today’s message focuses on the story in John 9 of the man who was blind from birth. Really this is much more than a healing story. It is about those who are blind to the truth; those who are in spiritual darkness. We have moved to online worship as we currently are not meeting physically due to the coronavirus and so this message will link to our YouTube account.

Living Water

Today is the third Sunday in Lent, we’re at the midpoint of our Lenten messages.We are familiar with the story of the Woman at the Well and today we take a look at the interaction of Jesus and the Samaritan woman.There are three elements to this meeting that we should note:The Request of Jesus for a drink of waterThe Relationship that was established between the Jesus and the womanThe Responsibility that the woman took to advise others in her town…

You must be born again!

In today’s message which takes the form of a monologue we hear from Nicodemus, the Pharisee who seeks to learn from Jesus. His encounter with Jesus is found in John 3: 1-21.

The Not so Little Matter Of Temptation

In this message on the first Sunday in the season of Lent, Rev Leo invites us to consider the temptations we face and the challenges of living in a world that is all about the self. We look at the first temptation of man in Genesis, and Paul’s Letter to the Romans comparing Adam with Jesus, and, of course, reflecting on the temptation that Jesus faced in the wilderness as it is recorded in the Gospel of Matthew.

Membership Sunday

This message focuses on the nature of the church and the privileges and responsibilities of membership. The Scripture passage which lies behind this message is Ephesians 4: 1-16. What a privilege to welcome five new members to our congregation. The message, of course, was not just for them, but for the whole church.

Covenant Sunday 2020

In this message we look at the Covenant that God initiated with Israel moving to the new covenant we have with God through the action of Jesus. The address was delivered on Covenant Sunday, an annual tradition of renewing our commitment early in the new year.

AUSTRALIA DAY MESSAGE

A message looking at the challenges and opportunities for the church today. Scripture passages: 1 Corinthians 1: 18 and Matthew 4: 17-22.

UPWARD.INWARD.OUTWARD

In this message Rev Leo encourages us to consider the way we approach 2020, specifically considering the the message in Isaiah 6: 1-8, but also referencing Psalm 40: 1-11 and John 1: 29-42.

Confronted by John!

On this second Sunday in the season of Advent we come face to face with John the Baptist, who delivers a nine word sermon! Read the account from Matthew 3 here. John has a few choice words to give to the religious ‘elites’ who join the throng seeking baptism. Given they were the ones considered faithful and obedient, and that’s what we seek to be, what might John say to us if he turned up at our church meeting? The…

The Future – Better day coming!

In this message we look to the future based on the prophecy of Isaiah (Isaiah 65: 17-25) given to Israel. We look at what that means for us. There is also a brief reference to Luke 21: 5-19.