Sermons on Discipleship
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…
In this last message in the series from Colossians we consider Paul’ words about household relationships among other matters.
In this message based on Colossians 3: 1-17 we consider what it means to be a person living ‘raised with Christ’.
What is the cost of discipleship? Is it too much? Jesus calls for radical commitment in this passage from Luke 14: 25-33. Taking up our cross and placing Jesus above all else, including family may not sound like good news, yet it is the way to life.
Referencing John 21: 1-19 and Acts 9: 1-20, in this message Rev Leo invites us to consider the danger of saying ‘yes’ to Jesus!
In this message we look at the incident recorded in Luke 13: 31-35, where Jesus is encouraged by some Pharisees to ‘get out of town’ because Herod apparently wanted to kill him. But Jesus stood firm, resolute, determined to do what he was ordained to do. What about us?
Commissioned…every member a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The church gathered is also to be the church scattered. This message was prepared for the commissioning of the leadership team, but, having previously noted that every member is called to ministry, this message engages the whole church in considering their calling. The passage under-girding the message is Romans 12: 1-18.
Do we see the Lazarus at our gate or do we ignore him as did the rich man?
A story about a man praised for his cunning? Well, yes, but no…