Sermons from June 2019
In today’s message which is based on Galatians 5: 13-26, Rev Leo invites us to consider the fruit of the Spirit that becomes increasingly evident in our lives as we allow the Holy Spirit to work within us. The secondary reading, which is briefly referenced, comes from Luke 9: 51-62.
The message that comes from our readings from 1 Kings 19: 1-18 and Luke 8: 26-39 is, ‘it doesn’t have to be that way’. In both readings we read of two people who are held captive, one to fear and anxiety, the other by some form of demonic activity. In 1 Kings we see the great prophet Elijah fall in a heap almost immediately after pulling off a great victory against the false prophets of Baal. He discovers however that…
In today’s message, on Trinity Sunday, Rev Leo explores the work of the Holy Spirit in leading us into all truth, based on the words of Jesus in John 16: 12-15. It’s not a new truth that the Spirit reveals but rather a deeper revelation of the truth that already exists.
Today’s message is built around the experience of the early church on the Day of Pentecost as recorded in Acts 2: 1-21, when the promised Holy Spirit came upon the believers. What are we to make of this event and what do we learn about the Holy Spirit’s function today? Rev Leo invites us to consider it in terms of presence, purpose, proclamation and power.
In this message Rev Leo attempts to explain the ascension of Jesus…not the physical reality, but the spiritual truth. The message is based on Luke 24: 44-53 and Acts 1: 1-11.