Still Worried (Worry – part 2)

In this 2nd sermon on worry, we consider that sometimes or worry comes from a lack of faith. We also have to ask if we treasure the things on earth more than we treasure God and trust him when he gives us what we don’t want or does not give us what we do want. […]

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No Worries!

In this first part of 2 sermon’s, we consider what the bible has to say about worry. Whether long term or short, whether significant or even insignificant, worry is weighty. Worry can consume us, it can change how we think and feel and act, it can paralyse us, it can limit and reduce our lives […]

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At the heart of Jesus teaching, there is a question about both your attitude to God and about your attitude to your possessions. The question essentially comes down to this, “Who or what occupies the greatest place in your life?” Is God and Christ your treasure or is your money, your possessions and resources your […]

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Matthew 06-10, “Your Kingdom Come.”

I do love the way Rick Warren puts it. “It’s not about you!!” This line in the Lord’s Prayer screams that at us! This line drags our eyes away from our circumstances to God’s purposes and Kingdom in this world. It is good for me to do that because it is an amazing cure all […]

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Matthew 8:23-27 Jesus Calms the Storm

Jesus Calms the Storm “Then he got into the boat and his disciples followed him. Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. 25 The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!” He replied, “You of […]

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Matthew 2:12 – Christmas Day Service

Experiencing all that they did, the Wise mens’ expectations would have all been turned on their head! So we read that they left Bethlehem by another route because they were warned about Herod’s murderous intentions. Yet, figuratively speaking, they travelled home by another route because they were inwardly changed.  They came to Bethlehem thinking one […]

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Matthew 1:18-25 Fulfilled!

Moving towards Christmas we look at one of the prophecies regarding Jesus birth.  Found in the first chapter of Matthew it is originally found in Isaiah 7 and concerns the coming of Immanuel, born of a virgin.  A familiar passage, as is the whole Christmas story.  Yet, has the good news of Jesus coming become […]

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