Acts 1 It’s only the beginning

As we begin a new sermon series on the book of Acts, we consider that Jesus’ ministry did not simply end when he died, rose again and then ascended into heaven. In fact, it is only the beginning. The book of Acts is the continuation of Jesus’ work in the world. Jesus’ work continues today […]

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Luke 24:1-34 The Road to Emmaus

This moment on the road to Emmaus leads to a discovery for the disciples on their journey which changed their lives eternally. An understanding of who the man journeying with them and what it is that has happened can change our lives also. Jesus was raised to life, resurrected – and for those who believe […]

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John 8:48-59 Who do you think you are?

As the Jews in the passage essentially say to Jesus, ‘who do you think you are?’ we take a look then at just who Jesus is. We consider whether he is a Samaritan with a demon? Is he greater than Abraham? Is he in fact the son of God? God himself come to earth? How […]

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John 8:31-38 The Truth will Set you Free

Jesus is here laying out what it means to be a true disciple. He speaks of those who are TRULY his disciples. there might be some people who go to church, are part of ministries, they like Jesus, they might read the Bible on occasion. Probably they want to go to heaven, maybe they can […]

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The passage in many ways lays out for us the basics of what it means to be a genuine disciple of Jesus – Discipleship 101. A true disciple is imperfect but learning to follow Jesus. They are also those who deny themselves in favour of following Jesus and being obedient to him. This is done […]

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Judges 8, “Gideon seeks glory”

After defeating the Midianites with only 300 men, bearing only trumpets and empty jars, we conclude that the victory is the Lord’s! It could be no other. Yet in Judges ch8 we find a picture of Gideon that suggests he is trying to claim some credit for himself. We consider that we cannot seek glory […]

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