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Sermons from April 2019

The Spirit of Power

This message shows that the Day of Pentecost of a meeting of the Word of God and the Spirit of God. That Word was received by the people in the power of the Spirit leading to the conversion of about 3,000 people who aligned themselves with the Church, manifesting the work of the Spirit. 41…

As you saw Him go

This Message shows that the work of Christ on earth concluded in His ascension. He had completed His work, but He commissioned and equipped His disciples to continue the work, with the glorious certainty that when the Work is complete He will return for His people and they will live forever with Him. 11 and…

The Spirit of God

This message begins by establishing the work of the Trinity in the resurrection of Jesus. The Spirit who raised Jesus from the dead is the same Spirit who lives in every believer and who gives us new life here and now. 11 If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in…

Unbelieving Grief

This message shows that the first Easter Day began with the followers of Jesus having no hope of the Resurrection. They were in darkness and despair, but by the end of it Christ made it clear that death and resurrection were steps in God’s purpose leading to ascension and heaven. 5 For his anger is…

Sin is bad

Sin is bad 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Mark 15:34 English Standard Version (ESV)

Good Friday – Unsurpassed Love

This message shows that all humans are accountable before God, and that sin inevitably separates us from God, but when the holy justice God is satisfied then there is peace. 46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why…

Unexpected Failure

This message traces the events preceding and during Peter’s denial. It shows that we can have good intentions, but these can be thwarted by many things including sorrow. Although we rarely reach our standards of commitment Jesus does not desert us and continues to pray for us. 62 And he went out and wept bitterly.…

Unreceived Love

This message seeks to show that Palm Sunday was not just a significant day in the life of Jesus, but that it marks the day when the preparation of history begins to reach its climax. Jesus is ready for it, but He sees a city that loses the grace that has been prepared for it…

Finish The Job

This message teases out Paul’s final instructions to Timothy, rather like his great commission showing that we each have a job to complete, but it is in the context of the church and is to be passed on to each generation. This ministry is to be evident in our lives as well as our words.…

What a Saviour!

This message shows us that God’s concern for the human condition causes Him to get fully involved and to take full responsibility, so that all who acknowledge their need might be fully forgiven. This is not an after-throught, the The Old Testament writings show that God has planned this throughout and before history. 3 For…