Sermons by Hugh Prattis

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“Wisdom = Life = Christ” (31/7/22 @5pm)

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Key verse: Proverbs 1:7 Proverbs 1:1-19; Proverbs 1:20-33 Big idea: Wisdom is not a set of principles that stands apart from God, it is knowing and living for God. If we are to be wise and flourish, we must know God through Christ. SERMONVIDEOLINK

“Blessing or Curse?” 17/7/22 @ 9am

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Key verse:  Amos 9:8 Amos 9:1-10;  Amos 9:11-15 Big idea:  We hate hearing about judgment – and Amos has 8 ½ chapters of it – but we need to hear it so we repent and can receive God’s blessing through Christ. SERMONVIDEOLINK

“Surprised by the Day of the Lord” (26/6/22 @9am)

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Key verse: Amos 5:18 Amos 5:18-27;  Amos 6:1-14 Big idea: Many people long for the day of judgement, thinking they’ll be safe on it. If you don’t have a living faith in Christ, you’re not safe. If you do have faith then you can say with John: come Lord Jesus. SERMONVIDEOLINK

“God Hates Religion” (19/6/22 @ 9am)

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Key verse: Amos 4:13 Amos 4:4-13;  Amos 5:1-17 Big idea: Israel didn’t properly understand who God was so they didn’t worship him properly (just gave him lip service). God is the powerful creator and judge and he wants you to worship him with your whole heart, through faith in Christ. SERMONVIDEOLINK

“Respectable Sin” (19/6/22)

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Key verse: Amos 3:2 Amos 3:1-8;  Amos 3:9-4:3 Big idea: God always gives warning before he sends destruction, but if you don’t heed it, he will destroy. In this case the warning is for the wealthy. Are we in the same boat? SERMONVIDEOLINK

“A Beautiful Saviour” (5JUNE22 @9am)

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Key verse: 2 Samuel 24:17 2 Samuel 24; John 10:7-21 Big idea: David is used by God to punish Israel for their sin, but in doing so he also shows his priestly intercession, offering to take the punishment himself and purchasing land that would become the temple.

“David the Royal Judge” (8/5/22 @ 9am)

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Key verse: 2 Samuel 21:1 2 Samuel 21:1-14;  Joshua 9 Big idea: This story is confronting, but it’s that very thing that makes it so applicable. No one big idea, but the most important is that David is a righteous judge. SERMONVIDEOLINK