Matthew 3:1-6, Matthew 11:2-15 Key verse: Matthew 11:11 Big idea: John was the link between the OT and the new. He came as a second Elijah calling people to repent and renew the covenant ready for the Messiah’s arrival. Yet John still only tasted the covenant of grace that was about to pour forth. This […]
Bible Readings Matthew 25: 31-46 Big Idea: As part of God’s family and Jesus’ brothers we are to show the family resemblance, the character of Christ. Click this link for VIDEO of the sermon: https://youtu.be/biFJSHpWj5k Click on this link to view the FULL 9am SERVICE: https://youtu.be/Vtksm2YSS2c
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8; Matthew 4: 12-25 Key Verse – Matthew 4: 19
Psalm 24; 2nd Timothy 2 Title Verse: Matthew 5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” Big Idea: That to see God, we need to be Pure in Heart, by abiding by his will.
Matthew 5:1-16; Psalm 12 Key Verse: Matthew 5:6 Main Idea: What does it actually mean to hunger and thirst for righteousness? What activity or behaviour is Jesus calling us into? How does it impact on the shape of the church and the Gospel?
“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it.” Matthew 13:45-46
2 Corinthians 2:12-16; Psalm 144 Title Verse: 2 Corinthians 2:14 Big Idea: God’s plan to move his kingdom forward does fail with our own failure to share Jesus and this should give us confidence to be faithful and share Jesus with others.
Matthew 9:35-10:7; Ephesians 6:10-20 Key Verse – Matthew 9:37 BIG IDEA: As we share Jesus, pray for those who are lost, pray for those who share Jesus, pray for the message and pray for Christ to be glorified, for praying seeks God’s action.
Luke 8:9-18; Matt. 5:13-16 Key Verse – Matthew 5:16 Big idea: The gospel is a message about Jesus, that we must respond to, but sometimes we think the gospel message is something that can stop with us. We can believe it, but have a private faith. We can’t.
Acts 16:6-10; Matthew 10:16-20 Key verse: Matthew 10:19 God’s call for our lives is so big, that we need help knowing how to act, where to go, and what to say. God gives us that guidance.