Sermons by Hugh Prattis

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“The Right Not to Not Work” (24/5/2020 @ 5pm)

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1 Corinthians 9:1-18;   Luke 10:1-16 Key verse: 1 Corinthians 9:18 Big idea: Having told the Corinthians to consider giving up their rights to eat meat, Paul now gives an example and defence of his own right not to not work!

“Are You Done Yet?” (17/5/2020 @ 5pm)

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Lamentations 5;  Mark 14:32-36 Key verse: Lamentations 5:21-22 Big idea: The final lament ends the book on a note of hope mixed with sharp, even impious questions. It challenges us to come to God as our Father, and be honest with him.

“A Break in the Clouds” (3/5//2020 @ 5pm)

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Lamentations 3:1-39, Lamentations 3:40-66 Big idea: The suffering we saw in Lamentations 1-2 continues, except that here, the clouds begin to break for the poet as he reflects on God’s faithfulness and calls for confession and deliverance. It may seem like suffering is endless, but don’t loose perspective, God is faithful and won’t chasten forever.

“Fake Emotions” (26/4/2020 @ 5pm)

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Lamentations 2:1-10,  Lamentations 2:11-22 Key verse: Lamentations 2:20 Big idea: In this Lament the full weight of Jerusalem’s destruction is felt and the cause is unambiguously God. Jerusalem puts niceties aside and calls on God to see what he’s done. We can do the same. Video Link for Sermon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ewYogovYw

“A City in Ruins” (19/4/2020 @ 5pm)

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Lamentations 1:1-11, 12-22 Key verse: Lamentations 1:11 Big idea: This year we’re experiencing enormous pain, loss, and trauma. It’s OK to simply weep, but when you weep, weep to God.   Click this link to view the REVIVE sermon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6vC81B24Q0

“Irony” (10/4/2020)

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GOOD FRIDAY SERMON at 9am on 10th April, 2020   Mark 15:16-32,   Mark 15:33-41 Key verse: Mark 15:39 Big idea: Jesus is mocked as a false king, a sinner, and a failed saviour, but the joke is on the mockers, as the true irony of the cross reveals Jesus to be the true righteous […]

“Faithful for Us” (5/4/2020 online at 9am)

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Bible Readings:  Mark 14: 12-31  and  Mark 14: 32-52 Here is the link for viewing this sermon: https://youtu.be/mMhFUrcetsQ Big Idea: The disciples, despite their shock at Jesus’ warning and their bold intentions to stay strong, are totally unable to stand with Jesus.  Submitting perfectly to God’s will is something that only Jesus could do.

“Living in the Age of Apocalypse” (22/3/2020 at 9am)

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Mark 13:1-23;  Mark 13:24-37 Key verse: Mark 13:33 Big idea: The temptation is for us to get carried away by doomsayers and false messiahs, but don’t let it happen. Stick with your Christian calling and mission, even as we see events unfolding around us.   Here also is the video youtube link for this sermon […]