Sermons by Hugh Prattis

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“God’s Messiah and the Nations” (8/8/21 @ 9am)

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2 Samuel 8; 2 Samuel 10 Key verse: 2 Samuel 8:6 Big idea: God’s chosen king David offers peace to Israel’s neighbours, but where they reject it, he subdues and plunders God’s enemies for the glory of God. Jesus will do the same. SERMON VIDEO LINK

“Covenant Faithfulness and Love” (1/8/21 @ 9am)

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Psalm 15;  2 Samuel 9 Key verse: 2 Samuel 19:28: Big idea: David shows his covenant faithfulness to a political adversary. In doing this he shows his appropriateness to be Israel’s king, and Mephibosheth develops love and joy for his lord. SERMON VIDEO LINK

“Rewards and Risk” (18/7/21 @ 9am)

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2 Samuel 6;  2 Samuel 5 Key verse: Acts 13:22-23 Big idea: David is the king after God’s own heart, humble and obedient, and as such he is blessed in all he does. Even so, David’s reign is not perfect, which causes us to look to Jesus as the one who can mediate blessing in […]

“Rejecting the Promise” (4/7/21 @ 5pm)

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Genesis 35:16-29; Genesis 36:1-37:1; Acts 26:1-8, 26-29 Big idea: Jacob’s family (Israel) isn’t perfect, but it is the family of promise. Esau’s family (Edom) is blessed by God, but will continually reject the promise and the promised Messiah. This rivalry will continue for thousands of years, but God’s promise can never be broken. Sorry … […]

“Returning to Worship” (27/6/21 @ 5pm)

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Key verse: Genesis 35:1 Genesis 35:1-15; Hebrews 10:19-25 Big idea: God has brought Jacob safely home, transforming him on the way. Now he is ready to enjoy worship, while being strengthened for the next chapter of his life. Like Jacob, Christians need to ‘return home’, that is, worshipfully reflect on Christ, so we may be […]

“The Gospel of Peace” (20/6/21 @ 5pm)

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Key verse: Genesis 33:10: “If I have found favour in your eyes, accept this gift from me. For to see your face is like seeing the face of God, now that you have received me favourably.” Genesis 33;  Matthew 5:21-26 Big idea: Salvation is more than a matter between us and God. It is also […]

“Cyrus the Saviour” (13/6/21)

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Key verse: Isaiah 45:13 Isaiah 44:24-45:8; Isaiah 45:9-25 Big idea: God has a plan to Save Israel, but it will involve a pagan king! The Jews may be wondering how God can do this, but God as our maker and sustainer can do what he wants. Jesus was also an unexpected servant, being put to […]