1 Timothy 6:6-16; Luke 16:1-15 Key verse: Luke 16:9 Big idea: In this tricky parable, a dishonest manager works to secure his own future with the money entrusted to him. We should do the same with what God has given us.
Romans 8:31-39, Psalm 44 Title Verse: Romans 8:38-39 BIG IDEA: God’s love in Christ frees us to live confidently in Christ without fear or guilt.
Luke 8:4-18; Luke 19:11-26 Key verse: Luke 19:26 Big idea: It’s been a long time since Jesus’ ascension and who knows when he might come back? For some that means more time to ignore him, for us it should mean faithful growth in godliness and evangelism.
Romans 8:18-30, Isaiah 40:12-31 Key Verse – Romans 8:28 Big Idea: God’s purpose for us in Christ can’t be thwarted or destroyed, he will reveal Christ and his salvation in us.
Matthew 18:21-35; Luke 7:36-50 Key verse: Luke 7:47 Big idea: There are two people in this story who respond to Jesus’ offer of forgiveness in different ways. Many of us in this church are “good people” – and always have been. This means we’re more like Simon the Pharisee who doesn’t recognise that Jesus has […]
2 Chronicles 14; Matthew 6:25-34 Key Verse: 2 Chronicles 15:15b They sought God eagerly, and he was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side. Big Idea: To follow the life of Asa as an encouragement and challenge to seek the Lord “with all their[our] heart and with all their[our] soul”.
Luke 18:1-8 Key Verse: Luke 18:1 “Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.” Big Idea: Through faith to pray persistently and not lose heart until he comes or we go to be with him.
Romans 8:18-27; Genesis 3: 14-24 Title Verse: Romans 8:18 Big Idea: Life in the creation is marked by futility + suffering but this is outweighed by the future redemption of us and all creation.
Luke 16:19-31 Big Idea: To realise that wealth can be a real source of temptation and to be equipped in Christ to face the challenge to faith that wealth presents.
Romans 8:1-17; Isaiah 44:1-11 Title Verse: Romans 8:13 Big Idea: We are to live by the Spirit and put to death the works of the sinful nature and live in the full realisation of who we are in Christ.