Sermons

How to Live a Miserable Christian Life, Part 2

There is truly nothing that brings more joy to the human heart than to know and live in the reality of the successful work of Christ. Sadly many struggle with living in this joy as a characteristic of their lives. Instead many settle for sub-glorious moments, hours, days and eventually lives as followers of joy incarnate, the Lord Jesus Christ. The aim…

How to Live a Miserable Christian Life, Part 1

There is truly nothing that brings more joy to the human heart than to know and live in the reality of the successful work of Christ. Sadly many struggle with living in this joy as a characteristic of their lives. Instead many settle for sub-glorious moments, hours, days and eventually lives as followers of joy incarnate, the Lord Jesus Christ. The aim…

Timeless Ministry Reminders

Paul’s letter to the Colossians closes with a verbal still shot of those involved in ministry with him at the time. In studying this passage we see timeless truths of gospel ministry that are worth our interaction. Because at the end of the day, if churches are going to be faithful to Christ they must embrace the complexities of ministry with humble…

Living out the Gospel: Evangelism

God floods the affections of his children with the glories of his grace so that we would abound in thankfulness and worship. One of the ways in which we worship him is through the intentional insertion of the gospel into our everyday lives. If we are truly being transformed by this powerful grace then our hearts and tongues will reflect it.

Living out the Gospel: Devoted to Prayer

Prayer is one of the most universally accepted disciplines of the Christian life while at the same time it sadly is one of the most neglected. During the final lap of Paul’s letter to the Colossians he commands all Christians to be ?devoted to prayer?. In the midst of this timeless charge we learn practical and convicting truth about what God-centered priorities…

Living out the Gospel: Making Much of Christ in Marriage

In Colossians we see the preeminence of Christ and the powerful change that he brings in believers’ lives. As we live out the gospel we see that this transformation is to be seen clearly and radical in the most intimate of relationships (husband/wife, parent/child, employee/employer). All of this is to be done with prevailing motive of drawing attention to the Lord Jesus…

Stamping the Glory of Christ on your Eyelids

The Book of Revelation portrays a victorious, sovereign and glorious Christ. The continued emphasis of this theme demands that Christians ‘get it’. In this sermon we walk through the 5th chapter of Revelation with the burden that if you are going to live like Christ is glorious then you must be convinced that he is worthy of your worship and love that…

Living Out the Gospel: Putting on Christ

The Christian who has a firm grip upon the reality of new life in Christ will not only be putting off what remains of his former lifestyle, but also be putting on the new life that reflects Christ in all things. This message continues the series, Living out the Gospel and aims to remind Christians of the priority of being Christ-Centered in…

Living out our Dual Citizenship

As believers we have had the strings cut to this current transitory order through the death of Christ and have been granted access to the world of heavenly blessings through the resurrection of Christ. However, we still live in this world. How is the Christian to navigate the period of time between conversion and heaven?