The Mark of the Beast

Date 28th August 2011  by Gerhard "Obee" Oberholzer - Pastor for Mansfield Christian Reformed Church  Bible passage Rev 14:6-13

In the church today, we leave a track – footprint. Are we leaving a track that is deceiving or one that is fitting of God’s grace. Is our track showing a loving Christian life style ? In Revelations the angel of God tell us we need to be fearing of God. Todays message will help

Fix Your Thoughts on Jesus

Date 14th August 2011  by Josh Hartog - Pastor for Westside Christian Church  Bible passage Hebrews 3:1-15

Many people start the Christian journey but never finish it. Sometimes as Christians we can start to drift away from our commitment to Jesus Christ. So how do you run with perseverance the race that God has marked out for us? How do you finish well? How do you cultivate your faith, so that it

To Seek and Save

Date 14th August 2011  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Luke 19 : 1 - 10

Although it does not always feel like it,living in the Redlands means that we live in an affluent, western culture. Many, if not most of us have everything we need to get by very comfortably. It is amidst these circumstances that it becomes very relevant to ask: ‘what does Christianity have to offer us?’ ‘Why

Joseph: Grace Given to the Guilty

Date 07th August 2011  by John Hoogenhout - Pastor for Bray Park Community Church  Bible passage Rom.12:17, 19

Seeking revenge is so luring… but never heals the hurt. OT Joseph had serious reasons for seeking revenge from those who mistreated and misrepresented him. He’d been incarcerated in jail. Sold as a slave. Threatened with death. Joseph suffered heavy duty wrongs! The world screams ‘seek compensation!’ ‘You deserve revenge!’ But that’s not God’s way.

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Date: 01 July 2018, 10:07 by Load Audio & Video

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The Cost of Worship

Date: 08 July 2018, 18:07 by Load Audio & Video

At first glance it appears that this passage in Mark is about sacrificial giving; that the widow who gave two small copper coins is giving so much more out of her poverty than the rich are giving out of their abundance and so we too should give sacrificially like the widow. However, in a closer

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Watch and Be Ready

Date: 15 July 2018, 10:07 by Load Audio & Video

Mark 13 is a difficult chapter to grab hold of as it is full of Old Testament ideas and images and Jesus intertwines two strands of teaching into one. What we can know is that there are three things which give us encouragement. First, Jesus forewarned us that things would happen; God is not surprised.

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Gospel Truth

Date: 12 August 2018, 10:08 by Load Audio & Video

In a world where the very idea of truth is questioned and claims to know the truth are seen as arrogance, it’s possible to downplay the importance of gospel truth. Sure the truth of the basic gospel matters, but how much beyond that? But the Bible is clear, truth matters. Why does it matter? And

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Waste or Worship?

Date: 22 July 2018, 18:07 by Load Audio & Video

In the midst of hatred and betrayal Mark records and act of simple and costly devotion. Sensing where the life of Jesus was headed and being unable to alter that course in an act of love and faith she did what she could for Jesus. The question that is drawn out from the passage is

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