God’s Word and You

Date 25th September 2011  by Ryan Hemelaar - Operation 513 Leader  Bible passage Psalm 19:7-14

“The Law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul” speaks the Psalmist. You may wonder why King David can speak so highly of God’s law that he says we should even meditate on it continually. This Sunday morning we will look at Psalm 19 to see what the Psalmist is talking about and discover

What Am I Here For?

Date 11th September 2011  by Bevan Burnes - Elder  Bible passage Colossians 1: 15-12

We were all saddened by the tragic loss of life in the recent house fire at Slacks Creek. At the same time I was deeply humbled by the outpouring of praise to God in the midst of such a tragedy. While many will question why a loving God would allow this to happen or even

Who is in Control of Your Life? God?

Date 11th September 2011  by Keith Warren  Bible passage Ephesians 5:18-21

Some months ago we looked at some important New Testament teaching as regards the wonderful truth that each Christian is indwelt by the Spirit of God. When a person believes in Christ as Lord and Saviour, the Spirit ‘moves’ into that person’s life, to – as it were – claim that person for the Kingdom

Be Filled With the Spirit

Date 04th September 2011  by Ettiene de Wilzem  Bible passage Ephesians 5:18 and 6:1-4

Today is Father’s Day, a happy occassion where we take time to honour and thank the men in our lives to whom we owe so much. Yet despite the joys and successes of fatherhood we celebrate today, the cost of ‘fatherlessness’ in our culture is simply HUGE! In terms of dollars and cents, research estimates

Don’t Despair – Being to Repair

Date 04th September 2011  by Bevan Burnes - Elder  Bible passage Nehemiah 2:1-10

What the church needs is……! Why don’t our politicians do something about….! If it were up to me I would…! Self-proclaimed know-alls, arm chair critics sideline spectators …everybody knows one…or two or three…! We really need people who will get in and do something to fix a situation or solve a problem. We need people

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Who is the Christ?

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

In the passage, Jesus is asking the important question, ‘What do you think about the Christ?’ For the Teachers of the Law to answer this question would radically alter everything in their lives. It would have changed their entire world view. It would have changed their associations and friendships. It would have affected their families

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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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