Sermon Archives

12 November, 2017

Friendship from the book of Proverbs

Friendship from the book of Proverbs

Guest speaker Joel Mestry (Dandenong Presbyterian Church) speaks about friendship; exploring how to be a good friend and what to look for in friends, and that ultimately we find true friendship in Jesus. He can be our greatest friend!

12 November, 2017

Eldership – gospel minded men

Eldership - gospel minded men

Elders are men who hold the good news of Christ in their hearts and minds with everything that they do. “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people” – Titus 2:11

5 November, 2017

Eldership – biblical qualifications

Eldership - biblical qualifications

Titus chapter 1 takes us through the qualifications of eldership. In addition to elders, these qualities are to be aspired to for all believers.

29 October, 2017

Eldership – childlike humility required

Eldership - childlike humility required

“Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 18:3 Children trust fully. They are not aware of occasion, or ‘sophistication’, but they delight in life; they are full of discovery. We must become like one of these, in order to know […]

22 October, 2017

…by My Spirit, says the Lord of Hosts

...by My Spirit, says the Lord of Hosts

Jesus died to give us the Holy Spirit. And we need Him, desperately. We must have the Spirit come upon us everyday, to enable us to be gracious to the ungracious, loving to the unloving, patient with the impatient. The only thing stopping us from receiving, is holding on to sin. Guest Speaker: Adrian Kebbe

22 October, 2017

Eldership – overcoming evil with good

Eldership - overcoming evil with good

Paul exhorts us to overcome evil with good. We need to be filled with the love of God to do this, for no human effort can overcome evil.

15 October, 2017

Eldership – the aim is love!

Eldership - the aim is love!

“The aim of our charge is love” – 1 Timothy 1:5 God’s love is unlike anything else. His agape love is supernatural – it is more than sexual love, friendship love or family love. We are called to be filled with this love, for without it we are nothing. (1 Corinthians 5)

8 October, 2017

Eldership – Building up the body of Christ

Eldership - Building up the body of Christ

The body of Christ is not about one superstar person doing everything – it’s about all of God’s family becoming alive, serving God and one another in the unity of the Spirit. An elder’s heart is one that delights in others being built up in their faith.

1 October, 2017

Fullness

Fullness

Guest Speaker: Jonathan Wentworth There is a fullness of God that is available to every believer. God gives you the permission to ask for all of Him. “You do not have, because you do not ask” – James 4:2

1 October, 2017

Eldership – Caring for the church of God

Eldership - Caring for the church of God

Jesus said “I am the good Shepherd”. When we come to thinking about eldership and the role of elders, we need to consider what it means to shepherd the flock of God.

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