Sermon Archives

Rev. Michael Jensen
7 January, 2018

Eὐλαβής – Devout

Eὐλαβής - Devout

Only Luke uses the Greek word “Eὐλαβής” four times in the New Testament to describe different men- we often translate it ‘devout’. But what does it really mean to be a devout man?

10 December, 2017

Just Obediently Yielding

Just Obediently Yielding

Jesus Christ entered the world into an immoral society – similar to and if not worse than the society we currently live in. God is always saying “Do not fear!” and wants to remind us that nothing is impossible with Him. The stage is being set for God to come down again by His Holy […]

3 December, 2017

Eldership – leading refugees

Eldership - leading refugees

We are not citizens of this world – we are citizens of Heaven. We cannot have dual citizenship; we must choose which kingdom we want to be apart of.

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

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 […]

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

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.

24 September, 2017

A man of God – a man under authority!

A man of God - a man under authority!

Authority is potentially one of the most vital things to understand as a follower of Jesus. What is it? Who has it? How should we relate to those who do? How do we honour authority in a culture which is consistently in rebellion against authority?

17 September, 2017

The necessity of scripture

The necessity of scripture

The scriptures are God’s Word for us. They are 100% true, and are to be treasured and loved. To be a church who knows God, we must be a church who knows His Word.

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