Sermons

Confusion about Christmas

Revd Geoff Reeder examines some of the confusion around Christmas and whether God had been moved to the periphery rather than the centre of the event.  He then looks at what we must do.  The readings for today are: Zephaniah 3: 14-20, Song of Isaiah, Philippians 4: 4-7 and Luke 3: 7-18.

Repentance, Messenger, ….

The recording starts with the Gospel reading (Luke 3:1-6) then Revd Jan Crombie expands on four themes; Repentance, Messenger, Prophesy and Day of the Lord.  The other readings for today are Malachi 3: 1-4, Song of Zechariah and Philippians 1: 1-11.

Christ the King

The recording starts with Revd David Dean reading the gospel for today (John 18: 33-37). He then proceeds to expand on the topic “Christ the King” and how it affects our lives.  The other readings for today are: 2 Samuel 23:1-7, Psalm 132:1-12 and Revelation 1:4b-8.

Congolese Gospel Band

Today we have been visited by the Congolese Gospel Band and Pastor Joseph Banyakwa tells us about some of the troubles in the Congo and that the Australian Government has accepted many people from the Congo to come as refugees to Australia.  He tells the story and gives thanks to God for the blessings they […]

Power and Authority

The recording starts with the reading of the gospel (Mark 12: 38-44) and then Revd Jan Crombie expands on the responsibilities of power and authority, along with the virtues of love and sacrifice.  It links in with the fact that today is Remembrance day.  The other readings for today are Ruth 3: 1-5 & 4: […]

Grief and Pain

Using todays Gospel reading (John 11:32-44) as the starting point, Revd Jan Crombie explores the emotions we feel with the death of a loved one.  The other readings for today are: Isaiah 25:6-9, Psalm 24 and Revelation 21:1-6a.

Press Reset

Following the Gospel reading for today (Mark 10:46-52), Revd Geoff Reeder notes last weeks Gospel about James and John wanting to be first, and explains the story of how blind Bartimaeus reset his life through his interaction with Jesus. The other readings for today are: Job 42:1-6,10-17, Psalm 34:1-8 and Hebrews 7: 21-28.

God talking to Job

The recording starts with todays Gospel reading (Mark 10:35-   ) then Revd Jan Crombie explains Gods relationship with Job, and also Jesus’ conversation with James and John about sitting beside him in his glory, and how the first will be last and the last will be first. The other readings are Job 38:1-7,  Psalm […]

Tough Questions

The recording starts with Revd Graham Dorman into the Gospel reading (Mark 10:17-31) then he gives the sermon on Jesus lessons from the readings to give practical help for those materially or spiritually poorer than ourselves.  The other readings are Job 23:1-9,16-17,  Psalm 22:1-15 and Hebrews 4:12-16.

Beginning of Hebrews

The recording starts with todays Gospel reading (Mark 10:2-16) then Revd Timothy Nicholson gives the sermon on the Hebrews reading for today, an intro to Hebrews readings in coming weeks.  The other readings are Job 1:1, 2:1-10,  Psalm 26 and Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12.