Sermons on Romans

Sermons on Romans

In the Light of all this…

In the light of all this…Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-21 In the last of our Romans series we open up Romans chapter 12 where Paul ponders the question “In the light of all this…” In the light of all the teaching from the Book of Romans that we have been exploring for the past 6 weeks, what is our response? In Romans 12 Paul gives us a heap of practical advice for responding to God’s grace. This Read more

Beautiful Feet

Beautiful Feet Preacher: Rev Kevin KimBible Reading: Romans 10: 1-21 Romans 10 begins with Paul’s heartfelt confession that he prays for Israel to be saved. Instead, the Israelites continue to try to be declared righteous by God for their religious law-keeping, despite how they continue to break that law. Paul then shows how necessary it is for him to continue preaching this gospel, regardless of the objections of those who oppose him. As we confess our faith in Christ Jesus Read more

No Condemnation

No Condemnation for those in Christ JesusPreacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 8:1-4, 31-39 This week Phil explores another perspective of Romans 8 – looking at the amazing good news that in Jesus we are not condemned and that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Sermon Text When I was at theological college, my preaching lecturer taught us about the power of a well place …… pause.  A pause makes people focus as it is a hint Read more

Guided by God’s Promises

Sermon text As many of you know, I play tennis with some of our church members on Monday morning. Last Monday, my body was so heavy and was not hitting the ball as I hoped I would. My body was not just responding. Although I can still run faster than all of my lovely Monday tennis friends, I know I will be getting slower. I still want to improve my second serve and backhand, but my body will be ageing Read more

Loopholes of Grace. (Sanctification)

The Loophole of Grace? … or the art of sanctification.Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 6:1-14 Last week our pastor Phil passionately preached on how we are made right with God through Grace – and how God did all of this for us before we understood. This amazing gift of Grace seems perfect but it comes with a loophole … that people seemingly could live however they wanted and as long as they ask God for forgiveness – everything Read more

Justified through Christ

Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 5:1-11 We will also be continuing our “deep dive” into the book of Romans we are spending the next two weeks looking at the key spiritual teaching that Paul highlights in his letter … that we are saved by faith. This week we will be exploring the teaching of “justification” but more importantly being open to the profound free gift of God’s grace to us. Our minister Phil loves preaching on Romans and Read more

Being the Bad Guys

Sermon Text We are starting a new series of the book of Romans. From today for 8 weeks until 25 June, Phil and I will be going through Romans chapters 1, 5, 6, and Romans 8 on Pentecost day, in June we are going through chapters 8, 10 , 12 and 13 & 14 to wrap up this series. We hope this will be helpful and meaningful series for our congregation in May and June. In his letter to the Read more

Gifts of God #3 – Bucket full of Blessings

Reading: Romans 5:12-21, 6:23Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Phil continues our “Gifts of God” program by going back to basics and focusing on God’s amazing gift to us; and we will tie it all together by sharing together in communion. And yes, there will be buckets and we will use them as a symbol of the wonderful, generous and excessive way that God blesses us. We will also be reflecting on the reality that sometimes it feels that there is a Read more

VISION SUNDAY 2022

Series: Vision 2022Theme: Vision Sunday 2022Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-3, 9-13Preacher: Rev Phil SwainDate: 13 February, 2022 Vision Sunday 2022 is an important day in our church year – a time where we cast a Vision of where God is leading us as a church for the next 12 months. Our pastor’s – Phil and Kevin – shared an honest reflection on how we have gone with our church’s vision over the past two years before reminding us again the core Read more

Passion Panel (Night Church)

Series: PassionTitle: Passion PanelDate: Night Church. 18th July, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Romans 6:4-11 We are continuing our series on Passion with a panel discussion with a number of people including Molk having a chat about what we are passionate about and how we can empower and release passion in our faith community. Panel Questions What are you passionate about?  What gets you fired up or are totally committed to? (Question for Molk but open to others). Kenda Casey Read more