Sermons by Rev Phil Swain (Page 2)

Sermons by Rev Phil Swain (Page 2)

The Complexities of Life and Suffering (10:45am Traditional)

Series: JobTitle: The Complexities of Life and SufferingDate: 10:45am Traditional. 8 August, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 38:1-7 In the depth of suffering, Job cries out to God and asks the question, “Why? Why am I suffering?” In the third sermon of this series, God responses to Job, highlighting the complexities of life and suffering. We will be exploring how we can understand God’s response and even apply it to our own lives. For two weeks we have been Read more

Job: The Restoration of Job

Series: JobTitle: The Restoration of JobDate: 9am Worship. 8 August, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 42:1-17 In the last of our Job series we explore the end of this Old Testament book where Job experience a restoration of his blessings and wealth. How do we understand this in the context of the rest of the book? What might be a better way of understand the way that God can bring restoration to our lives and families? For the past Read more

Job: The Complexities of Life and Suffering (9am)

Series: JobTitle: The Complexities of Life and SufferingDate: 9am Worship. 1 August, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 38:1-7 In the depth of suffering, Job cries out to God and asks the question, “Why? Why am I suffering?” In the third sermon of this series, God responses to Job, highlighting the complexities of life and suffering. We will be exploring how we can understand God’s response and even apply it to our own lives. For two weeks we have been Read more

The Question of Why (10:45am Traditional)

Series: JobTitle: The Question of Why?Date: 10:45am Worship. 1st August, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 23:1-9,16-17 When life crashes down, a question pops into most people’s minds … why? Why is this happening. This Sunday as we continue to work through the book of Job, we will be looking at the conversation between Job and his three friends where they debate why did this suffering come to Job. Did Job do something wrong? Is God being spiteful? Why is 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

When Life Crashes Down (10:45am Traditional)

Series: JobTitle: When life Crashes DownDate: 10:45am Traditional Worship, 25th July, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 1:1, 2:1-10 Where is God when life crashes down? This week we are starting a new sermon series exploring the Old Testament book of Job – a complex book which wrestles with life and suffering and faith. This Sunday we will be not only getting some context of the story of Job but trying to gain some understanding of what is going on Read more

Job: The Question of Why (9am)

Series: JobTitle: The Question of Why?Date: 9am Worship. 25th July, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 23:1-9,16-17 When life crashes down, a question pops into most people’s minds … why? Why is this happening. This Sunday as we continue to work through the book of Job, we will be looking at the conversation between Job and his three friends where they debate why did this suffering come to Job. Did Job do something wrong? Is God being spiteful? Why is Read more

Passion (Night Church)

Series: PassionTitle: Passion – Being there | being moved | being knownDate: Night Church. 18th July, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Romans 6:4-11 We are exploring passion – not the romantic notion of passion but rather the single-minded drive or commitment where we would risk everything and sacrifice everything for. “Something that we would die for”. Passion is something which is all-consuming, powerful and deeply affects us. Kenda Creasy Dean in her book “Practicing Passion” notes that young people are Read more

Job: When Life Crashes Down (9am)

Series: JobTitle: When life Crashes DownDate: 9am Worship. 18th July, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Job 1:1, 2:1-10 Where is God when life crashes down? This week we are starting a new sermon series exploring the Old Testament book of Job – a complex book which wrestles with life and suffering and faith. This Sunday we will be not only getting some context of the story of Job but trying to gain some understanding of what is going on in Read more

24: Miracles and Interruptions (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Series: 24: A Day in the Life of JesusTitle: Flying Pigs, Raising the Dead and other miraclesDate: Recorded on the 27th June, 2021 for ONLINE worship on the 4th JulyPreacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Mark 5:1-43 Click here for sermon slides PDF Continuing our sermon series about an incredibly intensive 24 hours in the life of Jesus from Mark chapter 3 and 4. This Sunday we cover the first 8 hours of the 24 hour day when Jesus launches into Read more