Sermons on Discernment

Sermons on Discernment

Decision Making

Sermon Text As you move to a new area, you need to find some good GP, hairdresser, fresh vege and meat butcher and so on. Finding a reliable car mechanic is also what you want. About June last year, one of my old car’s window stop working. S Up until that point, I have not found a good car mechanic and I googled and found one car service in Waitara. He checked my car and said, if I get Honda Read more

Fear (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 22 November, 2020)Series: Trip Hazards 10:45amBible Reading: Matthew 25:14-30Preacher: Phil Swain We’ve been working through this series on Trip Hazards … and people, like our Church Treasurer Rob, really seem to be getting into the theme.    I had some really encouraging feedback after last’s week’s sermon on distraction … especially the idea that Spiritual growth might require us to be aware of what can trip us up, to  work on our self-control and to make the Read more

Distraction (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 15 November, 2020)Series: Trip Hazards 10:45amBible Reading: Matthew 25:14-30Preacher: Phil Swain Last week we started a new sermon series based on the lectionary gospel readings from Matthew on Trip Hazards – things that can trip us up in our spiritual growth.  I shared a story about a time on the Hillsong chapel stage when I stepped backwards and didn’t see a foldback speaker and went sprawling over the floor.  The lack of awareness was my problem … Read more

Hypocrisy (10:45am Traditional Worship)

Theme: Hypocrisy (Sunday 8 November, 2020)Series: Trip Hazards 10:45amBible Reading: Matthew 23:1-12Preacher: Phil Swain This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ During the week I had this picture pop up in my Facebook memories.  A celebrant selfie at a beautiful wedding I officiated at for Brendan and Monique.  It also reminded me of another story that happened at the wedding practice the night before. The Read more

Trip Hazards #2 – Distraction

Theme: Distraction (Sunday 8 November, 2020)Series: Trip HazardsBible Reading: Matthew 25:1-13Preacher: Phil Swain This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ Kids Church Activity Sheet Download We are continuing our series on “Trip Hazards”, things that can trip us up in our Spiritual growth by looking at the very relevant issue of distraction. Our modern day society is so full of distractions that we seem to Read more

Trip Hazards #1 – Hypocrisy

Theme: Hypocrisy (Sunday 1 November, 2020)Series: Trip HazardsBible Reading: Matthew 23:1-12Preacher: Phil Swain This Service will be run in Hybrid mode, both in person at the church and LIVE on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/live/ Kids Church Activity Sheet Download A new sermon series based on the gospel lectionary readings called “Tripping Hazards” … or things that can make us stumble in our spiritual growth. This week the reading is Matthew 23:1-12 where Jesus talks about hypocrisy. This is a Read more