Sermons on Jesus

Sermons on Jesus

Jesus and John: Rival or Mentor

“Jesus and John: Rival or Mentor?”Reading: Matthew 3:1-17. Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim This Sunday, we are continuing the Summer Series 2023 (Edition #2). Kevin will continue to follow the set reading for this week from the Narrative lectionary. How did Jesus and John the Baptist relate to each other? Unlike the shepherds and the magi, John does not have a place in the Christmas creche or pageant. Matthew 3 begins by introducing us to John the Baptist. Matthew suggests that Read more

Finding Paradise

Reading: Luke 23:32-43Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Phil’s back from holidays and is keen to share some of the things he has been reflecting on over the past four weeks! Calling on some great teaching from Bible Project Cofounder Tim Mackie, Phil is pondering the question of where (or when) can we find paradise? When Jesus said to the thief on the cross, “Today you will be with me in paradise”, was Jesus referring to heaven, or to something more? Is Read more

One in Christ

Readings: John 17:20-26 & Galatians 3:23-29Preacher: Rev Phil Swain with Rev Kevin Kim We are celebrating together as a church as all three worship congregations (9am, 10:45am and 6:30pm) are joining for our annual combined worship service at 10am. The theme this year is “One in Christ” and we celebrate how God brings together a diverse group of people from different backgrounds, experiences and giftings to be a community. The two readings acknowledge our oneness in Christ and Phil and Read more

Around the Table

Around the Table (Creative Worship Experience) Reading: Matthew 26:20-29Lead by Phil Swain and Cam Giacometti A more intimate and relaxed time of worship focused on the imagery of tables. Phil will share a little about the importance of tables for gathering and sharing and Cam will read us a kids book and lead a discussion about our experiences of tables before summing up. Click here to download PowerPoint Slide PDF Questions for reflection or small groups   Our own experience of Read more

One thing I know (10:45 Traditional)

Theme: One Thing I KnowBible Reading: John 9:1-6; 18-25 and Philippians 3:7-14Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In a time of disruption and change, it is hard to be confident or certain about anything, and yet this Sunday we find two biblical characters who were rock solid in their beliefs. “One thing I know”, “One thing I do”. We finish off this “one thing” sermon series with an encouraging affirmation of our faith and the trust that we can place in God. Read more

One thing I know (9am)

Theme: One Thing I KnowBible Reading: John 9:1-6; 18-25 and Philippians 3:7-14Preacher: Rev Phil Swain In a time of disruption and change, it is hard to be confident or certain about anything, and yet this Sunday we find two biblical characters who were rock solid in their beliefs. “One thing I know”, “One thing I do”. We finish off this “one thing” sermon series with an encouraging affirmation of our faith and the trust that we can place in God. 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

24: Flying Pigs, Raising the Dead and other miracles (9am)

Series: 24: A Day in the Life of JesusTitle: Flying Pigs, Raising the Dead and other miraclesDate: 9am Worship. 27th June, 2021Preacher: 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 a full-on time of teaching – covering such Read more

24: Calming a Storm (10:45am Traditional)

Series: 24: A Day in the Life of JesusTitle: Calming a StormDate: 9am Worship. Recorded 20th June, 2021 for use in online worship on the 27th June, 2021Preacher: Rev Phil SwainBible Reading: Mark 4:35-41 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 a full-on Read more