2015 Sermons

Old Songs for a New Year:

January 4 “Find your hope in God” (Psalm 42-43) Jon Blyth
January 11 “Find your strength in God” (Psalm 46) Jon Blyth
January 18 “Find your joy in God” (Psalm 47) Rob Scriven
January 25 “Find your treasure in God” (Psalm 49) Jon Blyth

The coming Kingdom (Luke 3-9):

February 1 Preparing for the Kingdom (Luke 3:1-4:13) Jon Blyth
February 8 The Purpose of the Kingdom (Luke 4:14-44) Jon Blyth
February 15 The Call of the Kingdom Luke (5:1-32) Jon Blyth
February 22 The Controversy of the Kingdom (Lk 5:33-6:16) Sandy McMillan
March 1 The Constitution of the Kingdom (Luke 6:17-49) Sandy McMillan
March 8 The Greatest in the Kingdom (Luke 7:1-50) Sandy McMillan
March 15 The Word of the Kingdom (Luke 8:1-21) Sandy McMillan
March 22 The Demonstration of the Kingdom (Lk 8:22-9:17) Sandy McMillan
March 29 The Recognition of the King (Luke 9:18-50) Jon Blyth

Easter – Resurrection:

April 5 A new hope (1 Peter 1:1-12) Jon Blyth
April 12 A new life (1 Peter 1:13-2:3) Gareth Tyndall

Deuteronomy – Our life with God:

April 26 The faithful God (Deut 1-3) Sandy McMillan
May 3 The one and only God (Deut 4:1-43) Sandy McMillan
May 10 The gracious God (Deut 4:44-6:25) Sandy McMillan
May 17 Living by God’s grace (Deut 7-11) Andrew Carmichael
May 24 Loving God in worship (Deut 12-16:17) Jon Blyth
May 31 Loving God in detail (Deuteronomy 16:18-26:19) Jon Blyth
June 7 Blessings, curses, & new hearts (Deut 27-30) Jon Blyth
June 14 Hope in God’s promises (Deut 31-34) Jon Blyth

Weekend Away – Mark Adams’ three talks and workshop:

Bible talk 1: “Rest: The Goal of God’s Creation” (Genesis 1:1-2:3)

Bible talk 2: “Work: The Power to Love” (Genesis 1:26-31; Philippians 2:5-11)

Bible talk 3: “Relationships: Two Become One” (Genesis 2:4-25)

Workshop on Busyness (NOTE: This has been edited to take out sections of interaction that were inaudible. The thrust of what we learnt remains)

Prayer 101:

July 19 The gateway to prayer (Psalm 1) Sandy McMillan
July 26 The heart of prayer (Psalm 2) Sandy McMillan
Aug 2 The cry of prayer (Psalm 3) Jon Blyth
Aug 9 The evening prayer (Psalm 4) Sandy McMillan
Aug 16 The morning prayer (Psalm 5) Sandy McMillan
Aug 23 The humility of prayer (Psalm 6) Sandy McMillan

Habakkuk – Wrestling with God:

August 30 Why don’t you do something? (Habakkuk 1:1-11) Jon Blyth
September 6 Why are you silent? (Habakkuk1:12-2:20) Sandy McMillan
September 13 Living by faith (Habakkuk 3) Jon Blyth

2 Corinthians – His grace is enough:

Sept 20 Comforting grace (2 Cor 1:1-11) Sandy McMillan
Sept 27 Faithful grace (2 Cor 1:12–2:13) Jon Blyth
Oct 4 Glorious grace (2 Cor 2:14–4:6) Sandy McMillan
Oct 11 Powerful grace (2 Cor 4:7–5:10) Sandy McMillan
Oct 18 Reconciling grace (2 Cor 5:11–6:10) Sandy McMillan
Oct 25 Restoring grace (2 Cor 6:11–7:16) Sandy McMillan
Nov 1 Generous grace (2 Cor 8:1–9:15) Sandy McMillan
Nov 8 Authentic grace (2 Cor 10:1-11:15) Jon Blyth
Nov 15 Sufficient grace (2 Cor 11:16–12:13) Jon Blyth
Nov 22 Sanctifying grace (2 Cor 12:14–13:14) Jon Blyth

Welcoming:

Dec 6 Jesus welcomes children (Mark 10:13-16) Jon Blyth
Dec 13 Jesus welcomes us (Mark 6:30-44) Sandy McMillan
Dec 20 Jesus welcomes people (Mark 11:15-17) Jon Blyth