Matthew 6:9-13 Sermon – The Lord’s Prayer

In this sermon Tim continues our series on What Jesus Taught by looking at the Lord’s Prayer and how we rediscover its power in our lives by incorporating it into our daily prayer and worship! Sermon preached by Tim Giovanelli on Sunday April 3rd, 2021. SERMON NOTES: Ok, well we have come in our seriesContinue reading “Matthew 6:9-13 Sermon – The Lord’s Prayer”

Matthew 6:1-4 Sermon – Generosity and Hidden Righteousness

In this sermon Tim continues our series on What Jesus Taught by looking at a confronting part of the Sermon on the Mount where Jesus challenges his followers to give in secret so we can earn a reward in heaven, rather than seeking the approval and glory of those around us. How will you practiceContinue reading “Matthew 6:1-4 Sermon – Generosity and Hidden Righteousness”

Matthew 5:38-44 Sermon – Gospelised Ethics

In this sermon Tim continues our series on What Jesus Taught, looking at Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:38-44 and how it ushers in a new Kingdom Ethic where we love our enemies, pray for those who persecute us and take back the inactive from people who have wronged us; blessing them and going the extraContinue reading “Matthew 5:38-44 Sermon – Gospelised Ethics”

Matthew 23:13-30 Sermon – The Inner and Outer Life

In this sermon guest Steve Bartlett, the NSW Baptist Director of Ministries, continues our series on What Jesus Taught, moving forward to Matthew 23 where he examines the many woes Jesus speaks against the Pharisees and what it means for us in our inner and outer life! Steve suggests growing in Christ means that ourContinue reading “Matthew 23:13-30 Sermon – The Inner and Outer Life”

Matthew 5:27-30 Sermon – Lust & Adultery

In this sermon Tim tackles a challenging part of the Sermon on the Mount: tackling lust, adultery and pornography and how we can be set free! Tim reminds us of the grace and mercy we find in God when we bring these things into the light, repent and find accountability as Jesus transforms this areaContinue reading “Matthew 5:27-30 Sermon – Lust & Adultery”

Matthew 5:17-24 Sermon – Righteousness Fulfilled

In this sermon Tim talks about righteousness, and Jesus’ call to us to have righteousness greater than the Pharisees, a righteousness that flows from the inside out, from our heart rather than external religion. He then goes onto to talk about what Jesus says about anger, and how we can be peacemakers and righteous inContinue reading “Matthew 5:17-24 Sermon – Righteousness Fulfilled”

Matthew 5:1-12 Sermon – The Beatitudes

In this sermon Tim unpacks the beginning of the sermon of the Mount, the Beatitudes giving us five things to remember when reading Jesus’ blessings: that It’s a description of Kingdom living, that blessing is about being in sync with God, that the Beatitudes relate to one another, that Jesus lives this out and thatContinue reading “Matthew 5:1-12 Sermon – The Beatitudes”

Matthew 14:22-33 Sermon – Active Faith

In this sermon Kirrily encourages us to step into an active faith in 2022, she walks us through Peter walking on water with Jesus and the lessons we can learn about trusting God, responding to His call and stepping out of our comfort zone for God! Sermon preached by Kirrily Smeallie on Sunday January 30,Continue reading “Matthew 14:22-33 Sermon – Active Faith”

Colossians 3:12-14 Sermon – Put on New Spiritual Clothes

In this sermon Chris unpacks Colossians 3:12-14 where Paul urges us to put on new spiritual clothes in the light of the new identity we have in Jesus Christ: Compassion, Kindness, Humility, Gentleness, Patience, bearing with one another and Forgiveness. These are our communal values for how we do life together, how we grow togetherContinue reading “Colossians 3:12-14 Sermon – Put on New Spiritual Clothes”