This Sunday join us as we look at the Creation story through the lens of the Kingdom life. We can only begin to believe in the Blessed be’s if we know they are grounded in the Let it be’s of the Creation story.
In this final instalment in the series on Jesus’ sermon on the mount in Matthew chapters 5, 6 and 7, Jesus commands us to enter by the narrow Gate, but to watch out for false prophets and false disciples. And in His closing parable in this awesome sermon, Jesus shows us how to build ourContinue reading “2022-07-24 Sermon – Enter but Watch Out!”
This week we continue our sermon series of Jesus’ teachings in Matthew chapters 6 and 7. We learn that in order to maintain healthy relationships we need to learn to first look at ourselves before we judge others. This doesn’t mean that all judgment is wrong, this is where discernment comes in. Discernment is theContinue reading “2022-07-17 Sermon – Judging Well”
In Matthew 6:25-34, Jesus tells us not to spend our life worrying, but rather to seek Him first. God knows what we need and will supply our needs provided we keep our trust in Him. Let us not be like the people Ezekiel spoke to God about in Ezekiel 33:32, who see God as nothingContinue reading “2022-07-10 Sermon – Do Not Worry”
This Sunday we continue to look at the intimate relationship we have with God in our hearts. This secret place where we continue to work out our faiths. What amazing discoveries are to be found if only we allow God to be at work within us and spend time with Him there.
A kingdom heart understands that it is better to find our worth in God, and not in man. So whether we do good to the needy or whether we are praying to God, a kingdom heart does this with the truth of God in mind, and does not fall into the trap of self-adoration.
This Sunday we put into practice all we have been learning together about life in the Kingdom by discerning together what God is saying in the remainder of Matthew 5: Oaths, Retaliation and Love of Enemy. We found that God helps us to faithfully navigate these difficulties of life.
In Proverbs 17:3 we read: “The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the heart.” Join us as we read a children’s story based on this wonderful proverb. The name of the story is “Jebb and the Heartsmith”, and it is written by Rudolf Coetsee.
What does the Kingdom life have to say to us when we mourn? God has a response to all of our life situations even the difficult ones. Join us this morning as we unpack how God comforts and what we can do to seek it from Him.
This Sunday we look at Jesus’ teaching on marriage and divorce. We continue to learn what to do in real life circumstances if we are to have a righteousness that is greater than the Pharisees and the Scribes.