In Genesis 9 we read of the covenant God made with Noah after the flood. God gave Noah certain commands that demonstrate His love towards all of His creation. When we see the rainbow, we are reminded of the covenant God made with all living creatures, including ourselves. But a covenant is not just aContinue reading “2022-10-02 Sermon – Rainbow Covenant”
As we continue journeying together through the account of Noah and the flood, let’s think about what it meant for Noah to build an ark. He obeyed God, despite the prevailing social and cultural norms. Noah was obedient to God and God provided everything he needed to build the ark. And even during the flood,Continue reading “2022-09-25 Sermon – Building an Ark”
This week we look at Noah and the flood from a Kingdom lens perspective. Many people struggle to reconcile God’s goodness with the flood, but would a good God ignore a world filled with evil and injustice? Just as God gave Noah instructions to build an ark in order to survive His judgement, so weContinue reading “2022-09-18 Sermon – Lessons from Noah”
Have you ever wondered about Cain’s wife and other difficult problems in the book of Genesis? In this installment of Rimutaka Baptist Question and Answer series, we answer the question of who was Cain’s wife.
The first death on earth was not due to natural causes. It was a result of murder. Join me this week as we continue to explore Genesis from a Kingdom perspective. In the story of Cain and Abel, we see that God goes out of His way to restore Cain into a right relationship withContinue reading “2022-08-28 Sermon – Cain and Abel”
This Sunday we continue our series by looking at the fall with a Kingdom lens perspective. What lessons can we learn from the experiences of Adam and Eve? How can we avoid the mistakes made at the fall?
What does the story of Adam and Eve before the fall have to teach us about a Kingdom life? Join me as we explore the wonderful complexity of the second creation narrative and how it showcases God’s wonderful life-giving plan for all of His creation.
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.
Today we celebrate Carey Sunday. For over 95 years, Carey has helped to form men and women for ministry. John writes for many of us the last two years have felt at times like a wilderness. Perhaps, like the people of Israel in exile, you have felt displaced, discouraged, disoriented, disillusion and doubtful. In IsaiahContinue reading “2022-07-31 Sermon – God is doing a New Thing”
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!”