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”
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 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.
This Sunday we continue our series into Jesus’ lessons on the Kingdom. This time on having greater righteousness than the Pharisees and the scribes of the Law. What did He mean and how we instill this lesson in ourselves personally and corporately as the Church?
This Sunday we continue on with our sermon series on Kingdom living. This time looking at the lessons of Jesus regarding Salt and Light. Blessed are we who are salt and light in the world.
He is risen! For the disciples, the resurrection of Jesus was unexpected and they did not know how to react to it. Let us consider the different reactions recorded in Luke 24, and how this might apply to our very own, personal response to Jesus’ resurrection this Easter.