Sermon Series
  • 1. "Don't Give Up – You Can Be Incredible Too!”

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    An introduction to a series on Hebrews 11

    Super-heroes are popular. Batman, Superman, Wonder-Woman, Spiderman and Mr Incredible. The thing with super-heroes is their identity is secret. They live ordinary lives but have extraordinary powers. Hebrews 11 is a chapter about heroes – but not superheroes. There is only one of those Jesus who more

  • 2. What Is Faith?

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    A look at Hebrews definition of faith

    We’re looking at Hebrews 11. How can we be God’s incredibles? Those who received this letter were finding things tough and were tempted to give up. Hebrews 11 is meant to encourage them to go forward in faith. To keep on believing and make a difference for God. To realise as verse 2 says – that more

  • 3. Faith And Understanding

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon looks at the relationship between faith and the intellect

    Introduction We saw last week that faith is being sure and certain about things we do not yet see or have. It is our Response to God’s revelation – God has spoken – do we believe it There is the story of a missionary working with children in the Middle East. Jeep ran out of petrol, no petrol more

  • 4. Faith And Service

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    this message looks at the relationship between faith and the things we do for God

    Introduction This chapter was written to encourage some believers who were having a hard time. These examples of faith were meant to inspire them to keep on trusting and living for God even though they could not yet see the things they were believing God for. The first example of that is more

  • 5. Faith And Pleasing God

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    This message looks at how faith is the only way to please God and everything flows from this.

    Genuine complaints received by Britain’s travel operators No one told us there would be fish in the sea. The children were startled. We had to queue outside with no air conditioning. The brochure stated "No hairdressers at the accommodation". We’re trainee hairdressers, will we be OK more

  • 6. Faith And Action

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    This message sees that faith is not passive but very active!

    Introduction This is a picture of a floating prison ship - The HMP Weare, is moored off Dorset’s Portland Harbour (400 prisoners). Has anyone herad of a gigantic floating zoo? That’s what Noah’s Ark was. Many people think the story of Noah is just a story, a myth, a legend. But more and more more

  • 7. Faith And Perspective

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    This message looks at how faith changes our outlook on life

    Introduction A young couple rented a vacation cottage for a week. One afternoon the husband looked out a window at the swimming pool and exclaimed, "Let’s change our clothes and go get some exercise!" His wife, who was washing the dishes in the kitchen and looking out the window watching some more

  • 8. Faith And Passing God's Tests

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Looks at how God tests us and how we can pass them.

    Introduction Chippie the parakeet never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his cage. The next he was sucked in, washed up, and blown over. The problems began when Chippie’s owner decided to clean Chippie’s cage with a vacuum cleaner. She removed the attachment from the end more

  • 9. Faith And Choices

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 115 ratings

    This message looks at how our faith affects the choices we make in life.

    Introduction Who is to Blame? The statements below are taken from actual insurance accident claims forms. I left for work this morning at 7am as usual when I collided straight into a bus. The bus was 5 minutes early. (Clearly the bus’s fault!) I knew the dog was possessive about the car more

  • 10. Faith And The Impossible

    Contributed on May 8, 2006
    based on 188 ratings

    A look at how we can deal with impossible situations.

    Introduction A police exam read: You are on patrol in outer London when an explosion occurs in a gas main in a nearby street. On investigation you find that a large hole has been blown in the footpath and there is an overturned van lying nearby. Inside the van there is a strong smell of alcohol. more

  • 11. Faith And Being "Incredible"

    Contributed on May 15, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    A look at what it takes to be incredible for God

    Introduction Clip from “Incredibles” Remember at the start of the series we talked about super-heroes like Mr Incredible. Well this chapter shows we can be incredible too by faith. We have a list of people who did and endured incredible things for God – they conquered, escaped, overcame more

  • 12. Faith And Running The Race

    Contributed on May 22, 2006
    based on 21 ratings

    Conclusion of this series on Hebrews 11 which looks at what is required of us now that it is our turn, we are in the field of play.

    Introduction Video Clip Abel, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets – they have all run their race, they have retired and according to the writer to the Hebrews are now a great cloud of witnesses. They are more