Sermon Series
  • 1. The Sower

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009

    God spreads his word among all kinds of people, many people will respond to his word with less than saving faith but some people do respond positively and we get the privilege of seeing them grow in faith and bear fruit.

    By Rev Bill Stewart "Farmers call for HECS-style loan to see off drought" "Cost of carbon regime ’modest’ " "Man of the land supports laws of nature" "Recycled water ’will have bugs’ " All these headlines come from the front page of this Wednesday’s copy of The Australian more

  • 2. The Wheat And The Weeds

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    The Church is an imperfect organism. There are always going to be people within it who are opposed to Christ. OUr task is to teach people how to think Biblically and theologically; to continually be asking ourselves how the ideas we hear fit with God’s re

    It’s interesting that over the past few weeks and months there’s been a huge amount of interest in the economic crisis facing our world, but very little about the moral and ethical state of the world. Yet our state government is about to pass legislation that will allow women to terminate babies more

  • 3. The Mustard Seed

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    Sometimes we feel like we’re outnumbered by people who don’t believe in Jesus. There are times when we’re the only ones who want to do the right thing. But Jesus tells us that his kingdom may look small but in fact it will grow to be like a mighty tree th

    A Combined Children’s talk and sermon How big do you think God’s Kingdom is? As big as the Simpson desert or Kakadu? As big as this whole land of Australia? Jesus said the kingdom of heaven was like a mustard seed. Now I can’t show you a mustard seed but I did bring some other seeds with more

  • 4. The Treasure, The Pearl And The Net

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    God’s gift of membership in his kingdom is a treasure that’s worth giving up everything else to possess. His gift of his revealed word is a treasure that we can bring out of our storerooms over and over again to apply to each new situation we find ourselv

    Can you imagine this man? Perhaps he’s ploughing a field, just a paid worker, but he suddenly comes across a great treasure, just below the surface. He can’t believe his luck! But what’s he to do? He knows he can’t just take it. The field doesn’t belong to him. Perhaps it’s too big to dig up and more

  • 5. The Unmerciful Servant

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
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    Here we have both a reminder of just how great God’s love and mercy is and a warning about the need to respond appropriately, to demonstrate by our attitude to others that we’ve truly joined God’s family.

    I think we all relate to this story. We empathise with the poor servant who only owes a few dollars and is thrown into gaol by the culprit of the story. We feel the sense of powerlessness of the poorer servant. We feel the outrage of the other servants as they see this injustice being played out. more