• Michael Russell

    Contributing sermons since Jan 12, 2009
Michael's church

St. Barnabas Anglican Church
Adelaide, *Province/Other 5068

About Michael
  • Education: Bachelors of Commerce, Science, Divinity. My BD (Hons) was from Moore Theological College, Sydney
  • Family: Married to Alison, with four kids - oldest Luke, born 13/1/2003
  • Books that have had an impact: A Call to Spiritual Reformation, D.A. Carson
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Newest Sermons

  • Marriage And Divorce

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2009
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    A discussion of what the bible says about divorce, remarriage, with special focus on 1 Corinthians 7.

    1 Corinthians 7 Marriage and Divorce Itroduction:Today we’re looking at the subjects of Marriage and divorce. There’s more in this chapter than just those topics. But this subject alone will take the whole 25 minutes. So if you were hoping to hear about circumcision in verse 19, or other more

  • Christ-Shaped Sexuality

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    What the bible says on sexuality and how the bible has had it right all along.

    1 Corinthians 6 - Christ shaped sexuality Today’s generation want their sex and they want it their way. Pure and free. Stripped of all the guilt and restrictions of a former age. Freed the boring chains of marriage . Expressed in whatever way suits them, within limits that they define. It’s been more

  • Christ-Shaped Judgment

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    An unpacking of the command to ’judge those within the church’ in 1 Corinthians 5

    1 Corinthians 5 ’Christ-shaped judgment’ It is always hard to speak on judgment. No one likes to hear about it. We like to hear about love. But love’s not the only topic in the Scriptures. We’ve got to hear all that God is saying in the bible, and so we’ve got to hear about judgment. And more

  • The Financial Crisis And The Bible

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 11 ratings

    The application of some of the Old Testament law to the financial crisis - in particular, debt-related slavery and the prohibition on charging interest.

    The financial crisis and the bible This year, you could barely read the news without a mention of the financial crisis. Some of the jokes summed it up well: With the current market turmoil, what’s the easiest way to make a small fortune? Start off with a large one. How do you define more

  • Slavery

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A description and defense of the Old Testament’s laws on slavery; Jesus as the one who saves us from slavery to sin

    Slavery Last week, we looked at the letter to Philemon, a letter about a slave. So this week, I thought we’d look in more depth at slavery. See, you’ll often hear this attack on the bible: the bible’s for slavery, and it’s wrong on that. So why listen to anything the bible says? If it gets more

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  • I Was Reading The Other Day How Some Computers ...

    Contributed on Jan 12, 2009

    I was reading the other day how some computers get taken over as slaves. The owner doesn’t know it, but somehow their computer gets used to send lots of email ads, or to try and gain credit card numbers and passwords to steal money. All sorts of evil goes on, your computer is a slave,, and you more