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  • Strange Witnesses

    Contributed on Apr 7, 2012
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    This sermon asks why Jesus chose strange witnesses to the miracles of his life and the reality of his resurrection, and encourages us to share witness this ourselves.

    Introduction Mary Magdalene is stooped at the entrance of the tomb where the body of Jesus had been interred. Mary had seen that the seal had been broken because the great stone at the entrance had been rolled back. Mary had run home to tell the others this distressing news and there’d ...read more

  • He Looked Around At Everything

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2009
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    The events of Holy Week and Easter were no accident.

    Intro – The triumphal entry Jesus comes into town, riding on the back of donkey. There are two distinct groups who make his presence felt. There are the Northerners who have travelled with Jesus. The Galileans, including his disciples, with their provincial accents. This group have had ...read more

  • Jesus Is Alive Again. Catch Up!

    Contributed on Mar 21, 2008
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    The disciples took time to come to terms with the resurrection. So do we. But come on board with the life-changing reality of Easter.

    Easter day was the day which changed everything. On the Friday it seemed like the end of the world: • Jesus who said “I am the way” was going nowhere – lying on a cold stone slab. • Jesus who said “I am the truth” was to speak no more. His words of love and mercy were drowned by a shouting ...read more

  • When The Risen Christ Is Right Behind You

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2008
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    In the most difficult times, the risen Jesus is there for you.

    Mary is at the entrance of the tomb. She stands in the doorway between the place of the living and the dead. She has been there before – no doubt following the two men who had laid his body there on the Friday. She had come close enough this morning to know that the grave had been disturbed, the ...read more

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  • Not Missing, Holidaying. Sorry Everyone. By Dan ...

    Contributed on Mar 21, 2008
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    Not Missing, holidaying. Sorry everyone. By Dan Oakes From the Sydney Morning Herald 11th March 2008 The homicide squad had called the media to the home of Roy and Heather Ostell. The news, it seemed, was grim. The couple had vanished, and their daughters had not heard from Dr Ostell, 63, ...read more