Sermon Series
  • 1. Bible - Why Bother? #1

    Contributed on Nov 1, 2019
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    Can I be a Christian without the Bible? The answer: Yes – a weak, confused, distracted and disillusioned one.

    As I reflect on my journey of becoming a Christian, my story would not be complete if I did not share a funny story which came during the initial phase of coming back into community. It was about 15 years ago. We had just come back to church and my wife decided to write on one of the connect cards, ...read more

  • 2. Bible - Why Bother? #2

    Contributed on Nov 1, 2019
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    The Scriptures are the inspired, authentic self-revelation of God and as such have primary and foundational authority in all matters of what we believe, what we value, and how we live.

    Last week we focused on the purpose of the Scriptures: what are they for and why should we bother getting ourselves acquainted with them? We learned the Bible is God’s self-revelation that pulls back the curtain for us to know who God is, who we are, the purpose of our lives, and the destiny of the ...read more

  • 3. Bible - Why Bother? #3

    Contributed on Nov 1, 2019
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    The bible is the account, through poetry, history, song, prophecy, law, wisdom, gospel, letters, homilies of the History of God’s redemption in Christ, an invitation to life in Christ, and the promise of the future victory in Christ. God’s salvation in Jesus is the center of the entire story.

    Last week we focused what is the Bible and how should we interpret it. I put forth the scriptures are the inspired, authentic self-revelation of God and as such have primary and foundational authority in all matters of what we believe, what we value, and how we live. The week before, we focused on ...read more

  • 4. Bible - Why Bother? #4

    Contributed on Nov 1, 2019
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    The inspiration of the writers of scripture, and the sovereign work of the Holy Spirit in determining the canon of scripture, the ongoing impact of the scriptures in our lives and in the Christian mission give us complete confidence in the authority and reliability of the Bible.

    So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. 15 Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him. 16 He writes the same way ...read more