Sermon Series
  • 1. A Big Wake Up Call

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2019
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    The Book of Joel is a wake up call. God is good but he is not safe.

    The challenge of national tragedy. In his poem, The Four Quartets, T.S. Eliot writes, Go, said the bird, for the leaves were full of children, Hidden excitedly, containing laughter. Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind Cannot bear very much reality. People can only accept reality in very small ...read more

  • 2. What Sort Of Day?

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2019
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    The Day of the Lord is a day to prepare for and this is done by trusting in Jesus.

    Clear and present danger. When there’s danger, the alarm usually sounds—more than once. Sydney has a CBD emergency warning system. There are 98 speakers throughout the city and 13 messaging signs at key transport hubs. The system is designed to manage lots of people needing to be moved in the ...read more

  • 3. The Spirit Is Coming!

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2019
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    Joel promises restoration through his Son and the sending of his Spirit. God promises to renew people who repent and turn to him.

    For all the talk about forging our own brave, new world, the evidence seems to the contrary. People are despondent and the world seems a mess. Every day the ideological battles play out in the public square are they are prising apart public opinion and fragmenting society. Climate change—gender ...read more

  • 4. Swing The Sickle

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2019
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    God's judgement is fearful. God will call to account those who reject him. Don't say you weren't warned. Return to the Lord.

    The great and terrible day of the Lord. Are you afraid of God? Do you secretly harbour a fear of him? Maybe in your upbringing you were introduced to a god who scared you and this was reinforced as you read those violent stories in the OT. Does a fear of God turn you away him? The language that ...read more