Sermon Series
  • 1. If Jesus Is God, Why Did Jesus Need To Pray?

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2016
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    The Gospels record 17 specific occasions when Jesus prayed. Jesus prayed at different times of the day. He prayed in different places. Sometimes He prayed on His own, and sometimes when His Disciples were with Him.

    Why did Jesus pray? This morning as we continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples our focus this month is on Prayer. The Bible records the words of 222 specific prayers - actual worded prayers, not just references to prayer with statements like he prayed or he called upon the name of the Lord, ...read more

  • 2. Making Disciples - The Great Commission Is A Command Not A Suggestion!

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2016
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    We are commanded to share the Gospel with everyone because their eternal destiny depends on them hearing the message of salvation in Jesus.

    Our theme this year is Dynamic Disciples. We have been thinking about what it really means for us to be a disciples of Jesus. This morning our focus is on the Making Disciples. So the question to begin is: How can we Make Disciples? How can we encourage others to discover Jesus for ...read more

  • 3. What Is Our Motivation To Evangelise?

    Contributed on Sep 7, 2016
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    Motivated because JESUS commands us. Motivated because of our LOVE for God and other people. Motivated by the REALITY of Heaven and Hell.

    We are continuing in our series on Dynamic Disciples or Dynamic Discipleship and this month our focus is on Evangelism. The Topic we are dealing with today is Our Motivation to Evangelise. So the question to begin is What is our Motivation to Evangelise? I’m sure many people could ...read more

  • 4. Evangelism: Message And Method - Finding The One Who Is Lost.

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2016
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    Why do we need to tell people about Jesus? The simple answer is because Jesus has given a direct command to tell other people about Him. Matthew 28:19 “Go and make disciples of all the nations"

    We are continuing in our series on Dynamic Disciples or Dynamic Discipleship and this month our focus is on Evangelism. The Topic we are dealing with this evening is the message and method of Evangelism. The question to begin is Why do we need to tell people about Jesus? The simple answer is ...read more

  • 5. Healed And Saved By Faith In Christ

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2016
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    Our series this year has been on dynamic disciples and dynamic discipleship and this month we have been thinking about what it means to have a discipleship lifestyle and today we are going to be thinking specifically about faith.

    Today is healing and wholeness Sunday, a day we specifically set apart to pray that God will work and move in our lives and the lives of those we care about. At the end of the service there will be an opportunity for prayer for you or for someone you know that God will move in a miraculous ...read more

  • 6. It’s A Mystery But It Is Truth, The Three, Father, Son And Spirit Are One!

    Contributed on May 20, 2016
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    Belief in the Trinity is FOUNDATIONAL to our faith. The truth of the Trinity is REVEALED by PROGRESSIVE REVELATION in the Bible. We BELIEVE in the truth of the Trinity by FAITH.

    Today is “Trinity Sunday”, it is a day when many churches celebrate the Holy Trinity of God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. St Augustine of Hippo (that’s a great name isn’t it?). St Augustine spent nearly thirty years of his life writing a fifteen volume work called ...read more

  • 7. Are You Involved In Making Disciples?

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2016
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    Being a disciple of Jesus requires more from us than just turning up for a church service, God is meant to have the central place in our daily lives. Are you willing to move to a different level of commitment in your Christian life?

    Our theme for 2016 is Dynamic Disciples. In the New Testament the word Disciple is used to describe the people who are committed to following Jesus Christ. Being a disciple of Jesus requires more from us than just turning up for a church service, God is meant to have the central place in our ...read more

  • 8. How Do We Compare To Jesus First Disciples?

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2016
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    When I think about the first disciples of Jesus there is one thing that I find really encouraging - they were very ordinary people, average people, people like you and me, people with faults and failings, imperfect people.

    How do we compare to Jesus first Disciples? When I think about the first disciples of Jesus there is one thing that I find really encouraging - they were very ordinary people with very ordinary jobs - fishermen & a tax collector. If Jesus public ministry had begun here in Rayleigh and Jesus ...read more

  • 9. Are You A “christian” Or Are You A Disciple?

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2016
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    God calls us to be more than just people who live the way they want throughout the week and then maybe turn up for a couple of hours at church on Sunday.

    The question: Are you a “Christian” or are you a disciple? Perhaps you have been a Christian for years. There was that point in your life when you discovered Jesus for yourself. Maybe, something happened that caused you to seek comfort, or meaning or healing in your life. ...read more

  • 10. Spiritual Warfare: The Battle Of Temptation

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2016
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    As we continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples, or dynamic discipleship, our focus this month has been on Spiritual Warfare. The focus of this message is The Battle of Temptation.

    Spiritual Warfare: The Battle of Temptation As we continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples, or dynamic discipleship, our focus this month has been on Spiritual Warfare. This morning the focus of my message is The Battle of Temptation. Have you ever said “It’s not my ...read more

  • 11. The Heavenly Father

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2016
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    Every day we experience the presence of Father God, His Mercy His Grace and His Love. God has promised to never leave us or forsake us. He is with us in the good times and the bad. He is Our Gracious Heavenly Father and He loves us.

    20160619 ASHPM Our Heavenly Father Every day we experience the presence of Father God, His Mercy His Grace and His Love. God has promised to never leave us or forsake us. He is with us in the good times and the bad. He is Our Gracious Heavenly Father and He loves us and cares for us more ...read more

  • 12. Called To Confess

    Contributed on Apr 1, 2016
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    Do you find it easy to admit when YOU have done something wrong? If we are honest, none of us are really comfortable admitting we have done something wrong.

    CALLED TO CONFESS This morning, as we continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples, our focus is on confession, The Oxford dictionary defines confession this way: 1. A formal statement admitting that one is guilty. 2. An acknowledgement that one has done something about which one is ashamed ...read more

  • 13. Choose To Share The Good News!

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2016
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    If we believe Jesus is the only way of salvation, If we believe salvation is the free gift given to all who place their faith and trust in Jesus. Then part of being a dynamic disciple involves sharing the truth of who Jesus is with others.

    Do you try to avoid conflict? Most of us will not enjoy conflict in our lives. We simply want to avoid uncomfortable situations. Often, it is within uncomfortable situations that we find our deepest levels of faith. Christians are often unprepared when it comes time to share their faith ...read more

  • 14. Remembrance Sunday - Remember To Remember

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2016
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    A Remembrance Sunday Reflection on what we should remember about our Lord.

    Remembrance Sunday is set aside to remember those who have given their lives for the freedom of others. Sadly for some people, today will come and go without them giving any real thought to the meaning of today. What and why do we need to remember? We remember the reality of what actually ...read more

  • 15. Do You Live Like A 'before' Or 'after' Pentecost Christian?

    Contributed on May 9, 2016
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    Does your daily Christian life look more like the disciples BEFORE they were filled with the Holy Spirit or more like the disciples AFTER they were filled with the Holy Spirit?

    Today is Pentecost, one of the three most important celebrations of the Christian Calendar. At Christmas we remember the coming of Jesus into this world, the Messiah, born of a virgin in a humble stable. As the old hymn writer put it “God contracted to a span, incomprehensibly made ...read more

  • 16. Called To Commitment

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2016
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    True discipleship involves our deep commitment to our Lord and Saviour, allowing His life to infuse our own, so that we become more like Him. Are you fully committed to following the commands and precepts of our Lord and Saviour?

    Our theme for 2016 is Dynamic Disciples and this morning I want us to consider our commitment to being a disciple of Christ. In the New Testament the word Disciple is used to describe the people who are committed to following Jesus Christ. To be a true disciple of Jesus requires real ...read more

  • 17. Called To An Alternative Lifestyle - A Holy Lifestyle

    Contributed on Feb 22, 2016
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    Are you following an Alternative Lifestyle? The term Alternative lifestyle covers a pretty diverse range of living, as Christian's we have been called to follow an alternative lifestyle, an alternative path, the narrow way.

    We continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples and this month we are focussing on being called into the family of God. Our focus for this evening is God’s Alternative Society. The question as always to begin is: Are you following an Alternative Lifestyle? The term Alternative ...read more

  • 18. Hindrances To God’s Word

    Contributed on Jun 29, 2016
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    There are many things that can hinder us or stop us, from spending time with God, but perhaps the biggest hindrance can be ourselves.

    People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God. Matthew 4:4 NLT As we continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples or Dynamic Discipleship our focus this month is on The Word of God and today we are going to be thinking about Hindrances to God’s Word. ...read more

  • 19. The Healing Word Of God

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2016
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    it is the Word of God that heals us and saves us.

    As we continue in our series on Dynamic Disciples and Dynamic Discipleship our focus this month has been on The Word of God. When I preached here earlier this month we considered the verse from Matthew 4:4 People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God. ...read more

  • 20. Commanded To Love Each Other

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2016
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    As disciples we are called to love one another, that is a command that is easier to say than actually do, for us to live in a way that the love of God is fully demonstrated requires real effort in our daily lives.

    Disciples who Love Straight to the question: If you could only use one word to describe God what word would you choose? Would it be Almighty? Omnipotent? Creator? It’s Valentines Day and the word I am looking for is Love! The bible tells us simply and clearly that “God is ...read more

  • 21. Dynamic Disciples Share The Gospel

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2016
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    Share the Gospel - At the heart of the Gospel is the truth that Jesus Himself said He was the Way, the Truth and the Life. We are not saved by being nice people or by our works, we are saved when we repent and place our faith and trust in Jesus.

    We are continuing in our series on Dynamic Disciples or Dynamic Discipleship and this month our focus is on Evangelism. The Dictionary defines Evangelism as the spreading of the Christian gospel by public preaching or personal witness. Evangelism is a word that was first used in the 1620s. ...read more

  • 22. The Cost Of Discipleship: Following The Way Of The Cross

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2016
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    The cost of being a disciple and what it means to Follow The Way of The Cross. May each of us willing follow the way of the cross.

    As we continue in our series on dynamic disciples or dynamic discipleship, this month our focus has been on the cost of being a disciple. This morning we are going to consider together what it means to follow the way of the Cross. What is the way of the cross? The way of the cross is following ...read more

  • 23. Discipleship Lifestyle - Sacrificial Love

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2016
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    As dynamic disciples of Jesus, we have to do what God expects us to do. Even if it’s difficult, even if it goes against what the world says is acceptable, even if it means we have to be different, we need to choose to do what He has commanded us to do.

    We are continuing our series on Dynamic Disciples or Dynamic Discipleship and this month our focus has been on The Lifestyle of a Disciple. This morning I want us to consider together what it means for us, as disciples of Jesus, to have a Lifestyle of Love, and specifically I want us to think ...read more

  • 24. Faithful, Follower Functioning For The Lord

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2016
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    Three of the Marks of Discipleship in our lives, the indicators, the evidence, the proof, that demonstrates we are true disciples of Jesus. Faithful, Follower Functioning for the Lord.

    Marks of Discipleship: Faithful, Follower Functioning for the Lord Our theme this year is Dynamic Disciples.We have been thinking about what it really means for us to be a disciples of Jesus. This morning our focus is on the Marks of Discipleship in our lives, the indicators, the evidence, ...read more

  • 25. Never Too Old To Learn, Never Too Young To Teach

    Contributed on Apr 22, 2016
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    Making Disciples by Teaching and Leading others. While the world may often be ageist in attitude, our God never writes people off for being too young or too old.

    Never too old or too young Our theme this year is Dynamic Disciples and this morning our focus is on Making Disciples by Teaching and Leading others. Here is the question to begin: Have you noticed how the world often writes people off for being too old or too young? While the world may ...read more

  • 26. Psalm 121 The Traveller's Song

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2016
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    Knowing our “help comes from the Lord” gives us the faith to start climbing, because we know God is keeping a close watch and “He will not let you stumble” (when we keep our faith in Him!). We can be at peace knowing God is always with us day and night.

    Rachel is about to embark on what some would call the journey of a lifetime. She is about to head off to Hong Kong for three and a half years, she’s going on a journey, to work, to learn and hopefully have a little fun too. I prayed about what I should briefly speak on this evening that ...read more

  • 27. The Armour Of God (All-Age / Family Service)

    Contributed on Aug 2, 2016
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    All-age / family service on The Armour of God

    All-age service The Armour of God Can anyone tell me who or what this is? <Slide 1: Picture of David & Goliath> In Bible times soldiers would wear very heavy armour. If you know the story of when David fought against the giant Goliath you may remember that David was so small he could ...read more

  • 28. Choose Who You Will Serve

    Contributed on Jan 25, 2016
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    In the New Testament the word Disciple is used to describe the people who are committed to following Jesus Christ. To be a true disciple of Jesus requires real commitment.

    So, my first sermon of 2016, let’s start with a question: Does life get in the way, or do you let life get in the way? I sit in church and I listen to the message, sometimes I enjoy it, sometimes I find it boring. I love to hear of the miracles that Jesus did and I love to hear ...read more

  • 29. Dynamic Disciples On A Mission For God

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2016
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    Mission is a response of the command Jesus gave His disciples in Matthew 28:18-19. Why are we to go? Because Jesus told us to go! Where are we to go? Into all nations.

    INTRO TO ELIM & ELIM MISSIONS =========================== Today is Elim Missions Sunday. It’s a day Elim sets apart for two main reasons: The first is to remember the great Sacrifice of our Missionaries in the Vumba Massacre of 1978. The second is to speak about the importance of ...read more