Sermon Series
  • 1. Is There More To Life Than This?

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2016
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    This sermon introduces the series on Kings by considering the purpose for which 1 & 2 Kings was written. It seeks to give an historical setting and the foundation for the rest of the series.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 1 Kings 1:1-4 “Is There More To Life Than This?” Today we are going to start our sermon series on the book of Kings. Now, if you were all first century Christian who had been converted ...read more

  • 2. We Don't Need More Pretenders

    Contributed on Mar 3, 2016
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    Adonijah, one of the sons of David, set himself up to be the King of Israel. However he was a pretender who constantly sought to tha short-cuts. This passage reminds us that, in God's kingdom, we don't need more pretenders.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 1 Kings 1:5-2:10 “We Don’t Need More Pretenders” Last week we learnt two important truths about 1 & 2 Kings. That the book gives us a very selective account history … 400 years covered ...read more

  • 3. Choose Wisdom Every Time

    Contributed on Mar 3, 2016
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    King Solomon's wisdom reminds us that we need to follow the wisdom of the true King. This wisdom enables us to look back and learn from our past, as well as look forward and believe that we are cared for by our King.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 1 Kings 3:1-28 “Choose Wisdom Every Time” It is not easy to follow in the footsteps of great men. Billy Graham - many still organize evangelism rallies. - Franklin Graham (son), Wil ...read more

  • 4. Temple Theology

    Contributed on Mar 3, 2016
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    The way that the temple was used in redemptive history is a reminder of how easy it is for religion to become hollow, or for ritual to rplece a relationship with God.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 1 Kings 8:22-53 “Temple Theology” How important is the temple in the life of the Israelites? We need to realise that Tabernacle (portable) = Temple (permanent) Expand Reminder of ...read more

  • 5. Fools Can't Stop A Sovereign God

    Contributed on Mar 3, 2016
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    There are times in our lives when we make a mess and create spiritual chaos. On occasions like this God will step in and shake us up because our foolishness cannot stop the sovereignty of God.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 1 Kings 12:1-24 “Fools Can’t Stop A Sovereign God” Solomon the King is dead. Now it is time for a new king – Rehoboam the son of Solomon is the next in line. Rehoboam the Son of ...read more

  • 6. We All Have Bad Days

    Contributed on Mar 3, 2016
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    Elijah was a spiritual giant, and yet he had his days of disappointment and discouragement. God gently restores Elijah and, in doing so, we are reminded that God never fails us.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 1 Kings 19:1-21 “We All Have Bad Days” A little girl called Susie had been trying for months to learn how to tie her shoes. She finally grasped the knack and was able to do it by ...read more

  • 7. Why Is The Ot So Violent?

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2016
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    Jehu's action seem to condone violence against an unfaithful enemy … how do we understand this?

    Note:- most of the messages in this Kings series have been recorded ... unfortunately this one didn't record. You can listen to the rest of the series here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 2 Kings 9:1-10:35 Why Is The Old Testament So Violent? If I was to ...read more

  • 8. Don't Just Change The Standard

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2016
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    The standard of Judah began to subside as the kings stopped comparing themselves to David. You can't make people more faithful by lowering the standard of faith.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 2 Kings 14:1-22 Don’t Just Change the Standard When it comes to on-time train travel the Japanese have the best record. A train is considered to be ontime only if it arrives within one ...read more

  • 9. The Last King Of Israel

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2016
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    A focus on Hoshea, the last king of Israel, makes us realise what the theological problem was which lead to the demise of the Northern Kingdom - they just wanted to be like everyone else.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 2 Kings 17:1-41 “The Last King of Israel” Tallest Building in the World Barj Khalifa It dominates the landscape In some ways it sets the mood for the city. We are great, powerful, ...read more

  • 10. The Straw The Broke The Camel's Back

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2016
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    By focussing on king Manasseh we realise that there comes a point when God says enough is enough, but that does not mean we are beyond God's grace.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 2 Kings 21:1-18 “The Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back” Picture Focus on the idea of comparing ourselves to others. We feel that others are close in God’s view. While we can feel like a ...read more

  • 11. Too Little, Too Late

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2016
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    Josiah sought to be faithful to the covenant even though he knew it would not change anything - in the face of opposition we are called to continued faithfulness.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 2 Kings 23:1-30 “Too Little Too Late” Opening Kenny and the Suzuki An admiration of the continued commitment despite all the set-backs. The view of continuing no matter what the ...read more

  • 12. In The End There Is Hope

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2016
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    When we look at the last chapter of the book of kings we are taught that God does not leave his people without hope; he continues to bring renewal and repentance, even in places that are most unlikely.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/kings-series/ Message 2 Kings 25:1-30 “In The End There Is Hope” For some months now we have been making our way through the book of Kings and we have learnt so much. Today we get to the end of the book. So ...read more