Sermon Series
  • 1. Being Salt And Light

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 27 ratings

    We are Salt and Light. Jesus has commissioned us. We’re each ordained Christian workers. We are the world’s light. We are salt for the earth. Shine as a light before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

    Today we begin a series of a sermons following Jesus’ teaching in the sermon on the mount. What we’ll discover as we go through is a series of radical interpretations of God’s law, designed to teach his followers how to live lives that are shaped by God’s agenda for the world and for his people, more

  • 2. Deadly Sins?

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 21 ratings

    We’re to be counter-cultural in the way we fight against the social pressures of our world where the norm is to respond to hurt with anger and revenge, where lust is seen as normal, faithfulness as an option. Rather we’re to respond with the servant love

    According to the Age this week, the seven deadly sins have been knocked for six. No longer do we worry about sloth, gluttony or lust. In fact most respondents to a recent survey carried out by the BBC said they rather enjoyed those particular vices. The trouble is, according to a professor of more

  • 3. Turning The Other Cheek - By Michael Prabaharan

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    The Sermon on the Mount is an invitation – to taste and see this God, to join his club and deepen his kind of life skills.

    Turning the Other Cheek I’ve been trying to figure out a realistic application for turning the other cheek ever since as a young person a mentor of mine once pointed out to that to teach his son this attitude was a license to getting him bullied at school. No way am I going to encourage my son more

  • 4. Christian Disciplonie - By Camille Lang

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    When Jesus comes again there will be judgment and reward. For those who have their hearts right with God … the right motives … they will receive a reward from their Father in Heaven … For those who don’t have their hearts right with God … there will be ju

    Well it’s official!!!! my personality has been locked in!!! I am an "I". Let me explain … I did a personality survey a couple of years ago (and they are always so spot on!!) … it was the DISC model. Now the word DISC is an acronym – that is the letters standing for different words … in this case more

  • 5. Single Minded Devotion

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    Where are you putting your energy, your money, your time? Are you putting them into your own personal future, your own worldly security, or are you investing them in a future with God? Look to God’s future for security and hope.

    Stop being so anxious! Don’t worry, just relax! Why are you so stressed? You’ve probably heard words like that fairly recently. It’s the nature of our age to be stressed isn’t it? In fact this passage from Matt 6 could have been written specifically for us, couldn’t it? We live in an age where more

  • 6. Do To Others As You Would Have Them Do To You

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. Do not throw your pearls before swine. Ask, and it will be given you. Do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.

    There’s a very real and practical aspect to Jesus words at the start of ch7. I guess we’ve all known people who are constantly critical of every little thing. But have you noticed how, so often, they’re the people that others watch to see when they’ll fail; who receive the harshest criticism when more

  • 7. Two Ways To Live

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    The sermon on the mount is a series of hard sayings. It begins with consolation, with the blessings for those who follow him, but it ends with a harsh warning: a warning against foolishness and its consequences. Having listened to the sermon on the mount

    It seems that life today is all about choice. It’s almost as though if we’re not given half a dozen options to choose from at any given moment we feel deprived. Because choice is our right. Now choice is good because it produces competition which keeps prices down and it’s a spur to innovation more