Sermon Series
  • 1. Avoid Spiritual Arrogance

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    The First commandment calls us to trust in God, not in ourselves

    Message Matthew 19:16-22 Avoiding Spiritual Arrogance (Put up the picture of a set of scales) This is how many people believe God should work. It is all about the balance. Where do I sit on the scales? And, generally, most people feel they are good enough for God. “I'm a good more

  • 2. Worship In Spirit And Truth

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    As an outworking of the Second Commandment Jesus has come to bring a renewal to worship; in this way we will not make a substitute.

    Message John 4:19-24 Worship In Spirit and Truth What is it about worship, and the issue of worship, which has the potential to create so much dissension among the people of God? I’m not saying that it is happening in our congregation but I am sure you have heard the stories. We know more

  • 3. Not Just Sticks And Stones

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    Jesus continues the teaching of the Third Commandment by demonstrating that God's name and integrity is to be upheld, and we are to take the issue of swearing and blasphemy seriously by controlling our language.

    Message Matthew 12:22-32 “Not Just Sticks and Stones” Let’s do an “Eavesdropping Accuracy Test”. I’ll tell you a phrase and you try and think what sort of person would use such a phrase. • “We may refuse or reduce a claim, or cancel this more

  • 4. Don't Just Be Religious

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    The Fourth Commandment is given because God gives us a Sabbath so that we can enjoy him.

    Message Colossians 2:13-19 “Don’t Just Be Religious” In Israel they have “Sabbath elevators”. This elevator is designed to automatically stop at every floor – even if no one is going in or out. That is because pushing the button for the elevator is work, more

  • 5. Obey Your Parents

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016
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    In the Fifth Commandment God gives us freedom as he calls us to live in obedience to our parents

    Message Ephesians 6:1-3 Obey Your Parents We live in a society that admires disobedience and rebellion. If you don’t believe me think about how many TV programs and movies there are which portray parents as clueless morons. We value independence – and we resent having anybody more

  • 6. Relationship Principles

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    In the Seventh Commandment we are given a rational for how all relationships, including singleness, work.

    Message 1 Corinthians 7:1-16 “Relationship Principles.” We are up to the seventh commandment in our series; “You shall not commit adultery”. The issue of adultery is one that comes with many emotions. So today we are not going to start in the Old Testament … we more

  • 7. Gripped By Greed

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    In the Eighth Commandment God calls us to be wary of allowing our possessions to rule us and take our focus off God.

    Message Luke 12:13-21 “Gripped By Greed”. You know the feeling don't you? It may come as you jump into your rusted out HQ Holden, while the guy parked next to you slides into a brand new BMW. It may come to you when you try on a pair of $20 bargain priced shoes, while the woman more

  • 8. The Truth Matters

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    The Ninth Commandment teaches that believers have been transformed from an old way of life to a new way of living, therefore our lives must be free from lying and false witness.

    Message Colossians 3:9-10 The Truth Matters We are up to the ninth commandment in our series. You shall not give false testimony against your neighbour. Exodus 20:16 Which is actually not as simple as it sounds. Imagine that you are a Christian who is living in Syria. ISIS has come to more

  • 9. Transform Your Mind

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016
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    The Tenth Commandment gives freedom by helping us see that we can have our minds under control

    Message Romans 12:2 “Transform Your Mind” The mind is a dangerous place. I’m talking about all that activity that goes on in your brain. The thoughts that you are now thinking that have nothing to do with church. That process going on in your head which is so easily more

  • 10. The Power Of Love

    Contributed on Mar 31, 2016

    The Sixth Commandment calls us not to be minimalists when it comes to demonstrating the love of Jesus to others.

    Message Matthew 5:21-26; 43-48 The Power of Love Humans are interesting creatures aren't they? On the one hand we mostly want to be seen as being good people who are doing the right thing and who make a positive contribution to the community. On the other hand – in order to achieve this more