Sermons by Rev Dr Andrew Menzies

Sermons by Rev Dr Andrew Menzies

Philippians 2:19-30

Sunday 14th March, 6pm sermon by Rev Dr. Andrew Menzies Questions for discussion Phil 2:19-29 Snickers or Mars Bars? Look at these passages (Phil 2:16-18; Gal 1:13-16; Rom 10:9-13; Acts 7:58-59) about Paul’s transformation once he met Jesus on the road to Damascus.  What changes have you undergone since deciding to follow Jesus? Think of people in your life who seem a long way from following Jesus.  Share about them and pray for them. Paul had a great relationship with…

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing. Beatitudes week 3

Sunday 14th March, 9am sermon by Rev Dr. Andrew Menzies Questions for discussion Matthew 5:1-16 Jesus said, “Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God” (Matt 5:8).  What is this purity and how is it achieved? Discuss the Biblical understanding of shalom (Matt 5:9).  How can we apply shalom daily in our loves?  What things block shalom?  Does someone in your discussion group need prayer for shalom?  The eighth beatitude (Matt 5:10) raises issues about awareness for…

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing Beatitudes week 2

Sunday 7th March, 9am sermon by Rev Dr. Andrew Menzies Discussion Questions Matthew 5:1-12 (Part 2) The metaphors of back-to-front or ‘inside-out’ or ‘upside-down’ have been used to compare Jesus’ beatitudes with the popular culture of the western world where we live.  How do you experience that and how do you response to this challenge? Discuss Matthew 5:4 (second beatitude).  How do you understand this and do you find it to be true? Meek means quiet, gentle, and easily imposed…

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing The Beatitudes week 1

Sunday 28th February, 9am sermon by Rev Dr. Andrew Menzies Questions for discussion What parts of your Christian journey to you find ‘backwards’ or ‘upside-down’ compared to western culture?  Discuss. This message explained the repeat of Israel’s life, now though Jesus.  Why did Matthew repeat this pattern?  What was his aim? 1. Like Israel, Jesus was called with special status outlined in the genealogy                                                                i.      Showing that Jesus was an authentic king                                                              ii.      Jesus was an authentic Jew…

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing 4:12-17

Sunday 14th February, 9am sermon by Rev Dr. Andrew Menzies Join us as Andrew covers the prophecy about Jesus found in Matt 4. Feel free to use the below questions for small group or personal study. Questions for discussion – Matthew 4:12-17 This passage is about preparation for something that is coming that will change everything (the Kingdom of Heaven).  How do you feel when you are given a warning about the imminence of something arriving?  Does it change your…

Christmas Service

Friday 25th December, 9am Service by Rev Dr. Andrew Menzies. This morning Andrew offers a Christmas morning message at the end of a challenging and trying year. 0