Sermons from February 2021

Sermons from February 2021

Philippians 2:1-11

Sunday 28th February, 6pm service by Ps Paul Bremner Questions to consider from Philippians 2:1-11 1.What is your instinctive reaction to “humility”? 2. How can you look to the interests of others more than your own today? 3. How does reflecting on Christ’s humility move you to worship Him? 4. How does Christ’s humility challenge you to live like Him? 5. What will it look like for you humbly to submit to the will of God in your life right…

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…

Philippians 1:18-30

Sunday 21st February, 6pm sermon by Ps Paul Bremner Philippians 1:19-30 Questions: What is your own view of death? Are there any ways in which you are influenced by your culture’s perspective on it, rather than a Christian one? Paul clearly wrestled with the dilemma where he longed to die as it would be “far better” for him as it would bring him into the presence of Jesus Christ his Lord. However, it was for the greater good of those…

Matthew: Faith & Flourishing 4:18-25

Sunday 21st February, 9am sermon by Ps Ian Beaman Questions for discussion – Matthew 4:18-25 Does a call to follow Jesus always require a preparedness to leave our family, our business etc?  Why does Jesus not require this of the vast majority of Christians? How can there be a present and a future aspect to the Kingdom of Heaven?  Will believers be present in the future Kingdom when Jesus comes to reign on earth? Why does the preaching of the…

Philippians 1:3-18

Sunday 14th February, 6pm sermon by Ps Paul Bremner. Paul continues our new series through the book of Philippians. Study questions below may be used for small group or personal study. “God Finishes what He starts.” How does this comfort you when you face trials in life, or you are particularly aware of your own sinfulness or weakness? How has this passage caused you to consider how you pray and whom you pray for? What is the difference between true…

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…

Philippians 1:1-2

Sunday 7th February, 6pm sermon by Ps Paul Bremner This week Paul begins an exciting new series preaching out of the book of Philippians. Today we look at the context for the book and the introductory comments at its beginning.