Sermons on Christian Life

The Hardest Truth Of All

Jeremiah 17:1-9 — On Wednesday last week a horrific crime was committed on a suburban street in Brisbane. It was a crime that left many shocked, shaken and totally bewildered. The response in the media and elsewhere has highlighted the confusion there is when it comes to the reality of evil and the secular worldview. …

Depression & Grace

I Kings 19:4-8 — We all experience seasons of sadness and discouragement because of disappointment and loss. For some, they experience periods of depression that may be unrelated to any outward circumstances. What do we do when we go through these times? How do we help others who suffering in this way? The great prophet Elijah…

A Single Resolve

Psalm 27:1-6 — “One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life…” David’s singular resolve was to be in the presence of the LORD. For David that primarily meant participating in corporate worship. While we can…

A Critique Of Criticism

Proverbs 12:1 — “Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.” How well do you take criticism? What is your first response when someone gives you negative feedback? Do you really want to know the truth about yourself and your actions? It’s safe to say that we all struggle to receive criticism…

“God Doesn’t Love You”

Matthew 27:41-43 — We often pay close attention to the physical suffering Jesus experienced during His various trials and as He was crucified. We are also careful to ponder the deep spiritual component of His suffering as He was “made sin for us.” What we don’t often think about, is how He felt when He…