Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Oct. 13: The Storm Calms

The Psalm imagines the believer reaching their desired haven. Ironically, in some ways, this will be the last place Jonah wanted to be. The calming of the storm reveals to the men that Jonah’s god is in fact The God …

Oct 5/6: Fleeing from God

We now find out that Jonah is not only fleeing from the task God gave him, but indeed from God himself. We cannot escape God, who does exactly as he wants and indeed sometimes even calls us to preach forgiveness.…

Sept. 28/29: Fleeing from the Job

We’re not told why Jonah flees, we’re only told what he flees from—the job that God gave him. Later he claims he was fleeing from the job because he knew it would succeed. Like us, Jonah struggles with many aspects …

Sept 14/15: Value for Money

When Simon encounters the power of God, he is amazed but seeks to buy the Holy Spirit with money. Like us, he needs to understand that salvation can only ever be received as a gift. Perhaps our question is similar: …

Sept 7/8: Bought with a Price

Whatever we think of giving to God, we must know first how much God prizes us. God so greatly values our lives that he gave his only son to purchase our freedom. We are therefore invaluable to Him. Readings from …

Aug. 10/11: Figs & Salvation

Here a miraculous curse reveals both the reality of judgement and leads to Jesus promising his disciples that they too can participate in miracles. Readings from this service: Hosea 9: 7-10 Psalm 1: 1-6 Matthew 21: 18-22…