You can’t always control what’s handed to you but you can control what you do with it. Offence in life is inevitable but staying offended is a choice; in many ways your response to offence will determine your future. This sermon exposes offence as the bait of Satan and shows how to handle the offences … Continue reading How to Handle Offence
Emotions are a beautiful, God-given part of our human nature which add richness to life; however they will lead you every which way if you let them rule you. Too many people make the mistake of living solely by their feelings but whilst we shouldn’t deny our emotions we can’t rely on them either. This … Continue reading Understanding Your Emotions
What nine plagues could not do, the blood did; indeed, the Israelites were finally set free from 430 years of captivity in Egypt because of the blood of lambs being applied to their homes that very first Passover. When John the Baptist declared Jesus the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world, he … Continue reading The Blood of the Lamb
When a doctor wants to check the health of a patient, she will often check the eyes with a flashlight and the ears with an otoscope. Our eyes and ears are vital to our spiritual health too, for these are the key gateways through which thoughts come into our mind in the first place. What gets … Continue reading The Eyes & Ears: What Are You Allowing In?
What we think affects everything! Our thoughts have the power to either help us or hurt us, for where your mind goes, you follow. This means that if you want to have a better life, you need to have better thinking. This sermon shows you how to win on the battlefield of the mind by laying … Continue reading What’s On Your Mind?
At times we can’t see the new thing that God is doing because we have become blinded by the past. That’s why we need to change our perspective – for God is far more interested in our future than He is in our past. You may feel like your past has turned your life into … Continue reading A New Thing
The resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth from the dead is the ultimate authentication of Jesus’ claim to be God. If Jesus was raised from the dead the implications are immense and a response is required of each one of us. Drawing on the evidence for the resurrection, this message explores Jesus’ claim to be the … Continue reading One Way
Many people carry guilt for failures that God has already forgiven them for. Instead of looking down in shame, we can look up to the God who is the lifter of our heads, standing in our identity as forgiven people. Instead of looking inwards at our past mistakes, we can look outwards and walk in … Continue reading Totally Forgiving Ourselves
Extending forgiveness may be one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do – but there is a breakthrough on the other side of that decision. Forgiveness cannot re-write the past but it does make it possible to pen a new and better future. Hurt people hurt people; forgiven people forgive people. This message … Continue reading The Hallmarks of Forgiveness
We can’t choose the treatment we receive but we can choose our response: we can choose forgiveness. We can choose forgiveness that isn’t based on the other person’s repentance, that doesn't excuse the behaviour and that recognises forgiveness may be something we have to repeatedly choose. We can choose to cancel the debt that is … Continue reading Choosing to Forgive Unjust Treatment