Sermons on Mercy
Matthew shared with on us Sunday the story of the sinful woman who anoints Jesus feet at Simon the Pharisee’s house. He powerfully looked at the contrast between how the two approached Jesus and how our own lives can relate to the story, the challenge is how do we approach Jesus honestly ourselves and what do we think of how others approach him?
People say the narrowness of the Christian life is scandalous! Can there really be only one way to God? As Dave unpacks this powerful message, we begin to see just how forgiving and open God is and how the door is narrow, but open to all! The big question is have we stepped through this door and turned our life over to God?
Jesus mixed with all kinds of people, usually the people that the ‘religious’ didn’t mix with but he also mixed with the religious types too. He challenged the behaviour of both but he was often a little harder on the so called religious. God looks at the heart not at the outward appearance and that’s how he asks us to live with those around us. How do you challenge this culture that judges people without knowing them? Walking with this broken…
What shall I do to inherit eternal life? In answer to this question Dave unfolds how we are to go above and beyond what the world would say is enough…how far then should we go in being a Good Samaritan? The standard God is looking for is a complete change of heart from the inside out, so our response to the needs of this world come out of His love that he has placed within us. Loving your neighbour? First know…
Two fantastic stories are brought to us by Chantal and Colette each reminding and challenging us to respond to God’s amazing grace. Chantal unfolds the story of Rahab as we discover how God had His hand on her life and an amazing plan to save her. Colette continues with her own powerful testimony of God’s grace in her own life, which still amazes her today. Be challenged and respond to how God speaks to you through these messages.