Romans 5:1-11 – Peace with God

You can download the text of this sermon as a Word document here We all long for peace, don’t we? We want to live in a peaceful world – where there is an absence of war and strife. We want to enjoy peaceful relationships – with family and friends. We want to be at...

Romans 6:1-11, New life in Christ

Download this sermon as a Word document What difference does it make to our lives to be a follower of Jesus Christ? What is distinctive about the Christian life? When we invite others into a relationship with God through Christ, what exactly is it that we are offering...

Romans 8:1-11 – No condemnation

You can download this sermon as a Word document here We all get things wrong in life, don’t we? We have all made mistakes, errors of judgement – and the history of our lives is littered with events and choices and decisions that, if we had the opportunity to go...

Romans 8:18-27 – Harvest Festival

You can download this sermon as a Word document here Some people argue that holding a Harvest Festival service is an outdated thing for the church to do, particularly in a city context, because we no longer have that intimate relationship between the means of...

Romans 8:18-39 – Living with life’s tensions

You can download the text of this sermon as a Word document here It’s so good for us today to celebrate this baptism today, because Emma and Junior and the kids are so much a part of our church family here that we want to celebrate together this special moment in...

Romans 12:1-8 – Renewal and Transformation of the Body of Christ

You can download the text of this sermon as a Word document here This morning, I want us to think a bit about the first reading we heard from Paul’s letter to the Romans, and for us to build a little more on what we were thinking about together last week from this...