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21st June 3rd Sunday of Pentecost
Genesis 21:8-21 | Psalm 86:1-10,16-17
Romans 6:1-11 | Matthew 10:24-39

As we celebrate the 3rd Sunday of Pentecost we continue our series on Romans. This week we learn all believers have been brought into relationship with God, releasing us from sin’s power. We are now free to give ourselves entirely to our new Master: Jesus.
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28th June | 4th Sunday of Pentecost
Genesis 22:1-14 | Psalm 13
Romans 6:12-23 | Matthew 10:40-42

As we celebrate the 4th Sunday of Pentecost, instead of learning further about our freedom from sin, we’ll delve into the complex, heart-wrenching story of Abraham’s willingness to obey God’s command to sacrifice his son, Isaac. We’ll learn there can Only be One King on the Throne. Download Transcript
5th July | 5th Sunday of Pentecost
Genesis 24:34-38,42-29,58-67 | Psalm 45:10-17
Romans 7:14-25 | Matthew 11:15-19,25-30

Today we follow the Apostle Paul’s lead to delve into the embarrassing valley of our struggle with sin. We’ll learn that our struggle with sin can drive us to become more serious in our growth as a disciple of Christ.
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12th June 2nd Sunday of Pentecost
Genesis 18:1-15 | Psalm 116:1-2,11-18
Romans 5:1-11 | Matthew 9:35-10:8

As we celebrate the 2nd Sunday of Pentecost we commence our series on Romans, learning that our loving King Opened the Gates of Salvation.
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31st May Pentecost Sunday
Numbers 11:24-30 | Psalm 104:26-36
Acts 2:1-21 | John 20:19-23

As we celebrate Pentecost Sunday we learn God has given to every believer a prophetic ministry of bearing witness to Christ’s Kingdom reign.
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7th June Trinity Sunday
Exodus 34:1-8 | Song of the Three
2 Corinthians 13:11-13 | Matthew 28:16-20

Today we grapple with the truth our God is infinitely mysterious, a Triune God. Yet, through the revelation of Jesus Christ, we have been called to regard our Mysterious God as our Personal Father.
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7th Sunday of Easter | 24th May 2020 | Kingdom Priests are Alert to the Devil’s Schemes
Acts 1:6-14 | Psalm 68:1-10,32-35 | 1 Peter 5 | John 17:1-11

Today we come to the close of our series on 1 Peter. We have learnt so much: Not only is every believer a priest in God’s temple, we have also been divinely distributed into our communities to be a blessing. Today’s message focuses on the need for Kingdom priests to remain alert to the devil’s schemes. Click here to watch this service.

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Ascension Day | 21st May 2020 | The Commissioning of the Disciples
Acts 1:1-11 | Psalm 47 | Ephesians 1:15-23 | Matthew 28:16-20

Today we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord. To make this service even more memorable, we trekked up Wangi Ridge and recorded our service there – with our eyes looking upward for the Lord’s future return. Bill Nicolle preached at this service. Click here to watch this service.

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Eastertide | 17th May 2020 | How do Kingdom Priests Respond to Suffering
Acts 17:22-31 | Psalm 66:7-19 | 1 Peter 3:8-22 | John 14:15-21

This week we look at how God’s Kingdom Priests respond to suffering, specifically the suffering that is accompanied by being persecuted for your faith or testimony of Jesus Christ. Although priests in the Kingdom of God may suffer for doing good, Peter teaches us that such occasions allow the blessing of God to shine more brightly through our lives.

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Eastertide | 10th May 2020 | Living as a Kingdom Priest in an unbelieving world
Acts 7:55-60 | Psalm 31:1-5, 17-18 | 1 Peter 2:11-25 | John 14:1-14

This week we look at the importance of God’s Kingdom Priests living excellent lives. There is an unbelieving world watching everything we do. Although we may suffer unjustly, as we entrust our lives to the Guardian of our Soul, he uses out lives as a powerful witness to our communities.

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Eastertide | 3rd May 2020 | Our New Identity as God’s Kingdom Priests
Acts 2:42-47 | Psalm 23 | 1 Peter 1:1-10 | John 1:1-10

Peter teaches us about our new identity as God’s Chosen people. This week we learn that our new identity includes being priests in God’s Kingdom. Our priesthood has several sacrificial responsibilities, including being a bridge between God and the people in our community.

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Eastertide | 26 April 2020 | Hopeful Strangers in a Fearful World
Acts 2:14a – 36-41 | Psalm 116:1-4, 11-18 | 1 Peter 1:13-25 | Luke 24:13-35

As we continue our journey during Eastertide through 1 Peter, we learn this week that although we are strangers in this world, God’s new and living hope gives us a new Identity as God’s chosen holy people.

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Eastertide | 19 April 2020 | A Scattered People Chosen to a New and living Hope
Acts 2:14a-22-32 | Psalm 16 | 1 Peter 1:1-12 | John 21

During Eastertide we will be journey with Peter through his first letter to the scattered believers. Just as we are scattered and isolated in our homes, Peter writes to encourage the believers that although they are suffering, they have been given a new life with a new and living hope.

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Easter Day | 12 April 2020 | God is preparing you now for your eternal life
Jeremiah 31:1-6 | Psalm 118:1-2,14-24 | Colossians 3:1-4 | John 20:1-30

He is risen! He is risen indeed. This morning we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus! In this joyous service, we will also learn how even midst of our problems, God is preparing us for our eternal life.

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Good Friday | 10 April 2020 | Have you died yet?
Isaiah 52:13-53-53:12 | Psalm 22 | 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 | John 18:1-19:42

As we remember our Saviour’s death on the cross, we are reminded that Christ taught every one of his followers are called to die with him. So, the question remains: Have you died yet?

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Maundy Thursday | 9th April 2020

Exodus 12:1-4, 11-14 | Psalm 116:1-2, 11-18 | 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 | John 13:1-17, 31b-35
A Seat at the Lord’s Table

Maundy Thursday remembers the evening meal where Jesus washed the feet of his disciples and shared with them his last meal. In today’s message I’d like to focus on what the meaning of Jesus supper is for us today. Let us learn that Jesus is inviting us to have a seat at his table.

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Sixth Sunday in Lent | 5th April 2020 | Palm Sunday

Isaiah 50:4-9a | Psalm 31:9-18 | Philippians 2:5-11 | John 12 | This Week’s Tasks: Being a True Disciple of Christ

How does our decision to be a disciple of Christ impact our weekly To-Do list? Palm Sunday’s Bible passages teach us, through Jesus example, what it means to be a true disciple in God’s Kingdom. Learn how your To-Do list now has six priorities.

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Rev Melinda McMahon. Download the discussion notes for this message here.