Sermons on Romans

Doubt: 4: Does God love me?

Romans 5:1-11 Does God love me? Sometimes we may be tempted to doubt whether he does because of sin in our lives. At other times it may be because of suffering, when we wonder why God has allowed this to happen to us if he really loves us. This passage shows us where we can find assurance of God’s love at such times.

Reformation 500 (Lunchtime)

Reformation 500 500 years ago, on 31st October, 1517, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg, kick-starting the Reformation. How should we view those events and their consequences today? Irrelevance? Unfortunate misunderstanding? Or the rediscovery of truths so precious they must never be forgotten?

Reformation 500

Reformation 500 500 years ago, on 31st October, 1517, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg, kick-starting the Reformation. How should we view those events and their consequences today? Irrelevance? Unfortunate misunderstanding? Or the rediscovery of truths so precious they must never be forgotten?

The Holy Spirit: 6 of 6: the life of the Spirit (Lunchtime)

Romans 8:1-27Joost van der Westhuizen was a household name in international rugby. He was a committed Christian, but in 2009 his life began to unravel. He became embroiled in a sex-tape and cocaine scandal. Two years later he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease. He died last month aged just 45. His story highlights two struggles that everyone faces – the struggle with sin and the struggle with suffering. Where can we turn for help?