'Prayer' tagged sermons

Gift or god: 3 of 3: Power

Various The Lord of the Rings is a story about power and the corrupting nature of power. All of us feel the magnetic pull of power on our hearts. How can we get power under control? And how can we experience more of God’s power in our lives?

Making Partner: 7 of 7: How to stand firm

Philippians 4:1-23 Instability is about being wobbly, insecure, shaky, impermanent. By contrast stability – to be steadfast, anchored, secure, solid as a rock, enduring, established – is very attractive, whether the stability is financial, relational, emotional, or political. But spiritual stability is not just attractive but essential. How can we stand firm spiritually?

Onward Christian Soldier: 4 of 5: Put on your armour

Ephesians 6:10-23 For many Christians spiritual warfare is about the sensational world of deliverance ministries and naming demons and driving them out of believers. But that is not the spiritual warfare we find in the New Testament letters. Instead it’s about putting on the armour God has provided for everyday Christian living. That is how we stand firm against the forces of evil.

Marks of the Spirit-filled church: 3 of 3: God-centered

John 17:1-5 In 2012 plans were announced to start a human colony on mars by 2027. Even though applicants have to pay to apply, and there are no plans for return, there were nearly 3000 applicants in the first year. Human beings seem to seek out opportunities to invest their lives in something significant and glorious. Listen in to discover the great cause which captivated and drove Jesus, and why it’s the one cause really worth living and dying for.

God’s Survival Manual Vol 3: 2 of 2: When everything seems to be going well

Daniel 4:24-37 Reports from the formerly Christian city of Qaraqosh in Iraq speak of Christians being forced by the Islamic State to convert, and the church buildings have been converted into mosques or prisons. Are we still to say that God is ruling in those situations? To what extent is God’s involvement in this world limited by human free will? Listen in as we consider these questions together from the book of Daniel.

Daniel Vol 2: 3 of 3: God’s Survival Manual – When everything seems to be going well

Daniel 4:24-37 Reports from the formerly Christian city of Qaraqosh in Iraq speak of Christians being forced by the Islamic State to convert, and the church buildings have been converted into mosques or prisons. Are we still to say that God is ruling in those situations? To what extent is God’s involvement in this world limited by human free will? Listen in as we consider these questions together from the book of Daniel.