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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.

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?

Vision 2015: 1 of 2: Mature in Christ

Colossians 1:28Fast-forward a few years. You’ve achieved all your lifetime goals – career, finance, family. And you’re now sitting in a private nursing home aged 82, and you realise you’d never bothered to ask what God’s goal for your life might be. How would you feel? It’d be rather late to realise you’d neglected what matters most. Don’t leave it til then. In this talk we discover what God’s goal is for your life.