Sermons on Judgement

East of Eden : The Curse (Lunchtime)

Genesis 3:14-24 ‘Why would a loving God allow so much innocent suffering in his world?’ The question is a common objection by the sceptic, and a challenge for the believer. How would you respond? The first few chapters of the Bible are foundational to understanding the world in which we live. Listen in as we consider what answers Genesis 3 gives.

I’m glad you asked: Will God send people to hell for not believing in a Jesus they’ve never heard of?

Jeremiah 25:3-16 In 2011 Pastor Rob Bell released a New York Times best-seller called “Love Wins”. In his book he calls into question the traditional Christian teaching about the existence of hell, and one of the objections he brings is that it’s unjust for people “to suffer in eternal agony because they didn’t believe in the Jesus they never heard of.” Listen in as we consider this highly emotive and crucial topic.

Two Ways to Live – Judgement (Lunchtime talk)

Judgement A recent Guardian editorial in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal said: ‘if there is one thing that makes the most benign agnostic wish that there were a God to punish sinners with eternal torment, it is the contemplation of history’s monsters.’ Listen in as we ask what Jesus wants us to believe about judgement and as we continue our series through the truths underpinning Two Ways to Live.

Noah Lunchtime talk – Part 1 of 2

Genesis 6:5-8 The recent Noah blockbuster captures something of the horror of this ancient story: a divine judgement wiping out nearly everyone and everything on the planet. One commentator asked the question: “what kind of a god feels he has to destroy everyone just because he’s unhappy with the choices we make?” In fact this…