In Matthew 9:38 Jesus calls on us to pray for the growth of the gospel and to address God as “the Lord of the Harvest”. This title, along with numerous passages in the New Testament, demonstrate that our growth as a church is ultimately dependent upon God’s good will and pleasure – he’s the one […]
28 April – 19 May 2019. Sunday mornings at 10AM. 6 Spin Street, Cape Town. — My name is Stephen, I’m the pastor of a small church in the Cape Town CBD. Yes, a pastor! That means I spend a lot of time teaching people about the Christian faith. Maybe it’s incredulous to you that […]
Chapter 1 of Hebrews paints a very lofty vision of Jesus as the divine Son of God who reveals God in his fullness. In chapter 2 there's a shift and we get introduced to the humanity of Jesus. And as we see this teaching we begin to see how critical Christ's humanity is to our present lives and our futures. In fact, there are few doctrines as comforting as the humanity of Jesus. Listen in as we explore this together.
If you follow news about the broader Christian and evangelical world, you’ll know that in the last few weeks there have been some high-profile cases of Christian leaders renouncing their faith. Providentially our next text in Hebrews covers that exact topic. In this sermon we zoom in on Hebrews 2:1-4, a passage that directly warns against drifting away from the faith. In it we find a warning, but also the resources to stay anchored in the great salvation Christ attains for us.
Sermon Topics: Faith
If we're honest, growing in our obedience to God's word is hard work. Numerous factors can discourage us in our pursuit of godliness. In Philippians 3 the apostle Paul urges us to press on and gives us an insight into how he himself presses on in the faith. Listen in as we explore this subject together.