Sermons

The Narrow Door

October 20, 2019 Bible Text: Luke 9:51-62 | Stephen Murray Series: Simply Jesus How many people will be saved in the end? That’s the question that gets addressed to Jesus. His answer might surprise you. Download FilesMP3

Absolute Allegiance

October 13, 2019 Bible Text: Luke 9:51-62 | Stephen Murray Series: Simply Jesus Jesus often makes striking demands of his followers. In this passage he calls on people to give their absolute allegiance to him. What does it mean to follow Jesus above all else? Download FilesMP3

If You Hear His Voice | Part 2

October 6, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 3:7-19 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better How does the church help us to listen to the voice of God better? Building on the previous sermon we look at communal ways in which we can help each other pay better attention to the word of God. Download FilesMP3

If You Hear His Voice | Part 1

September 29, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 3:7-19 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better Why don’t we listen to God’s word even when we believe that we ought to? The author of the book of Hebrews helps us answer that question by holding up the desert-wandering Israel as an example of a people who fail […]

The Law of Moses and The Christian

September 22, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 3:1-6 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better When the book of Hebrews points out that Jesus is better than Moses, one big question that often comes to mind is: What do Christians do with the Mosaic law? In this sermon we explore the relationship between New Testament believers […]

Jesus Better Than Moses

September 15, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 3:1-6 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better For many of the original readers of Hebrews, Moses represented so much more than just a historical figure. If anything, he represented an entire ideology and worldview by which they lived their lives. In this sermon we explore how the writer […]

Atonement

September 8, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 2:5-18 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better Male on female violence at South Africa has been thrust into the spotlight in recent weeks. There is anger, frustration, pain, and fear among many in our society. The evil of such violence seems so dark and so pervasive. How do […]

Hope City

Hope in Foreign Places

September 1, 2019 Bible Text: 1Kings 17:1-24 | Wilko Olles Series: General Can God provide life in the midst of a situation of despair and even death? 1 Kings 17 poses this question in three different scenes, all aimed at granting the original reader (and us today!) the certain hope that God is able to […]

Sermon Series: Jesus is Better - Studies in Hebrews

Jesus Our Brother

August 25, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 2:5-18 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better 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 […]

Sermon Series: Jesus is Better - Studies in Hebrews

Drifting Away

August 18, 2019 Bible Text: Hebrews 2:1-4 | Stephen Murray Series: Jesus is Better 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. […]