Do you have a goal? What is it? With the coronavirus situation, there are a lot of goals being talked about. “Let’s get a vaccine. We need to test everyone with symptoms. We need to get the economy re-started.” Martin takes a look at goals as well as Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday and then challenges the congregation about their goals.
The sermon title is a good question, don’t you think? People make all kinds of claims about what they have done, how wonderful they are, and to what group they belong. So how do we know who real Christian is? How do we know we are true Christians if we claim we are? Is it possible do be self-deluded? Jim Scullion suggests the answer can be found in St Paul’s letter to the Philippines chapter 3.
What does it mean for us to live “Worthy of the Gospel”? Pastor Jim addresses this very issue.
January is often full of ‘Resolutions’, except they don’t usually ‘stick’. St Paul has a suggestion for us- as Pastor Mike explains: Forget the past; instead, focus your attention and energy on that God has for you in the future.
Always a pleasure to have Pastor Jeff in our pulpit. This week he address the issue that we are not self-sufficient in ourselves.
Good intentions. Hard to argue with them. Yet, if those intentions never result in actions or change? Pastor Jeff believes that St Paul would have Christians experience some discontent with exactly that: that our intentions in any number of good things never actually come to reality.
Knowing Jesus is better than… anything? Pastor Jeff helps us to see just how this might be so.
In Chapter 4 of St Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he mentions a few men who don’t seem other than rather ordinary fellows simply doing what has been ask of them. And perhaps that is just the reason St Paul includes them.