Sermons (Page 16)

Sermons (Page 16)

The Joseph Files: Keep Calm and Carry On

Genesis 41: 33-49, 47:13-26 Brian Kenning 6 July 2014 Your Courage Your Cheerfulness Your Resolution Will Bring Us Victory Freedom is in Peril Defend it With All Your Might Keep Calm And Carry On Joseph: Gods man in a crisis How do we get through times of crisis and challenge? 1. Joseph believed God was in the crisis “Do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here because it was to save lives God sent…

The Joseph Files: Family Matters

Family Matters (5) Genesis 42-45 Brian Kenning 29th June 2014 Hero cards “Happy Families” cards Not all families are “happy” It’s been 20 years since Joseph was brought to Egypt He tried to shut family out of his life “Manasseh” = “God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father’s household” Then his brothers arrive Forgetting his past was no longer an option A process begins that takes • at least a year • 4 chapters in…

The Joseph files: Down Down Down to Egypt

The Joseph Files (1) Down, Down, Down to Egypt Genesis chapter 37 Brian Kenning 1st June 2014 • Favouritism • Tittle-tattle • Big mouth A Bronze-age dysfunctional family Reading: Genesis 37:18-28 How does a 17 year old kid from Canaan end up as a slave in Egypt? • A father’s favouritism • His brothers jealousy • His own big-mouth But there is something bigger going on here Why the story of Joseph is in our Bible? 1. In Gods Big Story…

Your Kingdom Come – Good news to the Poor

May Mission Month “Good News to the Poor” Brian Kenning 11th May 2014 • “Your Kingdom Come” • The Spirit of the Lord is on me because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour” Luke 4:18-19 • Your Kingdom Come Your Will be done On Earth…

Royal Visit

What – Another Royal Visit! Luke 4:18-19 Brian Kenning 4th May 2014 “The time is up The Kingdom of God is here Change your life And believe the good news” A King has arrived Take notice Respond Reading: Luke 4:18-19 Jesus is the Royal Visitor, Messiah with a Mission May Mission Month “Your Kingdom Come” … your will be done on earth As it is in heaven What does this look like? • No poverty • No injustice • No slavery…

I’m In Christ

What does it mean to be baptized, what does it mean to be ‘In Christ’?  Ash helps us unpack this symbol, ceremony and verses from the book of Romans.