SERMON: The Resurrection And Our Salvation

I almost titled this message "Don't Neglect The Resurrection". It still amazes me how easy it is for us to forget, downplay, or assume the resurrection of Jesus. I am grateful to God for his help this past Sunday as I shared a very personal message with Jubilee Church, the contents of which will be no surprise to regular readers of my blog.You can also download the audio or video from the Jubilee site.This sermon is based on material also found in my book Raised With Christ - How The … [Read more...]

Unified By The Risen Christ – 1 Corinthians 12

Every Sunday is Resurrection Sunday. We celebrate Jesus' resurrection each week. The fact that Jesus is alive is the only possible explanation for the very existence of the Church. No other organisation claims that its founder rose from the dead. The church is united by Christ, empowered by Christ and directed by Christ. This is my sermon from last Sunday at Jubilee. I spoke about unity of Christ's body on earth. My main points were:-United by the SpiritDiverse in RoleOne in ValueUnited in … [Read more...]

SERMON – The Risen Jesus (Revelation 1)

This morning I preached a sermon at Jubilee. The following are almost exactly the notes I used to preach from. In the meantime you can download the audio or listen to it right here.Imagine Jesus . . .Baby Jesus—weakness, stooping down, becoming one of us, close to us. OR, Jesus on the cross; suffering the wrath of God for us. Closest description of Jesus did NOT look like the cross, or a “gentle Galilean peasant,” or the baby Jesus.Consider the scene . . .The aging John—an island prisoner who has … [Read more...]


This sermon was preached at Jubilee Church on Easter Sunday 2007. The audio is available to download or you can read an edited transcript below. Other useful Easter resources:Did Jesus rise from the dead? I believe in Jesus: a sermon on the Trinity and the Resurrection A Good Friday Sermon A sermon on Jesus' Resurrection and its implications for us (Romans 4:25)Let’s turn in our Bibles to the book of 1 Corinthians. As you are turning there, you need to know that right now you a … [Read more...]

An Easter Message – the Jesus who polarises people

This morning I preached a sermon in our Easter Celebration. The mp3 file is available for download from my church website. I focussed on the annointing of Jesus by Mary, and how Jesus polarises people.Here are the notes I took with me to preach from, although the message itself probably varied more than usual from them as my laptop which I was using to read the notes decided to shut down just as I began to preach!Mt 26, Mk 14, Jn 12Easter = kids -Easter bunny isn't it? don't miss the chance … [Read more...]