December 3, 2021

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

Honesty is the best policy (William Shakespeare); A half truth is a whole lie (Yiddish proverb); When you lie, you steal someone’s right to the truth (Kaled Hosseini). These are all true, but here’s a quote that carried more weight: “God hates… a lying tongue” (Solomon – Proverbs). This week we’re looking at one line:

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November 21, 2021

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

Stealing isn’t loving. We know that. When we take anything that is not ours, we’re not loving God and we’re not loving people. So why do we do it? Surely it’s because we’ve believed some kind of lie: a lie that we deserve it more than they do; or that we need more; or simply

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November 14, 2021

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

It’s a commandment so perfectly shattered, it’s barely seen in today’s world: Do not commit adultery. The world lost the gift in this word of grace, and how many of us have been swept along with the lie that we’re the masters of our sexuality. Have we too believes that God’s rules for life are

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November 7, 2021

Craig Verdouw, Sermons

In this sermon we continue our teaching series on Keeping the Commands in Christ. This week: Don’t Murder. We might think we’re doing rather ok at this, as the vast majority of us haven’t murdered anyone lately.That is, until our Lord and King Jesus took this command deeeeeeep into the confines of the heart and uncovered

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October 31, 2021

Peter Abetz, Sermons

Authority is increasingly becoming a ‘dirty’ word. In our time everyone wants to be their own ‘god’, deciding what is right and wrong, and resenting anyone being able to tell them what to do. In this 5th commandment, we learn that children need to learn to respect the authority of their parents, as that sets

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