Category Archives: Sermons

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30 August 2020 – [11] Walking together with Jesus – The Call of Levi – Pastor Paul

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Mark 2:13-17
Walking together with Jesus 11 – Formation, Forgiveness, Faith

Sermon Points

Walking together with Jesus means: 

  1. Receiving and sharing the inclusive salvation of Jesus. 
  2. Celebrating the joy of being with Jesus as the community of the forgiven.
  3. Following by faith in Jesus the righteous new life of his Kingdom.
  4. Avoiding the blindness, powerlessness and judgementalism that comes from thinking we are righteous in ourselves.

Discussion Questions

  1. How does Jesus’ personal mission statement “I came not to call the righteous, but sinners” (v17) shape our attitude to walking together with him as his church? 
  2. How can we sincerely engage with one another in the “joy of our salvation” (Psalm 51:12) , that lies at the core of walking together with Jesus? 
  3. How can we positively, humbly, non judgementally inspire each other to follow the righteous path of our new life in God’s Kingdom through faith in Jesus? 


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23 August 2020 – [10] Walking together with Jesus – Formation, Forgiveness, Faith – Pastor Paul

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Mark 2:1-12
Walking together with Jesus 10 – Formation, Forgiveness, Faith

Sermon Points

Walking together with Jesus means: 

  1. Formation – Jesus shapes us  through “the word” 
  2. Forgiveness – Jesus is the one with the job and authority of to forgive. 
  3. Faith – expectant, determined, active, compassionate, confident, humble 

Discussion Questions

  1. How can we best help one another join in with Jesus’ forming us by his Word, as individuals and a church family?  
  2. What difference does it make to our life together as a church family that Jesus, the person at the centre, is the God whose job on earth is to forgive, and who has divine authority to forgive? 
  3. In what ways does seeing Jesus at work in our midst as we walk together with him, build our expectant and active faith in him to heal and forgive? 


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16 August 2020 – [9] Walking together with Jesus – Ro

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Mark 1:40-45
Walking together with Jesus 9 – The Touch of Jesus Christ

  1. Ability and Willingness
  2. Faith or Fear
  3. Testimony and Faith
  4. Religion and Christianity
  5. Being watchful while walking with Jesus
  6. Disruption in the plan of Jesus
  7. We All Need a Touch from Jesus


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9 August 2020 – [8] Walking together with Jesus – Brother Meshach

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Mark 1:35-39
Walking together with Jesus 8 Partnership with God and His work

Sermon Points

  1. Desiring communion and fellowship with the Father (v35). Jesus demonstrated the secret of his growth and impact by his constant communion with the Father.
  2. Being Kingdom Minded (v36-38). Jesus was able to focus on the task of the father by avoiding distractions from the men.
  3. Walking in the authority of the Spirit (v39). Jesus had authority to go into every city to preach and cast out demons because of God’s Spirit at work in Him.

Discussion Questions

  1. What practical ways can we be determined to maintain a constant communion with the Father?
  2. What are some of the things we’ve observed as the major distractions or impediments to our constant communion with the Father?
  3. How can we contribute to the corporate devotion as a church in walking with Jesus?
  4. What are the ways we can be able to influence our colleagues, friends, neighbours, classmates for the kingdom’s sake?
  5. How can we trust the Holy Spirit to use us in reaching out to our environment with miracles and signs following us?
  6. How can we take authority over our lives and families in the place of prayer by stopping demonic operations… healing the sick amongst us and banishing the spirit of fear and timidity?

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26 July 2020 – [6] Walking together with Jesus: the teacher with power over evil – Pastor Paul

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Mark 1:21-28
Walking together with Jesus 6: the teacher with power over evil

Sermon Points

Walking together with Jesus means: 

  1. Hearing the words of Jesus, that he our teacher has for us! 
  2. Becoming more and more like Jesus, because his teaching comes with God’s supreme power to make things happen 
  3. being delivered from evil as Jesus’ presence and teaching confronts and deals with it with supreme authority

Discussion Questions

  1. One of Martin Luther’s main principles in the time of the Reformation of the church is “Sola Scriptura” – “by Scriptures alone”. This means the Christian Scriptures are the sole source of authority for Christian faith and practice that cannot be wrong. Why is this principle so important for us as a church?
  2. What experience have you had of Jesus’ teaching changing your life? 
  3. How can we help one another resist evil and overcome it in Jesus, as we walk together with him?


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19 July 2020 – [5] Walking together with Jesus summons to follow and to reproduce – Pastor Paul

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Mark 1:16-20
Walking together with Jesus summons to follow and to reproduce

Sermon Points

Walking together with Jesus is about: 

  1. Following Jesus 
  2. Jesus’ sovereign summons  where we are promise: God will make us what he wants us to be- “fishers of men”
  3. Our confident surrender  decisive faith laying everything down

Discussion Questions

  1. What can it look like to base being church on “following Jesus together”? 
  2. How does Jesus’ making us the “fishers of men” he wants us to become,  best fulfill our own needs as a church for spiritual growth, care and well-being too? 
  3. What might it look like for us as a church to lay everything down for God’s restart? 


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12 July 2020 – [4] Walking together with Jesus demands life reorientation – Pastor Paul

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Mark 1:14-15
Walking together with Jesus demands life reorientation

Sermon Points

  1. Being people of the good news that comes from God for now.
  2. Engaging with the reality that God’s rule over people’s hearts and lives is now being established.
  3. Reorienting our lives around this new reality.

Discussion Questions

  1. What are the implications of the fact that as a church we are a family whose lifestyle, thoughts, relationships, words, are to proclaim the Good News that comes from Almighty God? 
  2. In what ways have you seen God’s Kingdom in Jesus changing lives, families, communities? 
  3. In what ways might we need to reorient our attitudes, agendas, programmes, planning (repent) as a church in the light of God’s Kingdom work planned through us? 


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28 June 2020 – [2] Walking together with Jesus – In the forgiveness of sins – Pastor Paul

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Mark 1:1-8
Walking together with Jesus: in the forgiveness of sins

Sermon Points

  1. Makes sense of our yearning for heaven 
  2. Is the secure state we are born again into in Christ 
  3. Gives us an honest relationship with ourselves 
  4. Gives us a humble relationship with others 
  5. Gives us a healed relationship with God

Discussion Questions

  1. How would you explain the difference between God’s hating the sin but loving the sinner?
  2. How can we accept our bad sides without accepting our wrong doing?
  3. How does accepting the fact of our bad side (confessing our sinful nature) actually become a vital step in our healing and changing to be more like Jesus?