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God With Us Pt9: Into the wilderness

LUKE 4: 1-13 Jesus is being prepared for ministry through the temptation in the desert and is shown to be faithful, claiming victory empowered by the Holy Spirit and defended through knowledge of the Word of God. In the same way, we are being empowered by the Holy Spirit to...
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God With Us Pt8: The Baptism of Christ

Luke  3:15-22 John the Baptist points to the greater one to come and God Himself affirms the greatness of Christ through his baptism and sending of the Holy Spirit: the same Spirit that would baptize His followers. We can now proclaim the gospel through the same Spirit that...
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God With Us Pt7: What should we do?

Imagine showing up to your church only to be called a snake and an enemy of God. Imagine something even worse…it was true! In Luke 3:1-14 John sends a message to the religious people of his day: “practice what you preach”. These lessons are hard to hear, but can...
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God With Us Pt6: Growing expectations

Pastor Rob brings a message of how Jesus is God incarnate and is being prepared for ministry as He grows in wisdom, stature and favour with men and God. And reminds us that we, like Jesus, are being prepared for ministry as we grow in wisdom, stature and favour with men and God....
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God With Us Pt5: We’ve been waiting for you

Pastor Josh shares his sermon and an exercise in “We’ve Been Waiting for You” taken from Luke 2:21-40. “Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation.” -Luke 2:29-30 Click on the...
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God With Us Pt4: A Saviour is born

Christmas is not just about the birth of Jesus, it is about the birth of the gospel. As we study the encounter the shepherds had with both the heavenly host and with Jesus Himself in Luke 2 (and we understand that these shepherds were the first witnesses of the good news) –...
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God With Us Pt3: Not a word

John has been announced to Zechariah – and Elizabeth is now pregnant. The Angel of the Lord now announces to Mary that she has been chosen to give birth to Jesus, the Son of God who will be born of the spirit. The promised Messiah will be born and will establish an unending...
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God With Us Pt2: His name is John

Guest speaker, Scott Wallace, continues our series with Luke 1: 5-25 & Luke 1: 57-66. This is a story of great anticipation. An angel of the Lord, Gabriel, appears in the Temple to an elderly priest (Zechariah) who has no children but has great faith.  The Angel proclaims a...
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God With Us Pt1: The exact truth

Pastor Rob Cripps begins this series with Luke 1: 1-4. Luke begins his letter to Theopholus by letting him know that what he is about to read is a detailed and accurate account of the life and ministry of Jesus. He does so in order that Theopholus can know with certainty the...
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