Loving God, his people and our community

Sermons from May 2016

Mark 1 An introduction

This week we start a new series in Mark. There is harmony between the four gospels and we learn: More about the good news of Jesus and what he did for us How we can become more and more like Him (we live with a different world view and are called to suffer) How to tell […]

Ruth 4 The story without ending

The story of Ruth seems to come to an end in this chapter … or does it? Boaz meets with one of Elimelech’s relatives who could  become Naomi’s kinsman-redeemer to continue Elimelech’s line. The man is interested in the land but when Boaz tells him the terms and conditions include marrying Ruth, he changes his […]

Ruth 3 On the edge of redemption

This old testament story is a love story unlike modern love stories. It forms part of God’s bigger love story in bringing about a people for Himself. Ruth’s story points us to Jesus and God’s plan of redemption: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal […]