Month: October 2010

Making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland

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Glory (part 1): Glorious God – Psalm 97

Andy Evans begins this new series for Christmas 2010. Though we often try to diminish or do away with God, He is truly glorious. But what does this mean, why should we care, and how is theĀ  birth of Jesus, his incarnation, related to this fact?

Do I have to Go to Church to be a Christian?

I was recently asked this question by one of the young people here at Firwood Church. It is by no means the first time that I have been asked it in one form or another, and I am sure it will not be the last. Just how essential is ‘going to Church’ to being a…
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How He Loves: A Story

Many of you will be familiar with the song ‘How He Loves’, recently covered by David Crowder Band. It’s one of the songs we have incorporated into our worship here at Firwood in the past year or so. Here, in this powerful video, John Mark McMillan explains the story behind his song. To listen to…
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The Promise (Part 21) – Acts 8:26-40

How are we, as Christians, to spread the news of the Gospel? Ronnie Evans speaks about evangelism and the story of Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch as we continue through the book of Acts.

Jesus Loves the Church (Exodus 33:1-6)

How essential is the Church, or ‘going to Church’, to the life of a Christian? Is it possible to not go to church and still be a Christian? Phill Marsh speaks on Jesus’ love for the Church. To read the accompanying blog post for this sermon, click here.

A Tip for Increased Confidence

Apologies to those that clicked onto this post hoping for some advice on how to hold your own in high powered business meetings or infront of the ladies. I had something a little different in mind. For those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves and also great confidence in the…
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The Promise (Part 20) – Acts 8:4-25

Ronnie Evans examines the conversion of Simon the magician and challenges us to ensure that our own faith is not about chasing after signs and wonders, but about knowing Jesus Christ as our Saviour and Lord.

Love Like Jesus (John 13:1-20)

In John 13, Jesus gives his disciples a picture of what it means to love others in the way he intends. How does humility factor into the life of a Christian? Andy Evans speaks on John 13:1-20.

Reaching the lost – Romans 10:13-15

In this stand alone message, Stephen Evans challenges us to reach out to those who need to hear the good news of the gospel and see the love of God in action.

Redeemed

Visiting speaker Bill Leishman, minister at Mills Hill Baptist Church speaks on the redeeming work of Christ.