Paul’s Prescription for Peace

Paul’s Prescription for Peace – A sermon on Philippians 4:2-7 by Rev. Colin Pretorius The past year has just rocketed by, hasn’t it! This time last year two girls in our congregation had not yet started their final year at school and now they’re thinking about life after school. Birthdays have come and gone just […]

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Jesus is the gift that keeps on giving

Jesus is the gift that keeps on giving – A sermon on Matthew 2:1-12 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. This past Monday was the 179th anniversary of the publication of one of the most famous ghost stories ever written. It’s a story most of us have read or seen on film, but if you hear the […]

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Blessed are the meek

Blessed are the meek – A sermon on Matthew 5:5 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. On one side of the court sat one of the most influential men in the world. Ruthless, ambitious, proud and arrogant, he represented all that was powerful. He seemed to have all authority. At the other end stood the accused, a […]

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Eight beautiful attitudes that go with kingdom living – a sermon on Matthew 4:23-5:12 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. The Sermon on the Mount is probably the best-known part of Jesus’ teaching. If you google it, you’ll find more than 4 million results. But sadly what Jesus teaches in His sermon is probably also the least-obeyed […]

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What to do with treasure

What to do with treasure – a sermon on 2 Corinthians 4 by Rev. Dr. Phillip Scheepers. We are all fascinated by the thought of finding a hidden treasure. Why? I don’t think it is only about the mystery and the thrill of discovery. Deep down we also know that treasure is deeply valuable and […]

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Nehemiah 8 -An attitude of worship

Nehemiah 8 -An attitude of worship – A sermon on Nehemiah 8 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Picture it! Judah, about 600 years before the birth of Jesus. The people of Judah have finally run out of chances to be obedient to God. Time and time again the Lord called them to repentance but time and […]

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Honourable vessels are useful to the Master – a sermon on 2 Timothy 2:20-26 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. When Leonardo da Vinci was painting The Last Supper, he sought long in the churches of Rome for a model for Jesus. At last he settled on Pietro Bandinelli, a noble young man who was quite lovely […]

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Contend for the faith!

Contend for the faith! – a sermon on Jude 3 by Rev Colin Pretorius. In 2009 the priest Patrick Kennedy was sacked from the Catholic Church in Brisbane after 28 years’ service. He wasn’t sacked because of any sexual impropriety – as one would in these times so easily assume – but for his beliefs. […]

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Remember!

Remember! – a sermon on 2 Timothy 2:8-13 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. There’s a condition that afflicts a large number of people. It’s a condition that affects young people, especially teenagers. It causes them to lose their memory. I mean, how often as a mom or a dad have you had to ask your children […]

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Who do you say I am?

Who do you say I am? – a sermon on Mark 8:29a by Rev Ralph Adams. Congregation of our Lord Jesus Christ. By way of introduction let me say, life can be full of questions… questions like, ”Who will I marry?” ”Where will I live?” ”What job will I find?” These are important questions. They’re […]

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Called, beloved and kept

Called, beloved and kept – a sermon on Jude 1 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. This morning we turn our attention to the second-last book of the Bible. It’s only a short letter – just 25 verses – but it is a letter that gives us much encouragement, instruction and assurance. And today we’re going to […]

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