If the Lord wills – a sermon on James 4:13-17 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Every day across the world, people make plans. Politicians try to win our hearts and votes with their plans for the ward or the city or the state or the country. CEO’s or general managers and their boards meet to discuss […]
Good disciples of Christ as ready and faithful slaves – a sermon by Rev. Colin Pretorius on Romans 6:15-23 and Luke 12:35-48. The two passages we read this morning tell us about being followers of Jesus. Paul writes about becoming and being slaves of God. Luke, on the other hand, tells us about what being […]
Love each other because Christ lives in you – a sermon on 1 Corinthians 13 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. 1 Corinthians 13 is often used as a wedding text; perhaps some of you may even had this as your wedding text. It’s about love after all, and it sounds good at a wedding, right, when […]
Forgive as the Lord forgave you – a sermon on Matthew 18:21-35 by Rev Colin Pretorius. All of us have at times been hurt. We’ve all had someone break our heart by doing something very hurtful – it may have been a girlfriend or a husband, a friend or a colleague or a brother or […]
Facing the trial of temptation – a sermon on James 1:13-15 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. “The Devil made me do it!” That was Eve’s excuse! She may have called him the serpent, that’s really what she said…. The devil made me do it! He was the one who deceived me and I ate! Even at […]
God with us – a sermon on Genesis 39 by Rev. Andrew de Vries and read by Br. Richard de Vries. Where is the LORD when I need him most? It’s the question that many of us ask when we face adversity. When you’re suffering from a depression so deep and dark that you feel […]
Divine instruction for living in a world of evil – a sermon on James 1:19-21 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. When I did a speed-reading course many years ago, the instructor explained to us that people on average read at about 300 words per minute. That’s fast enough to be able to read through a normal […]
Do we have Emmaus hearts? – a sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, isn’t it – it is 20/20 vision, as the saying goes. That’s particularly true when we look back some 2000 years. We can clearly see that Good Friday was followed by Easter Sunday. Jesus died […]
The assurance from Jesus on the cross – a sermon on John 19:30 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. In the late 1800’s Howard Kelly was a young medical student. He loved nature and frequently went out for long walks. One day when he was out walking, he stopped at a farmhouse to ask for a glass of […]
Tame that tongue! – a sermon on James 3:1-12 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. About 15 years ago, large parts of Victoria were ravaged by intense bushfires. In Australia’s all-time worst bushfire disaster, 173 people died and more than 400 were injured. In Kinglake, which was the most severely affected area, the fire was started by […]
Dare to be a Daniel and stand up for your King – a sermon on Daniel 1 by Reverend Colin Pretorius Introduction. Sue was a young believer who worked at a company that distributed medicines. During the Covid pandemic, she had the important job of making sure no vaccines were sent out if they hadn’t […]
Fan into flame the gift of God that is in you – a sermon on 2 Timothy 1:1-7 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. One of the highest ranking television shows in Australia at the moment is “The Good Doctor.” It is about Sean, an autistic doctor who has to get to grips with the difficulties of […]
Give thanks to God, our protector, redeemer, saviour and provider – a sermon on Psalm 107:1-32 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Introduction. 11-and-a-half minutes. If you compare a year to an hour on a clock, that’s how many of the sixty minutes have already zipped by. Almost 20% of the year is gone. Before we know […]
I am the door – a sermon on John 10:1-10 by Rev John Haverland read by Br Andrew Le Breton.
Grace for Sinners – a sermon on Genesis 38 by Rev Andrew de Vries and read by Br Richard de Vries.
The eight beautiful attitudes that go with kingdom living – a sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. We’ve spent quite a bit of time over the past few months listening to what Jesus teaches us about kingdom living. Today we’re going to go back and take an overall look at how these attitudes […]
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven – a sermon on Matthew 5:10 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. In the book of Acts we read how the Spirit of God had come upon the followers of Christ at Pentecost and how they started going around proclaiming the […]
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God – a sermon on Matthew 5:9 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. About 2600 years ago, the prophet Jeremiah wrote: They have healed the wound of my people lightly, saying, ‘Peace, peace,’ when there is no peace. Not much has changed since that time. 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 […]
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 […]
Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God – A sermon on Matthew 5:8 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. The story is told of a pastor who had a strange dream one night, a dream that really opened his eyes. In his dream he could see his own church worship service. It looked […]
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy – A sermon on Matthew 5:7 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. A few months ago we started working our way through the beatitudes. In these kingdom attitudes Jesus tells us what is required of those who wish to enter His kingdom and to live in His kingdom. […]
Praiseworthy providence – a sermon on Genesis 37:12-36 by Rev Andrew de Vries read by Br Richard de Vries.
I am the Light of the World – a sermon on John 8:12 by Rev John Haverland read by Br Andrew le Breton.
Blest Beyond Reason – a sermon on Ephesians 1 written by Rev Peter Smit and read by Br Gary Vowles.