Sermons from February 2018
Traditional church doesn’t just mean pipe organs and old hymns. You may be following “traditions of men” right now. It’s time to examine it
Listening to Solomon complain about the frustrations of work sounds a lot like what you would hear from the modern day therapist’s couch: the monotony, the stress, the futility of our life’s work being squandered by another once we’re gone! Sounds pretty meaningless. But what if there’s more than just this short life? What difference would it make to your daily work knowing the God who works? Listen to Solomon as he explores this important topic.
There is something actually available to us to cope with the most difficult trials and Jesus is only too willing to give it to us… if we ask.
However much you think you know Jesus, there is something more you can know
Imagine if you had the resources and power to do whatever you wanted; would you be satisfied in life? There’s one man in history who didn’t have to imagine… Solomon had all the money, power and sex he could ever want. But was he really satisfied? Listen to find out.
What do you do with a Teacher who begins a book by declaring everything “ under the sun” utterly meaningless? You could dismiss them as a nutter. But this is one of the wisest and most experienced men who ever lived. This message shows us the Teacher’s concern for meaning in life, his case against one approach to meaning, and the clues to finding real meaning in life.
As we dig into the sordid background of Herod’s murder of John the Baptist through the historical sources in Scripture and elsewhere it reads like a modern day soap opera