How to Experience True Freedom
How to Experience True Freedom
Description:Pastor Andrew introduces an uncommon freedom that is available to everyone, unfading and forever. In John 8:31-36 Jesus explains that this liberty is spiritual as evidenced by obedience to His word. Sin enslaves but the Son sets free.
The Tabernacle (Part 1)
Description:The Almighty dwells with His people. By examining the way in which Israel approached God during the Exodus, Pastor Andrew helps us understand His precision and holiness. We also see His grace as the Lord provides a way of forgiveness for sin.
Don't Die in Your Sins
Description:John 8:21-29 depicts Jesus' warning to religious leaders that they will "die in their sins" as opposed to dying in the Lord. Through various scriptures and modern-day examples, Pastor Andrew makes clear that there are only two paths - one rejects Christ and is marked by wasted opportunities, worldly mindedness and willful ignorance while the other is found in repentance and characterized by a persevering faith.
The Ten Commandments
Description:By looking at Exodus 20 (The Ten Commandments) Pastor Andrew summarizes God's law as read in surrounding chapters and expands on Jesus' call to love God and each other. He shows us that this law protects people, restrains evil and also reveals God's holiness in contrast to sin. In this study each commandment is defined and shown to be the joy of a grateful, saved people.
Repent Before the Day of the LORD
Description:In Joel 2:1-17 we see a foreshadowing of God's final judgement on sin - a warning to everyone who is not yet saved by Christ and a call to whole-hearted repentance.
Working-Out Our Salvation
Description:By looking at Philippians 2:12-13 David helps us understand the meaning of "salvation" and it's impact on our daily lives in a fallen world.
"That You Might Know"
Description:Using Luke 1 as an introduction, Sid finds examples in scripture of God superintending His word through the lives of chosen people.
A Day of Disaster
Description:Martin reads Joel 1 which describes a natural disaster that God uses to cause His people to suffer and turn to Him in prayer.
Scandal, Hypocrisy and Forgiveness
Description:Jesus' standard is at odds with the accusing, scheming scribes and Pharisees in John 7:53-8:11. Hear how they are confronted by their own sin when our Lord unmasks wrong motives. He then shows grace to a repentant sinner - a message of forgiveness for anyone who comes to Christ.
The Protection of God's People
Description:In Exodus 17:8-16 Israel is free from Egyptian bondage but has encountered a new enemy. God's people are instructed to depend on His strength in the battle if they are to be successful, and Pastor Andrew helps us understand the implications of this story in our fight against sin.
The Jesus that Divides
Description:Making our way through this series with Pastor Andrew we arrive at John 7:37-52 and Jesus' offer of salvation for anyone who believes in Him. With water as a metaphor we see true belief defined as being thirsty, coming to and drinking of Christ. Even though our deepest need is satisfied only in Him, the Jerusalem crowd and religious leaders were split.
The Preservation of God's People
Description:The graciousness of God towards Israel is the subject of todays study in Exodus 15-17. In the midst of their grumbling over physical needs, God wonderfully provides once again but not without instruction. Pastor Andrew reveals a parallel in the New Testament showing the truest need met by the eternal provision of Christ.
The Authoritative Mission of Jesus Christ
Description:Jesus confirms His mission to the confused and critical locals in Jerusalem making clear that they don't know Him because they don't know God. As Pastor Andrew moves through John 7:25-36 we understand the singularity of our Lord's unblockable redemptive plan.
The Parting of the Red Sea
Description:An overview of the Exodus with an eye on the Lord's providential plan. Then Pastor Andrew examines Exodus 14-15: The Egytian pursuit of Israel and God's powerful hand of deliverance. Faith is tested resulting in praise to the Almighty One - a picture not unlike our own experience as Christians.
The Authority of Jesus Christ
Description:Jesus Christ's authority is found in His speech as Pastor Andrew takes us through the Old and New Testaments with John 7:14-24 as the primary text.
Description:Drawing from Exodus 12-13, Martin explains to us the meaning of Passover for ancient-day Israel and the church.
Gripped by Grace
Description:Pastor Andrew explores the richness and greatness of God's grace in Titus 2:11-14.
The Plagues of Egypt: God vs. Pharaoh
Description:By examining Exodus 7-10 Pastor Andrew helps us understand God's power, punishment of sin and protection for His people. We see this in the story of Israel's deliverance and also find application to our own lives with a view of the future.
The Preparation for Deliverance
Description:A brief introduction to the book of Exodus with a focus on God's sovereign work in the leadup to Israel's deliverance from Egypt. Please see Exodus 1-6 and follow along with Pastor Andrew.
Understanding God's Timetable
Description:Andrew begins John 7 with a question: Do you operate by your own timetable, or God's?
A Divided Crowd
Description:Pastor Andrew examines the differing responses to the confronting teaching of Christ, in John 6.
Description:Martin looks at James 2, and what the Apostle says about faith.
How to know the Will of God
Description:Pastor Andrew examines the question of how we can know the will of God.
Sovereignty and Salvation
Description:Continuing in his three-part series on Jesus discourse on 'the Bread of Life' in John 6, Pastor Andrew teaches on the question of God's sovereignty in our salvation.
The Believer's Response to the Resurrection
Description:Ian preaches from the opening chapters of 1 Peter, on the call to holiness in response to Christ's work for believers.
The Power of the Resurrection
Description:Pastor Andrew preaches on Resurrection Sunday, on the power of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
I Am The Bread of Life
Description:Pastor Andrew begins working through Jesus claims and interactions in John 6.
Resources for Spiritual Growth
Description:Pastor Andrew completes his brief series on Spiritual Growth.
The Enemies of Spiritual Growth
Description:Pastor Andrew begins a short series by identifying the enemies of spiritual growth: the world, the flesh, and the Devil.
Salt and Light
Description:Pastor Andrew finishes the series on 'Know & Tell the Gospel' by preaching on Matthew 5:13-16.
Know the Gospel
Description:The first teaching session from HBC's 2014 camp on 1 Corinthians 15:1-8. The Reverend Andrew Stewart from the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Geelong is the guest speaker.
Tell the Gospel
Description:Session two from the 'Know & Tell the Gospel' sessions from church camp. Rev. Stewart teaches from Paul's sermon at the Areopagus, Acts 17:16-34.
The Feeding of the Thousands
Description:Pastor Andrew preaches on Jesus' incredible miracle in John 6, when he feeds the thousands with five loaves and two fish.
Unity in Christ
Description:John preaches from Ephesians 2 on the unity believers have with Christ, and the reconciliation that Christ has wrought between man and man.
I Am The Bread of Life
Description:Pastor Andrew begins working through Jesus' interactions and claims in John 6, this time focusing in on the response of the crowds to His claims to be 'the bread from heaven.'
Don't Be Afraid To Let It Go
Description:Craig Baxter examines Jesus teaching on money, possessions, and riches in Luke 12:13-34.
The Lord's Indentity Confirmed
Description:Pastor Andrew preaches through John 5:30-47, where Jesus confirms his indentity as the Messiah, and as God.
How To Have A Clear Conscience
Description:Pastor Andrew shows how we can have a clear conscience before a holy God.
The Lord's Authoritative Command
Description:Continuing on in John 5, Pastor Andrew unpacks Jesus command to his disciples and his listeners.
What is the Final Judgement?
Description:Pastor Andrew rounds off the Doctrine Matters series with this sermon on the doctrine of final judgement.
The Feeding of the Thousands
Description:Andrew preaches on Jesus' incredible miracle in John 6, the feeding of the thousands.
The Healing of the Lame Man: the inability of external religion
Description:Pastor Andrew examines John 5:1-16: the healing of the lame man at the pool of Bethesda, the man's response, and the tepid religion of the Pharisees.
What is the Future Resurrection and Return of Christ?
Description:Pastor Andrew walks through the doctrines of the Second Advent and the future resurrection of all men.