Jan 4 2018
(audio sermon by Gary Sampson)
Spiritual resolutions impact our lives the most. Jesus taught that we should count the cost before committing. Why not make a quality commitment to a godly resolution for 2018?
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Jun 20 2015
Some years ago I was walking through the Johannesburg city centre. Most of the buildings I walked past were very high. Suddenly I came across a space where there was no building. There was just a corrugated iron fence and I could hear pneumatic drills, big engines and lots of shouting on the other side. I looked inquisitively through a hole in the fence and was surprised to find myself gazing down into a massive hole. It took up the area of a whole building and was a few stories deep. My first thought was “Wow, why are they going so deep?” But it’s obvious; they were preparing the foundation for a building that was going to go very high. The higher you want to go, the deeper you must go. And as I looked into this enormous hole in the ground, it hit me: foundations are really important!
Did you know God is building a building? And did you know this building has a very special foundation? More
Feb 28 2013
Imagine the following situation. You are a believer and you have just got a new job, it’s a dream job; and the pay is good. On the first Friday the company holds a social event so everyone can get to know you. While chatting with other members of staff you overhear your immediate boss talking to the managing director about religion and it’s quite clear that neither of them like it. In fact they both shake hands on the fact that they are atheists and make a number of quite insulting remarks about the Christian faith. And this leaves you wondering, “What do I do? Do I declare my beliefs or keep quiet? If I am open about my faith will it endanger my position?” If you can relate to this kind of dilemma then you will understand Esther and the decision she had to make. More