Sermons by Matt Patterson

The Gospel according to Mark

Mark – Chapter 16

In the final chapter of Mark, we’re left hanging in verse 8 with some women, having seen the miraculous power of God at the empty tomb of Jesus, running away scared, confused and silent.  Often, we too struggle with circumstances we didn’t hope for, expect or understand.  And yet, Jesus calls us to trust Him…

5 things I hate about Prophecy

The tongue-in-cheek title of this message hints at the challenges that prophecy can be for us personally and corporately in our church.  Today, we unpack some of those challenges and discover God’s consistent intention for us to know Him and to walk in His truth.

The Gospel according to Mark

Mark – Chapter 2

After touching on bible translations, this week we look at Mark 2.  Jesus saw people in a different way –  challenging traditions and expectations as He forgave sins, dined with tax collectors and sinners, and didn’t fast like other religious people.

Trusting Jesus

Trust isn’t about knowing, but believing.  This week we look at the important things to consider in trusting, and that Jesus totally covers all of them and is completely trustworthy.

Romans

week 6 – how do we respond?

In Romans, Paul has spent the best part of 11 chapters unpacking the Gospel – what God has done and who it is for.  Today, in the final part of this series on Romans we look at chapter 12-15, in which Paul shifts the focuses to how we should respond to God’s love, grace and mercy.