God, cold feet and kindling hope!

Sermon on June 28 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Ruth 3   God can do a great work through odd connections. Witness Naomi’s plans, Boaz’s cold feet and Ruth’s strong shoulders! When God paves the way: 1. HE PROMPTS US TO ACTION, NOT RESIGNATION! (v1-6) Naomi does not sit back – a risky plan is…

When your Bethlehem baffles you!

Sermon on June 21 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Ruth 2   Most of life is not played out in big places. God can do an amazing work in a simple barley field! When your Bethlehem baffles you, there’s always: 1. A SUBTLE PROVIDENCE THAT YOU CAN’T SEE! (v1-4) Ruth just happens to go to…

Dead-ends are God-ends!

Sermon on June 14 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Ruth 1   Sometimes it takes only 5 verses for your world to crumble…. When life seems to hit a dead-end: 1. SEE GOD – IN HIS UNREMARKABLE PROVISION! Despite the past, and Elimelek (name = ‘God is King’) leaving Bethlehem for Moab, God has a…

Can the King help us humble ourselves?

Sermon on June 7 by Greg Helms Scripture:  Philippians 2:1-11   Humility is the only soil in which the graces root; the lack of humility is the sufficient explanation of every defect and failure. -Andrew Murray True Humility in mankind is seeing God as He is and seeing ourselves as we are—according to His Word….

Benediction for a contagious life!

Sermon on May 31 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Romans 15:4-13     Of all the things we might be praying for each other, let us learn from what Paul sees as vital, in his prayer for the Romans. When your hope seems to drag: 1. KEEP YOUR EYE ON GOD, ALWAYS!      “May the…

My God – the Supplier, Supply and Endless Source!

Sermon on May 24 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Philippians 4:10-20     Do you feel your vulnerability as you look at your needs and as you wonder how they may be met? As you plan for the future, you have: 1. A PERSONAL SUPPLIER WHO WON’T DROP YOU! “MY God…” “My God is no…

Jesus – the Rock of Ages!

Sermon on May 17 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Hebrews 13:1-8     We are changing and living in a changing world. How do we navigate all these changes now and in future months? When the world is changing faster than you would like: 1. BE CERTAIN – JESUS IS BEYOND ALL TIME! ‘Jesus is…

Fighting anxiety in fearful days!

Sermon on May 10 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6-11 focus on v7     Worry cripples witness! Worry is over-concern, as a result of over-loving something more than God. When your worry wants to drown you: 1. EXPECT IT – IT WANTS ALL YOUR HEART!      ‘…your anxiety’ Worry always lives in tomorrow more…

Your Shepherd, Your Soul and Your Safety!

Sermon on May 3 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: John 10:1-18 If Jesus is the Good (beautiful) Shepherd, what can we expect from Him, as we navigate the ‘new normal’? Jesus is the Good Shepherd because: 1. JESUS IS THE LORD ALMIGHTY! None of the ‘I Am’ sayings would mean anything, but for who Jesus…

Your Father, Your Fire and Your Faith

Sermon on April 26 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Job 23:1-17     An amazing declaration of Job’s faith in the storm. Verse 10 speaks of a journey of affliction and of patient endurance. When you want affliction to end: 1. HANG ON – GOD KNOWS THE JOURNEY YOU ARE ON! Why does God know?…

Hope in Hardship!

Sermon on April 19 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Jeremiah 29:1-14   Jeremiah, the weeping prophet. How do you give hope to an exiled people who have hung up their harps? When hardship gets harder: 1. DON’T PANIC – ALL GOD’S PLANS ARE WELL-THOUGHT! God’s plans for you were fashioned in eternity (see 1: 4-5)…

Because Jesus Lives

Sermon on April 12 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: John 20:1-20     Two resurrection appearances: to Mary Magdalene and the disciples in lockdown. One key word: v20 ‘overjoyed’ Because He lives: 1. JESUS IS WORTH FULLY TRUSTING! (v1-10) For Mary, the stone rolled away does not mean that Jesus is risen, but that his…