Spritual Growth


Here comes the judge

Here comes the judge

Speaker: | July 16, 2018

Jesus is equal to God.  Jesus is sovereign over life.  Jesus is Judge.  The second section of John 5 deals with some foundational theological issues that deserve our attention. This message starts with the first...


Sin and Sabbath

Sin and Sabbath

Speaker: | July 08, 2018

There are varying opinions among followers of Jesus as to what one should do with the concept of Sabbath.  In John 5.1-15, we see the Sabbath Police at work, and Jesus connection sin and sickness.  What...


Unless You See…

Unless You See…

Speaker: | July 01, 2018

God is at work, even when we cannot see:  Leave it to God, and labour on.  That’s the big idea in this final message on John 4, from verses 43-54, which we looked at this...


Kids mimic what we model

Kids mimic what we model

Speaker: | June 17, 2018

Today was children’s Sunday at St. Paul’s Church, Nobleton – the kids and youth led much of our worship.  I shared a brief message from John 4.31-38 that helped us understand what it means when we appreciate...


Spirit and Truth

Spirit and Truth

Speaker: | June 10, 2018

Jesus tells the Samaritan woman at the well that the time would come when people would worship the Father in spirit and in truth.  What does that mean?  That’s what we explore in this message...


Resistance

Resistance

Speaker: | June 03, 2018

One of the realities of human existence that is taught to us in the story of Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well in John 4.16-20 is that when confronted with uncomfortable questions, we often...


Encountering the Word

Encountering the Word

Speaker: | May 27, 2018

One of the things we learn from Jesus in his encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well is that he was good at finding ways to introduce spiritual conversations.  In this message, based on John...


Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line

Speaker: | May 20, 2018

It seems that our differences have become greater today, that the gap between us in varying opinions has grown wider.  But as followers of Jesus, we are called to bridge that gap, to cross the...


Who Gets The Credit?

Who Gets The Credit?

Speaker: | May 13, 2018

A basic principle of good leadership is that the mission get accomplished without regard for who gets the credit.  That’s something we learn from another story about John the Baptist that gets introduced into John’s...


Think like a missionary

Think like a missionary

Speaker: | May 06, 2018

In celebration of 60 years of God’s faithfulness at St. Paul’s Church, Nobleton, we invited friends of the congregation from years gone by, and many came!  I shared this message, “Think like a missionary”, from Matthew...


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