Archive for October, 2013

The rich young man

October 31st, 2013

My wife and I were reading the story of the rich young man who approached Jesus this morning. It is found in Matthew 19:16-30, Mark 10:17-31 and Luke 18:18-30. Today we read from the Mark version. The young man asked Jesus what he must do to inherit eternal life. Jesus tells him to obey God’s commands […]

The first ever sermon I heard

October 29th, 2013

I was thinking about the first sermon I ever heard the other day. It was a sermon on the Good Samaritan from Luke 10:25-37. It was on a Saturday night at the local church in 1988. I had the desire to go and I just walked in and sat at the back. The Minister read the […]

Fullness and abundance in surrender

October 23rd, 2013

Here is a snippet from today’s Our Daily Bread titled, “Losing And Finding Our Lives In Him”. These two paragraphs jumped out at me so I thought I would share them. “I suspect that many of us may be afraid of what will happen if we obey Jesus’ words: “If anyone desires to come after […]

Reflections on the healed Leper

October 22nd, 2013

On the weekend I spoke on the Leper that Jesus healed in Matthew 8:1-4. The full message is available here. I have heard this passage preached on a number of times. Each time it has been about the Leper saying to Jesus “If you are willing, You can make me clean”. The messages focused on […]

Message from today

October 20th, 2013

Hello all, Here is a copy of the text I did at Merredin Church of Christ today. It was called “The Leper, Jesus and Community” and is taken from Matthew 8:1-4. You can find it here http://www.passionaustralia.org/leperandJesus.html. God Bless, Dave