Sermons by Kate Cathcart
Wake up! Jesus is coming.
What if Jesus was coming back today? What would you want to do differently if you knew he’d be here in just a few hours? In Romans 13 Paul encourages us to not live as if it was nighttime, as people of darkness. Instead he says we should live as people of the daytime, as people of light. What personal things would you add under each of these headings from Romans 13 & 14 about how to live in the…
This hope will not disappoint
Our hope in Christ’s salvation is dependent on his unfailing love for us. This foundation sets us free from sin and makes it possible for us to live for God and follow his way of living. You can join us next Sunday in person at 9.30am and 5.30pm. Or connect with us any time at https://www.thelakes.church
The gift of courage
At Christmas time we often exchange gifts that don’t last. They are eaten up, worn out and used, sometimes even before the end of Christmas Day. In the first Christmas story we discover gifts that keep on giving. Not the gold, frankincense and myrrh, but other actions and attitudes that resound through the centuries. The shepherds gave the gift of curiosity, Mary and Joseph gave the gift of courage and God gave the gift of love in sending his Son.…
The words we speak (When life gets tough)
Our words are very powerful. Left to our own devices, we will often do harm with our words. Our words also reveal the state of our hearts. We need wisdom from God and the inner work of the Holy Spirit to use our words wisely. James 3.
Speak Up (Putting your faith into action)
When have the people of God been called to speak up on behalf of the lost? Who did Jesus speak up for and what was the cost for him? For who and how are we encouraged to speak up today? Having faith in Jesus naturally leads to a concern for others. Not just others in the church, but all people. The Apostle Paul wrote that we should have the same attitude that Jesus had – not just looking out for our own…
How God can restore your soul
God wants to restores your soul from the brokenness of life. God wants to lead you in the right paths – to righteousness. God wants to bring honour to his name through your life. Psalm 23:3 “He restores my soul. He leads me on the right paths. For his name’s sake.” You can join us next week in-person at 9.30am or 5.30pm, or connect with us any time at https://www.thelakes.church
Four ways to tell people about Jesus
We are reading the New Testament together in 90 days to immerse ourselves in the life and teaching of Jesus and his first followers. As we do this we know God will use our reading to teach us, wake us up, correct, prepare and equip us to do all sorts of amazing things. The NT90 challenge and series runs from January 16 until the Easter weekend. Every Sunday throughout the 90 days we’ll have a message based on the chapters…