Sermons on Love

Sermons on Love

Layers (with Simon Ward from Compassion)

Simon Ward was our guest speaker today, bringing an update from Compassion and a message titled ‘Layers’. As followers of Jesus, let’s put on compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. If you would like to sponsor a child with Compassion in our partner projects in the Philippines, you can follow this link: http://cmpsn.co/thelakes Connect with us anytime at https://www.thelakes.church

Don’t just pretend to love

In chapter 12 of Romans, Paul makes a turning point from shifting our THINKING about God and each other, to shifting our BEHAVIOUR towards God and towards each other. #1 Worship God, with everything #2 Have humility, depend on each other #3 Serve each other, with God’s help #4 Don’t just pretend to love To help guide your reading, journalling and discussing this week, Geoff also shared these tips on some of the big questions Paul raises in chapter 11…

The gift of love (Christmas Day 2022)

God chose to send his one and only Son in an act of sacrificial love. Today we still benefit from this gift because Jesus grew up to show the ultimate act of love on the cross. We can give each other the gift of sacrificial love instead of selfishness. 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…

The themes you will find in 1 John

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…