Sermons from October 2022
Rediscover who Jesus is
Lose your religion and look hard at the person of Jesus. He is your example. 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 Throughout this series our small groups will be discussing the passages and topics each week. Please get in touch with us if you’d like to join a group for this series. You can find the discussion guide here: https://thelakes.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Enthusiasm-series-group-discussion-guide.pdf
Reset your faith (Pat Hegarty)
Take a fresh look at who you have become, who God really is, and what to do about it. For the last two years people have been locked-down and disrupted. But even before that, so many were over-loaded. Some of us had become disillusioned. Others were questioning their faith. And yet the cry within all of us is to re-connect with God – to know the power of his Spirit and the encouragement of his voice. Our word ‘enthusiasm’ comes…
Faith, healing and prayer (When life gets tough)
James 5 connects your journey of faith to the trials, troubles, sicknesses, and difficulties of life. One of the most significant ways faith is connected to life is through prayer. Some of the greatest lessons on faith come through these verses because these are the practical, everyday challenges of life. Is anyone among you suffering? Is anyone among you sick? Is anyone struggling with a sin? These are part of the journey of life, but when you bring faith into…
Why we fight (When life gets tough)
We all face conflict and most of us hate it. The book of James is blunt about the source of our conflict. This bluntness is both painful and helpful. We can overcome the pressure of conflict by identifying its source and by pursuing a humility that makes pleasing God our primary aim. James 4.
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.