Sermons on Easter Conference Weekends

Sermons on Easter Conference Weekends

I Sought for a Man (32 min)

EASTER 2019 – Frank Sona brings a challenge from Ezekiel 22:30 where God says “I sought for a man among them that should make up the hedge and stand in the gap before me.” God is looking for holy, separated, dedicated men and women to stand for him in times of difficulty and danger. Will you be that person? (Message preached 21st April 2019)

Gospel – “Absolutes” and “What is thy name?” (52 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – GOSPEL – Frank Sona preaches on three absolutes. Absolute sufficiency (Acts 4:12); absolute certainty (John 10:28), and absolute solemnity (Acts 8:21). Ian Jackson closes with a look at two people in the Bible who were asked “What is thy name?” A seaching gospel meeting where the audience is directly and earnestly challenged as to sin, salvation and eternity (Messages preached 1st Apr 2018)

Bible Reading in Romans 3:19-31 (95 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – Ian Jackson opens up Romans 3:19-31, a passage that gives the doctrinal underpinnings of the gospel and explains how God can be just, as well as the justifier of someone who believes in Christ. All Christians, and especially all gospel preachers, must get to grips with this hugely significant Bible passage! A discussion of the passage follows, verse by verse, with help from Frank Sona, Mark Sweetnam and others (Bible Reading from Apr 21st 2019)

Pray Without Ceasing (42 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – From 1 Thess 5:17, “Pray without ceasing”, Ian Jackson preaches on the need for private, fervent, believing prayer in the life of every Christian. “The secret of failure, is failure in secret”. He urges us to be more prayerful and gives guidance on how to address God in prayer  (Message preached Apr 20th 2019)

Wilt Thou Not Revive Us Again (39 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – Frank Sona begins the conference preaching form Psalm 85:6 – “Wilt thou not revive us again?” He highlights the need for revival and revival’s main features – including obedience to the Word of God, repentance, prayer and reliance on the Lord (Message preached Apr 20th 2019)

Sow the Seed (39 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – Craig Munro preaches on the Chrtistian as a sower “sowing the seed” from Ecclesiastes Ch 11. He urges his audience to have a fresh vision for gospel endeavour – sow in hope, sow generously, sow in faith, sow in time and sow in joy. The from Ch 12 he speaks of the Christian as a student. Only as we study Christ can we sow His word (Message preached Apr 2nd 2018)

The Function of Gift (47 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – David Vallance speaks on the function of gift in the local assembly which is empowered by grace and designed to exalt Christ. At the beginning of his message he divides the 20 New Testament gifts into 4 sets of 5 and then spends the rest of his time discussing the gifts of serving, exhorting, helping, giving and showing mercy (Message preached Apr 2nd 2018)

The Assembly Has a Definite Positive Pattern (37 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – David Vallance sets out a robust defence of the concept that there is a definite prescribed pattern for the local assembly in the New Testament. He contrasts what is sometimes called the “regulatory principle” with the “normative principle”. While some would propose that “whatever is not prohibited is allowed”, David explains that in actual fact “what Scripture does not mention is prohibited”. He then explains what this means in practice and discusses the ramifications of the principle. A…

The Love of Unity (47 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – Craig Munro preaches on the need for unity among God’s people, from Psalm 132 and 133. “Behold how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity”. In a world divided in so many different ways, unity among the Lord’s own is pleasant, precious, peaceable and profitable. This is Craig’s final message in his 3-part conference exercise on faith, hope and love (Message preached Apr 2nd 2018)

Bible Reading in 1 Thess 4:13-5:11 (90 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – Mark Sweetnam opens up 1 Thess 4:13-5:11 and expounds the truth of the pre-tribulation rapture of the church. A discussion of the whole passage follows, verse by verse, with help from David Vallance, Craig Munro, and others (Bible Reading from Apr 1st 2018)

The Christian Life is Not a Hobby (25 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – David Vallance, speaking from Jude v20-23, sets out the Bible’s plan for the believer’s life. He challenges his audience to take responsibility for their Christian life and not treat it like a hobby. His punch line? When it comes to Bible reading, prayer, evangelism, holiness and care for others “Don’t be normal…don’t be mediocre”. A challenging message (Message preached April 1st 2018)