Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

The Pentecost TEACHER

Today is Pentecost – our celebration of the Holy Spirit being poured out into all of creation! We first encounter the Holy Spirit at the very beginning of the Bible, in the creation narratives of Genesis, where we’re told of the sacred hovering [i] of God’s Spirit over all creation, and then also as God breathed [ii] life into the first of humanity. [iii] Later in the Old Testament we read of how the Holy Spirit came upon certain people…

This is who I am!

Most of us have never really met ourselves…We’ve met who we pretend to be, and who others have said who we are, or even who we’ve aspired to be, but not ourselves!

The Gospels

We come now in our helicopter view of the Bible to the gospels – the four books that lie at the centre of our faith.

God teach us how to pray

The structure of the Protestant Old Testament places five books near the middle that are called Books of Wisdom. These five books close out the historical section of the Old Testament.