Sermons by Bob Field

Advent Week 3: Prophecy – God brings Joy

Week 3 of ‘Advent’. A time of expectant waiting, preparation and anticipation, leading to hope and joy as we reflect on the significance of Jesus’ first coming some 2,000 years ago and his promised second coming.

Jesus: I am the Vine (john 15:1,5)

One of the distinctive elements of the teaching of Jesus is the way he expresses important truths in terms of his own personal character and mission. Unique to the Gospel of John are seven statements Jesus begins by saying “I am.” The phrase “I am” reflects Exodus 3:14, where God introduces himself to Moses with the expression “I am who I am.” This statement became a way to connect with God personally and was used throughout Israel’s history to convey…

Jesus: I am sayings. I am the Way, the Truth and the Life

One of the distinctive elements of the teaching of Jesus is the way he expresses important truths in terms of his own personal character and mission. Unique to the Gospel of John are seven statements Jesus begins by saying, “I am.” The phrase “I am” reflects Exodus 3:14, where God introduces himself to Moses with the expression “I am who I am.” This statement became a way to connect with God personally and was used throughout Israel’s history to convey…

Luke Witnesses! – Called to be Witnesses Acts 1: 1-11

The Gospel of Luke and Acts are a fascinating account of Jesus and those who witnessed his life. We are going to shine a spotlight on the meaning of “witness.” We will be strengthened as followers and as witnesses as we learn from these fascinating stories. Join us Sundays 10:00am Diamond Valley Baptist Church! There are Study Notes which you can use (or use in your Connect group).

Luke – Witnesses – Jesus Prepares for Witnesses: Luke 24:36-53

10:00am Sunday 3rd of September 2023 The Gospel of Luke is a fascinating account of Jesus and those who witnessed his life. We are going to shine a spotlight on the meaning of “witness.” We will be strengthened as followers and as witnesses as we learn from these fascinating stories. Join us Sundays 10:00am Diamond Valley Baptist Church! There are Study Notes which you can use (or use in your Connect group). There will be paper-copies in the church foyer…

Luke – Witnesses: Peter’s Denial: A Negative Witness. Luke 22:54-62

10:00am Sunday 6th of August 2023 Can you picture Luke sitting at his table, strewn with notes and scrolls, interviewing those who had walked with Jesus? Then he picks up his stylus and begins to write what we call “Luke” and “Acts”. Why is he writing? “So that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.” (Luke 1:4) The Gospel of Luke is a fascinating account of Jesus and those who witnessed his life. We are…

Luke – Witnesses! Authentic and Hypocritical Witnesses (Luke 11:53—12:12)

Sunday 9th of July 2023  Can you picture Luke sitting at his table, strewn with notes and scrolls, interviewing those who had walked with Jesus? Then he picks up his stylus and begins to write what we call “Luke” and “Acts”. Why is he writing? “So that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.” (Luke 1:4) The Gospel of Luke is a fascinating account of Jesus and those who witnessed his life. We are going to…

Luke – Witnesses! The Witness of Scripture (Luke 4: 16-30)

Sunday 28th of May 2023 Can you picture Luke sitting at his table, strewn with notes and scrolls, interviewing those who had walked with Jesus? Then he picks up his stylus and begins to write what we call “Luke” and “Acts”. Why is he writing? “So that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught.” (Luke 1:4) The Gospel of Luke is a fascinating account of Jesus and those who witnessed his life. We are going…
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