Revelation: Christ to the Churches

Peter Barnes: Revelation 1:1-8 (5 November 2017) SERMON NOTES: CHRIST TO THE CHURCHES (Revelation 1:1-8) Luther:  ‘everyone  thinks  of  the  book  whatever  his  spirit  imparts’.  Calvin  never  preached  on  the  Apocalypse.  …

Zephaniah: The Judge of His Own People

Peter Barnes: Zephaniah 1:4-13 (22 October 2017) SERMON NOTES: THE JUDGE OF HIS OWN PEOPLE (Zephaniah 1:4-13) – ‘The  Day  of  the  Lord’  is  a  day  of  judgment  (1:7-3:8)  and  yet  …

The Moral Malaise in Public Life

In 1916 and 1917, during World War I, Australia went through two divisive referenda dealing with the issue of whether men could be conscripted for overseas service. In 2017 we …

Matthew 18: Discipline in the Church

Peter Barnes: Matthew 18:15-17 (15 October 2017) SERMON NOTES: DISCIPLINE  IN  THE  CHURCH  (Matthew 18:15-17) – J.  C.  Ryle:  ‘on  no  point  have  churches  made  so  many  mistakes  –  sometimes  on  …

Matthew 18: Unity in the Presence of Christ

Peter Barnes: Matthew 18: 18-20 (22 October 2017) SERMON NOTES: UNITY  IN  THE  PRESENCE  OF  CHRIST  (Matthew 18:18-20) Flows  on  from  18:15-17. There is  Christ-given  authority  behind  church  discipline. – 18:18.  …

Zephaniah: The Judge of all the Earth

Peter Barnes Zephaniah 1:1-3 (15 October 2017) SERMON NOTES: THE JUDGE OF ALL THE EARTH (Zeph.1:1-3) Zephaniah  lived  before  the  Babylonians  destroyed  Jerusalem  about  587 B.C.  King  Josiah  is  mentioned,  who  …