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The Gospel of Luke – Coming to Jesus

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Scripture: Luke 7:1-17 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: July 2, 2017

The miracles of Jesus have rightly been described as ‘teaching in action’. They are visible signs of invisible realities performed in order to reveal the person and work of Christ more fully to us. In this sermon, Pastor Josh explains how two of these miracles reveal two key characteristics of Jesus that all must believe if they are to come to him with humble faith: the authority of Jesus, and the compassion of Jesus.

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The Gospel of Luke – Living Like Jesus

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Scripture: Luke 6:27-49 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: June 25, 2017

We are taught that, when we encounter an enemy, we have two options: fight or flight. We either stand our ground or we run away. In this sermon, Pastor Josh explores the third option that Jesus gives to us: love your enemies, do good to them, pray for them, and forgive them. How can we become such merciful people? Only by knowing Jesus, the One who showed us mercy when we were His enemies.

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The Gospel of Luke – Jesus; The Founding Father for His People

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Scripture: Luke 6:12-26 | Speaker: Julian Freeman | Date: June 18, 2017

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The Gospel of Luke – The Lordship of Christ

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Scripture: Luke 5:33-6:11 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: June 4, 2017

Who was Jesus? Many would say he was a religious reformer who had come to revive a religion that had largely lost its way. In this sermon, Pastor Josh explains that Jesus didn’t just see himself as a reformer. He saw himself as the center of all religious life. And who does the center of religion belong to? No one but God himself.

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The Gospel of Luke – Soul Surgery

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Scripture: Luke 5:12-32 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: May 28, 2017

If you had the choice of being an eye witness to any miracle of your choice, what would it be? Would you want to see a dead person rising from the dead? Would you want to see a child with cancer healed? Would you want to see a blind person see? These would all be amazing miracles, but there is one miracle that surpasses them all. In this sermon, Pastor Josh explains that the greatest miracle of all is done in the soul, and the only person equipped to perform this miracle is Jesus Christ.

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The Gospel of Luke – The Rejected Saviour

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Scripture: Luke 4:14-30 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: April 30, 2017

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.” This is what the prophet Isaiah wrote about the Messiah 700 years before Jesus’ ministry on earth. In this sermon, Pastor Josh shows us that Jesus claimed to be the Messiah, the Anointed One who was sent by God to save his people. And just as Isaiah predicted, Jesus was despised, rejected, and nearly murdered, not because he claimed to be the Messiah, but because of what he had come to do as the Messiah.

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The Gospel of Luke – The Call To Repent

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Scripture: Luke 3:1-20 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: April 2, 2017

Who was John the Baptist, and what was his message? Jesus called John the Baptist the greatest man who ever lived. The reason why he was a great man was because he brought a great message: “Prepare for the Lord by preparing your life!” John was called by God to call people to repentance, so that they would be ready for God’s imminent judgment. In this sermon, Pastor Josh explains John the Baptist’s call to repent, and why it matters for us today.

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The Gospel of Luke – Three Portraits of Jesus

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Scripture: Luke 2:22-52 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: March 26, 2017

Our culture thinks it has Jesus figured out. It says that Jesus was merely a man who started a new religion centered around ethical teaching. That caricature of Jesus isn’t too difficult for our culture to tolerate. The Jesus portrayed in the Bible, however, couldn’t be more different. In this sermon, Pastor Josh shows us the true nature of Jesus’ work and identity as described in Luke Chapter 2, and he calls us not just to follow Jesus, but to worship him.

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The Gospel of Luke – The Gospel Centrality of Christmas

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Scripture: Luke 2:1-21 | Speaker: Rafi Ashamalla | Date: Mar 19, 2017

 

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The Gospel of Luke – God’s Mercy For All Who Trust Him

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Scripture: Luke 1:57-80 | Speaker: Josh Tong | Date: Mar 12, 2017

We live in a culture characterized by promises that are either half-kept or not-kept. Promises as routine as those we make to our kids to spend time with them, to promises as sacred as marriage, are routinely dishonoured and discarded. In this sermon, Pastor Josh shows us how God, through the person and work of Jesus Christ, shows himself to be perfectly faithful in keeping his promises, whether they are promises made to us now, or promises made to his people thousands of years ago.

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