google-site-verification: google3e8cc4742c5fd8a2.html

Archive for the 'Easter 2012' Category

00:0000:00

sermon.jpg

Durrington 8 April 2012

Service - Part 5

How are we to respond to this Jesus, His cross and his resurrection?

Dave G Roberts

Click the little triangle in the player above to view this video.

1. We have a God who is not immune to suffering

The Christian God - the awesome and Almighty God, who was outside of time and space, entered time and space, to intimately know what suffering and death was, because of the suffering and death endured by Jesus on the Cross. Jesus, the innocent King who suffered and died, is the reason why we who call ourselves Christian, have a hope. Because the God we serve, personally knows suffering and has endured suffering just as we do.

2. We are to reflect this love

As Christians, we are to show a love, which is sacrificial. We all know John 3:16 " For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.", probably off by heart most of! Our active response to that love of God can be found in 1 John 3:16, which states: “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.

Right mouse click here to download as a MP3 file

If you would like to donate to Partakers, please click the PayPal image below. Thank you!

Click on the appropriate link to subscribe to this website

Subscribe via iTunes

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Read Full Post »

00:0000:00

sermon.jpg

Durrington 8 April 2012

Service - Part 4

Jesus – Risen as the firstborn from dead!

Dave G Roberts

Click the little triangle in the player above to view this video.

We start not in the Gospels, but from the writings of the Apostle Paul in

1. The Facts about the Resurrection

1 Corinthians 15:1-8: Now I declare to you, brothers, the Good News which I preached to you, which also you received, in which you also stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold firmly the word which I preached to you-unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Peter, then to the twelve. Then he appeared to over five hundred brothers at once, most of whom remain until now, but some have also fallen asleep. Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles, and last of all, as to the child born at the wrong time, he appeared to me also.

That was the Apostle Paul, writing to the Corinthian church about the Jesus having been raised from the dead - physically!  All four Gospels, Matthew, Mark Luke and John, tell us that Jesus was crucified, died and was buried in a tomb. What do these four Gospels say about the Jesus' resurrection or rising from the dead? Let us first look at the sequence of events over the period of time after Jesus death till He ascended.  Now remember, the Gospels are documents which have recorded historical events.

a. The tomb is empty:

  • Two Marys watch the burial: (Matthew27:61, Mark 15:47, Luke23:54-55)
  • Roman soldiers guard the tomb and place an official Roman seal upon it: (Matthew 27:62-66)
  • Women prepare burial spices then rest: (Luke 23:56)
  • An angel rolls the stone away: (Matthew 28:2-4)
  • Women arrive at dawn with spices: (Matthew 28:1, Mark 16:1-4, Luke 24:1-3, John 20:1)
  • Angels appear to women: (Matthew 28:5-7, Mark 16:5-7, Luke 24:4-8)
  • Women dart back to tell disciples: (Matthew 28:8, Mark 16:8, Luke 24:9-11, John 20:2)
  • Peter and John investigate the empty tomb: (Luke 24:12, John 20:3-9)
  • Peter and John go home: (Luke 24:12, John 20:10)
  • Mary Magdalene weeps by the tomb: (John 20:11)
  • Mary sees two angels: (John 20:12-13)

b. Jesus' appearances

  • Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene: (Mark 16:9, John 20:14-17)
  • Jesus appears to the other women: (Matthew 28:9-10)
  • Women report to the disciples: (Mark 16:10-11, John 20:18)
  • Guards testify to the priests: (Matthew 28:11-15)
  • Jesus meets two people on the Emmaus Road: (Mark 16:12-13, Luke 24:13-32)
  • Jesus appears to Simon Peter: (1 Corinthians 15:5, Luke 24:34)
  • 2 report to disciples in Jerusalem: (Luke 24:33-35)
  • Jesus appears to the Disciples less Thomas: (Luke 24:36-43, John 20:19-24)
  • Disciples report to Thomas: (John 20:25)
  • Jesus appears to the Disciples and Thomas: (Mark 16:14, John 20:26-29)
  • Jesus appears to seven people: (John 21:1-14)
  • Jesus questions Peter 3 times: (John 21:15-23)
  • Jesus appears to 500 people: (1 Corinthians 15:6)
  • Jesus appears to James: (1 Corinthians 15:7)

2. The Significance of the Resurrection

Part 5 tomorrow

Right mouse click here to download as a MP3 file

If you would like to donate to Partakers, please click the PayPal image below. Thank you!

Click on the appropriate link to subscribe to this website

Subscribe via iTunes

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Read Full Post »

00:0000:00

sermon.jpg

Durrington 8 April 2012

Service - Part 3

Why is Jesus on the cross?

Dave G Roberts

Click the little triangle in the player above to view this video.

1 Corinthians 1:18-31 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.For it is written:

"I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate."

Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling-block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles,but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

For the foolishness of God is wiser than man's wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man's strength. Brothers, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth.

But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things- and the things that are not- to nullify the things that are, so that no-one may boast before him.

It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God- that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Therefore, as it is written: Let him who boasts boast in the Lord.

a. The Problem!

b. The Solution!

c. The Cross is God's Glory!

d. The Cross and humanity

Part 4 tomorrow

Right mouse click here to download as a MP3 file

If you would like to donate to Partakers, please click the PayPal image below. Thank you!

Click on the appropriate link to subscribe to this website

Subscribe via iTunes

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Read Full Post »

00:0000:00

sermon.jpg

Durrington 8 April 2012

Service - Part 2

Jesus on the Cross

Dave G Roberts

Click the little triangle in the player above to view this video.

Mark 15

33 At the sixth hour darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour.

34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?- which means, My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

35 When some of those standing near heard this, they said, Listen, he's calling Elijah.

36 One man ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a stick, and offered it to Jesus to drink. Now leave him alone. Let's see if Elijah comes to take him down, he said.

37 With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.

38 The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.

39 And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, heard his cry and saw how he died, he said, Surely this man was the Son of God!

40 Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome.

41 In Galilee these women had followed him and cared for his needs. Many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem were also there.

Part 3 tomorrow

Right mouse click here to download as a MP3 file

If you would like to donate to Partakers, please click the PayPal image below. Thank you!

Click on the appropriate link to subscribe to this website

Subscribe via iTunes

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Read Full Post »

00:0000:00

sermon.jpg

Durrington 8 April 2012

Service - Part 1

Dave G Roberts

Click the little triangle in the player above to view this video.

Revelation 21:1-7

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.

I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.

He who was seated on the throne said, I am making everything new! Then he said, Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.

He said to me: It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To him who is thirsty I will give to drink without cost from the spring of the water of life.

He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.

Part 2 tomorrow

Right mouse click here to download as a MP3 file

If you would like to donate to Partakers, please click the PayPal image below. Thank you!

Click on the appropriate link to subscribe to this website

Subscribe via iTunes

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Read Full Post »

Watch Now:

EW2012.jpg

Chris Cook talking about his relationship with Jesus Christ and the effect Jesus has had on his life. This was given at Durrington Free Church on Easter Sunday 8th April 2012... Please do leave an encouraging comment for him below... Thank you!

Right mouse click here to download as a MP4 file

If you would like to donate to Partakers,

please click the PayPal image below. Thank you!

Click on the appropriate link to subscribe to this website

Subscribe via iTunes

Add to Google Reader or Homepage

Read Full Post »