God calls Abram

Scripture: Genesis 11:27-12:9   Title: God calls Abram   Structure: Introduction God’s creative call Abram’s faith journey Conclusion   Introduction: X-men first class, The Hobbit, Monsters University, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Batman begins, Revenge of the Sith The God Father, Part 2…   These are all examples of origin stories or prequels…

Barnabas & Mark

Scripture: Acts 15:36-40   Title: Barnabas & Mark   The term ‘big hearted’ describes someone who is: –         Compassionate, generous, open, kind, gracious, encouraging & noble –         Someone who is big hearted looks beyond the flaws in others to see their  potential – they accept people and make room for them   Please turn with…

Time

Title: Time   Structure: Introduction Time is a gift Time has a purpose Conclusion – reflection stations   Introduction: With today being the start of daylight savings the theme of our all-age service this morning is time –         There’s two things I want to say about time –         Firstly, that time is one of God’s…

Saul, David & Jonathon

Scriptures: 1st Samuel 17:31-40; 19:1-7 & 24:1-7   Title: Saul, David & Jonathon   Structure: Introduction Saul & David Jonathon & David David & Saul Conclusion   Introduction: Last year there was a four part documentary series on TV called Why Am I? The science of us. –         The series was based on the groundbreaking…

Paul & Timothy

Scripture: 1st Timothy 4:6-16   Title: Paul & Timothy   Structure: Introduction Paul’s belief in Timothy Paul’s guidance for Timothy Conclusion   Introduction: I have here a guitar with six strings –         For the strings to work (to make a sound) they need to be held in tension –         To create the tension one end…

Elijah & Elisha

Scriptures: 1st Kings 19:19-21 & 2nd Kings 2   Title: Elijah & Elisha   Structure: Introduction The call of Elisha The empowerment of Elisha Conclusion   Introduction: On the wall here we have a picture of a Maori Adze (or axe) –         The head of the axe is made out greenstone (pounamu) and the handle…

Jephthah and his daughter

Scripture: Judges 11   Title: Jephthah & his daughter   Structure: Introduction Jephthah’s rejection Jephthah’s vow Jephthah’s daughter Conclusion   Introduction: On the wall here we have a picture of a piece of rock with a vein of gold running through it –         It is the image of a precious metal mixed in common granite…