God’s House

Scripture: Psalm 23:6b and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever (With reference to John 10:7-10)   Title: God’s House   Structure: Introduction The house of the Lord Jesus is the gate Conclusion   Introduction: For most of this year we have been journeying through the 23rd Psalm together, exploring some of…

Pursued

Scripture: Psalm 23:6a (with reference to Luke 23:39-43)   Title: Pursued   Structure: Introduction Pursued by goodness & mercy Jesus and the thief on the cross Conclusion   Introduction: Today we continue our series on Psalm 23 – a song attributed to King David –         The message of Psalm 23 as a whole is: the…

Abundance Thinking

Scripture: Psalm 23:5d – My cup overflows (with reference to John 2:1-11)   Title: Abundant Thinking   Structure: Introduction My cup overflows Jesus’ abundant thinking Conclusion   Introduction: On the wall here we have a picture of a rabbit surrounded by carrots –         What comes to mind for you here? [Wait]   It makes me…

Anointed One

Scripture: Psalm 23:5c – you anoint my head with oil (Also: 1st Samuel 16:1-13; Mark 1:9-11 and Mark 14:3-9)   Title: Anointed One   Structure: Introduction David’s Anointing Jesus’ Anointing Conclusion   Introduction: I remember when I was in Standard 1 (which in today’s terms is Year 3) –         It was the end of the…

Servant Leadership

Scripture: Psalm 23:5a – You prepare a table before me… (With reference to Luke 22:24-27; also Exodus 16 and John 13:1-17)   Title: Servant Leadership   Structure: Introduction You prepare a table Jesus, the servant leader Conclusion     Introduction: During the week I learned something (it sometimes happens when I’m not paying attention) –…

Comfort

Scripture: Psalm 23:4b – “Your rod and your staff they comfort me” (With reference to Matthew 9:1-8)   Title: Comfort Structure: Introduction – comfort The shepherd’s rod & staff Jesus comforts the paralysed man – Matthew 9:1-8 Conclusion – The Comforter   Introduction: On the wall here are some pictures Some chocolate A teddy bear…

Valley of Death

Scripture: Psalm 23:4a “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me” Title: Valley of Death Structure: Introduction David & Goliath (1 Samuel 17:31-40) Jairus’ daughter (Mark 5:21-43) Conclusion Introduction: In February this year we began a sermon series on the 23rd…