Posts by Simon Marshman

Posts by Simon Marshman

Sermon Outline – May 28

The Problem With Our Efforts Romans 2:17-29 | Simon Marshman 1. The sign that was meant to be more than skin deep   2. The danger of Virtue Signalling   3. The only hope for real relationship   Next Week The Reality We All Face – Romans 3:1-20 – Simon Marshman

Sermon Outline – May 21

The Problem For Us All Romans 2:1-16 | Simon Marshman v1-5 A brief lesson in self-righteous pride   v6-16 An important perspective on the future   What does this look like today?   Next Week The Problem With Our Attempts – Romans 2:17-29 – Simon Marshman

Pastor’s Letter – May 21

G’day Church, Last week we sat with the weighty words of Romans 1:18-32. There is no doubt that it’s a pretty confronting passage. But over the years I have found  verses 18 to 21 a great summary of how God describes the problem at the heart of our relationship with him. It’s a great summary for us to get our heads around, and a great passage to have in mind as a go-to…

Sermon Outline – May 14

The Problem Of Sin Romans 1:18-32 | Simon Marshman v18-23 The heart of the human problem: our failure to treat God as God   v24-32 The problem of the human heart: “God gave them over…”       Of many great books that we could recommend, here are three by Tim Keller: Reason For God: belief in an age of skepticism. This is an outstanding…

Pastor’s Letter – May 14

G’day Church, Last week we saw the wonderful cascade of the gospel: Paul was eager to share the gospel, because he was not ashamed of the gospel, because the gospel is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes, because in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed. It’s a cascade of amazing kindness that flows out of God himself: God is an overflowing…

Sermon Outline – May 7

The Power Of The Gospel Romans 1:8-17 | Simon Marshman 1. Paul and the Christians in Rome 2. Three reasons why Paul is eager to preach the gospel For I am not ashamed of the gospel For it is the power of God that brings salvation to all who believe For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed. The righteousness of God: God’s character: God is righteous…

Pastor’s Letter – May 7

G’day church, Reading Romans 1:1-7 together last Sunday kicked us off in this great book with some really big ideas to ponder. We’ll be unpacking these over the months ahead, taking our time so we can take it all in, expecting God to change us as he takes us deeper into the gospel and its implications for us. And as we do, two things that can be a great help to us are the…

Sermon Outline – April 30

The Gospel For Everyone Romans 1:1-7, 16:25-27 | Simon Marshman Paul’s life transformed: Acts 7:54-8:3, 22:1-21 Philippians 4:3-6 Galatians 1:13-24 1. What is the gospel?   2. What does it do?   3. What is it for?   Next Week The Power Of The Gospel – Romans 1:8-17 – Simon Marshman