Sermons

Please find below, in chronological order, my sermons, with some comments on ones that have reduced recording quality.  The date following is the date it was recorded.

I am moving these recordings to youtube, and here is a link to the playlist.

1. Build on the Rock around June or July 2008 at Wagga Wagga Church of Christ, from memory.

2. Immutability 19th July 2009 at KBF (Kununurra Baptist Fellowship).  First preached Jan '09 in Moss Vale.

3. Warfare 18th October 2009 at KBF

4. Christian Mind 6th December 2009 at KBF

5. Easy or difficult? 3rd October 2010 at KBF. Poor recording

6. Justification 5th December 2010 at KBF.  Very poor recording

7. James 2 19th December 2010 at KBF. Starts with some recording noise

8. Commitment & Slavery 18th September 2011 at KBF

9. Needs 16th October 2011 at KBF. Quite soft.

10. David - little mistakes 30th October 2011 at KBF. Quite loud.

11. Jonah 18th December 2011. Done as a drama using the kids at KBF. Very poor recording because roving mike not used but if you turn the sound up you can hear most of it.

12. I will serve the Lord 19th February 2012 at KBF

13. Elijah - depressed 3rd April 2012 at KBF

14. Who I am in Christ: 1. I am accepted.  unknown date - unrecorded.  Preached at KBF.  Please check https://www.ficm.org/handy-links/ for the material I used.  And check below for two more recordings of this series.

15. Who I am in Christ: 2. I am secure 13th May 2012 at KBF

16. Who I am in Christ: 3. I am significant 3rd June 2012 at KBF

17. Syro-Phoenecian woman - Matthew 15 15th July 2012 at KBF

18. Mustard seed 26th August 2012 at KBF.

19. Two testimonies.  9th December 2012 at KBF. I will not be publishing this until I get permission from the other person.

20. 2nd John 28th April 2013 at KBF

21. Dead Faith 8th September 2013 at KBF

22. A Gentle Answer 6th October 2013 at KBF

23. The Parable of the soils 8th December 2013 at KBF

24.  How does Peter walking on the waters connect to Easter? Matthew 14:21-34. 22 March 2015 at Kununurra People's church. Has a little extraneous noise in the recording.

25.  The most important event in history 5th April 2015 at Wyndham People's church.

26. Elijah Depressed 26 April 2015 at Wyndham People's church.

Please note that the following three sermons are from Dr Neil Anderson's material on Freedom in Christ found here and an earlier version of the second and third sermons can be found higher up this list

27. Who I am in Christ Part 1: I am accepted 10 May 2015 at Kununurra People's Church

28. Who I am in Christ Part 2: I am secure 17 May 2015 at Kununurra People's Church

29. Who I am in Christ Part 3: I am significant 14 June 2015 at Kununurra People's Church

And the same series recorded at Wyndham People's Church

30. Who I am in Christ Part 1: I am accepted 24 May 2015

31. Who I am in Christ Part 2: I am secure 21 June 2015

32. Who I am in Christ Part 3: I am significant 19 July 2015

The following sermons are a series in the Gospel (biography) of Jesus Christ as recorded by Matthew - I will be preaching these sermons in both Kununurra and Wyndham

33. Jesus' Lineage, Matthew 1:1-17 - Kununurra, 12 July 2015, not recorded (preached in Wyndham in two parts, Jesus' Lineage and Jesus' kingship - there is some bird noise on these recordings, but I think that makes it better!)

34. Jesus' Lineage, Matthew 1:1-17 - Wyndham People's church, 13 September 2015 

35. Jesus' kingship, Matthew 1:1-17 (part 2), Wyndham People's church, 11 October 2015

36. Jesus' birth, Matthew 1:18-25 - Kununurra People's church, 9 August 2015

37. The birth of the King, Matthew 1:18-25 - Wyndham People's church, 6 December 2015 (was to be 8th November but there was a funeral on).  This recording has the noise of cicadas and birds chirping, but I hope it adds to your enjoyment as it does mine to hear God's creation praising Him.

38. Wise Men worship the Newborn King, Matthew 2:1-18, Kununurra People's church, 30 August 2015 

39. Wise Men worship the King, Matthew 2:1-18, Wyndham People's church, was to be 31 January 2016 but sick.  recorded 28 February 2016 

40. The Sovereignty of God in the face of evil, Matthew 2 - Kununurra People's church, 20 September 2015

41. What about evil, dear King?, Matthew 2, Wyndham People's church, not recorded, unknown date

42. Repent!, Matthew 3:1-12, Kununurra People's church, 4 October 2015 (my birthday) 

43. The King demands submission, Matthew 3:1-12, John the Baptist, Wyndham People's church, 22 May 2016

44. The baptism of Jesus, Matthew 3:13-17, Kununurra People's church, 1 November 2015

45. The King is anointed, Matthew 3:13-17, Wyndham People's church, 26 June 2016

46. The temptation of Jesus, Matthew 4:1-11, Kununurra People's church, 15 November 2015

47. The King defeats the enemy, Matthew 4:1-11, Wyndham People's church,  17 July 2016

48. The Servant King brings light - Jesus is the Light of the world, Matthew 4:12-25, Kununurra People's church, 13 December 2015 (I forgot my headphones so there is some recording noise)

49. The King brings Light, Matthew 4:12-16, Wyndham People's church, 21 August 2016, not recorded

50. The King issues a call, Matthew 4:12-25, Kununurra People's church, 20 December 2015 (not recorded)

51. Obeying the call of the King, Matthew 4:17-25, Wyndham People's church, 11 September 2016

52. The Constitution of the Kingdom, or mp3, Matthew 5 to 7, Kununurra People's church, 3 January 2016

53. The Constitution of the Kingdom, Matthew 5 to 7, Wyndham People's church, 9 October 2016

54. Jesus is King, Matthew 8, Kununurra People's church, 6 March 2016

55. Jesus proves His authority over all, Matthew 8, Wyndham People's church, 18 December 2016

56. Jesus is a loving King, Matthew 9, Kununurra People's church, 3 April 2016

57. The love of the King, Matthew 9:1-13, Wyndham People's church, 12 February 2017 (was supposed to be January but sick)

58. The loving King - Part two, not recorded, Matthew 9, Wyndham People's church, 12 March 2017

59. The loving King - Part three, not recorded, Wyndham People's church, 7 May 2017 (April cancelled)

60. The loving King - summary, not recorded, Wyndham People's church, 4 June 2017

61. The King commissions His followers, Matthew 10, Kununurra People's church, 10 April 2016.  (WARNING - a fair bit louder than most others.)

62. Commissioned by the King, Matthew 10, Wyndham People's church, 2 July 2017

63. Matthew 11, Kununurra People's church, 1 May 2016

64. Confusion, condemnation and comfort in the Kingdom, Matthew 11, Wyndham People's church, 3 August 2017

65. Peace in the kingdom, Matthew 11:28-30, Wyndham People's church, 24 September 2017

66. Intro to Matthew 12 - Pharisees vs Jesus, Kununurra People's church, 15 May 2016 - this was recorded but didn't work, total silence.

67. Intro to Matthew 12, Wyndham People's church, October 2017 (forgot to record)

68. Two Kingdoms, Matthew 12, Kununurra People's church, 29 May 2016 - the contrast between human religion and God's way

69. Matt12, Matthew 12, Wyndham People's church, 22 October 2017

70. Why parables?, Matthew 13, Kununurra People's church, 5 June 2016 

71. Parable of the sower, Matthew 13, Kununurra People's church, 3 July 2016

72. Parables, Parable of the sower (Part 1: Introduction), Wyndham People's church, 19 November 2017

73. Parable of the sower (Part 2: Why parables?), Wyndham People's church, 11 February 2018

74. Parable of the sower (Part 3), Wyndham People's church, 8 April 2018

75. Parable of the sower (Part 4), Wyndham People's church, 1 July 2018 - the mind of the unbeliever, how to witness

76. Parable of the sower (Part 5), Wyndham People's church, 29 July 2018 - abiding in Christ

77. The Parable of the Tares, Matthew 13, Kununurra People's church, 24 July 2016

78. Tares Parable, Matthew 13:24-30, Wyndham People's church, 26 August 2018

79. What is the Kingdom?, the five small parables of Matthew 13, Kununurra People's church, 7 August 2016

80. Five small parables, Matthew 13, Wyndham People's church, 23 September 2018

81. The King rejected, Matthew 13:53-58, Wyndham People's church, 10 October 2018

82. Persecution in the Kingdom, Matthew 14a, Kununurra People's church, 28 August 2016.  Death of John the Baptist.

83. Suffering in the Kingdom, Matthew 14a, Wyndham People's church, 18 November 2018.  Death of John the Baptist.

84. Provision in the Kingdom (and different power), Matthew 14b, Kununurra People's church, 18 September 2016

85. Sufficiency

86. Peace in the Kingdom, Matt14c, Kununurra People's church, 2 October 2016 - lot of microphone noise from after 10 minutes in

87. Success

88. What is right in the Kingdom?, Matthew 15:1-20, Kununurra People's church, 23 October 2016

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90. The King trains His people, Matthew 15:1-28, Kununurra People's church, 20 November 2016 - the Syro-Phoenecian (Canaanite) woman

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92. The Compassionate King, Matthew 15:29-39, Kununurra People's church, 22 January 2017 (I forgot to record)

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94. The Leaven of the Pharisees, Matthew 16:1-12, Kununurra People's church, 29 January 2017 - Is salvation by grace through faith or by works and Law?

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96. The King is the Rock, Matthew 16:13-20, Kununurra People's church, 5 February 2017 - on Whom is the church founded?

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98. The King will die, Matthew 16:21-28, Kununurra People's church, 19 February 2017 - Jesus foreshadows His death for the first time

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100. The King shows His glory, Matthew 17:1-13, Kununurra People's church, 5 March 2017 - The Transfiguration

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102. Trust the King, Matthew 17:14-21, Kununurra People's church, 26 March 2017 - Lord, I believe, help my unbelief

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104. The authority of this world's kingdom, Matthew 17:22-27, Kununurra People's church, 2 April 2017 (including Romans 13)

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106. Greatness in the Kingdom, Matthew 18:1-4, Kununurra People's church, 23 April 2017 - Humility like Children

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108. Offence in the Kingdom, Matthew 18:5-14, Kununurra People's church,  14 May 2017 - Don't offend unnecessarily

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110. Dealing with conflict in the Kingdom, Matthew 18:15-20, Kununurra People's church, 28 May 2017 - Seek to restore and rebuke lovingly

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112. Forgiveness in the Kingdom, Matthew 18:21-35, Kununurra People's church, 18 June 2017 - Forgive infinitely

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114. Marriage in the Kingdom, Matthew 19:1-12, Kununurra People's church, 9 July 2017 - Marriage is one man and one woman for LIFE, and God hates divorce

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116. Entrance to the kingdom, Matthew 19:13-30, Kununurra People's church, 16 July 2017 - The Rich Young Ruler, "What can I do to inherit eternal life?", the use of the law in presenting the gospel, enter as a child

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118. Equality in the Kingdom, Matthew 20:1-16, Kununurra People's church, 6 August 2017 - Parable of the day labourers, we are all equal in Christ, the first shall be last and the last first.

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120.  Humility in the Kingdom, Matthew 20:17-28, Kununurra People's church, 13 August 2017 - Mother of sons of thunder (John & James) competing for thrones

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122. The King heals two blind men, Matthew 20, Kununurra People's church, 17 September 2017 - the healing of two blind men and comments on spiritual blindness sharing the gospel

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124. The King enters Jerusalem, Matthew 21:1-11, Kununurra People's church, 26 November 2017 - praise, expectation, humility

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126. The King's House of Prayer, Matthew 21:1-17, especially v13, Kununurra People's church, 31 December 2017 - cleansing, clean hands, pure heart, Temple, Gentile Court

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128. Children praise the King, Matthew 21:1-17, especially 15-17, Kununurra People's church, 21 January 2018 - Psalm 8, Hosanna, religious leaders, hypocrisy

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130. The King curses the fig tree, Matthew 21:18-22, Kununurra People's church, 25 February 2018 - Israel, faith, mountain, sea, self-righteousness, condemnation

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132. The Authority of the King, Matthew 21:23-32, Kununurra People's church, 18 March 2018 - temple, chief priest, elders, authority, John the Baptist, baptism, faith

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134. Truth in the Kingdom, Matthew 21:33-41, Kununurra People's church, 22 April 2018 - obey, repent. NOTE - Jesus is the last Adam, opposite to what I say in this recording.

135. or Obeying the Kingdom.  

136. This is the King's day, Matthew 21:33-46, especially 42 to 44, Psalm 118, Isaiah 18, Acts 4, I Peter 2, Kununurra People's church, 20 May 2018 - this is the day, the stone which the builders rejected, chief cornerstone

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138. Jesus is the Cornerstone, Matthew 21:42-44, Matthew 7:24-28, I Peter 2, Kununurra People's church, 10 June 2018 - Jesus is the Rock, Foundation, church, Christians

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140. Invitation to the Kingdom, Matthew 22:1-14, Kununurra People's church, 10 June 2018 - The Parable of the Wedding Feast

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142. The King's Invitation, Matthew 22:1-14 - Part 2, Kununurra People's church, 5 August 2018 - The Parable of the Wedding Feast - The King's invitation, Follow me

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144. Give the Kingdom invitation, Matthew 22:1-14 - Part Three (and Revelation 22 as an introduction - God is the Light), Kununurra People's church, 9 September 2018 - The Parable of the Wedding Feast, Servants, How to invite, witness, evangelism

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146. God's servants in a foreign kingdom, Matthew 22:15-22, Kununurra People's church, 4 November 2018 - taxes, Herodians, Pharisees, government

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148. Resurrection in the Kingdom, Matthew 22:23-33, Kununurra People's church, 2 December 2018 - The Sadducees challenge Jesus to explain the resurrection that they don't believe in, Jesus uses scripture and logic to destroy their pagan ignorance and heresy

 

 

  

200. The just shall live by faith (separate page) or mp3, Hab 2:4 (and Rom 1:17, Heb 10:38, Gal 3:11), Kununurra People's church, 17 January 2016 

201. Valentine's Day - What is love?, I Corinthians 13, Kununurra People's church, 14 February 2016

202. The Resurrection is the second most important event in history, I Corinthians 15, Wyndham People's church, 27 March 2016 

203. The just shall live by faith, Hab 2:4 (and Rom 1:17, Heb 10:38, Gal 3:11), Halls Creek People's church, 4 December 2016 

204. Why Christmas?, I took a break from Matthew (sort of) to examine the incarnation, Kununurra People's church, 11 December 2016

205. Born to die, a Christmas message, Kununurra People's church, 25 December 2016

206. Immutability: an unchanging God in a changing world, a New Year's Day message, Halls Creek People's church, 1 January 2017 (morning)

207. Holiness and Temptation, Halls Creek People's church, 1 January 2017 (evening)

208. Light and darkness, sparked by end of Matthew 20 and using John 3:16-21, Romans 1:16ff and II Cor 4:4.  Kununurra People's church, 1 October 2017

209. Christmas, Why did God send Jesus?, Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 53, Matthew 1:23, Galatians 4:4-5, John 3:16-18, Kununurra People's church, 24 December 2017

210. Australia's Christian heritage, Rev. Richard Johnson's first sermon, Psalm 116:12-13 "What shall I render unto the LORD for all His benefits toward me?  I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.", preached on 28 January 2018 to commemorate Australia Day (26th January)

211. Unity in Christ, 1 Corinthians 12, 7 July 2018