Gordon Baptist Church, Sydney
The Genesis of Work | The Purpose of Work (Gen 1:26-28, Gen 2:15)

The Genesis of Work | The Purpose of Work (Gen 1:26-28, Gen 2:15)

February 28, 2021

Steve looks at the purpose God gives humans when he creates them "in His image and likeness" in Genesis 1:26-28.

The Genesis of Work | The First Worker (Gen. 1:1-2:3)

The Genesis of Work | The First Worker (Gen. 1:1-2:3)

February 21, 2021

Starting a new series exploring God's intended integration of faith and work, Steve looks at the Jewish creation account in Genesis 1:1-2:3, where God is depicted as the first worker.

NEW Favour | Acts 2:41-47

NEW Favour | Acts 2:41-47

February 14, 2021

John completes our NEW series by helping us think about what we can learn from the ways the early church gained the favour of the community around them in Acts 2:41-47.

NEW Care | Matt 12:46-50

NEW Care | Matt 12:46-50

February 7, 2021

Steve explores the way two biblical metaphors of shepherds and families are employed throughout the Scriptures to help us think about how to care for one another in the church.

NEW Learning | Matt 28:16-20

NEW Learning | Matt 28:16-20

January 31, 2021

John looks at Jesus' commission to his disciples in Matthew 28:16-20 and helps us think about what it means for us in being a community of disciples learning together to do what Jesus commanded.

NEW Ways | Acts 6-7

NEW Ways | Acts 6-7

January 29, 2021

Russell looks at Stephen's speech in Acts 6-7 and his attempt to convince the Jewish leaders to continue to adjust to new ways of working with God as their ancestors had done in the past.

LOCATING JOY in unexpected places | Matthew 2:19-23

LOCATING JOY in unexpected places | Matthew 2:19-23

January 29, 2021

John concludes our Advent series in Matthew, thinking about the way that God uses the unexpected to make himself known.

LOCATING JOY in mourning | Matthew 2:13-18

LOCATING JOY in mourning | Matthew 2:13-18

January 29, 2021

John looks at the tragedy of genocide that occurs as a response to Jesus' birth (in Matthew 2:13-18), and leads us in thinking about a biblical approach to processing our own mourning.

LOCATING JOY in yearning | Matt. 2:1-12

LOCATING JOY in yearning | Matt. 2:1-12

December 13, 2020

Pip looks at the story of the wise men coming to visit Jesus after his birth from Matthew 2:1-12.

LOCATING JOY in fear | Matt 1:18-25

LOCATING JOY in fear | Matt 1:18-25

December 6, 2020

Beginning our Advent series in Matthew 1 and 2, Steve looks at Joseph's response to the news of Jesus' conception, and helps us think about how to locate joy in the midst of fear.

BODY LIFE | Whether or not to Marry (1 Cor. 7:25-40)

BODY LIFE | Whether or not to Marry (1 Cor. 7:25-40)

December 1, 2020

Steve explores Paul's counsel offered to the Corinthians (1 Cor. 7:25-40) regarding the betrothed as to whether or not to marry, with some practical advice on how to approach dating.

BODY LIFE | Live as You Were Called (1 Cor. 7:17-24)

BODY LIFE | Live as You Were Called (1 Cor. 7:17-24)

December 1, 2020

Steve looks at Paul's examples of circumcision and slavery to encourage followers of Jesus to learn to be a disciple in the very circumstance they are currently in.

BODY LIFE | The Grounds of Divorce (1 Cor. 7:10-11)

BODY LIFE | The Grounds of Divorce (1 Cor. 7:10-11)

November 15, 2020

John looks at Paul's words to the Corinthian community regarding divorce in 1 Cor. 7:10-11, uncovering a biblical understanding of what divorce is, and what Paul is saying about it in the Corinthian context.

BODY LIFE | Sex and Singleness (1 Cor. 7:6-9)

BODY LIFE | Sex and Singleness (1 Cor. 7:6-9)

November 8, 2020

John looks at Paul's words to singles in the Corinthian church in 1 Corinthians 7:7-9, and thinks about how we should approach sex as singles, and understand singleness as a 'gift'.

BODY LIFE | Who Really Controls Your Body? (1 Cor 7:1-6)

BODY LIFE | Who Really Controls Your Body? (1 Cor 7:1-6)

November 2, 2020

John looks at Paul's reframing of sex in the context of marriage as one of equality and mutual service from 1 Cor 7:1-6. 

BODY LIFE | Joining Body and Spirit (1 Cor. 6:12-20)

BODY LIFE | Joining Body and Spirit (1 Cor. 6:12-20)

October 25, 2020

Steve explores how Paul raises the topic of sex with the Corinthians (1 Cor. 6:12-20), urging them to think about the importance of how we, as spiritual beings, use our physical bodies.

BODY LIFE | This is Not Who We Are (1 Cor. 6:9-11)

BODY LIFE | This is Not Who We Are (1 Cor. 6:9-11)

October 18, 2020

Russell looks at Paul's warning to the Corinthains in 1 Cor 6:9-11 about living in a way that reflects who they are as God's people.

BODY LIFE | Family Fights (1 Cor 6:1-8)

BODY LIFE | Family Fights (1 Cor 6:1-8)

October 11, 2020

John unpacks Paul's warning against a believer's misuse of the power of authority against one another from 1 Cor 6:1-8.

BODY LIFE | Different Kinds of Freedom (1 Cor. 5:1-8)

BODY LIFE | Different Kinds of Freedom (1 Cor. 5:1-8)

October 8, 2020

Steve looks at the way Paul addresses incest in the Corinthian church in 1 Corinthians 5:1-8, by pointing them to the central story of freedom in the Jewish imagination.

BODY LIFE | Where Identity Comes From (1 Cor 4:1-17)

BODY LIFE | Where Identity Comes From (1 Cor 4:1-17)

October 8, 2020

Steve continues our BODY LIFE series in 1 Corinthians looking at Paul's contrast of Corinthian identity with that of his own.

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