Gordon Baptist Church, Sydney
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.

BODY LIFE | How to Find Significance (1 Cor 3:5-23)

BODY LIFE | How to Find Significance (1 Cor 3:5-23)

September 13, 2020

Steve continues our series looking at 1 Corinthians 3:5-23 and Paul's call to the Corinthian community to find their significance in being "God's field", and "God's temple".

BODY LIFE | What is a Mature Body? (1 Cor 3:1-4)

BODY LIFE | What is a Mature Body? (1 Cor 3:1-4)

September 7, 2020

John looks at Paul's words in 1 Cor 3:1-4 to help us measure our spiritual maturity as individuals and a community.

BODY LIFE | Trusting Foolish Wisdom (1 Cor 1:18-2:5)

BODY LIFE | Trusting Foolish Wisdom (1 Cor 1:18-2:5)

September 7, 2020

John continues our series in 1 Corinthians exploring from 1 Cor 1:18-2:5 what Godly wisdom looks like.

BODY LIFE | Is the Body Divided? (1 Cor 1:10-17)

BODY LIFE | Is the Body Divided? (1 Cor 1:10-17)

September 7, 2020

Steve continues our series in 1 Corinthians with Paul speaking about power-plays in the community, and asks 'Is Christ divided?'

BODY LIFE | Grace for all Seasons (1 Cor 1:1-9)

BODY LIFE | Grace for all Seasons (1 Cor 1:1-9)

September 7, 2020

We start a new series BODY | LIFE in 1 Corinthians, with Steve looking at 1 Cor 1:1-9, and Paul's focus on the grace and peace offered by Jesus.

Behold - You are Well, Steve Bernard

Behold - You are Well, Steve Bernard

March 16, 2020

Sunday 15 March 2020: John 5:1-18

Behold - The Lamb of God, Steve Bernard

Behold - The Lamb of God, Steve Bernard

March 12, 2020

Sunday 1 March 2020; John 1: 19-37

Vision - Mission Awareness, Steve Bernard

Vision - Mission Awareness, Steve Bernard

February 26, 2020

Sunday 23 February 2020; John 4: 27-42

Vision - God Awareness, John Merchant

Vision - God Awareness, John Merchant

February 18, 2020

Sunday 16 February 2020; Isaiah 42: 10-20

Vision - Awareness, Steve Bernard

Vision - Awareness, Steve Bernard

February 10, 2020

Sunday 9 February 2020; 11.30am Service; John 21

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