Latest Recorded Talks

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These are our most recent Sunday talks. Earlier talks on Luke are at "Talks on Luke's Gospel" (click to go there).  Recent talks on Isaiah are at "Talks on Isaiah" (click to go there).  The 2016 series on Philippians is at "Talks on Philippians" (click to go there). Previous talks not in those series are available on the Recorded Earlier page (click to go there). You can download older files, back to 2011, from the Sermon Archive (click to go there). For some of our favourites from all these collections, see the panel at the lower right of this page. 

Luke 21:37–22:23 – Who wants Jesus to die?

Judas' betrayal was not a one-off, because betrayal is the heart of sin.  Beyond that, it had to happen, because the crucifixion of Jesus was the most predestined event in history.  (Erik Pattison, 29 April 2018)

Luke 21:5-38 – Do not fear, your redemption is near

Some people are terrified that the end of the world is upon us.  What are we to make of Jesus' predictions?  What should and shouldn't we be afraid of?  (Neville Reid, 22 April 2018. This is a long recording because it includes a Q&A time at the end of the sermon.)

Luke 20:45–21:6 A religion for the rich, and a poor widow

The story of the "Widow's Mite" is often used to motivate Christians to part with their money, but that is not what it is about.  Out of this woman's piety, she impoverished herself for a bad cause, and nothing here says Jesus was happy with that.  (Erik Pattison, 15 April 2018)

Luke 20:40-44 – Your Christ is too small

Jesus challenged the small views that people had of the Christ – because it put them in mortal danger.  A big view of Christ will save us from our fears.  (Neville Reid, 8 April 2018)

1 Peter 1:1-9 – Easter Day

Christians believe that God raised Christ from the dead.  Well and good; but what does that have to do with us?  (Erik Pattison, 1 April 2018)

Luke 20:27-39 – Children of the Resurrection

Facing another trick question, Jesus gave us some pretty important teaching about what the resurrection life will be like.  (Erik Pattison, 25 March 2018)

Luke 20:17-26 – Render unto Caesar, render unto God

People quote this enigmatic saying as if it was easy to do, but it is not.  How do we live under God and under the government?  (Erik Pattison, 18 March 2018)

Talks on Luke chapters 1 to 22

See the separate page for earlier recordings on Luke's Gospel.


Talks on Isaiah

See the separate page for recordings on Isaiah, including Erik's recent series of five talks at South Park Chapel.