Matthew 22:15-46 – Debating the King

Do you like good debate? It seems people against what you believe are happy to debate you, to try and catch you out. The same can be said for Jesus. He was constantly bombarded with questions from those trying to trip him up. Our passage in Matthew today has just this! Let’s see how Jesus’ […]

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Matthew 21:23-32 – The Opponents of the King

The authority of Jesus challenges the authority of self. In this passage, Jesus confronts Israel’s leaders in their hypocrisy and points out their failure to repent and believe. It leaves us with a challenge: will we accept the authority of Jesus and repent, or will we reject him and remain outside his kingdom?

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Matthew 20:29-34 – The Mercy of the King

Just as Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem, before His triumphant entry and then His crucifixion, two blind men stopped Him. They were interrupting Jesus at a critical point in His life on Earth. Everyone tried to shut the blind men up. But Jesus noticed. And He had compassion on them. How often to […]

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Matthew 20:17-28 – The Cup of the King

Have you ever strived for greatness? Or have you ever watched others grasp for that and wondered what true greatness really is? Jesus’ disciples were jostling for the highest position when Jesus explained that greatness looked nothing like they imagined. That greatness involved humility and suffering before glory. Listen to this Bible talk on Matthew […]

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New year, new you? Or are you just waiting to disappoint yourself with your new resolutions? There’s one new year’s resolution that should be on every Christian’s list – grow in Christ. But is this just another one doomed to fail? No, absolutely not. Why? Because achieving this doesn’t rest entirely on your shoulders. You […]

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Isaiah 11:1-10 – A Righteous Ruler

It’s Advent! We are starting a new series called Prepare Him Room here at NCCMK. This week Richard’s message is from Isaiah 11:1-10, called A Righteous Ruler. What kind of leader does the world need? Isaiah points us to a Spirit-Filled, righteous ruler who will usher in a renewed creation. Let this passage help you […]

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As we celebrate sending 100 gift shoeboxes going to children in need, we recognise each one represents a child in poverty. Why doesn’t God just remove¬†poverty, and war, and sickness? Does God even care about suffering? We take a look at John 11 where we see an extraordinary¬†event. It seems that Jesus lets a friend […]

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Well, we have finished looking at the 5 Sola’s, the 5 truths brought out from the Reformation 500 years ago. To fill the void between Advent, we are continuing to look at some of the other bits that came out in the Reformation. One of the big things was around The Lord’s Supper. Also called […]

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