The sermons preached at the 5PM service, podcast.

For the final 5PM Service, Jon brings an encouragement from Hebrews to remember what we have endured in the past and persevere in doing the will of God.

Thanks for listening. After 271 podcast sermons, I'm going to take a break while we work out how this podcast fits in to the new structure of St James. The rest of the series on 1 Thessalonians can be heard at http://www.stjamescroydon.org.au/sermons/mornings/  

Direct download: 5PM_2013-07-28.mp3
Category:Hebrews -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Jon demonstrates that in relating to other Christians we should have a longing for each other's presence and a concern for one another's faith.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-07-21.mp3
Category:1 Thessalonians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan contemplates a recent cultural shift from an emphasis on motives to a preoccupation with outcomes and discusses which is important to God.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-07-14.mp3
Category:1 Thessalonians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan considers how Paul can say he knows the Thessalonians have been chosen by God.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-07-07.mp3
Category:1 Thessalonians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan speaks on the account of the hand writing on the wall in Daniel, pondering that popularity would make Belshazzar ignore what he knew about God.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-06-30.mp3
Category:Daniel -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Phil speaks on the warning against pride in Nebuchadnezzar's dream and acknowledging God as sovereign.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-06-23.mp3
Category:Daniel -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Kevin Stepniewski preaches on having faith in God in the face of resisting idols.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-06-16.mp3
Category:Daniel -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

In the second sermon on Daniel, Jon speaks on the wisdom of depending on God for survival.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-06-09.mp3
Category:Daniel -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Prash studies Daniel chapter 1 to conclude that God is sovereign and in control of our lives.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-06-02.mp3
Category:Daniel -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Following this week's sermon, Alan speaks on the future direction of St James, highlighting 3 key priorities which will inform our decision making. This includes specific details for the 5PM service.  

Caution: the date and time of the meeting referred to in this podcast may change to the following week.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-05-26_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm AEDT

Alan concludes the 4-part series on the church by explaining why we should be concerned about reaching those who don't know Christ.

Part 2: the future direction for St James follows in a separate post.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-05-26_1.mp3
Category:Philippians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Why does the Church focus on ministering to the outsider? Alan posits that the bible's emphasis on outreach is communal.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-05-19.mp3
Category:Ephesians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan continues the short series on the Church, considering the attitude we should have towards the Church in the light of the fellowship being God-given.  

(Due to a recording issue, this is the version of the sermon preached to the 10:30am service, which is the reason for the 10:30 references instead of 5PM for which I apologise)

Direct download: 1030AM_2013-05-12.mp3
Category:Ephesians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan begins a 4-part series on the Church, highlighting that we are saved by God into fellowship with others He has also saved.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-05-05.mp3
Category:Ephesians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Josh Reeve preaches Paul's thankfulness for the church which is God-centred, other person-centred and Gospel-centred.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-04-28.mp3
Category:1 Corinthians -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

In the final week of the popologetics series, Jon explores the good, bad, and ugly of reality TV, again using the five-question method of Christian pop-culture engagement, specifically examining My Kitchen Rules.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-04-21.mp3
Category:Popologetics -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

In this second week of our pop-culture series, Jon looks behind the eBay story to see the worldview it projects, the potential it holds for both good and idolatry, and the bridges it presents for thinking and talking about the gospel.

(The 5PM service was cancelled this week because of the weekend away, however, this second instalment was preached at 7PM.  Quote from "The Castle" not included - but think 'jousting sticks'.)

Direct download: 7PM_2013-04-14.mp3
Category:Popologetics -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Jon begins a short apologetic series looking at pop culture by considering how Christians should engage with high-impact drama, studying the example of The Walking Dead.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-04-07.mp3
Category:Popologetics -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

On Easter Sunday, Alan reiterates the opportunity for renewed, enriched fellowship with Jesus, looking toward the renewal of all things.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-03-31.mp3
Category:Mark -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

On Palm Sunday, Jon speaks on the three betrayals in Mark 14, proposing that all people are betrayers.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-03-24.mp3
Category:Mark -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Prash concludes the series on 1 Peter looking at Peter's exhortation to be humble, to take sin seriously and resist the devil, and to commit to fellowship.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-03-17.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan speaks about the precious gift that God has entrusted to the care of those in positions of spiritual leadership.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-03-10.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Prash speaks on what Peter has to say about joy in suffering.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-03-03.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Jon continues the series on 1 Peter, looking at the theme of making the most of the rest of your life.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-02-24.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Andrew Kyrios speaks about how blessing others through suffering is depicted in 1 Peter.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-02-17.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Student minister Kevin Stepniewski studies what Peter has to say about the controversial topic of submission.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-02-10.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan continues through 1 Peter, asking us to pause and consider what defines us as the people of St James.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-02-03.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Prash preaches that we must live in anticipation of the coming grace to be revealed when Christ returns.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-01-27.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Jon continues the series on 1 Peter, discussing Peter's picture of the Christian life as a short period of trial in which we hold out in hope of our heavenly inheritance.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-01-20.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Alan commences a series on 1 Peter, considering where our image of the Christian life comes from.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-01-13.mp3
Category:1 Peter -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT

Jon explores the biblical cases of believers who express their doubts, concluding that it is healthy for believers to confess their doubts to one another and find solutions together.

Direct download: 5PM_2013-01-06.mp3
Category:Psalms -- posted at: 5:00pm AEDT