Grace Baptist Church Bexleyheath
Jesus Stayed on The Cross

Jesus Stayed on The Cross

August 9, 2020

This message on Mark 15:29-32 looks at how Jesus endured the mockery of visitors at the foot of the cross and the temptation to get off the cross. It t teaches us that Jesus stayed on the cross to save us from our sin. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Crucifixion of Jesus

The Crucifixion of Jesus

August 2, 2020

This message on Mark 15:20-27 looks at how Jesus was crucified on Golgotha by Roman soldiers. It teaches us that Jesus was crucified by human beings as planned by God. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The faith that acts in words

The faith that acts in words

July 26, 2020

This message on James 1:26-27 is part of a bi-monthly series exploring the book of James. The message encourages us to examine our words. The series is being preached by Ola Sanni.

The Violent Suffering of Jesus

The Violent Suffering of Jesus

July 19, 2020

This message on Mark 15:16-20 looks at the scourging and mocking of Jesus at the hands of Pontius Pilate. It teaches us that Jesus suffered violently by us and for us. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

When Jesus Got Cancelled

When Jesus Got Cancelled

July 12, 2020

This message on Mark 15:6-15 looks at the condemnation of Jesus by the crowd in exchange for release of the criminal Barabbas. It teaches us that Jesus suffered condemnation in our place to declare us innocent before God. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Comfort of His Rejection

The Comfort of His Rejection

July 4, 2020

This message on Mark 15:1-5 looks at the rejection of Jesus by the religious leaders as they hand him over to the Romans for his execution. It teaches us that Jesus suffered rejection from His people to welcome us into His Kingdom. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care

June 27, 2020

This is a special message on Galatians 4:12-20. It was preached and recorded for us by Pastor Derek Sewell (Titmuss Avenue Baptist Church).

Jesus on Lockdown

Jesus on Lockdown

June 20, 2020

This message on Mark 15:1 looks at the imprisonment of Jesus by the religious leaders as he was led to Pilate for his eventual execution. It teaches us that Jesus lost his freedom to give us true and lasting freedom. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Obeying God’s Word

Obeying God’s Word

June 13, 2020

This message on James 1:19-25 is part of a bi-monthly series exploring the book of James. The message encourages us to persevere in obeying the Word of God. The series is being preached by Ola Sanni.

Jesus Never Denies Us!

Jesus Never Denies Us!

June 6, 2020

This message on Mark 14:66-72 looks at Peter’s famous denial of Jesus and contrasts it with Jesus’ commitment to God before the Sanhedrin. It teaches us that that the commitment of Jesus saves us from our denial of God. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Unjust Suffering of Jesus

The Unjust Suffering of Jesus

May 30, 2020

This message on Mark 14:53-65 looks at the unfair trial of Jesus by the religious leaders. It teaches us that Jesus is God suffering injustice from us and for us. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Jesus Never Runs Away

Jesus Never Runs Away

May 23, 2020

This message on Mark 14:47-52 looks at how the disciples run away from Jesus when he was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane. It teaches us that the faithfulness of Jesus saves us from our faithlessness. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Arrest of Jesus

The Arrest of Jesus

May 16, 2020

This message on Mark 14:41-46 looks at the arrest of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. It teaches us that Jesus is God arrested by us and for us. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Beauty of Jesus

The Beauty of Jesus

May 9, 2020

This message on Mark 14:32-43 looks at what the experience of Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane reveals about the beauty of who Jesus is, what He is like and what He has come to do. This is the final message of four messages looking at Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane in Mark 14:32-42. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Company of Jesus

The Company of Jesus

May 3, 2020

Why did Jesus suffer alone in the garden of Gethsemane? And what does the aloneness of Jesus in Gethsemane means for our daily experience of aloneness? This is the third of four messages looking at Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane in Mark 14:32-42. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Obedience of Jesus

The Obedience of Jesus

April 26, 2020

What does the test of obedience Jesus faced in the garden of Gethsemane mean for our relationship with God? This is the second of four messages looking at Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane in Mark 14:32-42. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Emotional Suffering of Jesus

The Emotional Suffering of Jesus

April 19, 2020

Why did Jesus suffer emotionally in the garden of Gethsemane? And what does His mental suffering mean for us? This is the first of four messages looking at Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane in Mark 14:32-42. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Defeat of Death

The Defeat of Death

April 12, 2020

This message on John 20:1-18 examines the eyewitness account of the resurrection of Jesus. It teaches us that the resurrection of Jesus matters because Jesus defeated death on our behalf.

The Crucified King

The Crucified King

April 10, 2020

This Good Friday message on John 19:16-30 teaches us that Jesus is God our King crucified for sinners. It encourages to stand with our Crucified King. The series in Mark will resume on 19 April.

Finding Peace

Finding Peace

April 5, 2020

This message on Isaiah 53:4-6 answers the question - how can we find peace in life? It teaches us that we lack peace because we have no peace with God. True peace comes through the substitutionary death of Jesus for our rebellion against God.

A New Community

A New Community

March 29, 2020

This message on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 teaches us that the church is the new community of God in Jesus, with Jesus and for Jesus. It encourages us to be part of this new community and support its advancement in the world. The series in Mark will resume on 19 April.

The Loyalty of Jesus

The Loyalty of Jesus

March 22, 2020

This message on Mark 14:26-31 looks at Jesus foretelling that all the disciples will desert him during his hour if need. It teaches us that the loyalty of Jesus saves us from our disloyalty against God. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

In God We Trust

In God We Trust

March 22, 2020

This special message on Psalm 11 encourages us to put our trust in God rather than ourselves, as we face unprecedented danger from the Coronavirus. We must trust God because He is present, powerful and purposeful.

The Meal of Jesus (II)

The Meal of Jesus (II)

March 16, 2020

This is the second of two messages on Mark 14:22-26 looking at the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. It teaches us that the Lord’s Supper celebrates our life with God and one another in the now and not yet. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Meal of Jesus (I)

The Meal of Jesus (I)

March 15, 2020

This is the first of two messages on Mark 14:22-26 looking at the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. It teaches us that the Lord’s Supper celebrates the spiritual presence of Jesus among His people. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Betrayal of Jesus

The Betrayal of Jesus

March 10, 2020

This message on Mark 14:12-21 looks at the preparation of the Passover meal and Jesus’ revelation during the meal that one of the disciples will betray him. It teaches that Jesus is God betrayed by us and for us. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Surrender of Faith

The Surrender of Faith

March 9, 2020

This message on Mark 14:1-11 looks the anointing of Jesus by Mary of Bethany and draws contrast with Judas Iscariot’s betrayal of Jesus. It teaches that true faith surrenders life to Jesus. False faith surrenders Jesus for life. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Murder of Jesus

The Murder of Jesus

March 1, 2020

This message on Mark 14:1-2 looks at the plan of the Sanhedrin to arrest and kill Jesus. It teaches that Jesus is God murdered by us and for us. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (III)

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (III)

March 1, 2020

This message on Mark 13:33-37 is the third of three messages looking at the second coming of Jesus. It encourages us to wait for the return of Jesus faithfully by continuing to share the Gospel. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Implanted Word of God

The Implanted Word of God

February 25, 2020

This message on James 1:16-21 is part of a bi-monthly evening series exploring the book of James. The message teaches us on the power of the Word of God in our lives. The series is being preached by Ola Sanni.

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (II)

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (II)

February 25, 2020

This message on Mark 13:28-32 is the second of three messages looking at the second coming of Jesus. It encourages to expect Jesus to return on God’s time and at any moment. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (I)

The Second Coming of Jesus Christ (I)

February 17, 2020

This message on Mark 13:24-27 is the first of three messages looking at the second coming of Jesus. It teaches how the second coming of Jesus brings the happily thereafter that the world deeply longs for. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Dawn of Antichrist (III)

The Dawn of Antichrist (III)

February 17, 2020

This is the third of three messages on the coming of antichrist. This message on Mark 13:21-23 teaches us that the coming of antichrist will bring great spiritual deception. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Dawn of Antichrist (II)

The Dawn of Antichrist (II)

February 9, 2020

This is the second of three messages on the coming of antichrist. This message on Mark 13:14-20 teaches us that the coming of antichrist will bring great suffering. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The Dawn of Antichrist (I)

The Dawn of Antichrist (I)

February 9, 2020

This is the first of three messages on the coming of antichrist. This message on Mark 13:14 looks at Jesus’ prediction concerning the man of sin (the abomination of desolation). The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Are you good enough for God?

Are you good enough for God?

February 2, 2020

This message on Psalm 15 asks whether we are good enough to live with God. This is a one-off message. The series in Mark will resume next Sunday on 9 February 2020.

Jesus for life

Jesus for life

January 27, 2020

This message on Mark 13:12-13 concludes our discussion on Jesus’ prediction of the persecution of his followers. It encourages us to stick with Jesus in face of opposition. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Persecuted for Jesus

Persecuted for Jesus

January 27, 2020

This message on Mark 13:9-11 looks at Jesus’ prediction of the persecution of his followers. It asks: how does Jesus expect us to react to our persecution? The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Keep calm and trust Jesus

Keep calm and trust Jesus

January 19, 2020

This message on Mark 13:5-8 shares lessons on Jesus’ observation on the disasters that the disciples will face leading up to the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem. The message encourages us to stay calm and trust Jesus in face of increasing disasters in our world. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Where is the world going?

Where is the world going?

January 19, 2020

This message on Mark 13:1-37 provides an overview of Jesus’ teaching concerning the destruction of temple and the end times. The message encourages us to get ready for the return of Jesus. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Give back to God his money

Give back to God his money

January 12, 2020

This message on Mark 12:41-44 shares lessons on Jesus’ observation of the poor widow who gave two coins in the temple. The message encourages us to give to God sacrificially. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

Beware of false teachers!

Beware of false teachers!

January 12, 2020

This message on Mark 12:38-40 looks at Jesus’ warning concerning the teachers of the law. The message exhorts is to watch out for those who don’t practice what they preach. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

What is so special about Jesus Christ?

What is so special about Jesus Christ?

January 6, 2020

This message on Mark 12:35-37 looks at Jesus’ question to the scribes concerning what the Bible teaches about who the Christ. The message encourages to surrender and rest in Jesus Christ because He is the incarnate God exalted for us. The message is part of our current series in Mark.

The will of God in Christ

The will of God in Christ

December 29, 2019

This message on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 exhorts us to always rejoice, pray and give thanks to God as we start a new year. The message was preached by Ola Sanni.

God is Powerful

God is Powerful

December 29, 2019

This message on Ephesians 3:20-21 encourages to truly believe in the power of the God of the Bible and surrender to His power to work in and through in the year ahead. The series in Mark will resume on 5 January 2020.

The Hope of Christmas

The Hope of Christmas

December 25, 2019

This message was delivered on Christmas Day 2019. The Bible passage is Matthew 2:13-23.

The Light of Christmas

The Light of Christmas

December 22, 2019

This message was delivered at the Carols by Candlelight service on 22 December 2019. The Bible passage is Isaiah 9:2-7.

The King of Christmas

The King of Christmas

December 22, 2019

This message was delivered at the Family Carols Service on 22 December 2019. The Bible passage is Matthew 2:1-11.

Understanding Loneliness

Understanding Loneliness

December 16, 2019

What is loneliness? What causes it? How should we respond to it? This message on 2 Timothy 4:9-18 explores Paul’s experience of human loneliness and what lessons it holds for us today. The series in Mark will resume on 5 January 2020

Welcome Jesus

Welcome Jesus

December 16, 2019

This message on Matthew 1:18-25 calls on us to pray welcome the birth of Jesus. This is the first of three Christmas messages in Matthew looking at how we should respond to the birth of Jesus. The series in Mark will resume on 5 January 2020

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