Everything listed under: Jesus

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    Actually Going There

    In the first message from the Heart For The Lost series, Ps Joel Hawting challenges and encourages people to step out from behind the safety barrier of good works, and share the Gospel in deeds and in words, and shares a powerful testimony of what happened recently when he took a step of faith in this way.   Read More...

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    Life's Ultimate Journey

    In this message, Mike Smith - creator of Every Believer Can - challenges and encourages the church to embrace life's ultimate journey, and devote ourselves to learning how to be effective witnesses for Jesus Christ.   Read More...

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    Mary McCrimmon

    In the first This is Your Life Sunday for 2020, Mary McCrimmon shares powerfully from her life experience and encourages us all to remember that God will always help us to fulfil the plans that He has for us, no matter the challenges or hardships we face in life.   Read More...

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    Leave, and Go

    In this message, Laura Hawting explores God's remarkable call to Abraham to leave everything and follow Him, and challenges followers of Jesus today to consider what God might be calling us to leave, and go from, in becoming more like Him in 2020.   Read More...

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    The First Noel

    In this year's Christmas Day message, Ps Joel Hawting explores the complete lyrics of the much-loved Christmas Carol The First Noel, that so beautifully explains who Jesus Christ is, and why it was He came.   Read More...

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    O Holy Night

    In this Christmas message, Ps Joel Hawting explores the profound lyrics of the popular Carol O Holy Night, that beautifully describes not only the events around Jesus' birth, but also the great work that Jesus has fulfilled - and will one day fulfil - for the glory of God, and the good of all mankind.   Read More...

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    What Shall We Call Him?

    In this Christmas message, Peter Rogers focuses in on why Jesus was named Jesus, and explores Old Testament prophecies that point to the mission and life that this little child would go on to live.   Read More...

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    How Deep The Father's Love For Us

    In this communion reflection from our Sunday service, Tim Connelly reads through the beautiful lyrics of How Deep The Father's Love For Us - a powerful song written by Stuart Townend - and encourages each of us to reflect on exactly what Jesus' work on the cross means for us. We encourage you to listen to what Tim shares in his communion reflection, and then watch a powerful rendition of the song by WorshipMob via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR-N_Oh4uNg   Read More...

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    Discerning God's Voice Above The Rest

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting reminds us that there is no more important skill that we can develop in this life than discerning the voice of God, and shares three key tests that we can employ to see if any message we are receiving is from God or not.   Read More...

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    The Testing of Our Faith

    In this message, Helen McCrimmon encourages us to remember that God uses trials and hardships to strengthen our faith, and that God is good no matter the difficulties we face in life.   Read More...

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    JOY for Jack

    In this message, Laura Hawting encourages us to remember that the ultimate act of love - the ultimate way we give to the needy - is by presenting the Good News of Jesus to a needy, desperate world.   Read More...

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    Success

    In this message, Peter Rogers challenges all people to consider what success is in light of how the Word of God defines what it is to be successful.   Read More...

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    Rock Solid

    In this message, Steven King encourages all people to base their very lives completely on the only sure foundation in life - faith in Jesus Christ.    Read More...

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    4 Years On

    In this message, Tim Connelly encourages those listening to live with eternity in mind, as he reflects on the 4 years that have passed since he had a near-death experience.   Read More...

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    Celebrating our Mission as Liberty

    In this special message, Ps Joel Hawting and friends from our church community, celebrate the mission that God has called us to by sharing some of the key ways that we are actively 'going' together on mission as Liberty Family Church.   Read More...

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    Retaliation

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' challenging, counter-cultural teaching around retaliation, and encourages us to respond to people who hurt us - not with retribution as is common today - but rather with love, grace and mercy... just like Jesus did when He was mistreated and wronged whilst on earth.   Read More...

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    Oaths

    Why does Jesus address oaths in the same section of His teaching as the seemingly ‘weightier’ issues of anger, murder, lust, adultery and divorce? Because - as Ps Joel Hawting explains in this message - this passage in Matthew 5:33-37 gets to the very heart of what it means to follow Jesus, as woman and men of integrity who are truthful... no matter what.   Read More...

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    Divorce

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' teaching in Matthew 5:31-32, where He addresses the 'easy' divorce culture of His day and expresses His heart to see Christian marriages flourish and stand the test of time - irrespective of the many challenges that might come against them.   Read More...

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    Lust

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' challenging teaching in Matthew 5:27-30 where He raises the bar on adultery and lust, and challenges each and every person to deal drastically with any sexual sin in their lives so that they might be free to Love God and Love Others.   Read More...

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    Anger

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks Jesus' teaching in Matthew 5:21-26 around anger and its dangers, and shares God's heart for His Kingdom followers to be people who deal with unresolved anger or conflict that they have with a brother or sister, and to do so as quickly as they can.   Read More...

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    Jesus Fulfils The Law

    What did Jesus mean when He said in Matthew, “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them..."? In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores the meaning of Jesus' remarkable statement and its implications for His followers today.   Read More...

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    Salt & Light

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting challenges Christians to remember that we are always salt and light, but - as Jesus makes clear in Matthew 5 - we can be effective as salt and light for the Kingdom, or we can be useless as salt and light for the Kingdom.   Read More...

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    Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted

    In this message, Ps Joel Hawting explores Jesus' teaching around persecution and encourages those listening, to expect and embrace persecution on account of Jesus.   Read More...

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    Blessed are the Peacemakers

    In this message from the Sermon on the Mount series, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks what Jesus was talking about when He encouraged His followers to be peacemakers.   Read More...

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    Blessed are the Pure in Heart

    In this message from our Sermon on the Mount series, Ps Joel Hawting reminds those listening that whilst external purity is important to God, external purity will only ever be authentic when followers of Jesus are pure on the inside and have pure hearts.   Read More...

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    An Invitation

    In this message, Steven King (an Elder here at Liberty Family Church) shares some reflections around the awesome nature of God, and the amazing invitation that He makes in calling us to follow Him.   Read More...

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    Blessed are the Merciful

    Mercy. It’s a trait we admire greatly in others, but – if we are really honest with ourselves – we aren’t always so quick to offer to others. So, what is mercy?   Read More...

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    Easter Sunday

    In the final message from the Death to Life Easter series for 2019, Ps Joel Hawting explores what Jesus' triumphant resurrection from death to life means practically for anyone who is in Christ and born again.   Read More...

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    Good Friday

    In the first message from our Death to Life series for Easter 2019, Ps Joel Hawting unpacks Isaiah 53 and explains how this passage - written over 700 years earlier - was fulfilled by Jesus' sacrificial death on the cross of Calvary, for our sins.   Read More...

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    Rejoice Greatly, Your King Comes to You!

    In this year's Palm Sunday message, Peter Rogers explores the events surrounding Jesus' entry to Jerusalem on Passover 2000 years ago, and challenges his hearers to consider whether or not Jesus is truly their King.   Read More...