God Talks

All the posts below are summaries and audio recordings of the word of God preached at Emmanuel. Most are given by the Emmanuel leadership but visiting speakers may also be included.

  • Destination, Jesus
    Phillipians 3:1-21 Paul had a clarity of purpose that shaped his life. For him life was a race with a single goal, the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Jesus was his destination and he never wavered from that. Such focus affects how we view the world around us, suddenly … [Read more…]
  • Under the Sun
    1 Kings 4:29-34 Solomon received wisdom from God but we see from Ecclesiastes that his wisdom does not rise above the earth. Everything he speaks about occurs ‘under the sun’. Ecclesiastes 2:17 Solomon begins to hate life. Eventually his foreign wives lead him into worship of other gods. It is possible … [Read more…]
  • Treasure: Singleness of Devotion
    Matthew 13:44 Have you ever considered how you will be received when you arrive in heaven. Can you imagine being escorted into the presence of Jesus by angels. You see Him there and you are absolutely stunned by the power and majesty of the King. Then, He looks up from something … [Read more…]
  • Overcoming
    We as believers are called to overcome Letters to churches in Revelation, all are encouraged to overcome. There are rewards for overcomers Rom8:31We are more than conquerors Don’t be overcome with evil but overcome evil with goodRoms 12:21
  • Rahab
    Rahab saved herself and her family through the scarlet cord that represented the shed blood of Jesus. Rahab’s life was transformed and she married into God’s people becoming one of the ancestors of Jesus Himself.
  • Truth – The Word of God
    God is Truth; His Word is Truth; His Spirit Leads Us Into Truth Isaiah 40:8The grass withers and the flowers fall,but the word of our God endures forever. Matthew 24:35Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. There is a popular view today that truth is … [Read more…]
  • Unseen Reality
    Speaker : Keith Tipple In Revelation 4:1 we read that God invited John to step up into the unseen reality of the heavenlies.
  • Consider Yourself Dead to Sin
    Romans 6:1-1111 Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus. How we think affects our life experience and even what we can do Consider these following verses and the conclusion that they lead to :-
  • Qualifications of An Elder
    Paul laid out the qualifications of an Elder in a number of his epistles. 1 Tim 3:1-7
  • Blessing
    The ‘blessing’ instituted by the Lord, is a way we can sow light, health, deliverance, prosperity and success into the lives of our families. It was viewed with great significance in the Old Testament but we have little regard for it in our current culture. That needs to change. Gen 12:2-4
  • Kingdom of God
    Matthew 6:25-34 When we received Jesus as Lord and Saviour God took us out of the Kingdom of Darkness and put us in the Kingdom of His Son Jesus Christ Col 1:13 The kingdom of God has come, is coming and will come. In all ways it is advancing.
  • Things Hidden From the Foundation of the World
    Jesus spoke in parables(Mt 13:34-35)34All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and He did not speak to them without a parable. 35This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:“I WILL OPEN MY MOUTH IN PARABLES;I WILL UTTER THINGS HIDDEN SINCE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD.” Parable … [Read more…]
  • Perfecting Holiness
    2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 The Holy Spirit speaking through Paul quotes Isaiah 52:11 to help make the point that Christians are called out of the world and are to be separate—sanctified—set apart. We must live in the world, but we are not to be of the world Simeon Stylite In the 4th … [Read more…]
  • Resurrection & Rapture
    Matthew 22:23-33 SadducceesThey didn’t believe that man was spirit, they thought that death was the end of everything. No resurrection. The temple served as the centre of society. They tended to be temple focused people who only really accepted the Torah as the word of God. They were the priests, the … [Read more…]