Linwood Avenue Union Church

Gospel MAPS - Week 9: "The Unfairness of Grace" - the Parable of the labourers in the vineyard

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Linwood Avenue Union Church is a community focused church in the heart of Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Our mission is peace and love in our community. All are welcome!

Recorded sermons can be found here.
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Linwood Avenue Union Church is a community focused church in the heart of Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Our mission is peace and love in our community. All are welcome!

Recorded sermons can be found here.
linwoodavenueunionchurch.org.nz

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8 Dec - Advent week 2 (peace): Peaceful Reign
Week 2 of Advent is peace. Jonathan looks at what the peaceful reign of Jesus could look like and how different that is to ours.
49:12
December 11, 2019
Advent 2019 - Hope: The Result of God's Set Precedence
 The theme for the first week in Advent is Hope. Jonathan looks at what biblical hope is and asks that we reflect on that this Advent Season.
1:08:07
December 1, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 12: Repentance in the parable of the barren fig tree
In this, the finale of the Gospel MAPS series, we look at the parable of the barren fig tree in Luke 13:1-9. What is repentance, really? Does sin cause great calamity - more so than anyone else? Are you a tree bearing fruit, or are you waiting be to cut down, and how do you really know?
58:31
November 26, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 11: the parable of the ten minas
 Lay preacher, Dave Elder, preaches on the parable of the ten minas, challenging us to identify with one of the three servants in the story, linking what they do in the interim time the king is away with what we do in this interim time while The King is away.
1:10:22
November 23, 2019
Gospel MAPS: Forgiveness is DIVINE - The Parable of the unmerciful servant
 Jonathan dissects the parable of the unmerciful servant in Matthew 18:21-35
1:02:34
November 14, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 9: "The Unfairness of Grace" - the Parable of the labourers in the vineyard
 Jonathan looks at the parable of the labourers in the vineyard (matt 20:1-16), using health care and Kanye West as illustrations. What is fairness? Is the Gospel fair?
1:07:57
November 4, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 8: Walking God's Path - The Parable of the unjust judge
 This Sunday Lyndsay Jacobs takes this communion service with the theme of "Walking God's Path"
1:03:59
October 20, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 7: Weeds among the Wheat - God's Job, Not Ours
The sermon and theme fire this service centres around the existence of good and evil side by side and who is actually in control of it all.
51:27
October 20, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 6: Lamb of God
 Why is Jesus compared to a lamb? Why do we use language of lamb and blood in worship? What does it all mean?
1:04:57
October 10, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 5: the parable of the Sower - Which Soil Will You Be?
Spring Sunday / Baptisms of Arlo Barb and PJ Po'uli. Pastor Jonathan challenges the congregation on which soil they are individually and as a church.
59:27
October 10, 2019
Gospel MAPS - Week 4: Samaratin Story - Love over Fear
 Jonathan looks at a familiar story with an alternative perspective from the norm.
1:13:21
September 14, 2019
Sept 8, 2019 - Controlling the Tongue
  This week, lay preacher, Ferg Harding, tackles James 3:1-12, as a break from the Gospel MAPS series.
46:21
September 8, 2019
The expectation and experience
 
58:03
August 10, 2019
Walls of hostility
Communion is missing due to microphone issues
53:54
August 3, 2019
Branch Life
A reflection on John 15:1-17
27:08
July 20, 2019
Pentecost Sunday - Full Service
 
1:06:07
June 8, 2019
The peace Jesus gives
Sermon by Rev Jonathan Barb
18:53
May 25, 2019
Mothers and God
Sermon by Rev Jonathan Barb
16:40
May 11, 2019
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