Amos 5:6–7, 10-15 (NIV) 6 Seek the Lord and live, or He will sweep through the tribes of Joseph like a fire; it will devour them, and Bethel will have no one to quench it. 7 There are those who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground. 10 There are those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth. 11 You levy a
To find a copy of the Sermon preached on LCA/NZ Synod Sunday please go to: http://www.convention2018.lca.org.au/prayer-worship/worship-sermons/ The Sermon by Bishop John Henderson was read at St Matthew on Sunday 7th Ocobter, 2018.
Ephesians 2:1–10 (NIV) 2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. 3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest,
James 3:1–12 (NIV) 3 Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. 2 We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check. 3 When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. 4 Or take ships as an