These links will take you to the texts of sermons preached at St. Andrew's by Rev Dr Steve Griffiths

Old Testament sermons:

Genesis:

Genesis 1:26-2:4 - What is the meaning of your life?

Genesis 3:1-24 - The grace of God

Genesis 18:22-33 - First principles in prayer

Genesis 28:10-22 - Jacob's Ladder

Genesis 32:22-32 - The fight of your life

Exodus:

Exodus 2:1-10 - Mothering Sunday

Exodus 17:8-16 - Praying in times of crisis

Exodus 33:12-23 - Holding on to God in the dark struggles of life

Joshua:

Joshua 3:1-17 - Overcoming obstacles in the Christian life

2 Chronicles:

2 Chronicles 31:1-10 - Harvest generosity

Psalms:

Psalm 2 - Praying for our leaders

Psalm 22 - Good Friday

Psalm 51 - Preparing for Lent

Psalm 121 - Facing fear in the local community

Psalm 137 - Praying when we are angry

Isaiah:

Isaiah 66:10-14 - Rejoice, always!

Haggai:

Haggai 1:1-15 - Preparing for mission

Haggai 2:1-9 - Coping with discouragements in mission

Haggai 2:10-23 - Receiving God's blessing in mission

 

New Testament sermons:

Matthew:

Matthew 2:1-12 - Responding to Jesus

Matthew 4:1-11 - The temptations of Jesus

Matthew 4:12-23 - "I will make you fish for people"

Matthew 4:18-22 - The call to mission

Matthew 6:24-34 - Coping with stress and worry

Matthew 9:9-13 - The Calling of Matthew: Lessons for a Mission-Shaped Church

Matthew 11:16-19, 25-end - Principles for a Mission-Shaped Church

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 - The kingdom of heaven is like...

Matthew 15:1-13 - Hospitality: the heart of the Gospel

Matthew 15:21-28 - Learning from the stranger in our midst

Matthew 15:21-28 - Standing against racism and xenophobia

Matthew 16:21-28 - Splintered Messiah, Splintered Church

Matthew 21:23-32 - Saying 'Yes' to God

Matthew 24:1-14 - The signs of the times: working for social justice

Matthew 25:1-13 - Advent - a season of waiting

Mark:

Mark 1:1-11 - Celebrating our Jewish heritage

Mark 1:21-28 - Jesus Christ, a healer with authority

Mark 7:24-37 - 3 Principles for living compassionately

Mark 10:35-45 - Hallmarks of discipleship

Mark 10:46-52 - Receiving from God

Mark 15:33-39 - Good Friday

Mark 16:1-8 - Easter: the return to Galilee

Luke:

Luke 1:26-38 - Finding the miracle in the mess

Luke 2:1-12 - God for the marginalised

Luke 2:1-14 - The pursuit of peace

Luke 2:21-40 - Available to God

Luke 2:39-51 - Jesus Christ: a child to be adored

Luke 4:16-24 - The church: inclusion for all

Luke 7:11-17 - Coping with life's struggles...

Luke 9:10-17 - Celebrating the launch of MABS

Luke 9:28-43 - God meet us in the 'ordinary' of life

Luke 9:28-43 - Celebrating Sukkot

Luke 9:51-62 - The cost of discipleship

Luke 10:1-9 - A mission-shaped church

Luke 10:25-37 - Celebrating the Queen's 90th Birthday

Luke 10:38-42 - Mary and Martha

Luke 17:11-19 - The healing of the lepers

John:

John 1:1-14 - Words and worlds

John 1:1-14 - Welcoming Christ

John 1:1-14 - God has moved into the neighbourhood

John 1:43-51 - The call to be a follower of Jesus

John 2:1-12 - Abundant living

John 5:1-9 - Responding to the undeserved grace of God

John 6:47-59 - What is Holy Communion all about?

John 6:56-69 - How to persevere when times get tough

John 8:12-20 - Learning to love ourselves

John 11:17-40 - God is with us in our grief

John 13:31-35 - Its all about love...

John 19:25-27 - Mothering Sunday

John 20:1-18 - Easter Day

John 20:19-31 - A fresh start with God

John 21:1-19 - Jesus is restoring us

Acts of the Apostles:

Acts 1:15-26 - Welcoming Lizzie Baughen as our Curate

Acts 2:1-21 - Pentecost

Acts 2:1-21 - Pentecost and the 2017 General Election

Acts 2:1-21 - The messy, Pentecostal church

Acts 11:1-18 - Launching the Listening Exercise

Romans:

Romans 5:1-11 - Peace with God

Romans 6:1-11 - New life in Christ

Romans 8:1-11 - No condemnation

Romans 8:18-27 - Harvest Festival

Romans 8:18-39 - Living with life's tensions

Romans 15:1-13 - Hospitality: the heart of the Gospel

1 Corinthians:

1 Corinthians 11:23-28 - What is Holy Communion about?

1 Corinthians 12:12-20 - Finding unity in diversity

Galatians

Galatians 1:1-10 - What makes a church a church?

Ephesians:

Ephesians 5:15-20 - 4 Steps to living a Wise Life

Colossians:

Colossians 3:5-17 - Becoming 'Real'

Philemon:

Philemon - Forgiveness and reconciliation

1 Peter

1 Peter 1:1-12 - The Christian hope

1 Peter 1:13-25 - Living a holy life

1 Peter 2:1-10 - The priestly ministry of the church

1 Peter 2:11-25 - Living as a Christian in a non-Christian world

1 Peter 3:1-12 - Love: the heart of positive relationships

1 Peter 3:8-22 - Holding fast in the faith when times get tough

1 Peter 4:1-11 - Dealing with peer pressure as a Christian

1 Peter 4:12-19 - Coping when we face abuse for being a Christian

1 Peter 5:1-14 - Church: a community of love and support

2 John:

2 John - Truth and Love: the basis of the Christian life

3 John:

3 John - Learning by example