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God is Light

Posted: 07 September 2012 / 1 John 1:5-2:2

"God is light; in him there is no darkness at all." (1 John 1:5)

So says the Apostle John, with such simplicity that we can miss the mind-blowing reality behind it.

Without the God of light you are left to what one famous atheist calls the "night of nothingness."

Without the God of light, "There is darkness without and when I die there will be...

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‘Having a coffee doesn’t mean marriage’

Posted: 15 July 2012 / Romans 12:1-3, 9-13

This afternoon Toby gave the second talk in the series A Touchy Subject; "Love & the Dating Game: Flexting, Flirting & Falling in Love". Looking at Romans 12:1-3, 9-13 he spoke about trusting God with all aspects of our lives which includes our relationships. We should think of our relationships with the opposite sex in light of God's mercy and not our own...

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Vine Church 1st Birthday

Posted: 13 July 2012

Vine Church is turning one and you're invited to come and celebrate with us! We'll be doing church at 4pm followed by drinks and canapes.

Sunday 5 August - 4pm
The Old Paramount Building
80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills

You can RSVP on Facebook to let your friends know you are coming.

Join us in August for our three week birthday series as we...

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A Touchy Subject

Posted: 09 June 2012

Love, Sex & Marriage, 8–29 July 2012

Singleness, separation, friends with benefits, cohabitation, masturbation, pornography, sexual brokenness, divorce ... Touchy Subjects: join us for a 4 week series as we discuss what Jesus has to say about love, sex and marriage.

Real marriage
– Naked and not ashamed
Sunday 8 July, 4pm

Love and the dating game

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Gospel in Life: Justice

Posted: 23 March 2012 / Jeremiah 5:27-28, Luke 10:25-37

One of the largest objections to faith is the issue of injustice: "How can there be so much injustice in the world? Why doesn't God do something about it?"

But, when you start to read the Bible, you begin to realise that God also has this objection. He is shocked and wounded by the injustices committed in the world, and outraged that his own people cause...

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Author: Toby Neal / Categories: News, Sermon Series

Sex, Money & Power

Posted: 03 March 2012

All the talks from this series in 2012 are now available online or on the iTunes podcast here.

Join us for Easter in Surry Hills, come by yourself and meet some new friends or just relax in the back row. We don't expect everyone to be a Christian, in fact we love the fact that many are coming to check out Jesus for the first time. In the service...

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Gospel in Life

Posted: 12 February 2012

How is the gospel lived out in all of life?
Starting 12th of February we are having a series of 8 talks on 'Gospel in Life'. The first week we will open with the theme of the city: our home now, the world that is. The last week closes with the theme of the eternal city: our heavenly home, the world that is to come. In between we will look at how the...

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The Multicultural Jesus

Posted: 20 December 2011 / John 1:1-2, 14, Mark 10:45, Colossians 1:19-20, Revelation 7:9

A common misconception about Christianity is that it is a Western religion. In fact this could not be further from the truth. The Encyclopaedia Britannica describes Christianity as the first world religion. The notion that a religion could be across the nations, across cultures was a new thing. Christianity redefined what a religion was. It also happens to...

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Author: Toby Neal / Categories: Sermon Series

The King’s Kingdom

Posted: 11 November 2011 / Mark 3:28–29

This Sunday we come to one of the hardest sayings of Jesus in the whole gospel. He says,

"Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter, but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin.” (Mark 3:28–29)

The greatest atheist of the 20th Century, Bertrand...

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The King’s Healing

Posted: 14 October 2011 / Mark 2:1-12

‘Everything I learned about human nature I learned from me,’ wrote the playwright Anton Chekhov, and the characters he so vividly created – with all their selfishness, their hatred, their dark and desperate desires, their hopelessness – they do rather well to describe us all. Imagine a story whose characters are taken from your own inner life and blown up...

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Author: Toby Neal / Categories: Sermon Series
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