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Romans: Saved for Mission

Mr. Jacob Graudin | Romans 9:11-24 |

Romans 11 presents modern readers with a puzzling image: two olive trees, one’s branches being broken off and cast to the ground, the other’s branches grafted broken off and grafted to the first. What exactly do these trees, and the breaking off and grafting on, represent, and how does it touch our very non-agricultural lives? Join Jacob Graudin as he wrestles with this imagery and the picture of God’s faithfulness it delivers.



Romans: Saved for Mission

Ryan ThompsonPastor Ryan Thompson | Romans 9:1-5 |

In Romans chapters 9 and 10, Paul explores the ramifications of the gospel for his Jewish kin. He wrestles with questions of God’s sovereignty and the means by which salvation is declared. Paul is passionate for his fellow Jews and seeks to declare the gospel to them in hopes that they will come to salvation by faith in Christ. Join Ryan Thompson as he applies these powerful chapters to the lives of our Cathedral family.



Philippians sermon series


Choosing Joy: A Series in Philippians

“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.”
― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“…’joy’ in Philippians is a defiant ‘Nevertheless!’ that Paul sets like a full stop against the Philippians’ anxiety…”
― Karl Barth

For six weeks in September and October, five different preachers from the Cathedral will be preaching through Paul’s letter to the Philippians, mostly following the church lectionary. The series is titled ‘Choosing Joy’, and we will study together how it is that we can find true joy even in the midst of the most difficult circumstances.

Join us for the whole series, and catch up online here if you miss a week.

Sept 14 – 1:1-18 [Listen here: Joy through suffering – Peet Dickinson]
Sept 21 – 1:19-30 [Listen here: Joy through faith – Ryan Thompson]
Sept 28 – 2:1-18  [Listen here: Joy through obedience – Jonathan Bennett]
October 5 – 3:1-11  [Listen here: Joy through grace – David Adams]
October 12 – 3:12-21 [Listen here: Joy through hope – Samuel Kennedy]

October 19 – 4:1-23  [Listen here: Joy through contentment – Peet Dickinson]

Want to learn more about the context of Philippians concerning when it was written? Click on the image below.

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