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03 Oct 2021

Gospel of Luke Part 11

(John West) Luke 5:12-26 Luke 5:12-26

18 Apr 2021

The Road to Emmaus

(John West) Luke 24:13-35 Luke 24:13-35

17 Jan 2021

The Temptations

(John West) Mark 1:12-13 Mark 1:12-13

21 Dec 2020

"Love and the Presence of God" - Wollombi Service

(John West) 1 Corinthians 13 1 Corinthians 13 by Rev John West

20 Dec 2020

Advent 4 - Love

(John West) 1 Corinthians 13 1 Corinthians 13

18 Oct 2020

The Parable of the Wheat & the Tares

(John West) MATTHEW 13:24-30, 36-43 MATTHEW 13:24-30, 36-43

27 Aug 2020

"Gifts of the Spirit" Service at Wollombi

(John West) by Rev John West

30 Jul 2020

"Conquerors" - Romans 8:26-39

(John West) A message & Service of Holy Communion at Wollombi by Rev John West

16 Feb 2020

Sermon on the Mount Series-16 Feb 2020- Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

(John West) Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 In today’s reading (Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18) Jesus addresses three ways in which the religious leaders of his day showed off. The problem wasn’t only the matter of pride however. Their showing off was especially reprehensible because, pretending to impress God, they had taken their eyes off him and were watching...

19 Jan 2020

A Puzzle- 19 Jan 2020

(John West) Isaiah 49:1-7 Isaiah 49:1-7

15 Dec 2019


(John West) Isaiah 35:1-10 -Have you ever been out walking and reached a fork in the road, where you had the choice of either direction. Sometimes in such circumstances I have chosen the easier looking road and at others I have taken the road which I think is more likely to get me to...

07 Oct 2019

2 Tim 1:1-14

(John West) In today’s Bible reading, Paul encourages Timothy to be courageous, to not be ashamed of the Good News about Jesus. We too have a commission to go into all the world and make disciples of Jesus Christ. We too need courage – The Spirit of power and love and self-discipline.

08 Jul 2019


(John West) This week we note principles to be learned from Jesus’ instructions to the 72 disciples sent out on mission…

  1. They were sent to prepare the way for Jesus.
  2. They were to go out (rather than invite people in) in twos.
  3. They were to pray for more   labourers.
  4. They were...

01 Jul 2019

2 Kings 2:1-14

(John West) Today I will talk on “New Beginnings”. There seems to be a growing awareness in society that older people still have a lot to give. This idea may be driven by economics (government wants people to worker longer and be less off a drain on the treasury) but it is...

06 Jan 2019

The Mystery Revealed

(John West) Ephesians 3:3-6 Ephesians 3:3-6- “the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I wrote above in a few words, a reading of which will enable you to perceive my understanding of the mystery of Christ. In former generations this mystery was not made known to humankind, as it has now...

16 Sep 2018

James 2:18-26

(John West) Self-denial is not a very popular subject. We are more likely to want to know “what's in it for me!” Our reading from Mark's Gospel poses the question, "Who is Jesus?" and our answer to the question will determine what we do with our lives. If Jesus is really King...

15 Jul 2018


(John West) Ephesians 1:1-14 John West says:- “I don't say that out of a sense of triumphalism but rather as a reminder that when things go really badly in our lives - by which I mean that life seems to totally fall apart - we as Christians are still blessed, in the heavenly realms...

20 May 2018

Pentecost & Being filled with the Holy Spirit

(John West) Acts 2:1-21 Acts 2:1-21

18 Feb 2018

Crossing The Line

(John West) Mark 1:9-15 Mark 1:9-15

31 Dec 2017

You're never too old!

(John West) Luke 2:22-40 Luke 2:22-40

19 Nov 2017

Use your Talents

(John West) The Parable of the Talents:- Matthew 25:14-30 The Parable of the Talents:- Matthew 25:14-30  

04 Jun 2017


(John West) Acts 2:1-21 Acts 2:1-21

19 Mar 2017

Evangelism & Witnessing

(John West) John4:5-42 John4:5-42

05 Mar 2017

"I'm only Human!"

(John West) Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7

01 Jan 2017


(John West) Matt 2:1-12 Matt 2:1-12

03 Jul 2016

God: Healer of the Nations

(John West) 2 Kings 5:1-14 Bible Reference- 2 Kings 5:1-14