Conversations with Jesus

Sermon Series: 3rd October to 5th December, 2021 Jesus met thousands of people. He connected with some of them by a touch, a look or listening quietly. Of the hundreds of conversations over the three years of his ministry, we have about 40 recorded in the gospels. Some conversations are long, some little more than […]

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Christmas in Winter 2021

20th June to 4th July, 2021 For us here in Hobart, celebrating Christmas mid-winter feels somewhat strange and out of place. Although it is principally a winter festival, the first Europeans to settle in the Southern hemisphere kept the date, rather than the season. We’ve become so used to outdoor Christmas barbeques, that singing carols […]

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A Time to Weep, July 5 2020

God’s Gift of Lament The entire service, approx 35 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: Jesus Lives Lament “The Bible actually responds to real life. We jump so quickly to everything’s going to be fine and awesome. We forget that the Bible actually allows us, and in fact encourages and maybe even commands […]

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A Time to Weep, June 28 2020

God’s Gift of Lament The entire service, approx 30 minutes, is available on YouTube, below. Sermon Title: “Jesus Wept: The Lament of God.” In this series we are exploring “Lament” as God’s gift to us and actively engaging in lament for our world, our community, our families and ourselves. Our aim is to learn together […]

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Catching the Vision, 15 Mar 2020

Celebrating the Birth of Jesus – Christmas 2020 marks a pivotal moment in the life of Hobart Baptist Church. The upgrade of the buildings will be completed; we will be raising funds for the upgrade of the Tab; it will be our second year of engagement with Dark MoFo; and we prepare to celebrate the […]

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Jesus the Good Shepherd, Mar 17 2019

The gospels describe Jesus as the continuation of the heart of our God, powerfully illustrated as the Good Shepherd in John 10. It is a description of Jesus as he was then and how he is today: intimately present, powerfully active, full of mercy and compassion for everyone, and willing to do whatever it takes […]

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The Parables of Jesus, The Generous Moneylender, November 18 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The Parable of the Generous Moneylender The Parables of Jesus are found in the first three gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. They are a very important part of the teachings of Jesus and make up approximately one third of what is recorded of his teachings. No wonder, Christians count them very highly. […]

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The Parables of Jesus: Hidden Treasure, November 11 2018

Preacher: Scott Ambrose The Parables of Jesus are found in the first three gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. They are a very important part of the teachings of Jesus and make up approximately one third of what is recorded of his teachings. No wonder, Christians count them very highly. Many of the parables are about […]

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The Parables of Jesus: The Weeds, November 4 2018

Preacher: Stephen Baxter The Parables of Jesus are found in the first three gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. They are a very important part of the teachings of Jesus and make up approximately one third of what is recorded of his teachings. No wonder, Christians count them very highly. Many of the parables are about […]

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The Parables of Jesus: Mustard Seed, October 28 2018

Preacher: Liam Conway The Parables of Jesus are found in the first three gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke. They are a very important part of the teachings of Jesus and make up approximately one third of what is recorded of his teachings. No wonder, Christians count them very highly. Many of the parables are about […]

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