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ACTS #7 || 4:32-5:11

May 6th, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) ACTS #7 ||  4:32-5:11 In this passage we see the church continue in vibrant community and sacrificial generosity toward one another. But all is not perfect in the church: and in chapter 5 we read of the first recorded sin in the early New Testament church


ACTS #5 || 3:1-26

April 22nd, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) ACTS #5 ||  3:1-26 In this passage we see the Spirit-filled church begin to interact with the world in miraculous ways with the healing of a crippled man followed by Peter preaching to the gathered crowd. Acts 3:1-26; 1Cor 13:8-12; 2Cor 12:7-10


Resurrection Sunday || The Greatest Question

April 1st, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Resurrection Sunday || The Greatest Question Matthew 28:1-18; John 14:6; John 10:10-20; John 11:6


ACTS #2 || 1:12-26

March 18th, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) ACTS #2 ||  1:12-26 The book of Acts chronicles the birth of the church of Jesus Christ and the spread of the gospel through the ancient world, going from a insignificant group of 12 timid men to a world changing movement of God. In this second


FAITH || #4 Boldness

March 4th, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) FAITH || #4 Boldness This series takes a step back to ask the question: Where is God taking us in 2018? What does it mean to follow and trust him this year? Exodus 3


FAITH || #1 Risk

February 11th, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) FAITH || #1 Risk This series takes a step back to ask the question: Where is God taking us in 2018? What does it mean to follow and trust him this year? Genesis 12:1-6


Strength To Comprehend || Eph 6:18-20

January 14th, 2018
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Strength To Comprehend || Eph 6:18-20 As we reflect on the year gone and look ahead to the year to come, let us reflect on the foundation of how it is we relate to God through the gift of prayer. This series focuses on prayer by


Christmas Day || The Word Come For Us

December 25th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) A Thrill of Hope || The Word Come for Us We tend to be so familiar with the story of Christmas that it ceases to stop us like it should. But at the centre of Christmas is a profound mystery: The Word Come for Us. John


A Thrill of Hope || Hope for the Helpless

December 10th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) A Thrill of Hope || Hope for the Helpless To celebrate the Christmas season this year, we are turning our attention to the hope that the coming of Jesus Christ brings into the world for all types of people. This second installment of “A Thrill of


500 || Soli Deo Gloria

November 26th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) 500 || Soli Deo Gloria To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, EBC is preaching through the Five Sola’s of the Reformation. Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone), Sola Fide (Faith Alone), Sola Gratia (Grace Alone), Solus Chrsitus (Christ Alone), and Soli Deo Gloria (Glory to God


500 || Solus Christus

November 19th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) 500 || Solus Christus To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, EBC is preaching through the Five Sola’s of the Reformation. Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone), Sola Fide (Faith Alone), Sola Gratia (Grace Alone), Solus Chrsitus (Christ Alone), and Soli Deo Gloria (Glory to God Alone).


Between Two Worlds | Daniel 10-12 | This Day and That Day

October 15th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Between Two Worlds | Daniel 10-12 | This Day and That Day Daniel has one final vision, where an angel reveals in mind boggling detail the coming progression of kings and empires, resulting in the final judgement. Daniel 10-12


Living Water || John 4 || Baptism Service

September 17th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Living Water || John 4 || Baptism Service Jesus has an unexpected encounter with a woman by a well… John 4


Between Two Worlds | Daniel 4 | The King Brought Low

September 10th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Between Two Worlds | Daniel 4 | The King Brought Low God sends King Nebuchadnezzar a troubling vision to teach him that he alone rules and reigns over all things. Daniel 4; 1Corinthians 4:7; Philippians 2:6-8


Between Two Worlds | Daniel 3 & 6 | The Furnace & The Den

August 27th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Between Two Worlds | Daniel 3 & 6 | The Furnace & The Den Living as followers of God in the world produces opposition, but God calls us to faithful obedience and trust despite the obstacles we face. Daniel 3; Matthew 11:28; Romans 8:28


Jonah | Part 4 | The “Jonah Syndrome”

July 16th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Jonah | Part 4 | The “Jonah Syndrome” After the amazing revival of the great city of Nineveh, Jonah responds in the most curious of ways: anger. This message digs into the heart of Jonah in this moment and our hearts as well, as we focus


Jonah | Part 3 | The Power of the Word

July 9th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Jonah | Part 3 | The Power of the Word Jonah gets a second chance to bring his message to Nineveh, resulting in the most amazing day of revival in history. Jonah 3; Hebrews 4:12; 2Peter 3:8-9; John 1:1-17


Jonah | Part 1 | Into the Storm

June 25th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Jonah | Part 1 | Into the Storm God calls. Jonah Flees. God Pursues. Jonah 1:1-16; Psalm 139:7-12; Matthew 12:38-42


Vision 2017 | Mission Focus | The Missional Life

May 22nd, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Vision 2017 | Mission Focus | Evangelism God has invited us to join Him on his great mission to redeem the world. This week we focus in on our personal calling: to be a witness to those in our lives. John 1:35-50; John 4:29-30, 41-42.


Easter 2017 || Live Die Live || Part 2 – Good Friday

April 14th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Easter 2017 || Live Die Live || Part 2 – Good Friday This Easter at EBC, we reflect on how the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ saves us! Part 2 – Good Friday unpacks how Jesus pays the just penalty for our sin –


Vision 2017 | Discipleship Focus | Walking in the Spirit

March 12th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Vision 2017 | Discipleship Focus | Walking in the Spirit As we begin to dig into our focus on discipleship, , we turn first to the spiritual reality of life in the Spirit. To be a disciple of Jesus and do life with him is in


The Dumb Trade

January 15th, 2017
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) The Dumb Trade We are all worshipers. The question is, what will we worship? Romans 1:25 gives us two options – either we will worship the God who made all things, or we will worship something that he has made – an idol. When we worship


Encountering Jesus | Luke 22:1-38

October 9th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 22:1-38 Jesus and his disciples celebrate the feast of the Passover in Jerusalem, where Jesus declares that one of his disciples would betray him, institutes the Lord’s Supper, and foretells Peter’s denial of him. Luke 22:1-38; John 13:12-16; Hebrews 10:3-4, 12-14


A Living House |1 Peter 2:4-9

September 4th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) A Living House | 1 Peter 2:4-9 Peter writes to the scattered church, the elect exiles, to encourage them in the face of their many trials. Here, Peter tells them that God has given them an identity, a foundation and a purpose, and that he is


Encountering Jesus | Luke 18:35-19:10

July 31st, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 18:35-19:10 Jesus has two life changing encounters with two very different men: Bartimaeus the blind beggar, and Zacchaeus the tax collector. Luke 18:35-19:10; Phil 1:6; 1Tim 1:15-16


EBC Nights | God’s Story: Part #1 | Creation (God Makes)

July 24th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) EBC Nights | God’s Story: Part #1 | Creation (God Makes) In Part 1 of our God’s Story series, we begin with the big picture narrative of the Bible from the very start: “In the beginning…” (Gen 1:1). Gen 1


EBC Nights | Two Sons: Part #5

June 26th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) EBC Nights | Two Sons: Part #5 Part 5 of our Two Sons series we realise that there was a cost involved in the reconciliation of the younger brother. Someone had to foot the bill. Luke 15


Stewardship | #4 Time

June 19th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Stewardship | Part 4 – Time Moving into winter, we take a brief break from our time in Luke to turn our attention to the call of stewardship: that God gives us everything we have for a purpose. This purpose is ultimately about His glory and His


Encountering Jesus | Luke 14:1-24

April 10th, 2016
Mike Westhuyzen
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 14:1-24 A dinner party with Jesus. Jesus rebukes the pharisees for their lack of compassion, their pursuit of self exaltation and their presumption on the grace of God. Luke 14:1-24; 1Pet 5:5-7; Phil 2:1-11


EBC Values | Belonging

February 14th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) EBC Values | Belonging To kick off 2016, we are preaching through our EBC Values series. Having started with our first value last week “Genuine” we now consider “Belonging”. That we are called to belong to Jesus (that we are bought with a price – 1


Summer Sermons 2016 | The Glory of Adoption – Sons not Slaves

January 24th, 2016
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MP3 Download (right click > save link as to download) Summer Sermons 2016 | The Glory of Adoption – Sons not Slaves This week we focus on the glory of adoption – “that we should be called sons of God, and so we are” (1 John 3:1). Romans 8:14-17; Hebrews 12:5-11; Galations 4:6-7; Ephesians 3:23; ; 1 John


Encountering Jesus | Luke 11:27-12:3

November 15th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 11:27-12:3 In this week’s text, Jesus rebukes the religious pharisees for their empty religion devoid of love for God and people. Luke 11:27-12:3; Matthew 12:40


Culture & Theology: #2 – Exclusivity

September 13th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Culture & Theology | #2 Exclusivity This week at EBC we continue our series titled “Culture & Theology – Talking about the Issues”. The aim and intention of this series is to deal with some of the popular questions and issues people have with Christianity in general,


Encountering Jesus | Luke 9:18-36

August 16th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 9:18-36 This week’s passage includes Peter’s confession of Jesus as the Christ, Jesus first foretelling of his death and resurrection, and his call to those who would follow him to take up their cross daily. Luke 9:18-36


Encountering Jesus | Luke 8:22-39

July 26th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 8:22-39 Jesus displays his power over both the natural realm in rebuking a storm, and then over the supernatural realm by rebuking army of demons – Legion. Luke 8:22-39; Hebrews 1:3; John 1:3; Col 1:15-17; James 2:19; Eph 2:8-9


Encountering Jesus | Luke 6:1-11

May 17th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 6:1-11 In this week’s passage in Luke, Jesus opposes the Pharisees who had turned the blessing of the Sabbath into a burden to bear, claiming himself to be Lord of the Sabbath. NOTE: Apologies for the loud sound after the 39 minute mark!


Encountering Jesus | Luke 3:1-20

March 15th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Encountering Jesus | Luke 3:1-20 This passage of scripture describes the ministry of John the baptizer in preparation for the ministry of Jesus. This fulfils the prophesies about John’s life in Isaiah 40:3-4 as he continuously points to Jesus not himself. Luke 3:1-20; Ephesians 2:8-9; 2Corinthians


By the Gospel, For the Gospel | Community

February 8th, 2015
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) By the Gospel, For the Gospel | Community This week at EBC we continue on with our Launch 2015 series (titled “By the Gospel, For the Gospel”) with a view to looking at the year ahead and asking the question: “what is life with Jesus going to look


Mix Tape Vol 1 | Psalm 110 (The Anthem)

November 30th, 2014
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Mix Tape Vol 1 | Psalm 110 (The Anthem) We conclude our time in the psalms with Psalm 110: the Messianic psalm. This psalm is about Jesus. It is about Jesus ruling and reigning as the risen king. But Jesus is no normal king, he is


Guard the Good Deposit | 2 Timothy 4:6-22

October 26th, 2014
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Guard the Good Deposit | 2 Timothy 4:6-22 Paul give Timothy his last very last words. 2 Timothy 4:6-22; Philippians 1:21-25; Ezekiel 36:26; 2Corinthians 5:17


Guard the Good Deposit | 2 Timothy 2:20-26

September 21st, 2014
Mike Westhuyzen
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Guard the Good Deposit | 2 Timothy 2:20-26 Paul urges Timothy to flee sin and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace for the glory of God in this world; that he might be useful in the hands of the creator. 2 Timothy 2:20-26; James 3:5-10; Proverbs


Gospel Implications | Identity

July 27th, 2014
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Gospel Implications | Identity This series focuses in on how the gospel changes everything. The fact that Jesus lived died and rose again to save us from our sins so that we might be reconciled to him has endless implications for how we live our lives.


Wage the Good Warfare | 1 Timothy 1:12-17

March 2nd, 2014
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MP3 Download  (right click > save link as to download) Wage the Good Warfare | 1 Timothy 1:12-17 This week in the book of 1 Timothy, Paul reflects on the gospel with which he has been entrusted, and how the grace of God has utterly reversed his life. Bible references: 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Exodus 3:10-12, 2



Gospel Transformation

November 25th, 2013
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Church Matters | Gospel Transformation This week we wrap up our sermon series on the church, drawing together the thread that weaves through each topic – the gospel. It is the gospel that transforms us as a people, that drives our mission, that impacts the way we do families, affects our generosity and ultimately changes


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