Burwood Presbyterian Church



Our vision as a church is to be a spiritual home to people from every tribe and tongue and nation under heaven. United in Christ, we seek to grow Gods kingdom by serving God and one another with love, humility, and joy in believing. (Revelation 5:9-10; Philippians 2:1-11; Colossians 1:10-12)


  • Who is Like the LORD? | Micah 7

    05/02/2023 Duration: 45min

    Introduction: - Will the LORD revive us again? 1. Living in a Broken World (v1-6). 2. Micah’s Hope (v7-17) - Revival begins with repentance. - Revival has eternal consequences. - Revival leads to church growth. - Revival brings glory to God. 3. Wait Patiently Upon the LORD (v18-20). Conclusion: - Revival is the Spirit’s work; and God is sovereign in it. - God has also ordained that we should fan his flames into a holy fire. - This calls for hearts to be prepared, and that we should be willing to do whatever he sends us to do in his Name (as he will)! - Let’s pray for a session of revival.

  • What Does the LORD Require? | Micah 6

    29/01/2023 Duration: 39min

    Introduction: - Is our suffering really God’s fault? 1. The Courtroom Drama Begins (v1-2). 2. The LORD’s Complaint (v3-5). 3. The Heart of the Matter (v6-8). 4. The Judge’s Verdict (v9-16). Conclusion: - Remember the good things that God has done for you. - Repent of your sins; and - Recover your first love for the Lord.

  • King Herod vs King Jesus | Acts 12:1-25

    22/01/2023 Duration: 41min

    Introduction: Scene 1 – Herod Persecutes the Apostles (v1-5). Scene 2 – Peter is Delivered from Herod (v6-11). Scene 3 – Peter Visits the Disciples (v12-17). Scene 4 – The Judgement of Herod (v18-25). Conclusion:

  • The Heart of Thankfulness | Psalm 11

    15/01/2023 Duration: 39min

    Introduction: - What have I done with my life to show my appreciation of God’s covenant love? 1 My Heart is Filled with Thankfulness (v1-4). 2 The King’s Testimony (v5-14). 3 Welcoming God’s Salvation (v15-24). 4 'O LORD, Save Us!' (v25-29) Conclusion: Thankfulness to God should lead to: - A deeper richer prayer life. - Evangelism. - Mercy ministries. - Christian obedience.

  • Fickle People | Psalm 106

    08/01/2023 Duration: 46min

    Introduction: - Sin ruins everything. - Total depravity means we need to have total dependency on God’s grace. 1 A Call to Worship (v1-5). 2 'We have sinned ...' (v6-39) a In Egypt (v6-12). b In the Wilderness (v13-33). c Up to the Present Day (v34-39). 3 The Cry of the Repentant Heart (v40-48). - Who can save a wretch like me? Conclusion: Fickle people NEED a faithful God! - Remember that we are all sinners. - Pray for one another. - Don’t hide the truth. - Keep putting sin to death in your own life.

  • Our Faithful God | Psalm 105

    01/01/2023 Duration: 46min

    Introduction: 1 A Call to Worship (v1-7) 2 Reliving Israel’s Story (v8-41) a From Abraham to Joseph (v8-15; Genesis 12-36) b From Joseph to Moses (v16-23; Genesis 37-50) c From Egypt to the Promised Land (v24-41; Exodus, etc) 3 God’s Calling Today (v42-45). Conclusion: - God is faithful to keep all his promises to all his people, for all time. (Remember to be thankful!)! - History is worth knowing and remembering, - We must also be kingdom builders, in light of all that God has done for us in Christ. - The Christian hope – share it and show it!

  • Salvation Songs | Psalm 98; Luke 1:46-56

    25/12/2022 Duration: 34min

    Introduction: 1 Joy to the World, The Lord is come! (Psalm 98:1-3) 2 Joy to the Earth, the Saviour reigns! (Psalm 98:4-8) 3 No more let sins and sorrows grow! (Psalm 98:9) 4 He rules the world with truth and grace! (Luke 1:46-56) Conclusion: Christmas is about the birth of a King who is the Lord and Saviour of mankind – Jesus Christ. Christmas is: - An invitation to faith. - A celebration of the Saviour’s birth. - A vindication of God’s righteousness. - A triumph of the wonders of his grace.

  • Bethlehem and the Bride | Micah 5

    18/12/2022 Duration: 34min

    Introduction: - What is the promise of Christmas? 1 The Promise: The Birth of a King (v1-5a). 2 The Provision: God’s Grace (v5b-15) a He Saves Us from Our Enemies (v5b-6) b He Redeems Us as a Remnant to Himself (v7-9) c He Purifies Us from Sin and Idolatry (v10-15) As promised, God has provided for us a King who was born in Bethlehem; and he has become our peace. - By God’s grace, the Church is being prepared as a bride to receive her King. - Rejoice in the promise of Christmas! God is faithful, his Word is true, and his promises are sure.

  • Four Marks of a Faithful Minister | 1 Corinthians 4

    04/12/2022 Duration: 40min

    Introduction: - God is faithful. We should be faithful too. The example of Paul’s life and ministry: 1) Servanthood: His first allegiance is to Christ (v1-2). 2) Courage: He’s not afraid of what people think about him (v3-7). 3) Integrity: He’s willing to suffer for the truth (v8-13). 4) Love: He genuinely cares for God’s people (v14-21). Conclusion: - Faithfulness brings blessing, blessing bring joy, and joy brings celebration: lifting our hearts in praise to God. - Let’s aim to grow in love and faithfulness in 2023!

  • God’s Plan for His People | Micah 4

    27/11/2022 Duration: 38min

    Introduction: - Do you understand what God is doing in the world today? - God has a plan for his people. 1) The Mountain of the LORD (v1-5). 2) God’s Plan for the Future (v6-13) a) The Return of the King (v6-8) b) The Reality of Exile (v9-10) c) The Rebellion of the Nations (v11-12) d) 'Rise and Thresh!' (v13). Conclusion: - God's Plan involves: 1) The return of the King. 2) The judgement of the world, and 3) The full and final redemption of his people. - God's plan will be achieved in His time, to His glory.

  • Jesus Calms the Storm | Mark 4:35-41

    20/11/2022 Duration: 36min

    Introduction: 1) Stormy Weather. 2) Fear. 3) A Fearful Cry. 4) Great Fear. Conclusion:

  • A Feast Worth Celebrating | Luke 22:14-23

    06/11/2022 Duration: 32min

    Introduction: 1 Setting the Scene (22:14). 2 The Final Passover (22:15-18). 3 The Great Substitution (22:19-20). Conclusion:

  • Kingdom Parables | Mark 4:21-34

    16/10/2022 Duration: 31min

    Introduction: 1) The Lamp. 2) The Growing Seed. 3) The Mustard Seed. Conclusion:

  • The Word of Deborah | Judges 4:1-23

    09/10/2022 Duration: 38min

    God's judgement God's command God's praise

  • When I Am in Need | Psalm 86

    25/09/2022 Duration: 37min

    Introduction: ‘My God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 4:19) 1) I Need Help … NOW! (v1-7) 2) God has a Reputation for Helping His People (v8-14). 3) Lord, this is What I Need (v15-17). Conclusion: Psalm 86 offers a ‘blueprint’ for seeking God’s help: - Believe in the good news of the Gospel. - Remind yourself of God’s character. - Repent of your sins. - Lay hold of God’s promise. - Take action where you can. - Be encouraged in your faith.

  • When You Are Anxious | Psalm 62

    11/09/2022 Duration: 31min

    Introduction: 1) God's Rest (v1-2). 2) Our Anxiety (v3-8). 3) Wise to the World (v9-12). 4) Jesus: The Rest-giver (Philippians 4:6-7). Conclusion:

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