Eden - Current Sermon Series

Eden Series

The story of Christianity doesn’t begin with Jesus in the manger or Jesus on the cross but with God creating the heavens and the earth.

In this sermon series entitled Eden, we will go back to the beginning, Genesis 1-3 specifically, and consider the origin of some of life’s most important features and what our response to them should be.    

Over the course of this 10-week series we will consider a God-centred response to science & creation, the environment, work, rest & recreation, marriage, gender, family & procreation and finally, the problem of evil and God’s response to it.

The goal of this series is that we will see Genesis 1-3 as a section of Scripture, not to be cast aside as fable and fairy-tale, but as a guide and gift that ultimately drives us to God and helps us make sense of the world and our part in it.

For resources for further study, see Pastor Norm's blog post called "Why Eden?".

Eden Calendar

Week 1 – God
Week 2 – God and Light       
Week 3 – God and Creation    
Week 4 – God and Humanity  
Week 5 – God and Rest             
Week 6 – God and the Garden   
Week 7 – God and Marriage     
Week 8 – God and the Fall       
Week 9 – God and Sin’s Effect  
Week 10 – God and the Gospel   


Week 5 // God and Rest
Speaker: James Bonney
Date: February 11, 2018
Text: Genesis 2:1-3

In this sermon we unpack what it means that God rested on the 7th day of creation and what that means for us practically today.
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Week 4 // God and Humanity
Speaker: James Bonney
Date: February 4, 2018
Text: Genesis 1:26-31

In this sermon we look at what it means to be made in the image of God and how that shapes our views on the value of life, race and gender.
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Week 3 // God and Creation
Speaker: Josh Dool
Date: January 28, 2018
Text: Genesis 1:6-25

In this sermon we’ll unpack Genesis 1:6-25 and take a look at what the first 6 days of creation reveal about God’s attributes and purpose in creating, and see how the creation account free’s us to live with more freedom and consistency than anyone else on the planet.
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Week 2 // God & Light
Speaker: James Bonney
Date: January 21, 2018
Text: Genesis 1:2-5

God is a God of new beginnings. In this sermon we unpack the first day of creation looking at where God begins, speaking light into what's dark. It's in these first few verses we learn many of the themes of Scripture and what God is going to do in and through Jesus.
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Week 1 // God
Speaker: James Bonney
Date: January 14, 2018
Text: Genesis 1:1

In this introduction sermon we unpack the implications of Genesis for our everyday lives, the barriers to this series ( time, culture, science, etc.) and 3 amazing truths about ultimate reality and almighty God from the first verse, Genesis 1:1.
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