Pr Darren Burnett has served as pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church Morayfield for two years. Before that Darren worked as a journalist for two decades. Darren is married to Leona and is the father of three children. Darren lives at Woombye with his wife and youngest child. Grace Presbyterian Church Morayfield is part of the Westminster Presbyterian Church (WPC) of Australia. WPC churches are committed to the Reformed faith, as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Sermon: ‘Proclaiming Jesus to a hostile world’
Series: Acts series 1: The Gospel at work in Jerusalem
Text: Acts 4:1-31
1. Peter and John arrested (4:1-4)
2. Peter and John face the council (4:5-12)
3. The council caught in a dilemma (4:13-17)
4. Peter and John warned to stop speaking (4:18-22)
5. The church empowered to keep speaking (4:23-31)
The big idea: The church must face hostility with bold, Holy Spirit-inspired proclamation, strengthened by the conviction that God will see His purposes triumph.