Contributing sermons since Jul 7, 2013
Contributed on Jun 24, 2018
Drawn by the cords of everlasting love!
MOSES DRAWN OUT Exodus 2:1-10 We all know, used to know, or should have known, the story of baby Moses drifting in an ark of bulrushes, placed by his mother in amongst the reeds by the banks of the River Nile (Exodus 2:3). In ancient maps, uncharted waters used to be indicated with an ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2018
Make me an offer I can't refuse!
THE CALL OF WISDOM Proverbs 9:1-6 Throughout the Book of Proverbs, the personification of Lady Wisdom stands in stark contrast to that of Dame Folly. In this passage, Lady Wisdom invites us to a banquet. “To prepare/ furnish/ spread her table” (cf. Psalm 23:5) is synonymous with her ...read more
Contributed on Jun 12, 2018
We put too much faith in our ability to ‘get up enough faith’ (whatever that may mean), rather than placing our trust in the Lord. Do you see the difference? One focuses on US, the other on HIM.
A STURDY FAITH? Psalm 125 Sometimes we speak of a person’s great faith, or their unwavering trust in the Lord, as if this was not attainable by any and each and all of us. ‘Oh,’ we say, ‘he has such faith’. Or, ‘she trusts so entirely upon the LORD’. But Jesus, whilst He gently rebukes ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2018
‘Do not labour for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures unto eternal life’ (John 6:27).
CRAVING THE BREAD OF LIFE Psalm 78:23-29 This Psalm, the second longest in the Book, demonstrates the cycle of (i) God’s provision for His people/ (ii) their ingratitude and rebellion/ (iii) God’s punishment of them/ (iv) followed by new offers of grace. The passage before us ...read more
Contributed on Jun 10, 2018
God's providence, and our response to it.
A COMPREHENSIVE PSALM OF PRAISE Psalm 145:10-18 We read in the New Testament about the whole Creation groaning (Romans 8:22), eagerly awaiting the revelation of the children of God (Romans 8:19). Not only so, but those who have the first-fruits of the Spirit (i.e. Christians) are also ...read more