Contributing sermons since Jul 7, 2013
Contributed on Jan 3, 2021
Would God I had died for thee - 2 Samuel 18.33.
MY FATHER THE KING. 2 Samuel 18:5-9; 2 Samuel 18:15; 2 Samuel 18:31-33. When I was still on the threshold between boyhood and manhood, I wrote two books of poems. The first I entitled, ‘Going our own way.’ I did not think of it at the time, but perhaps I was using the royal prerogative to ...read more
Contributed on Jan 1, 2021
The LORD also hath put away thy sin - 2 Samuel 12:13.
AMAZING GRACE FOR BACKSLIDING BELIEVERS. 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13. It is not my purpose at this time to go into all the sordid details of David’s sin with Bathsheba, and his subsequent conspiracy to murder her husband. All this is explicit in chapters 11 and 12 of second Samuel. My purpose ...read more
Contributed on Dec 15, 2020
The love of God is set to avert the curse.
UNWRAPPING GEMS IN MALACHI The “burden” of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi is “I have loved you” (Malachi 1:1-2). Why has the LORD set His love on His people? Well, according to Moses, He loves us because He loves us (Deuteronomy 7:7-8)! It is not our love to God that saves us, but ...read more
Contributed on Nov 18, 2020
Events surrounding the birth of John the Baptist.
WHAT MANNER OF CHILD SHALL THIS BE Luke 1:57-66. Not only did the old priest Zacharias and his barren wife Elizabeth PROFESS righteousness, but they were LIVING righteously before God and men (Luke 1:6). This does not mean that they were perfect: the old man initially failed to fully believe ...read more
Contributed on Nov 14, 2020
Nevertheless: The faithfulness of God.
AN EVERLASTING THRONE Psalm 89:27-37. There is a tension in this Psalm, between the LORD’s promise of an everlasting dynasty for the line of David (Psalm 89:3-4; Psalm 89:28), and the complaint of the Psalmist (Psalm 89:38). However, the LORD’s “Nevertheless” (Psalm 89:33) trumps the ...read more