Contributing sermons since Jul 7, 2013
Contributed on Jan 18, 2020
Under-shepherds and the Chief Shepherd, that Great Shepherd of the Sheep, Jesus.
THE GREAT SHEPHERD AND THOSE WHO RULE Hebrews 13:17-25 1. Those Who Rule Over You. The earlier exhortation to ‘Remember’ our leaders probably implies showing respect to those who are still with us, and honouring those who have since died, by following their example. Scan their lives and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 11, 2020
Sanctified by the blood of Jesus.
THE GRACE OF GOD AND THE REPROACH OF CHRIST Hebrews 13:9-14 This short passage opens with an exhortation to beware of strange and diverse teachings (Hebrews 13:9a). The temptation for these Hebrew Christians was that they might return to laws about ‘foods and drinks, various washings, and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 8, 2020
Despise not the chastening of the LORD.
THE HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN Hebrews 12:4-17 After impressing us with the heroes of the Faith (Hebrews 11:4-40), the writer encourages us to persevere in the race that is set before us, looking away from our difficulties ‘unto JESUS, the author and finisher’, the pioneer and perfecter, the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 30, 2019
Abraham to Moses, via Isaac, Jacob and Joseph. And the parents of Moses.
FAITH, SACRIFICE AND SPRINKLING Hebrews 11:17-28 If we are ever to understand what a terrible, what a grave thing sin is, it is found in this: that ‘Without the shedding of blood there is no remission of sins’ (cf. Hebrews 9:22). We have already learned that the blood of bulls and of goats ...read more
Contributed on Dec 27, 2019
Definition of faith. Abel, Enoch and Noah.
NOW FAITH Hebrews 11:1-7 The night when I first came to faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the secret of my own room, I had been querying in prayer about the meaning of prayer, and about the meaning of faith. My Gideons Bible had a very helpful key by which I was directed on the first ...read more