Contributing sermons since Aug 9, 2007
Contributed on Apr 17, 2018
A look at Election and the place of Free Will based on Jesus' words "Many are called but few are chosen" in Matthew 22
Matthew 22: 1 – 14 (emphasise v. 14) Jesus said ‘Many are called but few are chosen’. This raises three questions, 1. on what basis are people ‘chosen’, 2 why are only a ‘FEW chosen’? and 3 who does the choosing? God alone, or o we have any free will in the ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2014
Many Christians seem to ignore the Ascension, and even seem embarrassed to talk about Jesus physically going up into the clouds, but it is a historical fact. Jesus had done everything His Father required of Him, and He is now by His side working for us.
Acts 1:6-11 Eph 1:18-23 The Ascension 29 MAY 2014 The New Testament records how Jesus died on what we now call Good Friday and how He rose from the dead on what we now call Easter Sunday. I prefer to call it Resurrection Sunday, 1. because the word Easter is not in the Bible, ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2014
The question which the Philippian jailer asked Paul and Silas 2,000 years ago is still relevant today and we have to encourage people to ask it, and no matter how 'diverse' or 'multi-cultural' our society is, there is only one correct answer to it.
Psalm 34:1-9 and 17-22 (all) emphasize v.22 Acts 16: 16-34 Sermon: What must I do to be Saved? There's only one answer to that question. “Saved”. A little 5-letter word usually being the past tense of the verb “save” which means 'set free' or ...read more
Contributed on Apr 19, 2014
Man things have changed in the last 200 years, some for the better and some for the worse, but the Gospel message remains the same. What was 'most certainly true' for the first Christians should be the same for churches and preachers of the Word today.
Matthew 28 verses 16 - 20 Romans 10 verses 5 -15 We are the heirs or the spiritual descendents of the eleven disciples or apostles, who witnessed Jesus' death and His resurrection, and spent over 5 weeks with Him before He ascended into heaven where He is seated at the right hand of the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2014
God ran out of patience with sinful humanity, and sent the Flood. He ran out of patience with Sodom and Gomorrah and sent fire and brimstone. Jews waited patiently for the Messiah, as we wait for His return, but do we have to be patient about everything?
Isaiah 35: 1-10 Matthew 11: 2-11 James 5: 7-10 Sermon: Patience: a virtue, and fruit of the Holy Spirit In one of the episodes of 'The Simpsons', Homer goes into a Hamburger place. The sign outside says 'Fast Food', but on the counter a sign says: 'Orders served in 2 minutes'. He ...read more