Sermon Archive

Timid Timothy?

Various Texts — In this study we continue our introduction to the Book of I Timothy. We follow Timothy’s progress with the Apostle Paul on his missionary journeys. We see some of the assignments that Timothy was given and we ask whether he really was “timid” as he is often said to have been. We…

Meet Timothy – And Learn About Grace

Acts 16:1-3 — It was during Paul’s second missionary journey that we are first introduced to a young man who would become a key part of his ministry team. His name was Timothy and in these verses we learn about his parents, his upbringing, his faith and his graciousness. For the sake of the Gospel,…

You Can’t Choose Your Parents

Judges 11:1-11 — In this sermon we begin studying the exploits of the judge Jephthah. The trajectory of his life was, to a large degree, set by the actions of others. His father had an affair with a pagan harlot and Jephthah was born. Because of his parentage, his brothers rejected him and kicked him…

God Loves You And God Loves Me

Romans 5:8 — “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” What is the nature of God’s love? Who are are the recipients of God’s love? And how has God proved His love?  These are three vitally important questions and Pastor Brendan answers them for us…

What Good Fathers Do

Ephesians 6:4 & Colossians 3:21 — This is sermon focuses on the positive commands that Paul gives to fathers in these verses. We think about what it means to “bring up” children in the “nurture” and “admonition” of the Lord. These are terms rich with meaning and they help us understand what makes for a…

What Bad Fathers Do

Ephesians 6:4 & Colossians 3:21 — In these two verses the Apostle Paul addresses fathers directly and he tells them not to “provoke” their children and not to “discourage” them. What was Paul talking about? In what ways can a father do this to his kids?  In this sermon we consider eight ways that fathers…

The Anatomy Of Atheism

Psalm 14:1 — “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God…” An increasing number of people identify as having no religious affiliation. This does not mean they identify as atheists but there is no doubt that atheism is increasing in popularity.  The last two decades have seen a slew of books published by…

The Passover Preview

Exodus 11 — Who is the LORD? This is the central question in the Book of Exodus and in this chapter, which previews the tenth and final plague, we’re given some answers. We learn that the LORD is supremely sovereign, He is forever faithful, and He is the just judge.