Sermon Archive (Page 34)

This Is It?

Luke 2:1-7 — The birth of Jesus was preceded by glorious angelic announcements and wonderful songs of praise. So why was He was born in such ordinary circumstances? Circumstances marked by inconvenience, discomfort and poverty?  What does this tell us about Jesus and His relationship to us?

Lessons From Noah’s Fall – Part 2

Genesis 9:18-29 — In this study, Steve continues to draw lessons for our lives from Noah’s fall into sin.  He also explains the curse that Noah pronounced on Ham’s son Canaan.  Sadly, this curse has been misunderstood throughout history and used to justify certain racist and oppressive practices.

Where It All Begins

Proverbs 1:7 — “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge…” This is the foundation of the Book of Proverbs and the foundation of a Christian life that seeks to grow in wisdom. So what does it mean to “fear the Lord?” And what kind of knowledge is Solomon talking about?

The Gospel Song Of Zacharias

Luke 1:67-80 — After the birth of John when Zacharias was finally able to speak, he offered a wonderful song of praise to the Lord.  This song closes out the first chapter of Luke’s Gospel and it is all about redemption. God had kept His promises, the Saviour King had come! …Today, those who know Jesus…

When Good Things Happen

Luke 1:57-66 — Isn’t it true that when life is easier we’re more prone to wander?  Success, comfort, prosperity, seasons where life goes well, these can all try our faith and commitment to Christ. …For Zacharias & Elisabeth years of struggle and suffering came to an end with the birth of their son. Something wonderful happened…

It’s Not Fair

Esther 2:19-23 — These verses record a critical incident in the unfolding story of Esther.  Two of King Xerxes’ most trusted servants were planning to assassinate him and their plans were discovered by Esther’s uncle, Mordecai. What would he do with this information? What would happen afterwards? …As these questions are answered, we discover some vital…

The Purpose Of The Proverbs

Proverbs 1:1-6 — This is the first sermon in a new study that will cover Proverbs chapters 1-9.  In this opening message we have an introduction to the Book and an overview. We consider the structure, theme and motto of Proverbs and then move to the five purpose statements Solomon lays out at the beginning of chapter…

Mary’s God

Luke 1:46-55 — “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” So said A.W. Tozer and it’s hard to argue with him. …In this text, which contains Mary’s famous song, we’re given a glimpse of what came into her mind when she thought about God.  Her view of…

God’s Choice For Queen

Esther 2:13-18 — In these verses we find the culmination of the King Xerxes’ plan for choosing a new queen.  It was a cruel and immoral plan and yet God used it to place just the right person, in just the right position to save His people.

Three Marks Of A Spirit-Filled Believer

Luke 1:39-45 — The NT commands every Christian to be Spirit-filled? What does that mean? What does that look like? …After receiving the wonderful message from Gabriel, the young Mary travelled south to visit her older cousin Elisabeth. Their meeting was filled with great joy and rejoicing as first Elisabeth and then Mary offered a song…