Sermon Archive (Page 34)

The Tower Of Babel – Part 2

Genesis 11:3-4 — What was it that drove Noah’s descendants to build a tower on the plains of Shinar? What was their aim? What, if anything, can we learn from their example? All these questions Steve discusses as he continues our verse-by-verse study through the Book of Genesis.

Pleased With His Son – Pleased With Me

Luke 3:21-22 — The baptism of Jesus was an event filled with symbolism and significance. It marked the beginning of Jesus’ earthly ministry and His presentation to Israel as their Messiah. It also signified His willingness to do God’s will and bear the people’s sin. The Father expressed His pleasure at His Son’s obedience and therein…

The First Imperative

Colossians 2:6-7 — “As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him.” This is the first command that Paul gives to the Colossians and all of the previous material in the letter has been building up to it. This is also the first command that every Christian needs to pay attention to. Christ has…

What Wisdom Will Do For You

Proverbs 2:10-22 — In the first half of this chapter (vs.1-9), Solomon promises his son that God would give him wisdom if he applied himself to finding it. In the second half, he describes the good things that wisdom will do for him. Wisdom will deliver him from the “evil man” and the “strange woman”. As…

Speaking Truth To Power

Luke 3:15-20 — There is no missing the boldness of John the Baptist. He preached God’s message without fear to all classes of society and in the end it cost him his life. What was the source of John’s courage? Why could he speak so confidently? Like John, we are called to bear witness to…

Don’t Forget!

Esther 9:17-10:3 — This is the final sermon in Pastor Brendan’s study through Esther. The last part of the book describes the institution of the Feast of Purim. It was designed as a memorial of the Jews’ deliverance from Haman’s wicked decree. As we consider the details of this feast we are reminded of the vital…

Human Effort & God’s Wisdom

Proverbs 2:1-9 — Solomon knew the pitfalls his son would face. He knew of the easy counterfeit wisdom to which he would be drawn and so he exhorts his son to pursue true wisdom – the wisdom that comes from God. In speaking to his son, Solomon answers some vital questions for all of us,…

The Tower Of Babel – Part 1

Genesis 11:1-2 — The historical context for the Tower of Babel was the disobedience of Noah’s descendants.  Commanded by God to “replenish the earth” they decided instead to settle on the plains of Shinar. In this sermon, Steve explains this context and challenges us about the hard choices and hard things we have to do in…

The D-Day

Esther 9 — The D-Day had finally arrived. The thirteenth day of the twelfth month – the day marked out for the destruction of the Jews. What would happen? Who would triumph? Would this be a day of death or a day of deliverance for God’s people?

Listen To Lady Wisdom!

Proverbs 1:20-33 — In this text Solomon famously gives a voice to wisdom. She is seen speaking loudly and publicly inviting men and women to receive true knowledge and understanding. Much of what wisdom says points us to Christ and indeed over the centuries many have asserted that wisdom is in fact the Second Person…