Sermons by Pastor Peter Mitchell (Page 21)

Dealing With Our Differences – Part 2

Romans 14:1-12 — Christians everywhere acknowledge the supreme authority of Scripture in all matters of faith and practice. Christians also acknowledge the sufficiency of Scripture, so what then are “matters of conscience?” This is an important question when it comes to understanding our Christian liberty. In this sermon we consider how exactly the Bible applies…

Christ Our Righteousness

Luke 2:21-24 — Luke records three rituals that Mary & Joseph performed in accordance with the Law of Moses.  Jesus was circumcised, Mary was purified and Jesus was presented to the Lord. Are these merely minor historical details? Or is there some deeper significance? …In this sermon we discover how these details lie at the very…

Where All Knowledge Is

Colossians 2:3 — This is perhaps the greatest text in the Bible about Jesus. All that Paul has said in chapter one about the Person and Work of Christ has been leading up to this incredible claim. This is what the Colossians desperately needed to understand and to acknowledge and so do Christians everywhere! Christ…

When Sinners Entice You

Proverbs 1:10-19 — With sad regularity we hear reports of young people committing serious crimes in groups.  No doubt some instigate these crimes while many others are pressured or drawn into doing things they never planned to do. …In this passage, Solomon addresses this issue directly. He explains how the call to sin comes, the false…

A Saviour For You!

Luke 2:8-20 — Some of our favourite Christmas carols recall the visit of the angels to the shepherds on the night Jesus was born. This is a very intriguing part of the Christmas story – we’re left to fill in many of the details with our imagination.  While this is true, there are also many…

Keep The Feast

Exodus 12:1-37 & I Corinthians 5:7-8 — In his first letter to the Corinthians the Apostle Paul dealt with many serious issues in the church, none more serious than the problem he addressed in chapter 5.  When we study this chapter we see him draw from the Old Testament to make a profound point concerning…

What A Godly Minister Strives For – Part 2

Colossians 2:2b — The bedrock of the Christian life is assurance. Without assurance of our salvation and of God’s sovereignty we cannot experience the riches God has given to us in Christ.  …Following the Apostle Paul’s example with the Colossians, a godly minister will strive to teach the Scriptures such that God’s people develop this…

What A Godly Minister Strives For – Part 1

Colossians 2:1-2a — What goals should our pastors and elders be working towards? This is a very important question both for church leaders and for the people they serve. …In this part of Paul’s letter to the Colossians, he tells them what he was striving for and he reveals his deep pastoral concern for their…

God’s Wisdom For Children

Proverbs 1:8-9 — The foundation for all that is set set down in the Book of Proverbs is “the fear of the Lord” – it is the source, the fountain-head of all moral knowledge. The first stone that is laid upon that foundation is what we might call “the fear of parents,” that is, being rightly related…