Sermons by Pastor Peter Mitchell (Page 21)

Prepared For The Coming King

Luke 3:4-9 — “When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, “Repent”, he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” This was the first of Martin Luther’s famous 95 Theses that he posted to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.  Repentance was the message that the John the Baptist preached, for…

The Shocking Message Of John – Part 1

Luke 3:1-3 — The story of Jesus begins with the story of John the Baptist. In our study through Luke’s Gospel we come to John’s ministry. This sermon considers the world into which John came preaching God’s Word. Who was in charge? Who was responsible for leading God’s people in worship? What was life like in…

“Lo, I Come…”

Psalm 40:1-8 — The Christmas story is much bigger than a baby in manger, shepherds and wise men. It is a story involving the Three Persons of the Holy Trinity. Beginning in Psalm 40 and then moving into the New Testament we consider the theology of Christmas and its great significance for us.

The Christ-Centred Life

Hebrews 12:2-3 & I Peter 2:20-23 – How do we remain faithful in the Christian life? How do we respond the right way when we face criticism and hardship? How can we survive and even flourish in Christian ministry? Only by looking to Jesus! …In this short sermon, Pastor Peter outlines three key truths concerning Jesus…

What Difference Does It Make?

Luke 2:41-51 — Did Jesus know who He was? Did Jesus claim to the Son of God? Some say “no” and argue that it was His followers who turned Jesus into a divine figure many decades later. As we continue our study in Luke’s Gospel we come to an incident in Jesus’ life that answers…

Childhood & Grace

Luke 2:40, 52 — To be a Christian one must affirm the deity of Jesus Christ. The true church has always confessed and defended this truth, but how then do we understand Jesus’ humanity? …As we continue our study through Luke’s Gospel we consider two short statements that tell us some things about Jesus’ childhood…

Dealing With Our Differences – Part 3

Romans 14:13-23 — The Apostle Paul makes it very clear in this text that we are not free to exercise our Christian liberty in matters of conscience whenever and however we please.  We must carefully consider the impact of our decisions upon those less mature in the faith. In this sermon we consider five ways that…