Sermons on Christian Life (Page 3)

The Compassionate Christ

Various Texts — One of the beautiful things we see in the Gospels is Jesus’ great compassion. In this sermon, we consider five occasions where Jesus was moved with compassion in the course of His public ministry. We discover that the circumstances that touched His heart, are circumstances we all experience at some point in our…

Love Your Enemies

Matthew 5:43-48 — Of all the things that Jesus calls us to do, loving our enemies is perhaps the hardest! It goes right against our natural desires. We want to repay the evil done to us with evil and not with good! At the same time Jesus gave us this command, He taught us that when…

Every Day Should Be Thanksgiving

Various texts — On the fourth Thursday in November our friends in the United States celebrate Thanksgiving. This holiday is taken very seriously and involves special time with family and lots of good food! It also serves to remind us that thanksgiving is an integral part of the Christian life. In this sermon, Pastor Brendan provides…

A Benediction For The Nations

Psalm 67:1-2 — In the opening lines of Psalm 67, the author quotes from the most famous benediction in the Bible, the priestly blessing in Numbers 6. Even today this benediction is widely used and much loved in Christian worship. The way the Psalmist uses this familiar text is very interesting. It reveals a deep evangelical…

The Fire Of God’s Grace

Leviticus 9:1-10:7 — This passage records the first worship service conducted by the priests in Israel’s history. Aaron and his four sons offered sacrifices upon the altar in the court of the newly constructed Tabernacle. At the conclusion of the service, an amazing thing happened. Fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed…

The Believer’s Judgment

II Corinthians 5:10 — The wonderful message of the Gospel is that Jesus bore the penalty of sin when He died on the cross. The person who places their faith in Jesus as Saviour is completely forgiven. The penalty of sin is forever removed but that does not mean there is no accountability. The New…

The Precious Word Of God

I Peter 1:22-25 — This lesson begins with a detailed overview of the theology and worship of the Orthodox Church with particular emphasis on the role that icons play. The sad reality is that by its use of icons and other external forms, the Orthodox Church has diminished the role of Scripture. In considering all…

The Perfect Father

Romans 8:15 — When was the last time you paused and considered what it means to actually call God, Father?  Too often Christians ignore this truth or take it for granted and so miss out on a wealth of comfort and blessing. In this sermon, Pastor Brendan explains the wonderful doctrine of adoption and its precious implications.