Sermon Archive

A Good King – A Bad Deal

II Chronicles 20:31-37 — “And after this did Jehoshaphat king of Judah join himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly: And he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish…” Jehoshaphat was a good king who loved the LORD and led his people well, although he did make some…

A Letter To A Lady

II John 1 — “The elder unto the elect lady and her children…”¬†This is the first message in a new study through the Book of II John – a letter in the New Testament that probably doesn’t get a lot of attention. In this simple introduction we consider, (1) who wrote the letter, (2) who…

“This Do”

Luke 22:17-20 — “This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.” In this sermon we think about these famous words that Jesus spoke at the Last Supper. We consider what He was telling His disciples to do and how they went on to obey. Everywhere the Gospel went,…

A Word To Workers

Titus 2:9-10 — “Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters…” In this the final study in our series, we come to the largest group in the church that Paul wanted Titus to address. These were the slaves and at the time they may have constituted up to 30% of the population of the…

A Deficiency In Our Praise

II Chronicles 20:14-30 — “And the Levites, of the children of the Kohathites, and of the children of the Korhites, stood up to praise the LORD God of Israel with a loud voice on high.” We can understood why Judah praised the LORD after the battle was won, for He delivered His people in a…

A Word To Christian Leaders

Titus 2:7-8 — “In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works…” After giving Titus instructions for various groups within the church, Paul gives instructions to Titus for the exercise of his ministry. He addresses Titus’ personal conduct and his teaching. In doing so, the Apostle gives a word to Christian leaders everywhere. If…

A Word To Young Men

Titus 2:6 — “Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.” It shouldn’t surprise us that the Apostle Paul instructed Titus to address the young men in this way. This is probably where young men struggle the most! In this study we think about what it means to be “sober minded” and how a Christian…

Husbands, Love Your Wives

Ephesians 5:25, Colossians 3:18, I Peter 3:7 — The New Testament is clear in commanding husbands to love their wives, but what does this involve? What does this “love” look like in practice? In this short study, we consider four answers to this important question — four ways to love your wife.