Sermon Archive

Is It Real Or Is It Fake?

Exodus 9:27-35 & 10:16-20 — “And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked…” As the plagues took their toll on Egypt, there were two occasions where Pharaoh seems to have expressed repentance. Their were words…

A Day Off Interrupted

Luke 9:10-17 — In this text we have what is probably Jesus’ most famous miracle, the feeding of the 5,000. It is a story many of heard for the first time as little children and we know it well, but have you ever considered the context? Have you thought about what Jesus was doing in…

Questions, Queries & Quandries

Exodus 7:14-12:30 — In this study, Pastor Brendan answers some questions about the Ten Plagues in order to deepen our understanding. Some of these questions include:  Why were there ten?  How long did the plagues last?  Is there any historical evidence for the plagues outside of the Bible?  

The Silent Screaming Of A Guilty Conscience

Luke 9:7-9 — “Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed…” As reports about Jesus filtered into Herod’s court, speculation swirled as to the identity of this miracle-working teacher. There were those who believed it was John the Baptist risen from the dead and eventually this is what…

The Biblical View Of Signs & Wonders Today

Hebrews 2:4 — “…God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will?” The apostles were enabled by God to perform miracles and in the Book of Acts we have accounts of some of these. The miracles were signs intended to…

Lessons From The Ending

Colossians 4:15-18 — In this, our final study in the Book of Colossians, we consider the instructions Paul gave concerning the letter and about another letter that he’d sent to another church. We discover that from very early on, an apostolic letter to one church was seen as having relevance to other churches and this…

The Folly Of Idolatry

Exodus 7-12 — In this sermon, Pastor Brendan gives us an overview of the Ten Plagues. He talks about how we should interpret the plagues and about their significance in God’s dealings with Egypt, Pharaoh and the Children of Israel. Each plague was intentionally designed to overthrow one or more of the gods the Egyptians worshipped.…

Don’t Pack Your Bags?

Luke 9:1-6 — “Take nothing for your journey…” In this familiar story we see Jesus sending His twelve disciples into the towns and villages of Galilee to preach the kingdom of God. Today we might say that Jesus sent them on a ‘mission trip’, but curiously, He told them not to pack anything. At first glance this…

A Pastor, A Doctor, And A Sad Story

Colossians 4:12-14 — In these verses the Apostle Paul passes on greetings to the church from three men who were with him at Rome – Epaphras, Luke and Demas. Epaphras was the pastor of the church at Colossae and as well as passing on a greeting, Paul had some wonderful things to say about this…