Sermon Archive

Mighty God

Isaiah 9:6 — “And his name shall be called…The mighty God…” It is remarkable to think that a child born in the normal way would be called “mighty God!”  If this is who the famous baby born in Bethlehem actually is, then it changes everything. It changes everything for the world, and it changes everything for each one…

Grace & Gratitude

James 1:17 — “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights…”  In this short talk, Steve reminds us that all the good things in our lives come as gifts from God. They are gifts of grace, and His grace ought to move us to gratitude. His…

Wonderful Counsellor

Isaiah 9:6 — “And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor…” What was the role of “counsellor” in Old Testament times? What was the counsellor supposed to do? How did people view his advice? What is a “wonderful” counsellor? And most importantly, does this name rightfully belong to the child born in Bethlehem?

Saved To Be Sanctified

Exodus 12:14-20 — “Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses…” At the same time the LORD instituted the Passover, He also instituted another feast for Israel to keep, the Feast of Unleavened Bread. What did this feast involve and what did it symbolise? As…

A Child And A Son

Isaiah 9:6 — “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder…” This is a famous verse speaks of the child whose birth we celebrate at Christmas. It’s a verse we love to sing and meditate on. Over the next few weeks we’re going to think…

A City Needs People

Nehemiah 11 — The walls of Jerusalem were finished, but there was a reluctance among the people to take up residence in the city. In this chapter we see how this problem was solved and what it has to teach us about the present and future grace that is ours in the Lord Jesus Christ.

What Is The Pastor Aiming For?

I Timothy 1:5a — “Now the end of the commandment is charity…” Timothy had to deliver a difficult message to the church at Ephesus. In this verse, the Apostle Paul tells him why. The goal was love — the Ephesians’ love for God and for each other. False teaching was hindering that love and it needed…

Civil War

Judges 12:1-7 — “There fell at that time of the Ephraimites forty and two thousand…”  42,000 dead Israelites. Why? What happened to cause this terrible loss of life? This is the final chapter in Jephthah’s story and it’s awful. A small grievance turned into violence and violence into civil war. As we work through this story,…