Sermon Archive (Page 47)

What A Godly Minister Strives For – Part 1

Colossians 2:1-2a — What goals should our pastors and elders be working towards? This is a very important question both for church leaders and for the people they serve. …In this part of Paul’s letter to the Colossians, he tells them what he was striving for and he reveals his deep pastoral concern for their…

God’s Wisdom For Children

Proverbs 1:8-9 — The foundation for all that is set set down in the Book of Proverbs is “the fear of the Lord” – it is the source, the fountain-head of all moral knowledge. The first stone that is laid upon that foundation is what we might call “the fear of parents,” that is, being rightly related…

The Sermon In Pisidia

Acts 13:14-52 — The Apostle Paul preached many sermons after his conversion but his sermon in the synagogue at Pisdia is the first we have recorded in Scripture.  …In this message, Brendan opens up Paul’s sermon and uses it to teach us about the nature of preaching, our expectations and our responses.

This Is It?

Luke 2:1-7 — The birth of Jesus was preceded by glorious angelic announcements and wonderful songs of praise. So why was He was born in such ordinary circumstances? Circumstances marked by inconvenience, discomfort and poverty?  What does this tell us about Jesus and His relationship to us?

Lessons From Noah’s Fall – Part 2

Genesis 9:18-29 — In this study, Steve continues to draw lessons for our lives from Noah’s fall into sin.  He also explains the curse that Noah pronounced on Ham’s son Canaan.  Sadly, this curse has been misunderstood throughout history and used to justify certain racist and oppressive practices.

Where It All Begins

Proverbs 1:7 — “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge…” This is the foundation of the Book of Proverbs and the foundation of a Christian life that seeks to grow in wisdom. So what does it mean to “fear the Lord?” And what kind of knowledge is Solomon talking about?

The Gospel Song Of Zacharias

Luke 1:67-80 — After the birth of John when Zacharias was finally able to speak, he offered a wonderful song of praise to the Lord.  This song closes out the first chapter of Luke’s Gospel and it is all about redemption. God had kept His promises, the Saviour King had come! …Today, those who know Jesus…

When Good Things Happen

Luke 1:57-66 — Isn’t it true that when life is easier we’re more prone to wander?  Success, comfort, prosperity, seasons where life goes well, these can all try our faith and commitment to Christ. …For Zacharias & Elisabeth years of struggle and suffering came to an end with the birth of their son. Something wonderful happened…

It’s Not Fair

Esther 2:19-23 — These verses record a critical incident in the unfolding story of Esther.  Two of King Xerxes’ most trusted servants were planning to assassinate him and their plans were discovered by Esther’s uncle, Mordecai. What would he do with this information? What would happen afterwards? …As these questions are answered, we discover some vital…