Sermons by Pastor Peter Mitchell

You Are My Friends

Luke 12:4a — “And I say unto you my friends…” Jesus called the disciples His “friends,” which, when you think about it, was a rather remarkable thing to say! The disciples experienced friendship with the Son of God and so can we. In this sermon we think about how a person becomes a friend of…

Comfortable With Your Hypocrisy?

Luke 12:1-3 — “Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy…” In these verses Jesus gave a severe warning to his disciples. He warned them against the sin that characterised the Pharisees – those who claimed to be the most devoted to the Law. He told them that: (1) hypocrisy cannot be contained,…

Only One Job

Luke 11:49-54 — “Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.” In Jesus’s day, people looked to the lawyers for the answers to life’s most important questions. Being experts in the Word of God, the lawyers were…

A Good Reputation?

III John 12-14 — “Demetrius hath good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yea, and we also bear record; and ye know that our record is true.” As we consider this man Demetrius that John mentions in the closing verses of the letter, we are reminded of the importance of our reputation,…

Destructive Love

III John 9-11 — “I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not.” Generally speaking, if Christians know anything at all about the book of III John it is the name Diotrephes. Sadly, this man is known only for the wicked way he responded to the…

Support Gospel Ministers

III John 5-8 — “We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.” In this section of the letter, John commends Gaius for showing hospitality to some missionaries who had come through his town on their travels. When they reported back to their sending church, they had testified of the…

The Prosperity Gospel

III John 1-4 — “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” This is the first sermon in a study through the book of III John. This little epistle doesn’t get a whole lot of attention and yet it has some very important things…