Sermons on Christian Life

“That’s Not My Problem”

Deuteronomy 22:1-4 — “Thou shalt not see thy brother’s ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them…” In this sermon, we consider some rather obscure commands that God gave His people in the Law. These commands were practical applications of the charge to love one’s neighbour. When we reflect on what God said,…

Good News for Gloomy Days

James 1:2-4 — “Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.” Our community is living through a difficult season. We’re continuing to deal with the impacts of major flooding and COVID is still causing sickness and disruption. It’s easy to become frustrated and discouraged. In this short message we’re given some positive news. Even…

Choose To Be Humble

Luke 14:7-11 — “When thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room…” When Jesus was invited to lunch in a Pharisee’s home, He noticed how the other guests were behaving and that prompted Him to give us some very wise counsel. Jesus illustrated what happens when we are proud, and He reminded…

Floods & Wars

Amos 3:9-11 — “An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces shall be spoiled.” This message comes in the aftermath of the devastating flood that hit our town. In this somewhat obscure text from the Book of Amos, we find some…