Sermons on Theology

The Universal Sermon

Psalm 19:1-4 — “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge…” David was doing what we all have done. He was contemplating the sky and the heavenly bodies above. He was pondering the way the solar system operates with regularity. He was…

Does The Ascension Matter?

Luke 24:50-53, Acts 1:6-12 — Forty days after His resurrection Jesus ascended into heaven in the presence of His disciples. When He did, we’re told that the disciples “worshipped.” Was this an incidental in the life of Jesus or was it something important? Is the Ascension something we should pay more attention to than we…

’Tis Mercy All! Let Earth Adore

John 5:17-18 — Beside the Pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem lay a man who had been suffering with a debilitating condition for 38 years. One Sabbath day Jesus met this man and healed him of his illness. When the Jewish leaders discovered him carrying his bed in the temple they were outraged. He had broken the…

Reformation Sunday – Sola Scriptura

Genesis 3:1-8 — The Reformation was driven by a fresh emphasis on Scripture and its proper place in the life of the church. The Reformers recognised and confessed that Scripture alone is the final authority in matters of faith and practice. In this sermon Pastor Brendan discusses the doctrine of Sola Scriptura and traces its…

The Horrific Horrors Of Hell

Luke 16:19-31 — An increasing number of people who identify as Christians deny the existence of hell. From a human point of view this is understandable because hell, as it is described in Scripture, is horrific. However, if we affirm the inspiration and authority of Scripture this denial is indefensible. Jesus spoke often and He…

Glory Be To The Holy Spirit

Romans 5:5 — “And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” The foundation of Christian hope is the knowledge of God’s love. So how do we know that God loves us? The Apostle Paul tells us it is because God the…