Sermons on Theology

Essential Oil

Exodus 30:22-33 — In this text we have the recipe for a special oil that was to be used to anoint all of the objects in the Tabernacle, the tent itself and the priests. We begin with a little study on the ingredients of this oil and then we talk about five of its most…

He Loved His Bride

Genesis 23 — Abraham lived for many years in the land of Canaan as a nomad. He moved from place to place with his household and his flocks. When Sarah died he decided to purchase some land in which to bury her. This land would become his family’s ancestral burial ground. The local lord of the…

Theology 101 – From Isaiah 45

Isaiah 45 — “I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me…” Isaiah ministered in Judah at least 100 years before the Babylonian Captivity. In his day, Assyria was the great threat to Judah’s existence not Babylon, but in this chapter there is a prophecy about Judah’s return from captivity…

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…