God’s Act of Salvation: Biblical framework for salvation

Important themes There are main themes running through the Scriptures. To understand how God’s grace and our salvation come together, we need to keep the following truths in mind: God God, the Creator, is holy, loving, just, righteous, merciful and faithful (Isaiah 6:3; 1John 4:8, 16; Exodus 34:6-7; Nehemiah 9:32-33.)  Man Adam and Eve were … Continue reading God’s Act of Salvation: Biblical framework for salvation

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Complete Salvation in Christ

Scripture Readings Proverbs 8:22-36 John 17:1-5 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Over time words can loose its meaning. Some time ago the word “awesome” was reserved to describe the actions or person of God; these days a hamburger can be awesome! Some time ago the words “ever” and “forever” described something which … Continue reading Complete Salvation in Christ

Jesus Christ, our eternal food and drink

Readings: Isaiah 55:1-8, John 6:25-51 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters, I read this just yesterday: I walk up to the grocery cupboard looking for food, but the only things I see are the ingredients. Ready-made meals can be so convenient.  Mothers who labour long hours in the kitchen to prepare meals for their families … Continue reading Jesus Christ, our eternal food and drink

The Christ lays down his life to give eternal life those the Father gave Him

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Psalm 23 John 10:14:30 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, We begin a new series of sermons following the Gospel of John. There are certain very distinct themes in the Gospel of John:  there is light and darkness, … Continue reading The Christ lays down his life to give eternal life those the Father gave Him