Obedience when God calls

Bible Readings Jeremiah 1:4-14 Jeremiah 20:7-18 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, There were times in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ when those who were elected as leaders saw themselves as somewhat elevated above the rest of the body of Christ.  It is still the case in some denominations.  The … Continue reading Obedience when God calls

Abraham, the father of all believers (5)

The battle belongs to the Lord Scripture Readings Hebrews 7:1-10 Genesis 14:1-24 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, It was told of Charles William Eliot, once president of Harvard University, who had a conversation with a campus labourer who said: “There is not much difference between men, but the little difference there … Continue reading Abraham, the father of all believers (5)

It is better that one man die than that the whole nation perish

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Isaiah 49:1-7 John 11:45-57 Introduction We continue our series of sermons following the Gospel of John. In the next few weeks we will look at the theme of life and death, as we follow our Saviour, from closely before He … Continue reading It is better that one man die than that the whole nation perish

Living by Faith (11)

A Kingdom that cannot be shaken Scripture Readings Exodus 19:14-25 Hebrews 12:14-29 It must have been a dreadful experience, filling one with terror and tremble on one hand, but wonderment and respect on the other: There were words of unfathomable grace: You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore … Continue reading Living by Faith (11)