What J.C. Ryle wrote towards the end of the 19th century is still applicable - and more so for the church of today.
Eye for eye - God’s demand for justice Scripture Readings 2Corinthians 5:11-6:2 Deuteronomy 19:15-21 Introduction Life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot. (Deuteronomy 19:21, NIV) It took me many years to work out what “brotherly love” meant. Our household, like many others I suppose, represented your … Continue reading Towards the cross
Run the race with endurance Scripture Readings 2 Chronicles 20:1-12 Hebrews 12:1-12 Introduction Dear friend in the Lord, The Bible teaches us about the reality of the demon possession. I believe it is a state of the soul which we will see increasing as our society become less Christian and more anti-Christian. Demon possessed people … Continue reading Living by faith (9)
Faith lives under the protection of the Blood of the Lamb Scripture Readings: Exodus 12:1-13 Hebrews 11:23-28 Hymns/songs We come together Amazing Love Before the Throne of God above There is a hope Introduction My dear brother and sister, The Word of God spoke to us the last five Sundays about faith. The Bible provides … Continue reading Living by faith (6)
Unshakeable faith expresses itself in the fear and serving of God only Scripture readings: Exodus 2:1-12 Hebrews 11:23-28 Hymns/Songs: “Consider Christ "The power of the cross “May the mind of Christ my Saviour" “Standing on the promises of Christ my King” Introduction My dear brother and sister, Christians live in the world as people with … Continue reading Living by faith (5)
(Sermon preached by Rev Rudi Schwartz on Sunday 10th June 2012) Bible readings: Exodus 35:30 - 36:7 Ephesians 4:1-16 Songs: "Praise Him, praise Him" "Majesty" "Lord speak to me" "We heard a joyful sound" "May God's blessing" Introduction My dear friends in Jesus Christ, our Lord, I remember my mother’s lounge room. There was nothing … Continue reading It’s not a game, its the Church of Christ