Sermon Archives

November 12, 2017

A faith that is real

[Jesus said] “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. As […]

November 5, 2017

Words and Death

Epitaphs are those last words we (allegedly) leave behind. They can reflect us – sum us up so to speak. Workers of All Lands Unite. The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it. Karl Marx R.I.P. I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is […]

October 22, 2017

They are our psalms too!

Oh sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth! Sing to the LORD, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvellous works among all the peoples! For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; he is […]

October 15, 2017

Parting Messages

Paul’s ‘thank you’ letter to the Philippian congregation who has sent him financial support or relief in his imprisonment is coming to an end. We’ve been hearing it over the last four weeks and now we’re close to the end of the letter. What do you say at the end – as a farewell? What […]

October 8, 2017

Seeing things are they truly are

4b If anyone else thinks he has reason for confidence in the flesh, I have more: 5 circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee; 6 as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under […]

October 1, 2017

Why do we do what we do?

And when [Jesus] entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” Jesus answered them, “I also will ask you one question, and if you tell me the […]

September 24, 2017

Grace! It’s all about Grace!

“For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire labourers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the labourers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the […]

September 17, 2017

How feasible is forgiveness?

When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.” So they sent a message to Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this command before he died: ‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive the transgression […]

September 10, 2017

Harvest Festival

The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having […]

September 3, 2017

O Lord?!!

15 O LORD, you know; remember me and visit me, and take vengeance for me on my persecutors. In your forbearance take me not away; know that for your sake I bear reproach. 16 Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my […]

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