Sermons from November 2000

Love is Patient

1 Corinthians 13:4 We begin to examine the first of the characteristics Paul gives us of the love that he prizes so highly. We look at what patience is and how believers should conduct themselves towards those who hurt them. We should never repay evil with evil but with go

It is Lawful to Do Good on the Sabbath

Matthew 12:9-14 The Pharisees pursue their questioning of Jesus but not because they want to learn from Him; rather because they want to find grounds to accuse Him. Presented in a synagogue on the Sabbath with a man whose hand was withered, Jesus was asked if it was law

Without Love, All Is Worthless

1 Corinthians 13:3 Continuing our series in this chapter of 1 Corinthians, we see that the love Paul speaks of here is a crucial thing. Without it, we are not believers and it does not matter what deeds we do, what thoughts we think or what words we speak – all these things

The Son of Man Is Lord of the Sabbath

Matthew 12:1-8 Jesus taught from real examples and from situations as they occurred. We are encouraged to teach our children in a similar manner, and children are encouraged to listen to their parents so that they can avoid dangers. When the Pharisees questioned His di

Love is greater than spiritual gifts’

1 Corinthians 13:1-2 It is love that covers over a multitude of sins and can keep us together as we work through our differences. Here, the Apostles Paul presents love as the most excellent way and shows that it is far more superior and worth possessing than even the extraor

Come to Me, and I Will Give You Rest’

Matthew 11:27-30 We examine this wonderful Gospel call from our Lord Jesus Christ. We have already seen that God gave Him a people as His reward for accomplishing God’s purposes in salvation. Here we see that God also gives Him the authority to reveal God to His own. We

The Importance of Love

1 Corinthians 13 We begin a series in this glorious chapter of God’s Word by considering the centrality and importance of love in the Christian life. We consider how many divisions there are in Christ’s church today. Of course, there were problems in the New Testament ch

You have revealed Your wisdom to babes’

Matthew 11:25-26 God reveals His Truth to some men and hides it from others. We see the characteristics of each type of people, and then go on to look at how God acts in this way, and why. We look at the reaction Christ has to this activity of God and how that compares w