Sermons from May 2002

Prayer, Part 11

Matthew 6:13 We look at the last thing Jesus teaches to pray for in the Lord’s Prayer: that God would not bring us into a time of testing, but deliver us from all evil. We see that Jesus is here teaching us that when we pray, we should pray that the Father would not

The Parable of the Ten Virgins

Matthew 25:1-13 Continuing with His consideration of His coming again, Christ likens the church at that time to ten virgins awaiting the Bridegroom and to enter into the wedding feast. We see what it means that 5 of the virgins were found to be without oil when the Brid

Prayer, Part 10

Matthew 6:12, 14-15 We consider the petition that is directed at what is one of the greatest problems in the church today: the problem of unforgiveness.

God’s Choice Stands!

Genesis 27 Isaac, Rebekah, Esau and Jacob all make sinful choices over the issue of Isaac’s blessing yet God still carries forward His purposes, previously announced in prophecy. We see the comfort of God’s sovereign purposes – that He is able to use even our sinfu

Trusting Your Heavenly Father

Matthew 6:24-34 We look at our proneness to anxiety and consider how wrong we are when we are tempted to believe that God has ceased to operate or no longer cares for us.

Prayer, Part 9

Matthew 6:11 We begin to look at what we should be praying for ourselves. Jesus teaches us to pray, „Give us this day our daily bread,„ which is a prayer that the Lord would provide our daily needs.

The Covenant Renewed with Isaac

Genesis 26 We review the life of Isaac, seeing him as a man of faith who was greatly influenced by his father Abraham – both as to his strengths but sadly also his weaknesses. We apply the various episodes of his life to our contemporary situation.

Who is the Faithful Slave?

Matthew 24:45-51 Jesus moves in His teaching of the disciples to consider His second coming. He examines who are the faithful servants who may expect reward and blessing, and who are those who will face curse and condemnation. By way of application, we consider all of ou