Sermons from April 2003

The Counsel of Peace Will be Between His Offices

Zechariah 6:12-13 Judah is returning from exile in Babylon. Here, Joshua the High Priest is to be crowned and then the crown is to be placed in the Temple as a memorial of the one who will build it. We see how all this points to the Lord Jesus Christ, the Branch from the

The Wrath of God Revealed, Part 1

Romans 1:18-32 Paul tells us that the wrath of God is revealed against those whose suppress the knowledge of God. We examine how all men have received enough information from God to have no excuse for failing to believe in Him. We review the revelation that God has giv

I Know I Shall Not Be Ashamed

Isaiah 50:4-11 Again, Isaiah speaks from the perspective of the Messiah. He talks of the tongue given Him by the Father and the encouragement He would be to the weary. We hear His determination to do His Father’s will in His priestly role of becoming a sacrifice for sin

Crucified and Raised to Conquer Death

1 Corinthians 15:1-11 The resurrection is central to the message of the Christian Gospel and without it there could be no salvation from sin. We see that the event was attested to by witnesses, by Scripture and by the Holy Spirit, so there can be no doubt it happened and no ex

I Will Make Your Enemies a Footstool for Your Feet

Psalm 110 We begin to move to a consideration of Christ as our Priest. Here, we see Him as King, crowned as such by His Father and sitting at His right hand until His enemies are made a footstool for his feet. We see His call as priest in the order of Melchizedek

Keep On Listening, but Do Not Understand

Isaiah 6:9-10 On receiving his call, Isaiah was immediately aware of his shortcomings. God dealt with these and Isaiah responded willingly, even though he was warned that the people would be hard-hearted and not accept his message. God withdraws His Spirit from some, s

I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel

Romans 1:16 Although Paul did not found the church in Rome, he wanted to minister to them and have them minister to him. Also, he wished to reach out to those as yet unconverted in that city. He was not ashamed or embarrassed by the Gospel, knowing it to be the power