Sermons from February 2004

The Washing of Regeneration

Titus 3:4-7 We consider the effectual call of God – that process by which God applies to His people all the benefits of what Christ accomplished for them in His life and His death on the cross. We reflect on our deadness apart from Christ – our total lack of desire

If God Is For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?

Romans 8:31-39 The security and blessings of the believer in Christ are reviewed in a series of powerful and greatly encouraging arguments: * If the infinite Creator God has declared Himself to be for us, what lesser being can be against us in such a way as to prevail?

God Works All Things Together for Good

Romans 8:28-30 God works all things together for the good of His people. We consider how God is able to do this, and exactly what it means for us as believers. We can hold on to this promise because we know (if we are believers) that we will persevere to the end – not b

He Humbled Himself

Philippians 2:5-8 We meditate anew on the matchless condescension of our God – that as God, our Savior stooped to take human flesh. That He came, not as a rich and famous or attractive man, but as a very poor man in very humble circumstances. That He endured in His pure an

The Intercession of the Spirit

Romans 8:26-27 This passage provides encouragement as we face difficulties in this life caused by sin, and as we encounter persecution through being made more like Christ. We have already seen much in this chapter concerning the ministry of the Spirit of God within us,

Behold, a King Shall Reign in Righteousness

Isaiah 32:1-2 We review the office of Christ as King – seeing what this role entails and how Christ exercised it before His incarnation, whilst He was on earth and then how He will exercise it in the Kingdom of glory. We learn from this why and to what extent we are to

The Glory That Will be Revealed

Romans 8:18-25 We turn our gaze on the glory that awaits every true believer when his or her body is raised up and glorified on the Last Day and when the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and gloriously renewed. Everything we are called upon to