Sermons from April 2005

Christian Duty

Romans 12:1-2 We review our duty as Christians as established in Romans Chapter 12. We are not to be conformed to the ever-lowering standards of this world, but are to be transformed by the renewing of our minds, increasingly into the likeness of Christ. We look at:

One Thing Is Necessary

Luke 10:38-42 We consider the account of Jesus in the home of Mary and Martha. One of the sisters was distraught with all the arrangements she was making to offer Him hospitality, while the other took the position of a student and sat at His feet as He spoke. We appl

Your Kingdom Come, Part 1

Matthew 6:10 We begin to consider the second petition of the Lord’s Prayer, ‘Your kingdom come’ and examine what is the nature of this kingdom and what it is that we are asking for in this prayer – particularly that the reign of Christ, begun at His ascension, would c

Be Wise In What Is Good

Romans 16:17-20 As Paul closes his letter to Rome, he warns against the power of Satan in dividing churches. He warns the church against those who may come in among them, with smooth and flattering speech, but teaching things that do not agree with the doctrine they had

That All Would Worship God

Matthew 6:9 The Lord Jesus teaches us to put God and His glory first in our prayers. The phrase ‘Hallowed be Your Name’ in the Lord’s Prayer has many important meanings. It has the emphasis: ‘Your Name %%(text-decoration:underline)must%% be glorified.’

Greet One Another In Love

Romans 16:1-16 We look at Paul’s injunction to the Christians at Rome that they should greet one another with a holy kiss. We examine what this was and what it meant, before we look at Paul’s own example in this area. We see that it is Christian love that should underly

Our Confidence in Prayer

Matthew 6:9 Continuing our series on prayer, we now look at the doctrine of adoption and how we may be confident as Christians that our prayers will be heard because we have God as our heavenly father. We examine the relationship between God and the believer and see

Examples of Service

Romans 16:1-16 Paul begins to conclude his letter by giving a series of greetings to members of the church in Rome. As he does so, he commends many of them and we look at the things that they are commended for. In all cases, we see they are not being praised for things