Sermons from November 2005

Taste and See that the Lord is Good, Pt. 2

Psalm 34:8 We follow on from this morning’s message by looking closely at David’s invitation to us actually to experience God’s goodness. Eternal life is not simply a matter of knowing about God, but it is knowing Him, and Jesus Christ whom He sent, in a real and pe

Taste and See that the Lord is Good

Psalm 34:8 We review the circumstances in David’s life that caused him to write this Psalm, particularly his recent deliverance from the Philistines, and this invitation to us that we also should experience the goodness of God. We spend some time reflecting on what

Thanksgiving 2005

1 Kings 8:54-66 On this Thanksgiving Day, we take a look at all we have to be thankful for in the Lord. He gives us many gifts every day and we must be sure that we do not take any of them for granted.

Faith: the Conviction of Things Not Seen

Hebrews 11:1 The writer to the Hebrews shows us the nature of Biblical faith. We understand that it is through faith that we become believers but we see here that there is more to it. Faith also is the means by which the invisible, spiritual realities of which the Bib

Glorify God in Your Body

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Among many other specific teachings of Scripture, we are to be holy in heart and actions. Outward likeness to Christ will begin with inward conformity to Him and His commandments – in putting to death our sins and seeking to take captive every thought in

Salvation: from First to Last of the Lord

Titus 3:4-7 We learn that God planned the blessings of salvation and purchased it with His blood. We also see that what was purchased for His people was a restoration of the presence of His Spirit, and that God Himself is the goal and reward of salvation. In other wo

The Saints’ Love for Christ

1 John 5:1 We examine how we are to respond to the love Christ has for His people. Seeing that He is worthy of our love and has earned it through His work of redemption, we are to show Him our love through our personal devotion to Him and His kingdom, and by loving

Christ’s Love for His Saints

John 15:12-13 We meditate from this wonderful passage on the Savior’s love for His people, contemplating initially various aspects of His laying down His life for us by coming into this world, by suffering, by becoming a servant (even washing the feet of His disciples)