Sermons from November 2006

The Scars of Christ

Galatians 6:17-18 In a final exhortation to the Galatians, Paul draws attention to the marks he bears in his body following the many persecutions he had borne in the name of Christ. He puts these forward as conclusive evidence of the truth of his Gospel…

Glory Only in the Cross

Galatians 6:11-16 In our penultimate message from Galatians, Paul highlights for us once again the characteristics of those who are sowing to the flesh and of those who are sowing to the Spirit. We are encouraged to love this world less and Christ more.

Grow in Knowledge and Love

Galatians 6:6, 9-10 Again, Paul encourages us to equip ourselves for sowing to the Spirit rather than the flesh. We are to share in all good things with those who teach us from God’s Word – in other words we are to commune with them in the good things of the Scriptures.

We Will Reap What We Sow

Galatians 6:7-8 Nearing the end of his letter to the Galatians, Paul warns them (and us) that our actions in this world will be repaid to us both in this life and after death, for better or for worse. Therefore we should be careful how we live.

Free Will – WCF Chapter 9, Part 4

We conclude our studies in Chapter 9 of the Westminster Confession of Faith, looking at sections 9.4 and 9.5. We see that when God saves His people, He gives them the ability again to will what is good, but not completely. When God brings His people to

Examine Yourself

Galatians 6:2-5 Paul has just told us that we need to try to restore one who has fallen into sin in a spirit of gentleness. He now shows us that pride can render us useless for this service in the church.

Bear One Another’s Burdens

Galatians 6:1-2 We consider from this passage one area in which the Spirit’s fruit of love in our lives is to operate in the church: we are to help our fellow Christians if they fall into sin of various kinds.

Crucified and Risen With Christ

Galatians 5:24-26 Paul gives us a very helpful argument to help us in our continuing struggles as we put off the deeds of the flesh and seek to possess the fruit of the Spirit in increasing measure – that our old man died with Christ on the cross and we were raised…