Sermons from October 2010
In our final Reformation Lecture, we study the life of Horatius Bonar and analyze some of his greatest hymns.
Matthew 2:1-12 We do not often consider it, but God sent His Son to trouble our souls about their condition, to awaken us, so that we might be saved.
As we prepare to examine the life and hymns of Horatius Bonar in our 12th Annual Reformation Lecture series, we spend some time discussing and analyzing one of his hymns, „O Love of God, How Strong How True.„
Geoff Cox from the Open Air Mission in the UK presents live by an internet connection, showing us an example of the talks he gives in the open air and giving us an update of the recent developments in the mission.
In our series on great hymn writers, we turn to one who God used to give us some of the greatest and best loved of our hymns, including „Amazing Grace„ and „Begone, Unbelief!„ – John Newton.
Romans 8:28-32 As we will be examining the life of John Newton in our Reformation lecture this evening, we focus this morning on a theme that is common in his hymns: the goodness of God, and how that should stimulate us to worship Him.
We examine the life of another great hymn writer, Charles Wesley, and analyze some of his hymns to make sure that they meet the criteria laid down in the first lecture of this series as well as to draw out their full meaning.
Galatians 4:1-7 As we prepare to examine the life and hymns of Charles Wesley this evening in the next installment of our 12th annual Reformation Lecture Series, we consider a theme around which he wrote many of his hymns.
As we prepare to examine the life and hymns of Charles Wesley in our 12th Annual Reformation Lecture series, we spend some time discussing and analyzing one of his hymns – „And Can it Be That I Should Gain„.
Having seen that we should sing hymns in worship, we focus on one of the great hymn writers: Isaac Watts. We briefly overview his life, and then analyze some of his most famous hymns.
Deuteronomy 6:1-13 We look at a very important topic: whom are we to worship? The answer may seem simple – we are to worship God – but in the history of the church, it’s been complicated. How do we know we’re worshiping the true God and not an idol of our own making?
As we prepare to examine the the-life-and-hymns-of-isaac-watts in our 12th Annual Reformation Lecture series, we spend some time discussing and analyzing one of his hymns, „Great God, How Infinite Are Thou!„