Sermons from October 2010
The Life and Hymns of Horatius Bonar
In our final Reformation Lecture, we study the life of Horatius Bonar and analyze some of his greatest hymns.
The Troubler of Jerusalem
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.
O Love of God, How Strong, How True
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.„
The Work of the Open Air Mission
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.
The Life and Hymns of John Newton
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.
All Things Freely Given in Christ
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.
The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley
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.
No Longer Slaves, but Children of God
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.
And Can it Be That I Should Gain?
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„.
The Life and Hymns of Isaac Watts
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.
Worship God Alone
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?
Great God, How Infinite Are Thou!
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!„