"Morning service" Tagged Sermons

"Morning service" Tagged Sermons

The Lamb of God

John 1:19-34 What does John the Baptist mean when he calls Jesus “The Lamb of God”? This title takes us back to the Passover lamb, first described in Exodus 12. This lamb has to be blameless, set apart from the rest of the flock for a unique purpose. This lamb has to die, for only when its blood has been applied to the household can there be deliverance from…

Thy Will Be Done

Acts 21:1-14 Why is the apostle Paul ready to go to Jerusalem, even though so many have warned him of the dangers that await him there? Is it simply fatalism or stoicism? Paul is willing to go into a difficult situation because he knows that his God is able to raise the dead. Paul’s resurrection hope gives him the ability to obey God’s will boldly.

False Teaching

Acts 20:28-32 False teaching is an epidemic of a very different kind that the church has always had to face – and there’s a lot at stake. Paul compares false teachers to savage wolves who will come to attack the church, a people that God has purchased with his own blood. So how do we respond? With watchfulness, confidence in Christ and devotion to the Bible,…

Perfect Peace

Isaiah 26:1-21 “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.” The world is crying out for peace. All of us are moved by the present crisis and will have anxieties to some extent. But in these chapters we see that God’s people may know perfect peace. The word Shalom denotes a completeness: a wholeness, a harmonious state of…

The Whole Counsel

Acts 20:17-28 As Paul looks back on his long and fruitful ministry in Ephesus, what stands out most in his mind is that he has not failed to declare the whole counsel of God. Preaching the whole counsel of God takes humility and courage: humility to submit to God’s message that can often seem so foolish and courage to say what can be so unpopular. This is, however,…