Sermons on Grace

Sermons on Grace

An Open Heart

Acts 16:11-15 Having come to Macedonia at the Spirit’s leading, Paul and Silas make straight for one of the principal cities, Philippi. Yet we don’t meet the man of Paul’s vision or even hear of any great opportunities for preaching; the one encouragement they get is with a woman outside the city, Lydia, who becomes the first convert on European soil. And, wonderfully, we…

James’ Theology

Acts 15:18 “Known to God from eternity are all His works.” In this single verse James sets out a profound theology: -God is eternal: he has no beginning, and he will have no end; time itself is his creation.-God’s knowledge is inherently comprehensive and perfect.-God knows everything that happens in his universe because he is sovereign; even Christ’s crucifixion was by…

Another Gospel

Acts 15:1-11 When persecution doesn’t work the strategy of the Devil is to bring about false teaching in the church. False teachers latch on to something true, and they lead from there to a plausible but deadly error. That’s why Peter has to fight for the truth – as Paul also did in writing to the Galatian church. He told them that, in falling for the heresy of…