Sermons by Richard Blackbeard

Peaceful Trust in the LORD

Psalm 131 1 A Song of Ascents. Of David.O LORD, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvellous for me. 2 But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a…

The characteristics of lukewarmness

2 Chronicles 16 Its Characteristics: 1. Forgetfulness of God’s previous help. 2. Reliance on shrewd strategy when in distress. 3. Rejection of reproof in correction. How we should respond to criticism:a. Do not be surprised.b. Listen attentively — don’t interrupt.c. Weigh carefully what is said in the light of Scripture.d. If in doubt about the…

Our Lord’s Ministry and Power to Heal

Mark 5 v 1-20 The SettingOne of four miracles – all underlying the importance of faith.a. The Calming of the seab. The Demoniac (this passage)c. Woman with flow of blood.d. Jairus’ daughter. The Demoniac.Demon possession is a reality – being possessed by a foreign, evil spirit, and is very real. Demons are the devil’s agents.Satan…