Sermons from Aug 2020

Gathering in the House of the Lord

Psalm 122 ‘I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD!”Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem!Jerusalem – built as a city that is bound firmly together, to which the tribes go up,the tribes of the LORD, as was decreed for Israel, to give…

15 The Well-spring of Peace and Joy

Philippians 4 v 4 – 9 I’ve spoken to you often as your pastor from this passage. There’s a very good reason for that – I cannot let these words go and it’s not only because it’s next in the sequence of our series through the book of Philippians that I’m speaking on it. Read…

13 Habakkuk: The Conclusion of the Matter

Habakkuk 1 – 3 The hymn that we sang appropriately sums up what we’ve learnt from Habakkuk: ‘the bud may be bitter, but the flower will be sweet’. That’s what Habakkuk was struggling with – he was seeing some bad things coming and he wrestled with God because of that.  If often happens to us…

13 Two Ways to Walk

Philippians 3 v 17 – 21 We live in a world of so much conflict.  Despite the Lord telling us not to love the world, many of God’s people love the world and the things thereof. I observe that people claw to the old flesh as if that is all that there is.  The problem…

12 The true Circumcision of God

Philippians 3 v 1 -16 Paul throughout his ministry as an Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ had to contend with Jewish Christians – known today as the Judaisers, who were false teachers who often followed Paul wherever he went. They would try to bind the act of circumcision and the law of Moses itself…