Be Careful How You Listen (5)

The crop grows – and we don’t know how Scripture Readings Ezekiel 47:1-12 Mark 4:26-34 Hymns/Songs “Come, O Fount of every blessing” “In Christ alone” “Tell me the old old story” “We’ve a story to tell to the nations” Introduction Dr. James Allen Frances, describes the life of Jesus this way: He was born in…… Continue reading Be Careful How You Listen (5)

Be careful how you listen (4)

Productive soil Receiving the Word with a noble and good heart Scripture Readings 2 Timothy 3:10-4:5 Luke 8:11-15 Hymns/Songs: “Lord of the Church” “More about Jesus” “Great is Thy faithfulness” “Send forth the Gospel” My dear brother and sister in the Lord, After three weeks of sermons on the first parable of Jesus, we may…… Continue reading Be careful how you listen (4)

Be careful how you listen (3)

Not hearing, not seeing, not understanding Scripture Readings Isaiah 5 Matthew 13:10-23 Songs: “Blessed be the Name” “Highest Place” “Oh, the mercy of God” “Almighty God, your Word is cast” Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, There are some short sentences on the screen. They read: “I see the clouds in the…… Continue reading Be careful how you listen (3)

Be careful how you listen!

This Sunday we continue our series about the seed, the sower and the soil. What is the effect of true hearing and true seeing?  In a spiritual sense it means to understand the words of Christ in our hearts, to repent and be healed from sin. The people symbolized by the seed that had fallen…… Continue reading Be careful how you listen!

Be careful how you listen (2)

Be careful how you listen (2) Scripture Readings Isaiah 29:9-16 Mark 4:13-20 Hymns/songs “Psalm 96” “O Lord, you’re beautiful” “Open my eyes that I may see” “Revive Us” My dear fellow-believers in Christ, Last week we heard the Word of God as it taught us that not all evangelistic and missionary attempts of the church…… Continue reading Be careful how you listen (2)

Be careful how you listen (1)

Called to sow the seed Scripture readings Isaiah 6:1-13 Mark 4:1-20 Songs This is the day that the Lord has made All my days (Beautiful Saviour) My heart is filled with thankfulness Give thanks with a grateful heart Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, It is true what King Solomon says in…… Continue reading Be careful how you listen (1)