Heavenly shaped defence (3): Submission, Humility, Trust

Scripture Readings Psalm 133 1Peter 5:1-9 Introduction My dear friends in the Lords Jesus Christ, Let’s for one moment think of our congregation as an army. We are called to battle because we have an enemy seeking to devour and destroy.  The Bible calls him our adversary, or the devil.   …your adversary the devil…… Continue reading Heavenly shaped defence (3): Submission, Humility, Trust

Grace trampled, grace offered, grace received

Saved, yet as through fire 1Corinthians 3:9-15, 2Chronicles 33:1-20 Last time I preached the Word of God to you we heard about the grace of God as we looked at God’s dealings with Ahab:  how many times God offered him grace to worship Him and to repent from worshipping the despicable idol, Baal.  There was…… Continue reading Grace trampled, grace offered, grace received

The best for last

Series Title:  “Better things are coming” Scripture Readings 2Chronicles 12:1-12 1 Peter 5:5-11 Introduction My dear fellow believers in Christ Jesus, Like all children I always wondered why the dessert is served last.   Why the need to eat the cabbage, broccoli, spinach and the pumpkin first, while the ice cream and custard  have to…… Continue reading The best for last

Building in Christ’s Kingdom

(Sermon preached by Rev Rudi Schwartz on Sunday 17 June 2012) Teamwork required Scripture Readings: Romans 12:1-8 Nehemiah 3 & 6 (selected verses) Hymns/Songs: “Sing we the King” “When I survey the wondrous cross” “The price is paid” “To Him we come” “May God’s Blessing” Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord Jesus…… Continue reading Building in Christ’s Kingdom