Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

217. FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT OUR LOVED ONES. (9th in series of 10.)

It is not easy to forgive. But God can give us the grace to forgive those who sinned against us personally in some way.  But it often so much harder to forgive those who sinned against one of our loved … Continue reading

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212. Examples Of Forgiveness In Action In The New Testament. Jesus. Stephen. Paul. (4th in a series of 10)

During a period of heavy rainfall in Sydney I asked a friend, “Are you enjoying the rain?” I was somewhat taken aback by her reply but eventually saw how she had made a very interesting answer to my simple question. … Continue reading

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208. Good Friday. Good for whom? God’s wrath “satisfied”?

Should we sing these words on Good Friday and at Easter? They are these words “‘Til on that cross as Jesus died,  The wrath of God was satisfied.” They are from the beautiful hymn “In Christ Alone.” Many people would … Continue reading

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207. A Sermon Outline For Easter. Luke 24:13-35. “THE JESUS WHO BRINGS HOPE.” What Easter means.

As Easter approaches I am reminded of my experience of almost 50 years of preparing sermons for Easter. So I have posted this sermon to help those who may be pushed for time to prepare a sermon. The outline or … Continue reading

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198. Does God Really Listen To Us When We Pray? Some Thoughts On Prayer. 1 John 5:14-15

A friend recently remarked that when he prayed he often wondered if anyone was listening. He said he believed that God did listen but nevertheless the thought kept coming back. In reply I mentioned some of the Bible verses that … Continue reading

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193. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:3. Thanking God For What We Have In Christ

Why embark on such a journey? As the old saying puts it, “Why not!” There are many good reasons why it would be a good idea. One reason is that it is always good to base one’s prayers upon God’s … Continue reading

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189. “What Sort Of People Should We Elect To Government?” (Adapted from a sermon preached on Sunday 26th June 2016

Advice is often given on how to vote.  It ranges from the simple “Vote sensibly and once” to very lengthy explanations on how to preference parties and individual candidates so that the party or person you want to see elected … Continue reading

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