Sermons on 2 Timothy

Amos 7:10-17 – Don’t Prophecy Here

Amos 7:10-17 – Don’t prophecy here When God confronts you Amos 7:8-9. “And the Lord asked me, “What do you see, Amos?” “A plumb line,” I replied. Then the Lord said, “Look, I am setting a plumb line among my people Israel; I will spare them no longer. “The high places of Isaac will be destroyed and the sanctuaries of Israel will…

Dealing With Discouragement As A Christian

Dealing With Discouragement What will 2018 bring … ? … BOTH times of good and times of hardship. What is discouragement? = “the loss of confidence or enthusiasm”. … different reasons …with different levels of intensity… for different lengths of time … at different times throughout the year. What causes discouragement? Endless difficulties Fatigue and overwork Loneliness in life Past failures and…

John Newton

Background Born on July 24th 1725 Mum died when 6 years old. 11 years old – went to sea I am persuaded he loved me, but he seemed not willing that I should know it. I was with him in a state of fear and bondage. His sternness . . . broke and overawed my spirit. 18 years old – naval service…

Did He Really Rise? Part 2 – The Only Plausible Response

Would you willingly die for something you know to be a lie? From last week 5 almost universally accepted facts about the supposed resurrection of Jesus 1)    Jesus died by crucifixion 2)    Jesus disciples believed that he rose and appeared to them 3)    The church persecutor Paul was suddenly changed 4)    The sceptic James, brother of Jesus was suddenly changed 5)    The…

Authority Of Scripture

How do you know things with certainty? Look in the Bible? The Authority of Scripture We believe in the divine inspiration and infallibility of holy scripture, as originally given, and its supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct. Divine Divine in origin like a scarecrow in a melon patch their idols cannot speak; they must be carried because they cannot…

Turning Away

What would it take for you to stop following God and turn away? We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so we will not drift away. Hebrews 2:1 Reactions towards Jesus The Jewish leaders The crowd The disciples… John 6:60 – what Jesus says is offensive The Offensive Jesus What is it that caused these disciples offense?…

Titus 1:10-2:1 – Getting Doctrine Right

“no one did anything about it” Titus 1:9 “He must hold firmly to the trust worthy message as it has been taught, so he can encourage others by sound doctrine and refute those who oppose it” 1)    Believe the bible 2)    Encourage others with God’s word 3)    Refute and oppose false teaching The impact of false teaching Titus 1: 11, “They must…

Baptism – What Must I Do To Be Saved

Baptism – What Must I Do To Be Saved Ever been really lost? –    Bungonia caving Hairy Traverse  – photo. “Someone who is lost is so excited to be saved.” –    Miners in US “What must I do to be saved?” 1)    How would you answer this question? –    Do I really need saving … I am a pretty nice person? Ephesians…