Sermons on Psalms

Psalm 8 – What Is Humanity?

Psalm 8 – What Is Humanity? Humanity on its own is nothing V3-4 “When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?” V1 “Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the…

Do What Comes Naturally

Exposing Our Blind Spots – Do What Comes Naturally Born that way? What the bible says 2 Sam 11 … King David followed his natural desires 2 Sam 12 … confronted with his gross sin His response to the whole situation in Psalm 51 Ps 51:5, “Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me”. Should they…

If It Makes Me Happy

If It Makes Me Happy “If it makes you happy…” What shape should the Christian life take? – Doesn’t God want me to be happy? – Where’s the line between caring for ourselves and indulging ourselves? – Jesus’ approach: Hebrews 12:2 Loving God, loving God’s law – Psalm 19:7-9… God’s law reveals his heart – Psalm 19:10-11… Joy is not in whatever…

William Tyndale

1) The Church and England in the early 16th century 2) Tyndale’s life and vision 3) The work of translating scripture 4) Tyndale’s legacy: What it means to access scripture – God’s voice is for all to hear – Who do we listen to? – Scripture is for all of life – We’re called to submit to a higher authority

Luther

Who has shaped your life as a Christian? Martin Luther July 1505 “Help me St Anne; I will become a monk”. … a misguided and sinful act. Firstly, wrong way to bring security to your eternity, Secondly, he had disobeyed his Father in doing so. … but the comfort never came. … captivated by the holiness and majesty of the living God…

Hebrews 10:1-18 – Once For All

Shonky Awards “Vanish fails to outperform water in its ability to clean” The OT sacrifices NEVER worked – v1-4 Hebrews 10:1 …NEVER make someone who is a sinner, perfect God’s will – Hebrews 10:10, “and by that will (God’s will), we have been made Holy through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ once for all”. What Jesus did – v5-14…