Sermons by Jonathan Hamer

Doxology

Your doctrine must lead to your doxology What is doctrine? Doctrine is what you believe about your god The outcome when doctrines are in conflict What is doxology? Doxology is the act of reflecting on the god you believe in Paul’s doxology Paul’s praises 1. God’s mystery v33-34 Deut 29:29a – “The secret things belong to the Lord our God,” 2. God’s…

Mary’s Song

God is mindful of us (Luke 1:46-49) A transformed life (Luke 1:50-53) Jesus the link (Luke 1:54-55) My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me –…

The End of Isaiah – We’ve Done It!

Question: Isaiah 64:12 – Where is God? Answer: Isaiah 65:1 – “Here am I, Here am I” Note that Salvation and Judgement are not a one off events but a process, beginning at the cross and ending when Jesus comes back a second time. Three pictures Judgement Who for? Those who ignore God’s call (Is. 65:11,12) What is the result? Death, destruction,…

Persistent Patience

James 5:7-11 Be patient and persevere (v7) Don’t grumble (v9) Two Realities Suffering exists in our broken world God is compassionate and merciful and he’s coming back! Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked…