Immutability

Introduction Everything changes. I was talking about that to the children on Sunday. And we all know it's true. Everything changes. From the moment we're conceived in our mother's womb, we change, because we develop from an unborn baby to a newborn baby to a toddler to a child to a teenager to a young … Continue reading Immutability

Omnipresence

Introduction Our church's Shorter Catechism teaches us that our God is infinite in his being. And by saying that he is infinite in his being it is saying that God is omnipresent. That is, he is present everywhere. There are no restrictions or limitations on where he can be. You and I are limited, because … Continue reading Omnipresence

Holiness

Introduction Our church's Shorter Catechism teaches us that our God is infinite, eternal and unchangeable in his holiness. And that's what we're thinking about this evening: God's holiness. God's holiness is infinite, which means it is not limited in any way, but is perfect. God's holiness is eternal, which means it is without beginning or … Continue reading Holiness

Haggai 2

Introduction God had sent his people into exile because of their persistent unbelief and rebellion. But 70 years later the Lord stirred up the heart of Cyrus, the king of the Medes and Persians, to make a proclamation that the people in exile could return to the Promised Land to rebuild the temple of the … Continue reading Haggai 2

Haggai 1

Background We're beginning a new series of sermons today. And my plan for Sunday evenings is to preach through Haggai and Zechariah, because these two books really belong together, because Haggai and Zechariah conducted their prophetic ministry at the same time and in the same place. Both of the conducted their ministry in Jerusalem after … Continue reading Haggai 1

2 Cor. 05(11–15)

Verses 11 to 13 Have you ever been in this kind of situation. You're in a meeting or you're with a group of people. And some of the people in the group are attacking another person in the group. They're not attacking this person physically, but they're attacking this person verbally. They're criticising him and … Continue reading 2 Cor. 05(11–15)

2 Cor. 04(07–15)

Introduction Paul is having to defend his character and his ministry in this letter to the Corinthians, because the members of the church in Corinth had begun to doubt him and they had begun to criticise him. They criticised his ministry because he didn't seem very impressive to them compared to some of the other … Continue reading 2 Cor. 04(07–15)