Download audio Download sermon John 1:1-14 Last Lord’s Day morning, from Romans 1:1-6 we considered the fact of the incarnation of God: that Jesus was God himself, now become a man for us and for our salvation. This morning I want to consider with you the nature of the incarnation, or, at least, what we […]
Lessons and Carols including portions of congregational singing on Christmas Day.
Download audio Download sermon Romans 1:1-6 It is time to turn away from Genesis 24 to subjects appropriate to the Advent season. The text I have chosen for this morning’s sermon is useful in particular for the artless way in which it speaks of the stupendous, world-shattering, human life-transforming thing that happened that first Christmas. […]
Download audio Download sermon Daniel 3:1-30 Chapter three is the self-contained narrative of a single episode in the life of the Hebrew exiles, though interestingly not of Daniel himself. Was he untouchable because of the favor that he had done for the king? No one can say. It happened, as the previous events, during the […]
Download audio Download sermon Genesis 24:10-28 We read last time of Abraham’s determination to get a wife for his son Isaac, a woman who was not a product of Canaanite culture but was spiritually fit to be the matriarch of the covenant people. He had not told his servant precisely how to find such […]
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Download audio Download sermon Daniel 2:31-49 Last time we read that Nebuchadnezzar had a disturbing dream and, desperate to know what it meant, had demanded that his advisors describe the dream and then provide an interpretation. Obviously he thought that a reliable interpretation could only be guaranteed if the omen-readers could tell him the content […]
Download audio Download sermon Genesis 24:1-9 After more than a year in the book of Acts we return this morning to the interrupted series of sermons on Genesis. We left the narrative as Abraham buried his wife Sarah in a burial plot he had purchased in the land of Canaan, an act of faith in […]