Sermons


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Coming Fully Alive through Christ – Romans 6:1-14

Preaching from Romans 6:1-14, Pastor Bill shares how union with Christ through faith leads to a) daily bringing closure to the old life which is driven by self, b) and coming to daily rest in the new and full life in Christ. Baptism shows us that we are not able to have fulness of life…

Jesus Up Close and Personal #5 – The Last Word On Judgment – Matthew 25

Pastor Bill speaks from Matthew 25:31-46. It is important to tie this passage in with Matthew 10. This is not a judgment based on works, but upon one’s acceptance and treatment of God’s messengers. In other words, these are all related questions: Was the Gospel of Christ received? Were the messengers of Christ’s Gospel received?…

Jesus Up Close and Personal #2: “THE MAN WITH THE BURNING EYES” – Matthew 22

Pastor Bill speaks from Matthew 22:15-45 where four different questions are raised. Three are venomous – put to Jesus by His opponents as they attempt to test Him or trip Him up.  Jesus Himself poses the fourth question, getting right down to the heart of matters – His identity and authority. Jesus’ insights are perfect on…

THE VALUE OF PERSEVERANCE – PATHWAYS TO THE KING #9 (Ch 8)

The Lord gives us so much! A new life and freedom. All we need for life and godliness! And there is so much awaiting us in the time of the fullness of salvation. Yet, we are also called make every effort to supplement our faith with character. In this sermon, we will investigate two important…

PASSING THE TESTS – PATHWAYS TO THE KING #8 (Ch 7)

Pastor Bill speaks from 2 Corinthians 4. Walking through the text, we see the very real benefits of trials, tests, suffering, persecution: God is always with you amidst the difficulty. He is watching over you and He is for your good. God uses these to do a deeper work in us. Verses 3-6: People around…

LIVING INTO THE PROMISES OF GOD – PATHWAYS TO THE KING #7 (Ch 6)

In this sermon, Pastor Bill speaks from Numbers 13 and 14, diving into the theme of living in the promises of God.  Here is the colourful story of the spies coming back from their exploratory trip into Canaan and the people’s serious wrestling over the promises of God.  The passage just begs the question, are…

Praying Kingdom Prayers – PATHWAYS TO THE KING #6 (Ch 5)

This Sunday, Pastor Bill speaks on: praying kingdom prayers.  Our central text is Matthew 16:13-19, where Jesus describes what He is creating – the church; that entity which embodies all the principles and privileges of the kingdom of heaven.  People come into it only by revelation.  It is unshakable, built on the confession of Jesus….

Praise and Thanksgiving! – PATHWAYS TO THE KING #5 (Ch 4)

This week, Pastor Bill speaks from Psalm 95, focusing especially on the importance of praising God and giving Him thanks. It is good and right to praise Him! First, because He is a great God, most worthy of praise. Secondly, because praise is a fitting sacrifice to God. Third, because through praise and thanksgiving we…