Category Archives: Sermon – English

A sermon from Simon written in English.

The way to God’s kingdom

Matthew 7:13–23 There are times when it is good to step back and look at the big picture. I need to do this for myself. It is too easy for me to see only my immediate circumstances at this moment. … Continue reading

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The only sure foundation

Luke 6:37–49 Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin recently revealed the reason for Russia’s failure last November to launch a $45 million weather satellite into orbit. The rocket dumped with weather satellite and 18 smaller satellites belonging to Russia, Norway, … Continue reading

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Put feelings in their place

Galatians 5:16–26 How are you feeling this morning? Sad? Hungry? Tired? Useless? Cold? Scared? Rejected? Are any of you feeling afraid? If you are wise you are afraid, according to the Bible. “Fear of the Lord is the foundation of … Continue reading

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Life in the Spirit

Romans 8:1–17 For over two months now, my life has been abnormal. I have been living a wife-less existence, and this has meant some changes. I open a kitchen cupboard and look at all the jars in complete ignorance. I … Continue reading

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Hope heals a sick heart

Matthew 12:9–23 It’s the end of the year. We have made it. Congratulations to us. How was 2017 for you? Some of us have suffered disappointments. Twelve months ago we may have looked forward to great things happening, but they … Continue reading

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Images and ideas

Matthew 2:1–15 What are ideas? Ideas are general models or assumptions about reality. Ideas are not beliefs. Ideas are ways of thinking. Ideas are really important, because how we think determines how we act. Our actions are the visible expression … Continue reading

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The joy of Christmas

Luke 2:8–20 There are milestones in every life. They are the great markers of our existence that we often celebrate. The day we were born, for example, is one of the most important. There are also events around which the … Continue reading

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