Category Archives: Sermon – English

A sermon from Simon written in English.

The Law and the Promise

Brothers and sisters in Christ, stop worrying how well you are obeying the law. Stop fretting about how well others are obeying the law. Let’s encourage each other in living as children of the promise, set free by faith in Jesus because it’s what God promised. Continue reading

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Considerate kindness

Paul says that you may know a truth, but it’s much more important to know people and take the time to love them. Kindness is much more than doing what you in your superior knowledge have decided is right for someone, it is doing what is loving and enhances your relationship. Continue reading

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What we suffer now is nothing

Much of life is not ours to control and that can make us feel helpless, like a straw being tossed around by a typhoon. We feel deeply the words of Ecclesiastes.
“Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!” Continue reading

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Lord of the Harvest

We are saved because our God is a god of mercy and grace and love. Without his endless mercy, we are doomed to harvest what we have sown. Continue reading

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Are we listening carefully?

God is speaking to you, he is always speaking to you, but how well are you listening? Continue reading

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Growing by knowing

This is the kind of growing God desires for individuals and for groups, to grow in love and harmony. To grow in helping and supporting each other to grow through life. Instead we see individuals and groups trying to grow in wealth and competing with each other for resources. It’s the wrong kind of growth being pursued in the wrong way. Continue reading

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Be just like Jesus

God your father wants you to learn to walk like him by copying him, imitating him. He wants you to learn to talk like him by learning his phrases and repeating them. This isn’t an instruction to talk about God, or to explain your theories of salvation. This is a practical instruction, and God is saying that he wants you to live your life by engaging in actions that imitate him. Continue reading

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