Category Archives: Sermon – English

A sermon from Simon written in English.

Solus Christus, Sola fide, Sola scriptura

John 5:25–40 Things change. They always change. Some people joke that the only constant thing in life is change. With all the change it often seems as if we are just running in circles. The faster we run, the quicker … Continue reading

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Identity in God

Ephesians 2:1–13 Who are you? It’s a question we often ask or ourselves. Who am I? We sort through a sack of labels seeking ones to apply to ourselves. People hand us labels. All these labels to choose from, but … Continue reading

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No complaints, brother

Romans 14:1–13 I think that most of you know how to ride a bicycle. Am I right? Even if you can’t ride a bicycle, you’ve seen other people do it. It looks easy. Some rather special people can ride a … Continue reading

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False expectations, true hope

John 15:1–17 This is a true story and a warning for us all. The pilots of the Airbus A300-600 freighter expected to descend through the cloud at 1,000 feet. They expected to see the runway of the airport in front … Continue reading

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A river brings joy

Psalm 46:1–11 What do you do when leaders of nations are talking about shooting missiles and unleashing the dogs of war? What do you do when you feel powerless and the people in power seem to be intent on inflicting … Continue reading

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A time to abstain

Colossians 1:3–14 Most biblical authors assumed that the earth was flat and that the sun revolved around the earth. Merriam-Webster defines an assumption as “a fact or statement taken for granted.” We all make assumptions, even though we know the … Continue reading

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How to argue like Peter

Acts 15:1–21 Jesus was Jewish. His followers were Jewish. As Jesus travelled around Galilee, he went with a group of followers. This was normal for a Jewish rabbi, which is how many people of that time saw Jesus. There were … Continue reading

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