Sermons on Faith

Sermons on Faith

A renewed mind

Philippians 4:8-9 exhorts us to set our minds to whatever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, and admirable. But what does this mean in practical terms, and how do we “do” this? Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 11 – You do not know!

‘As you do not know the way the Spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.’ In his search for wisdom under the sun, the preacher teaches us how we are to live in light of the weight of our ignorance. Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 10 – Am I a fool?

A wise man’s heart inclines him to the right, but a fools heart to the left. Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he says to everyone that he is a fool. Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 9 – The finality of death

Solomon considers death and its implications under the sun concluding it to be a great evil in all that is done under the sun, that the same event [death] happens to all. Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 8 – A mystery revealed

As he continues his quest for wisdom under the sun, Solomon says that it is wise to keep the kings command ‘because of God’s oath to him.’ He further observes that man does not know what tomorrow will bring and this by Gods deliberate design. His lesson for us is that those who fear God will do well but the wicked shall perish. To them that fear Him, God has revealed the mystery of the God-man, saviour of mankind, King…

Ecclesiastes 7 (part 2) – The contrast of wisdom and folly

Continuing his contrast of wisdom and folly in the things that are done under the sun, Solomon considers the day of prosperity and the day of adversity teaching us to remember that God has made the one as well as the other. Between righteous deeds and wickedness he finds that the fear of God is wisdom. Join us as we consider these and many more things done under the sun and the wisdom or folly thereof. Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 7 (part 1) – The contrast of wisdom and folly

In chapter 7 Solomon turns to the practical contrast between wisdom with folly under the sun. He observes that, ‘the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.’ Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 6 – Vanity of wealth and honour

In chapter 6 Solomon observes that ‘all the toil of a man is for his mouth, yet his appetite is not satisfied. This is vanity’. A man to whom God gives wealth, possessions, and honour, so that he lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them. Share this…FacebookTwitteremail

Ecclesiastes 5 – Fear God

Solomon considers the fear of God and the vanity of wealth and honour. ‘Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth.’ He conclude, ‘God is…

Ecclesiastes 4 – Are you content with your life?

As Solomon continues his search for the meaning of life, he considers the tears of the oppressed concluding that laziness, envy, greed and a lack of contentment are in the heart of the oppressor. ‘Better is a handful of quietness than two hands full of toil and striving after the wind.’ Ecclesiastes 4:6 Share this…FacebookTwitteremail