Sermons on Bible Teaching - Various speakers

Sermons on Bible Teaching - Various speakers

The Promises of the Kingdom (47 min)

Mark Sweetnam expounds the covenant programme of God by which He will restore all that was lost through the Fall in Eden. The condescension, calm, certainty and coherence of the covenants is discussed, and the 6 main covenants of the Bible are outlined: 1. Noahic (Gen 6), Abrahamic (Gen 12-17), Mosaic (Exod 19-24), Levitical (Num 25), Davidic (2 Sam 7) and New (Jer 31). Readings: Jer 31:31-40, 32:6-16, 25-27, 36-44, 33:19-22. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI,…

Is Infant Baptism Biblical? (19 min)

Jim Bergsma preaches on the topic of baptism and clears up from the Bible the issues of: Infant baptism (paedobaptism, by sprinkling or pouring) Household baptism Double baptism Baptism for salvation (baptismal regeneration) He then shows the positive teaching of baptism as obedience to Christ’s command, and as a picture of the death, burial and resurrection of Christ. Reading: Matt 18:18-20. (Message preached in Sarnia Gospel Hall, Canada, 5th April 2021)

What Are You Bringing to Christ? (27 min)

Albert Hull (1936-2015) preaches on “bringing sheaves to Christ” in gospel service, on bringing ourselves to Christ in consecration, and on God bringing sons to glory through it all. Readings: Psa 126.1-6, Rom 12.1-2, Heb 2.8-10. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel hall, Livonia, Michigan, USA, 21 Oct 1995).

The Tabernacle is a Picture of the Local Assembly (38 min)

Dan Rudge preaches on the subject of the Tabernacle of testimony in the wilderness. A picture of Christ, a picture of heaven, but also a picture of the local assembly. Readings: Exod 25:8-9, 40:17-35). (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 23rd Oct 2023)

The Call of Christ – “Follow Me” (16 min)

David Herlihy preaches on the challenging call of Christ – “Follow Me”. David highlights the call, the cross and the cost of discipleship from Luke 9.23-25, 57-62 and 14.25-35. (Message preached 30th Sept 2023 in Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada, at the annual Sussex Gospel Hall conference).

The 4 Water Baptisms of the New Testament (6 min)

David Vallance sets out the differences between the 4 water baptisms found in the New Testament. First, John’s baptism; second, the 12 disciples’ baptism; third, “Jewish” baptism; and finally Christian baptism. In this presentation Mr Vallance tackles the question of some of the transitional anomalies in the book of Acts. (Presented in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 10th Nov 2022)

Do Not Despair: God is Still on the Throne (30 min)

Mark Sweetnam preaches on the scene and events described in Revelation Chs 4 and 5, examining 4 things found in heaven that come from earth, and highlighting the sovereignty and rule of the throne of God in heaven. (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 21st Oct 2023)

Exploring the History and Meaning of the Passover (63 min)

John Grant preaches on the topic of the Passover under 4 headings: servitude, salvation, separation and service. A thorough exposition of all aspects of this feast of the LORD. Reading: Exodus 12. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel hall, Livonia, MI, USA, on 14th Jan 2006)

The Blessing of a Godly Home (46 min)

Ian Jackson preaches on the home of Amram and Jochebed, the parents of Moses. Their marriage was entered into on divine principle; their house run by divine order; their children viewed from a divine perspective, and their home blessed by divine favour. Reading: Heb 11:23-28. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA on 20th Nov 2022)

Bethany as the Local Assembly (20 min)

Harold Paisley (1924-2015) preaches on the village of Bethany as a picture of the local assembly. Bethany was the place of His person, His precepts and His sympathy. Readings: Luke 9:51-56, 10:38-39, 24:50-51, John 11:33-36, 12:2-3, Acts 1:10-11. (Message preached at Stark Road Gospel Hall conference in Livonia, MI, USA).

The Hand of the Lord was Upon Me (25 min)

Tom Bentley (1924-2011) preaches on the seven times “the hand of the Lord was upon me” occurs in the book of Ezekiel. In captivity in Babylon, Ezekiel was conscious of the Lord’s hand upon him in significant ways. (Message preached at the Stark Road Gospel Hall Conference, Livonia, MI, USA, October 1997)

The Worship, the Wedding, the War (27 min)

Norman Mellish preaches on the events surrounding the return of Christ to earth as recorded in Revelation Ch 19 – the 4 Alleluias, the marriage of the Lamb, the battle of Armageddon, the beast and the false prophet cast into the lake of fire, and the judgement of the living nations – all of which precede the inauguration of the 1,000 reign of Christ in His kingdom. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 24th Oct 1998)

From a Measuring Line to a Plumb Line (51 min)

Zerubbabel lived in “a day of small things” – but in the book of Zechariah a series of visions were given that encouraged him to build for God and see the temple restored. Jim Allen looks at 4 of those visions and explains the lessons contained in them about God’s presence, priesthood, power and principles. Readings: Zechariah 2:1-11, 4:8-10. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 31st Mar 1999)

Appreciating the House of God (38 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the revelation of the “house of God” in Scripture and the implications of the term for Christians today. Readings: Gen 28:10-22, 1 Tim 3:15. (Message preached in Hatboro, PA, USA, 28th Mar 2023)

4-Minute Overview of the 7 Feasts of the Lord

David Vallance gives a 4-minute overview of the 7 Feasts of the Lord – from Leviticus Ch 23 – and their spiritual and dispensational significance. The 7 feasts are: Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Pentecost, Trumpets, Day of Atonement and Tabernacles. (Presented in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 10th Nov 2022)

Is Your All On The Altar? (51 min)

Ian Jackson challenges his audience with Paul’s call to “present your bodies a living sacrifice to God” (Rom 12:1-2). “All this I did for thee, what hast thou done for me?” (Message preached in Sarnia Gospel Hall, Canada, 18th Nov 2022)

Headship and Lordship Explained (45 min)

David Vallance explains the meaning of the two biblical concepts of ‘headship’ and ‘lordship’, distinguishing between them and drawing out their significance creatorially, ecclesiastically, maritally, individually and universally. Readings: 1 Cor 1:1-3, 9, 8:5-6, 11:2-16, 12:2-3, 16:22-24. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 28th July 2021)

The Tests of Teenagers (37 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on the tests faced by John the Baptist and the Lord Jesus in the early chapters of Luke’s gospel. Life is a series of tests: the test of loneliness, expectations, being different, submission, rejection and patience. Readings: Luke 1:32-33, 38, 66, 76-80, 2:19, 39-40, 46-52, 3:21.23. (Message preached in Tampa, Florida, USA, Jan 2023) Complete series: Learning from Luke Chapters 1 and 2 The Wonder of the Word: Prophecies Fulfilled – John Dennison The Supremacy of the…

The Model for Marriage (32 min)

Dr. A.J. Higgins preaches on “the model for marriage” from the story of Zacharias and Elizabeth in Luke’s gospel. Theirs was a “model marriage” marked by piety, unity, consistency, permanency, ministry, difficulty, adversity and prosperity. Readings: Luke 1:5-9, 11-14, 18-20, 23-25, 57-64, 76-79. (Message preached in Tampa, Florida, USA, Jan 2023) Complete series: Learning from Luke Chapters 1 and 2 The Wonder of the Word: Prophecies Fulfilled – John Dennison The Supremacy of the Sovereign: Divine Control of Circumstances –…

There is a Pattern for the Local Church (50 min)

David Vallance sets out the case for a positive pattern for the local church, contending that how Christians gather corporately is set out in the Bible in a blueprint that ought to be followed by churches in all cultures and in all generations. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, Michigan, USA, in Sept 2021)

What Does It Mean to Die with Christ? (52 min)

Ian Jackson answers the question “What does it mean to die with Christ?” in a detailed look at the subject of the mortification of the believer’s body as it relates to the past, the present and the future. Readings: Rom 6:12-14, 8:12-16, Col 3:1-11. (Message preached in Sarnia Gospel Hall, Canada, 16th Nov 2022)

The Prophetic Days of Scripture (57 min)

Phil Coulson preaches on the prophetic days of Scripture: the day of man, the day of the Lord, the day of Christ and the day of God. He traces the history of the Gentile nations, the nation of Israel and the Church, in the various stages of the dealings of God with mankind from the Tower of Babel to the new heavens and the new earth. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, 2nd June 2022)

Now is Christ Risen from the Dead (47 min)

Dan Rudge preaches on the resurrection of Christ from the key New Testament chapter of 1 Corinthians Ch 15, expounding all the key themes of Paul’s argument. (Message preached in Sarnia Gospel Hall, 17th Sept 2022).

What Legacy Are You Leaving Behind? (29 min)

Albert Hull (1936-2015) preaches on the challenging topic of legacy. In his final epistle, written in jail to Timothy, Paul urges him to be a devoted soldier, a disciplined athlete, a diligent farmer and a dedicated workman. What legacy are you leaving behind? Readings: 2 Tim 2:1-15, 19-26. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel hall, Livonia, Michigan, USA, 21 Oct 1995).

How Did We Get Here? (61 min)

David Vallance asks “How did we get here?” in reference to the morally corrupt state of affairs in Western culture. He traces history from pre-modern, through modern, to the postmodern/woke era, examining the lives and philosophies of Rousseau, Marx, Darwin, Nietzsche and Freud along the way. He covers issues such as tolerance, identity politics, intersectionality, gender dysphoria, homosexuality and transgenderism, bringing biblical teaching to bear on each. Reading: Gen 1:26-28 (Message given 13th July 2022 in Stark Road Gospel Hall,…

VIDEO: A Primer on Basic Gospel Doctrine (47 min)

Norman Crawford (1927-2017) reminds his audience of the basic doctrines of the gospel, including human depravity, the resurrection of Christ, eternal punishment, propitiation, justification and redemption. Essential listening. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Michigan, March 2001) For other messages by Norman Crawford, click here.

VIDEO: Harold Paisley on the 2nd Coming of Christ (40 min)

Harold Paisley (1924-2015) preaches on the second coming of Christ. He outlines a “9-point programme”, from the rapture of the Church to the Kingdom age, in a wide-ranging message. This video was recorded in October 1997 at the Stark Road Gospel Hall in Livonia, Michigan, USA.