Sermons from August 2022

Sermons from August 2022

Secular Society – The Secrets of Survival (59 min)

PART 3 – In the third and last of his “Secrets of Survival in a Secular Society” series, David Gilliland further expounds the Upper Room ministry of the Lord Jesus. Our is not to imitate the world, nor to isolate from the world, but to be insulated against the world by the ministry of Christ. Mr Gilliland’s outline: John 13 “holiness”, John 14 “hope”, John 15 “husbandman”, John 16 “help”, and John 17 “harmony”. Readings: John 13:6, 8, 14:9, 14,…

Glory in the Millennial Temple (60 min)

PART 6 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) concludes his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a broad overview of events from the rapture, through the tribulation, to the manifestation of Christ and into the Millennial Kingdom, in which time Ezekiel’s temple will be in operation with the return of the glory of the Lord. Reading: 1 Thess 4:13-18 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple). For a book dealing in detail with Ezekiel’s Temple, it’s construction,…

Is There Life After Death? (43 min)

Michael Penfold speaks on the question “Is there life after death?” He divides his remarks into three sections: the case for life after death, the characteristics of life after death, and the choice of life after death. Know what to say next time someone says “No one has ever come back to tell us”. Reading: Job 14:14. (Message preached in Winchmore Hill, nr Chalfont St Peter, 19th June 2022)

What is the Meaning of Life? (31 min)

Mervyn Hall addresses the big question of “the meaning of life”. He sums up his answer in two purpose statements from the Bible: “that we should seek the Lord” and “that we might know him”. Readings: John 17:1-3, Acts 17:16-27, Rev 4:10-11. (Message preached in Winchmore Hill, nr Chalfont St Peter, 12th June 2022)

Apostasy and the Antichrist’s Temple (45 min)

PART 5 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the temple that will be built in Jerusalem after the rapture, what he calls “antichrist’s temple”. He links the apostasy of the Jewish nation in the tribulation with events recorded in the gospels during the first coming of Christ. Reading: Matt 11:20-21, 24, 12:6, 41-42 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).

“I’m sure of heaven, no matter what!” (10 min)

John Selesnic grew up going to church and trusting in his religion to get him to heaven. But he never felt sure he would make it. What if he got hit in a traffic accident and died before the priest arrived to give him the last rites? Listen to find out how John discovered he could be “sure of heaven no matter what”. (Story told in Brampton Gospel Hall, Ontario, Canada 2022)

Secular Society – a Biblical Survival Kit (56 min)

PART 2 – In the second of his “Secrets of Survival in a Secular Society” series, David Gilliland expounds the Upper Room ministry of the Lord Jesus as a survival kit for us to utilise now that He has gone back to heaven and left us in a hostile world. Mr Gilliland highlights the features, fruit and foes in the teaching of Christ and applies it to dealing with erroneous philosophies such as pluralism and relativism. Readings: John 14:16-20, 15:9-12,…

Apathy and the Temple of Herod (48 min)

PART 4 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the Temple of Herod, the temple that existed when the Lord was on earth. The nation of Israel at that time was marked by apathy and had made the house of prayer into a house of merchandise. Reading: Mal 1:6-13 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).

Secular Society – What is it? (42 min)

PART 1 – Opening a series called “The Secrets of Survival in a Secular Society”, David Gilliland defines secularism and takes a look at – and refutes from the Bible – ideas such as deism, nihilism and pragmatism. Readings: John 12:31-33, 13:1, 14:17, 15:18-19, 22-24, 17:25-26 (Message preached in Curzon Street, Derby, May 2004)

Recovery and the Temple of Zerubbabel (51 min)

PART 3 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the temple rebuilt under Zerubbabel. This is a practical message highlighting timeless principles of recovery in assembly testimony. Readings: Ezra 1:1-11 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).

Overview of Titus (37 min)

Michael Penfold gives an overview of the epistle of Paul to Titus, one of three of his “pastoral epistles”. The overview is given in three parts: “What about Crete?”, “What about Titus?”, and “What about the Epistle?”. For a chart of this overview of Titus click here. (Message preached in Chalfont St Peter, 3rd July 2022) Other book overviews: Overview of Genesis Overview of Ruth Overview of Proverbs Overview of Isaiah Overview of Daniel Overview of Joel Overview of Zechariah…