Paul urges Timothy to continue to remind those he ministers to of the truths of the Christian faith and about the gospel. Remembering God and his dealings with us is an essential part of the Christian life because we tent to lose information so easily.
In this sermon we take a brief look at the most well-known of all biblical texts. The Gospel is clearly defined and declared in these verses but the consequences for unbelief are also clearly defined.
To be a “born again” Christian is often seen outside of Christianity as describing someone who is extreme in their views and beliefs about Jesus and the bible. Rather this passage teaches that to be born again is the absolutely necessary experience of all who profess faith in Jesus and who can be called Christians. […]
The sermon concentrates on verses 12b and 13. “If we deny him, he will deny us. If we are faithless, he will remain faithful for he cannot disown himself.” The text itself has always seemed clear to me but I had to re-think the text as I was doing my research and came to a […]
The truth is that in every area of life there is betrayal! People can be sceptical about promises made because so many promises are broken. It happens in marriage, it happens with our politicians and leaders. It happens in the day to day events of life. We have royal commissions into all kinds of abuse […]