Sermons by Revd. Paul Lewis

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Connecting with God, Redeeming Son: Identity revealed.


John 1:1-34; 5:16-47; 6:25-71; 10:1-21. John starts his gospel writing with a careful examination of who Jesus is (Jn. 1:1-34), and repeatedly returns to that theme. Each return adds to our understanding of the fullness of who Jesus is so that we can connect fully with God as “Redeeming Son”. Embracing the fulness of Jesus […]

Connecting with God, Our Father: Tenants of the King: Do not fear!


Matthew 14: 22-33. Is ‘care for creation’ a lost cause? Do my actions make a difference? In this third study, we consider how individual Christians can pioneer real hope as tenants of creation. ‘The Bible, the gospel, Christ, the church, the faith – all are one great battle cry against fear in the lives of […]

Messiah? Really?


Luke 2: 1 – 7; Matt 2: 5 – 6. God’s chosen rescuer and restorer of the kingdom, born somewhere unknown in Bethlehem and put to sleep in a feeding trough. Is this mistaken identity? Certainly not!

The long-expected Messiah. Tell — Shepherds?


Luke 2: 8 – 15 King David had been a shepherd, and the Messiah was spoken of as becoming a shepherd. The shepherds outside Bethlehem were probably the lower parts of society, but that is exactly who the Messiah was coming to rescue. And they were probably good at talking…

A Shepherding Messiah?


Ezekiel 34; Jeremiah 23: 1-8, Luke 15:3-7. It was proving to be a long wait for the promised Messiah? Were they going to be a Conquering King or a Shepherd when they finally came?

Serving to kingdom-build.


2 Thessalonians. One letter wasn’t enough for the Thessalonians! They took on board what Paul had said in his first letter – hope is already secured in Christ, and He will return to make all things new. Their response went something like: “Oh! Ok. If that’s the case, we’ll sit down and wait for Christ […]