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Sermons by Bernard Lewis

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

With our Redeemer in Reality

The message begins by looking at some of the realities of life – weaknesses and temptations, before looking at the fact that the work of Jesus continues today as He meets us in these realities providing grace to help. Jesus the Great High Priest 14 Since then we have a great high priest who has…

God’s Unchanging Concern

This message begins by showing that the God of the Old Testament is the same as the God of the New Testament and that He is always gracious to His people. While He has every right to consume His people in Judgement yet He remains gracious and longs to restore showing love Robbing God 6…

Continue in the Gospel

This message explains the Christian Gospel, beginning with the horror of our position outside of Christ, then showing how Christ has dealt with all of that creating reconciliation with God, but calling us to the vital need of persevering in the faith. 21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil…

Peace or Peril?

This message looks at the sad position of people who may be related to Christians or be regular attendees of church, but have never come to personal faith. The danger of misunderstanding true and false peace, alongside the value of being regularly disturbed. 11 “Moab has been at ease from his youth and has settled…

Senseless Sin

This message shows the blind destruction of drifting into sin amongst God’s people. It is witnessed by the world and heaven and is a personal affront to God, trying to replace Him with worthless alternatives. 11 Has a nation changed its gods, even though they are no gods? But my people have changed their glory…

Why do you wait?

This message focuses on the attention given to baptism for new believers in the NT, connecting it with the eternal benefit of forgiven sin concluding with a measure urgency to obey God. 16 And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’ Acts 22:16 English…

The Only Way

This message begins by looking at the sad state of the disciples the night that Jesus was betrayed. It then considers the serious limit that Jesus puts on access to God, but climaxes in the glorious Truth that there is still a way to God. 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and…

Have Dominion

This message draws out the implications of creation and the Fall on the place of work and authority in human experience. Work is a gift of God that has been damaged by the Fall, but must be used for the believer’s growth in grace. 28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be…

Our Forgotten God

This message begins by looking the forgotten virtue of Thankfulness, then moves on to look at our Forgotten Creator, climaxing in a consideration of His Forgotten Love. His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 118 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Psalm 118:1 English Standard Version (ESV)

New Testament Baptism

This message begins by looking at the challenging message that Peter preached on the Day of Pentecost, showing how its message is as relevant today as then. The vital need of all humanity is repentance, faith and obedience, that all may see that they are saved. 41 So those who received his word were baptized,…