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Sermons by Bernard Lewis

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

To Die is Gain

This message uses 2 Cor 1 and Phil 1 to show that the Christian Life is essentially a shared life, given to us by God and lived in His presence. Here on earth, we have fellowship with God in Trinity, which is a foretaste of heaven. Philippians 1:21-23 English Standard Version 21 For to me…

Plagues and the Person Of God

This message begins by looking at God’s reaction to two events in David’s life and draws attention to the fact that we would probably assess things quite differently. We then see David as a fore-runner of Christ praying for mercy for his people and placing himself under God’s righteous judgement. It concludes by showing that…

From Restlessness to Rest

In this message we begin by looking at the effects of Godlessness of individuals and society, recognising the limits of human effort to address the issues, we then see the extent of Christ’s love and power. Ultimately we see the negative and positive response to such gracious power. Mark 5:15 English Standard Version 15 And…

Facts not Theories

This message begins in Ps 73 accepting that the wicked prosper, but moves to show that God is still on the throne and will deal with all who rise against Him. It climaxes by looking at all that God has provided for the care and support of His people.begins in Ps 73 accepting that the…

For my sake

The message begins by considering the muddled motives for becoming a Christian. It then explains the priorities in Christian Living and concludes by looking at Biblical Prosperity Mark 10:29 English Standard Version 29 Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or…

Protecting our Marriage

The message begins by looking at the fact that both marriage and singleness are good gifts from God. It then considers that marriage of all believers to Christ and culminates in looking at the need to protect physical marriages 1 Corinthians 7:7-8 English Standard Version 7 I wish that all were as I myself am.…

God Given Unity

This message begins by looking at the beauty of unity, and shows that that unity is found in God alone, through Christ and His Word. It is not culturally limited but is available to all who will believe   Psalm 133 English Standard Version When Brothers Dwell in Unity A Song of Ascents. Of David.…

The Road to Happiness

This message begins by looking at the fact that the Christian life is a journey, with God in Christ. It has to be travelled according to God’s Highway Code. It recognises that the journey is not always easy and we need to be aware of our own frailty.

The Value of a Soul

This message begins by looking at the fact that every generation of humanity has its problems; we’re all fallen sinners, but we have a faithful covenant keeping God who has promised that He will bless and rebuild people of all nations. No matter how broken there is restoration in Christ. Acts 15:16-18 English Standard Version…

The Good News of Forgiveness

This message begins by looking at the unchanging character of our God, being faithful and just. It then considers His Unchanging purpose – the forgiveness of lost sinners. The final point stresses the importance of recognising the limit and extent of that forgiveness. 1 John 1:9 English Standard Version 9 If we confess our sins,…