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Sermons by Bernard Lewis

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

Unexpected Failure

This message traces the events preceding and during Peter’s denial. It shows that we can have good intentions, but these can be thwarted by many things including sorrow. Although we rarely reach our standards of commitment Jesus does not desert us and continues to pray for us. 62 And he went out and wept bitterly.…

Unreceived Love

This message seeks to show that Palm Sunday was not just a significant day in the life of Jesus, but that it marks the day when the preparation of history begins to reach its climax. Jesus is ready for it, but He sees a city that loses the grace that has been prepared for it…

Finish The Job

This message teases out Paul’s final instructions to Timothy, rather like his great commission showing that we each have a job to complete, but it is in the context of the church and is to be passed on to each generation. This ministry is to be evident in our lives as well as our words.…

What a Saviour!

This message shows us that God’s concern for the human condition causes Him to get fully involved and to take full responsibility, so that all who acknowledge their need might be fully forgiven. This is not an after-throught, the The Old Testament writings show that God has planned this throughout and before history. 3 For…

The Gospel Begins at Home

This message develops the principle that ministry of any sort begins in the home, where as parents we both teach and model the message. The great commandment of both OT & NT is to love the Lord. This is followed by the call to Live our faith. The Greatest Commandment 6 “Now this is the…

God and the Covenants

This message draws out the covenant relationships in which we as Christians find ourselves, our saving covenant in Christ and the church; the marriage covenant and also the family covenant. Each has been given by God and initiated by Him, but each carries a human response and responsibility 5 according to the covenant that I…

Work as Witness

This message looks at the central place of life in God’s plan and purpose and how when used properly it is a means of God-glorifying and people-blessing witness. We contrast the living faith of a young girl in exile to that of a covetous man at home 2 Now the Syrians on one of their…

God’s E-Message

This message highlights the work of OT prophets and the fact that they both preached and wrote their messages. We begin by looking at the absolute necessity of the Written Word and its benefits in Christian Life and witnessing. It empowers us and encourages us with the presence of God. 4 Yet now be strong,…

He will draw

This message again shows that evangelism is essentially the work of Christ, which He works out with His people. We are to live in relationship with Him, so that He is publicly made known, but he is The One who draws all People to Himself. 32 And I, when I am lifted up from the…

Unequalled Love

The message begins by looking at the Eternal care of God, contrasted with the unchanging human condition, our sin. It concludes by looking at the Unequalled love of Christ, in that He was willing to die for those who hated him. 8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still…