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Sermons by Bernard Lewis

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

Last Will and Testament

This message gives us a picture of God caring for His people, the meek, who will not miss out, but will inherit all that God has prepared for them. The wicked might display power and malice, but God is not frightened by them, on the contrary He laughs at their posturing, knowing their ultimate end.…

A Church P.E.W.

This message looks at the instructions given by David to cope with the challenges of life, then goes on to warn what will happen to those oppose God; rising to a glorious climax in the promise given to the meek. Psalm 37:7-10 English Standard Version (ESV) 7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently…

He will Act

This message builds on what has gone before and begins with two directives for the believer – to commit and to trust. We then have the promise that God will act on behalf of his people, by developing and displaying both their righteousness and justice. Psalm 37:1-11 English Standard Version (ESV) He Will Not Forsake…

Delighting in the Lord

This message begins by looking at things that cause us to fret, then goes on to show, that rather than fretting we should be delighting in the Lord and all that He has done for us. The message concludes with a promise that God will satisfy our true desires. Psalm 37:1-11 English Standard Version (ESV)…

Remember!

This message begins by calling us to Remember, firstly Jesus Christ, then those who are suffering for the Gospel. Paul then calls us to remember the elect, who are the focus of our ministry and finally to remember the security of our position in Christ. 2 Timothy 2:8-13 English Standard Version (ESV) 8 Remember Jesus…

Think!

In this message Paul spells out that suffering is part and parcel of the Christian life. Successful life always produces demands, therefore Christians are to think carefully about the challenges of life knowing that God uses all for our good and His glory. 2 Timothy 2:3-7 English Standard Version (ESV) 3 Share in suffering as…

Living Faith

This message shows how Paul rather than yielding to Timothy’s apparent weakness actually call him to deeper and fuller commitment for the benefit of the rising generations in the church. The message is not to be changed and it is to be passed on so that others declare it. 2 Timothy 1:13-18 English Standard Version…

The Desire of God

This text is given by God when He is preparing them to move from slavery to the freedom of the Promised Land. It is He who takes the initiative to bless His people, and we see His desire to do the same. This is not just a momentary experience, but He promises to keep His…

Living Faith

In this section, Paul shows us how as Christians we should respond to our security in Christ. We are to follow the teachings and guard the deposit. Many have turned away under pressure, but Onesiphorus is held up as an example of practical Christian living. 2 Timothy 1:13-18 English Standard Version (ESV) 13 Follow the…