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Sermons by Bernard Lewis

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

The Path to Glory

This message follows the theme of glory from Exodus, through the Psalms, into the Prophets and finally into heaven. Using Moses’ prayer in Ex 33:18 we see the perpetual need for the prayer, avoiding dangers connected with seeking glory until we have a picture of the essential glory of heaven. 18 Moses said, “Please show…

He still Loves

Essentially this message looks at the inevitable, but positive place of suffering in our lives. We are to treat it seriously and find God’s strength through it, knowing that God uses it to show His love and that it will bear positive fruit in our lives. 5 And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses…

Let us Pray

This message focuses on Daniel’s prayer in Daniel 9 and shows that it is driven by the Bible, Focussed on God and is controlled by Shared Contrition. Daniel’s Prayer for His People 9 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, by descent a Mede, who was made king over the realm of…

Look and Live

This message begins by looking at the inadequacy of human resources to deal with the issues of life, but moves on to show that our God is more than sufficient to deal with all the issues of both this life and eternity. 12 O our God, will you not execute judgment on them? For we…

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.…