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Sermons by Bernard Lewis (Page 3)

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

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…

The Relationship of the Gospel

This message focussing on 2 Tim 1:12 begins by showing that Christians do not need to be ashamed of our faith, because our faith is reasonable and tied up in our relationship with the living God. God in Trinity is the security of our faith and he can be trusted. 2 Timothy 1:12 English Standard…

Not Ashamed

This message begins by looking at the shame that is inevitably linked with the Gospel. But goes on to show the power of the Gospel to save, because of the Grace of God. Paul however does not leave Tim or us in some mystical situation rather he shows that God has appointed him to 3…

The Christian Hope

This message focuses on Christian Hope (Assurance) beginning by looking at the lack of hope in the culture around us, then showing the central focus of Christian hope and culminating in the resources of Christian Hope. 10 For to this end we toil and strive,[a] because we have our hope set on the living God,…

Our Fearless Faith

This message begins by reminding us of the importance of remembering our position in Christ. The fire of our faith can burn low and regularly needs to be rekindled and when it is, we need to remind ourselves of the power, love, and self-control that is to replace fear in the lives of all Christians.…

The Mercy of Jesus

This message begins by looking at the danger of false teachings, moving on to show that true believers protect themselves, by staying within the bounds of the Gospel and show the truth of their faith by having a concern to reach out to people at all stages of life. Jude 17-23 English Standard Version (ESV)…

Understanding Christian Living

This message looks at our ongoing relationship with God through the experience of Ezra and the returning exiles. There is a call to seek God in a serious way, so that we might be a witness before a watching world. This is demonstrated in an active response, which leads to God hearing and answering prayer.…

Being Prepared

This message calls us to consider the state of our world, and even though it may be a desert, we are to work preparing the way of the Lord, so that in all things He is pre-eminent. We can be confident that He will guide us to the end. Isaiah 40:3 English Standard Version (ESV)…

Our Lifetime Pattern

This message begins by reminding ourselves that we know enough about Jesus in order to be saved. We should not worry about the rest; however where we get insights to His childhood and teenage years we need to take heed. In adult life, we should not court the limelight, but like Jesus be ready to…