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Sermons by Bernard Lewis (Page 5)

Bernard is the Pastor at Emmanuel

Consider with Care

This message looks at the response of Joseph when he heard that Mary was pregnant and how he was ready to end everything. God met with him and wisely Joseph saw life from a different perspective, resulting in his obeying God to the letter. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling…

The New Birth

This message calls us to consider the uniqueness of Christ’s conception and birth. He became the Founder of a New Creation. Just as the Holy Spirit was active in the original Creation, so He was active in the Conception of Jesus, The Son of God, The Holy One. He was set aside as Holy so…

Looking for His Coming

As Christians we are to live on the foundation of Christ’s first coming and in the hope of His second coming. While doing that we are to stir up and encourage one another 24 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, Hebrews 10:24 English Standard Version (ESV)

Don’t Delay

This message begins emphasising the brevity of time; then moves to the unchanging nature of God’s Words. The passage shows how we are to live in light of both truths and we are not to be led astray. 31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. Mark 13:31 English…

With our Redeemer in Reality

The message begins by looking at some of the realities of life – weaknesses and temptations, before looking at the fact that the work of Jesus continues today as He meets us in these realities providing grace to help. Jesus the Great High Priest 14 Since then we have a great high priest who has…

God’s Unchanging Concern

This message begins by showing that the God of the Old Testament is the same as the God of the New Testament and that He is always gracious to His people. While He has every right to consume His people in Judgement yet He remains gracious and longs to restore showing love Robbing God 6…

Continue in the Gospel

This message explains the Christian Gospel, beginning with the horror of our position outside of Christ, then showing how Christ has dealt with all of that creating reconciliation with God, but calling us to the vital need of persevering in the faith. 21 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil…

Peace or Peril?

This message looks at the sad position of people who may be related to Christians or be regular attendees of church, but have never come to personal faith. The danger of misunderstanding true and false peace, alongside the value of being regularly disturbed. 11 “Moab has been at ease from his youth and has settled…

Senseless Sin

This message shows the blind destruction of drifting into sin amongst God’s people. It is witnessed by the world and heaven and is a personal affront to God, trying to replace Him with worthless alternatives. 11 Has a nation changed its gods, even though they are no gods? But my people have changed their glory…

Why do you wait?

This message focuses on the attention given to baptism for new believers in the NT, connecting it with the eternal benefit of forgiven sin concluding with a measure urgency to obey God. 16 And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’ Acts 22:16 English…