It’s a matter of heart

There have been many times over the past two years when we couldn’t get together in the hall after church for a cuppa or a chat. We couldn’t enjoy that bonding as fellow believers of being able to have a bit more in-depth chat about what God has done in our lives or perhaps about […]

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His mother treasured all these things in her heart – a sermon on Luke 2:51b by Rev. Ralph Adams. Today is Mother’s Day. Today is that perfect opportunity, once again, to pause for a moment and consider our Mothers, past and present and the impact they have had in our lives. 1. A MOTHER’S INESTIMABLE […]

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The Bread of Life

The Bread of Life – a sermon on John 6:25-59, read by Br. Andrew le Breton. It has been said that “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”. The truth of that probably depends on how much a man loves his food, and how good a cook his wife is! The expression […]

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Respect the Name

Respect the Name – a sermon on the third commandment by Rev. Andrew de Vries, read by Br Richard de Vries. I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit sensitive about names. I cringe when I’m at school assemblies and the teachers completely mispronounce the names of the students. I remember being in school […]

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In Christ all shall be made alive

In Christ all shall be made alive – a sermon on 1 Corinthians 15:1-22 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Leonid Brezhnev ruled Russia from 1963 to 1982. He imprisoned priests and believers and closed churches. In both public and in private, he and his wife Viktoria were examples of communist atheists. Faith in God was nowhere […]

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Reconciled through Christ!

Reconciled through Christ! – A  sermon on Romans 5:1-11 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. (Reading Mark 15:21-41) I’m not a big fan of shopping centres at the best of times, with people milling about and canned music being piped through overhead speakers. And at times like Easter or Christmas it is even worse, isn’t it! It […]

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Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! – A sermon on Luke 19:38 by Rev. Ralph Adams. Beloved Congregation of the Lord Jesus Christ… Today is Palm Sunday! One week from Easter. Today we remember Jesus’ ‘triumphal entry’ into Jerusalem. You may recall when I last preached from Luke 19, I […]

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I must stay at your house today

I must stay at your house today – a sermon on Luke 19:5 by Rev. Ralph Adams. As we meet up with Jesus in our passage this morning, He is on a journey. His journey began back at chapter 9 of Luke’s gospel, soon after His ‘Transfiguration’ on Mount Hermon. This was just one week […]

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The Lord’s my shining light

The Lord’s my shining light – a sermon on Psalm 27 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. For the past two years most of us have been on a bit of an emotional roller-coaster because of things like lockdowns and other restrictions. And during the past week concerns about the possible consequences of the Russian attack on […]

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Why should you come to church?

Why should you come to church? – a sermon on Hebrews 10:19-25 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Before emigrating to Australia, Maggie and I attended a church where it was common for the church to be very empty during school holidays. I’m not talking about people who were away on holidays. No, many people didn’t come […]

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His name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor – a sermon on Isaiah 9:1-7 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. I don’t know if any of you follow soccer at all – or as some prefer to call it, football. In Australia we have the Socceroos and the Matildas, and even if they’re not half bad, they just […]

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The Power of God’s Word

The Power of God’s Word – a sermon on Hebrews 4:12-13 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. During the 1500’s, a great awakening took place in Europe, an awakening that would bring spiritual enlightenment and a movement back to the fundamental truths and teachings of God’s Word. We’ve come to know this period as “the Reformation” – […]

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God’s marvelous electing love

God’s marvelous electing love – a sermon on Malachi 1:1-5 by Rev. Ralph Adams. Malachi was the last of God’s inspired prophets in the O.T. We know little about him except that his name means, “My (i.e. God’s) messenger.” He was the last prophet to be heard in Judah until John the Baptist “came… preaching […]

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Praise the Lord, O my soul!

Praise the Lord, O my soul! – a sermon on psalm 103 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. Have you ever been disappointed in God? That’s a situation many people find themselves in today. In his book “Disappointment with God” the author Philip Yancey speaks of the many letters that he’s received from people who express their […]

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The good hand of God

The good hand of God – a sermon on Nehemiah 2:1-8 by Rev. Craig van Echten. Brothers and sisters, Why doesn’t God answer our prayers? Have you ever wondered about that? Do you sometimes wonder if God is listening? And if your prayers are hitting the ceiling? There are many reasons for unanswered prayer. One […]

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Warning against worldliness

Warning against worldliness – a sermon on James 4:1-12 by Rev. Colin Pretorius. When persecution of Christians started with the death of Stephen, many believers fled to the same cities to where Jews had been scattered some 600-700 years earlier. But these believers soon found themselves face to face with adversity and trials of every kind, […]

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The blood of the covenant

The blood of the covenant – a sermon on Hebrews 9:8-28 by Rev. Ralph Adams. Text: Heb. 9:15 Therefore he is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under the first covenant. […]

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