Sermons by Phillip McKenzie
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. 1 Jn 2:14–17.
The Church is the Pillar and Ground of the Truth, but what happens to the world when the Church itself turns away from the truth? Listen as Brother Phillip expounds the truth of it from 1 Timothy 3:14-15.
“For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.” (2Timothy 1:12)
The Simple Life: Fulfilment and Freedom from Anxiety “And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on. The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment. Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls? And…
Great is Thy Faithfulness Reading: Lamentations 3:1-26 This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the LORD’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him. The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for…
If there were a short Psalm through which all people may know God, it would be Psalm 19. Through this Psalm his Glory is witnessed in creation, in his divine law, in his holiness and in the believer.
A wonderful reminder of the only peace that can ever be obtained, a peace so great it passes all understanding, his name is Jesus Christ.
God places a distinction between light and darkness, good and evil, so too between that which is holy and that which is profane, he calls us also to be mindful of that distinction, to separate ourselves also from the unfruitful works of darkness and to be joined to his marvelous light. Be ye separate, be wise with what and whom you associate, Isaiah writes, “To the law and to the testimony, if they speak not according to this word it is because there is no light in them” (Isa 8:20)