Sermons by Phillip McKenzie
Confidence In Christ
“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
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
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…
Psalm 19: The Glory of God
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.
Peace, Perfect Peace.
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.
Be Ye Separate
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)
The Fullness In Christ
Fullness in Christ (Reading: 2Corinthians 5:11-21) “To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.” 2Corinthians 5:19 [Pray] Introduction: Today’s message is very much a gospel message. In our reading today [vv 11-21] the apostle Paul highlights [among other things] the spiritual changes that occur in an individual who is born again by virtue of the gospel of Christ. What we realize is…
An Expectation Of Maturity
An Expectation of Maturity [Reading: Hebrews 5:1-14] Introduction: Those of you who have been part of Hope Baptist for any period of time, know how much value we place on the bible and the correct teaching of God’s word. As such we aspire to be everything the word of God says that we should be. In our reading today we see Paul expounding the Old Testament [Psalms and Genesis in particular]. He explains to his readers: Christ’s priesthood and atoning…