Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 4:6-8 26/3/17 pm – God at work in the story of Jonah Extract 6 And the Lord God prepared a plant and made it come up over Jonah, that it might be shade for his head to deliver him from his misery. So Jonah was very grateful for the plant. 7 But as morning dawned the next day God prepared a worm, and it so damaged the plant that it withered. 8 And it happened, when the sun arose, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat on Jonah’s head, so that he grew faint. Then he wished death for himself, and said, “It is better for me to die than to live.” Main Points 1. Viewing God at work 2. Lessons to be learned 3. Fulfilled in Christ
Sermon from RN Evans on 1 Peter 2:6 26/3/17 am – Shame and the love of God Extract 6 Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, “Behold, I lay in Zion A chief cornerstone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.” Main Points 1. The meaning of shame 2. Misinterpreting scripture 3. Bearing shame and scoffing rood
Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 3:1 19/3/17 am – The tragic story of Jonah: that grand city Extract Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, Main Points 1. The greatness of Ninevah 2. The greatness of God
Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 5:5 12/3/17 pm – The love that does not disappoint Extract Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Main Points 1. Disappointment and the reality of hope 2. Disappointment and the Love of God 3. Disappointment and the ministry of the Holy Spirit
Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 3:1 12/3/17 am – The tragic story of Jonah: a second time Extract Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, Main Points 1. The triumph of God’s purpose 2. The triumph of God’s wisdom 3. The triumph of God’s grace
Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 2 26/2/17 pm – The Psalm of Jonah Note – a small part at the end of this service was lost whilst recording but the main thrust of the sermon is intact Main Points 1. From deep distress 2. The role of the Temple 3. The response of God We learn God brings life where there is death, hope where there is none. In deep distress we are to turn to God and cry out as Jonah did.
Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 5:11 26/2/17 am – Rejoicing in God Extract 11 And not only that, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation. Main Points 1. The beginning and the ending 2. Rejoicing in glory 3. Reconciliation
Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 1:4 19/2/17 pm – The tragic tale of Jonah: The mighty tempest Extract 4 But the Lord sent out a great wind on the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship was about to be broken up. Main Points 1. The view from the psalms 2. The view from Jonah 3. Who can this be?
Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 5:9 19/2/17 am – God’s love: Building on the Foundation Extract 9 Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. Main Points 1. ‘Having now been’ 2. “much more….” 3. ‘much more……’
Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 1:10 13/2/17 pm – The tragic vision of Jonah Extract 10 Then the men were exceedingly afraid, and said to him, “Why have you done this?” For the men knew that he fled from the presence of the Lord, because he had told them. Main Points 1. The tragic pattern in Genesis 2. The same pattern in Jonah 3. The response of God
Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 5:7-8 13/2/17 am – God’s love: From the human to the Divine Extract 7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet perhaps for a good man someone would even dare to die. 8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Main Points 1. From the lesser to the greater 2. The expression of human love 3. The contrast of God’s own love
Sermon from RN Evans on Romans 5:6 5/2/17 pm – Dying for the ungodly Extract 6 For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. Main Points 1. What does “without strength” mean? 2. What is in “due time”? 3. Christ died for the ungodly
Sermon from RN Evans on Jonah 1:3 5/2/17 am – Jonah: where can I hide from Your presence? Extract 3 But Jonah arose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid the fare, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. Main Points 1. What Jonah tried to do 2. What Jonah knew 3. One application for today