The King with Four Names (Part 2)

Sermon on December 8 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Isaiah 9:6-7 & Matthew 4:1-11 Mighty God. Hebrew: ‘El Gibbor’. How does the image of Jesus, as the Warrior God, fit with Christmas? 1. LOVE JESUS – BECAUSE IN HIM GOD GIVES GOD! The child who is born is ‘yeled’ (male son). So if Isaiah repeats…

The King with Four Names

Sermon on December 1 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Isaiah 9:6 We use the word ‘wonderful’ very often. A counselor we might see in a crisis. So why this title for Jesus? If you don’t want to waste Christmas: 1. KEEP YOUR WONDER IN THE WONDER OF WONDERS! Seven centuries before Jesus, the people of…

It’s All in The Resurrection!

Sermon on November 24 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Mark 12:18-27 So many questions about the after- life! What about relationships in heaven? 1. RELATIONSHIP QUESTIONED! (v18-23) What the Sadducees, (sad-you-see) believed gives insight into why they did not want a resurrection Now is all we have For a materialist, who lives for things, and…

Stooping for the sake of others

Sermon on November 17 by Jimmy Martin, General Secretary of the International Baptist Convention Scripture:   Philippians 2:3-11 We spend a great deal of time and energy trying to obtain status, resources and influence. Humility is the choice to… Forego status, Deploy your resources, or Use your influence For the good of others before yourself. The…

Jesus – the ‘Revolutionary’ Revolutionary!

Sermon on November 10 by Pastor Roland Eskinazi Scripture: Mark 12:13-17 Was Jesus political? If so, in what way? Is this only about taxes? Or about loyalty to a kingdom… 1. A REVOLUTIONARY QUESTION! (v13 – 15a) Twenty-five years before Judas the Galilean has been executed for calling on all Jews to refuse the head-tax….