Pelsall Evangelical Church Sermons

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August 29, 2021  

The tools for building back

Nehemiah 1:1-2:10 - Bill Patterson

  1. Patience
  2. Prayer
  3. Planning
August 29, 2021  

The Mighty, Personal and Praiseworthy Saviour

Luke 17:11-17 - Bill Patterson

  1. Christ is a Majestic Lord and a Saviour - v14
  2. He is a personal Saviour - v19
  3. He is a praise-worthy Saviour - v15-16
August 22, 2021  
August 22, 2021  

The evidence of great faith

Luke 7:1-10 - Gerald Tanner

August 15, 2021  

Praise the Lord!

Psalm 113 - Steve Jones

  1. The command of the Lord - (vv1-3)
  2. The character of the Lord - (vv4-6)
  3. The care of the Lord - (vv7-9)
August 8, 2021  

The Vine and the Branches

John 15:1-17 - Gareth Fitzpatrick

August 8, 2021  

Two ways to die

Luke 23:26-46 - Alan Reeves

  1. Forgiveness Available (v32-34)
  2. Forgiveness Rejected (v35-39)
  3. Forgiveness Received (v40-43)
August 1, 2021  

Spirit-Filled Witness

Acts 4:1-31 - Kevin Vroom

  1. The Religious Leaders: Offended by the Gospel (v1-7)
  2. The Apostles: The Indomitable Power of the Spirit (v7-21)
  3. The Church: Praying for Boldness (v23-31)
    1. Remembering God's sovereignty (v24b-30)
    2. Recognising God's sovereign plan (v25-28)
    3. Asking for power to serve (v29-30) 
July 25, 2021  

02 - Pentecost Explained

Acts 2:12-21 - Steve Hope

  1. A Day of forceful proclamation (vv 12-14)
  2. A Day of fulfilled promises (vv 15-18)
  3. A Day of forewarning people (vv 19-21)
July 4, 2021  

01 - The Power for Mission

Acts 2:1-12 - Steve Hope

  1. The power that's present for all God's people (vv1-4a)
  2. The power that proclaims to all nations (vv4b-11)

 

April 4, 2021  

Because Christ is risen…….

1 Corinthians 15:12-28 - Tim Smylie

  1. What if Christ had not risen? (vv12-19)
  2. Because Christ is risen... (vv20-28)
    1. Our resurrection is guaranteed (vv20-23)
    2. Creation will be renewed (vv24-28)
March 14, 2021  

He made the stars also

Psalm 46 - Wayne O'Leary

December 27, 2020  

Jesus: Lord of history

Revelation 5 - Tim Smylie

  1. Who is worthy - the problem of the sealed scroll (vv1-4)
  2. The one who is worthy - the triumphant Lion who is the slain Lamb (vv5-10)
  3. Worthy of worship (vv11-14)

 

December 27, 2020  

Jesus - Lord of the church

Revelation 1:9-20 - Tim Smylie

  1. A vision for the church (vv9-11)
  2. Jesus: The one who is with his church (vv12-16)
  3. Jesus: The one who is for his church (vv17-20)
December 25, 2020  

Jesus - born that we no more may die

Hebrews 2:5-18

  1. The glory we're missing (vv5-8)
  2. Jesus: The one who brings us to glory (vv9-18)
    1. Our trail-blazer (vv9-10)
    2. Our champion (vv11-15)
    3. Our high priest (vv16-18)
December 20, 2020  

The Greatest Salvation - Carol Service 2020

Isaiah 9:1-7  Tim Smylie

November 1, 2020  
October 25, 2020  

Peace, but not as the world gives

John 14:25-31 - Pieter Vroom

Background (earlier in the chapter): Jesus reassures disciples that they do not need to worry about him leaving them – He is going to prepare a place for them and He will send another counsellor: the Holy Spirit.

  • The Holy Spirit will teach them (25f)
  • He will give them his peace (27) – foretold in the OT, realised by his death and resurrection
  • His “going away” is no need for worry – it is all part of God’s plan (28-31)
April 11, 2020  

A Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3-9 - Steve Hope

April 10, 2020  

A Thief’s Story - Luke 23:32-43

Good Friday Service - Luke 23:32-43 - Tim Smylie

April 4, 2020  

Christ died for our sins

Isaiah 53:6 - Steve Hope

  1. The Necessity of the Cross
  2. The Accomplishment of the Cross
  3. The Application of the Cross
March 15, 2020  

Compassion is….

15th March 2020 - Wayne O'Leary

  1. Compassion is a touch - v41a
  2. Compassion is an act of the will - v41b
  3. Compassion always points to God - v44

The results of Christ's compassion on the leper (on us):

  1. His (our) past was dealt with
  2. His (our) present is blessed
  3. His (our) future is secure
February 16, 2020  

The vital ministry of reminding

2 Peter 1 - Alan Reeves

  1. What Things?

    1. A precious faith (v1)
    2. A powerful provision (v3-4)
    3. A productive and purposeful life (v5-8)
  2. Practical Helps
    1. Pray
    2. Share
    3. Recall

 

 

January 12, 2020  
January 5, 2020  

Elders

1 Timothy 3:1-7 & Titus 1:5-9 - Tim Smylie

  1. The role of elders: leading, but not ruling the church.

    1. in Doctrine, Discipline, and Direction
  2. The profile of an elder: an example of Christian maturity.
    1. Ambitious - for God's Kingdom, not for himself
    2. Self-disciplined and faithful - in all areas of life.
    3. Competent - to teach and to manage
    4. Friendly and compassionate
    5. Courageous
  3. The elder's confidence: God's wisdom and power
December 25, 2019  

Gabriel’s Story

Tim Smylie

December 22, 2019  
December 22, 2019  

Son of David, Son of God

Luke 1:26-56 - Tim Smylie

1. The work of a faithful God - (vv26-37)
2. Our response: faith in this faithful God - (vv38-56)

December 8, 2019  

04 How do you feel? - Making sense of our emotions - Part 4

Engaging our emotions - part 2 - Tim Smylie

 

This is a long term project!

 

  1. Plan to cultivate your emotional garden
  2. Grow:
    1. Love for God, our neighbour, and what is good
    2. Hope in God, and our eternal destiny
    3. Hatred of evil
  3. Allow:
    1. Grief
    2. Guilt
    3. Jealousy
  4. Eliminate:
    1. Destructive anger
    2. Fear and worry about the future

  5. Disciplines to get us there
    1. Wise up to the little things - sleep, diet, and exercise.
    2. Learn to look upwards - using prayer, Scripture, and song.
    3. Commit to look outwards
November 17, 2019  

Basic Church Maintenance

Romans 14:1-15:13  - Steve Hope

  1. Accept one another without quarrelling - (14:1-13a)

    1. God accepts us - (v3)
    2. God is their master, not you - (v4-9)
    3. God is their judge, and yours too - (v10-12)
  2. Build one another up without offending - (v14:13b-23)
    1. Offending deliberately is not acting in love - (v14-16)
    2. The Kingdom of God is more important than disputable matters - (v17-21)
  3. Bear with one another without selfishness - (15:1-13)
    1. Christ is our example - (v3-7)
    2. Unity is the endgame - (v8-12)

Romans 4:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. 

November 3, 2019  

Jesus’ prayer for the church

John 17v6-26 - Pieter Vroom

  1. Prayer for the disciples

    1. Reasons for the prayer - (v6-11)
    2. Content: safety, joy, sanctification - (v12-19)
  2. Prayer for the church - (v20-26)
    1. Unity so the world knows that the Father sent Jesus
    2. That we may see Jesus' glory and have fellowship with him.
    3. That we may know the Father and share in his love.
October 27, 2019  

Why Stand?

Ephesians 6:10-18 - Timothy Fisher

October 27, 2019  

Why Pray?

Colossians 1:3-12 - Timothy Fisher

September 1, 2019  

God’s Final Word

Hebrews 1:1-2:4 Alan Reeves

August 25, 2019  

The God who Intervenes

Psalm 17 - Bill Patterson

August 25, 2019  

What kind of people ought you to be?

1 Samuel 14v1-23 - Bill Patterson

August 18, 2019  

Remember the wonders He has done

Psalm 105 - Roger Davies

August 18, 2019  

Great is the Gospel

Romans 1v1-24 - Roger Davies

August 11, 2019  

The Eternal God and us

Psalm 90 - Pieter Vroom

  • From: Lord, you have been our dwelling-place throughout all generations (v1)
  • to: May the favour of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us - yes, establish the work of our hands (v17)
  • God is eternal ó we are mortal (vv2-6)
  • Our sin and God’s wrath (vv7-11) ð Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom (v12)
  • Wisdom leads to dependence on God’s compassion and love with all it’s blessings (vv13-16)
  • Then God can establish the work of our hands (v17).
August 4, 2019  

Living in the present age

Living in this present age - 2 Timothy 3v1-4v5

  1. The world as it is - v1-9
  2. Resolve to follow the best mentors - v10-11
  3. Be realistic about the world - v12-13
  4. Rely upon the Bible - v14-17
  5. Proclaim the Word - 4v1-5
August 4, 2019  

In the hands of the Lord

2 Samuel 24 - Tim Smylie

  1. The unavoidable reality of God's wrath - (vv1-13)
  2. The central reality of God's mercy - (vv14-25)
    1. The place of mercy - (vv15-16)
    2. The cost of mercy - (vv17-25)
June 9, 2019  

The Living Lord Jesus

The Living Lord Jesus - Revelation 1v9-18 - Tim Smylie
Divine authority
Perfect wisdom, purity, and power
The Saviour of those who bow

May 19, 2019  

The Gospel is unstoppable, so share it freely

Acts 5:12-42 - Giles Coghlan

The Gospel:

1. Some people will love it - so share it freely - v12-16

2. Some people will hate it - but they can't stop it - V17-42

May 19, 2019  

Jesus love generosity, Jesus hates hypocrisy

Acts 4:31 - 5:11 - Tim Ambrose

1. Jesus loves generosity - so grow in the grace of giving

2. Jesus hates hypocrisy - so honour honesty

May 5, 2019  

Saved by blood

Saved by blood - Exodus 11v1-12v30 - Tim Smylie

  1. Judgement is coming, with salvation for some - and it's not a surprise - (11:1-10)
  2. God has provided one way of escape from judgement - (12:1-30)
April 28, 2019  

Be strong in the Lord

Be strong in the Lord - Ephesians 6:10-20 - Pieter Vroom

  1. The Source of our Strength - the Lord - (cf 3:16-21)
  2. Struggle/ conflict is part of our lives as Christians
  3. Spiritual conflict requires spiritual measures
  4. What protects us is:
    1. The Truth (of the Gospel)
    2. Righteousness (being in the right relationship with God)
    3. Readiness to proclaim the Gospel 
    4. Faith
    5. Salvation
    6. The Word of God
April 21, 2019  

The Resurrection Life

The Resurrection Life - Romans 6:1-14 - Steve Hope
1. We have a new life united with Jesus - (v1-4)
2. Union with Jesus means freedom from sin's power - (v5-10)
3. ....so live what you are - (v11-14)

April 21, 2019  

The message of Easter

The message of Easter - Acts 2:22-41 - Tim Smylie
1. Jesus is God' Son - (v22)
2. Jesus' death was part of God's plan - (v23)
3. Jesus is God's King - the Lord of history - (vv24-36)
4. Jesus is our only hope for forgiveness and new life - (vv37-41)

April 14, 2019  

087 - Zion - City of God

Zion: City of God -Psalm 87 - Steve Hope

1. Zion is the Lord's City - (v1-2)
2. The Lord grants citizenship in Zion - (v3-6)
3.The citizens of Zion are blessed - (v7)

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