Sermons by David Harper

Sermons by David Harper

An Expectant Hope

1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.14 For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. 15 For this we declare to you by…

Great Expectations

John 12:12-26 12 The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. 13 So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!” 14 And Jesus found a young donkey and sat on…

Busy or Busybody?

2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 6 Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from any brother who is walking in idleness and not in accord with the tradition that you received from us. 7 For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us, because we were not idle when we were with…

Wisdom with No True Value

Colossians 2:16-23 16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. 17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.18 Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions, puffed up without reason…

Come and See

Sermon Notes: There is an individual and a community aspect to the church. We as a community are expressions of Jesus around the world. Jesus is glorified and people are saved when His body functions as it should. Be like Philip. Come and see is the easiest form of evangelism. Questions for further thought or discussion: Discuss the various terms Peter uses to describe…