Sermons by Pastor Jeff Knott (Page 2)

Sermons by Pastor Jeff Knott (Page 2)

The Parable of the Hearers

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario begins the sermon series “parables: secrets of the kingdom of heaven” with “The Parable of the Hearers”: Stories are the medium that Jesus chooses to reveal and disclose what God is like, what He’s doing in the world and what His expectation is for us. We see in the parables God’s sovereign purposes being displayed and told. They are stories with great intent – kingdom intent. This parable helps us…

Communion with Community

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario speaks on “Communion with Community” where we honour Christ at Communion in how we treat each other: Inattention breeds contempt. When we stop focusing on our relationship and focus more on our hurts and demands, that’s when we begin to devalue each other and that’s when we find it easy to get into that negative funk and it spirals down from there. It has application with communion as well. The…

Christ’s Baptism and Ours

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario speaks on “Christ’s Baptism and Ours” for Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019: Baptism depicts Christ’s death and resurrection. Baptism is an outward declaration of an inner work. Christ’s baptism reminds us that it was an important part of His identity and it ought to be a part of our identity as well. Jesus was meant to be baptized by John for preparation for His ministry. Why would Jesus need to…
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