Sermons from May 2019

Sermons from May 2019

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…

The Fear Factor

Carrie Jeffrey shares a Mother’s Day message at Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario from Matthew 15:28 – the story of the Canaanite woman’s faith.

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…

The Enthroned Christ

Pastor Bill Rowe speaks on “The Enthroned Christ” at Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario: We celebrate the birth of Christ, we remember the death of Christ, and we kind of stop there, but the story continues with the ascension of Christ. If there be no ascension of Christ, there will be no reason to celebrate Easter or Christ’s empowerment. If He were on the earth, He would not be a priest. The ascension of Christ to heaven in bodily…