Sermons from July 2019

Sermons from July 2019

The Power of Forgiveness

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series “parables: secrets of the kingdom of heaven” with “The Power of Forgiveness: God’s ability and His desire is to forgive. We are most like God when we choose to forgive someone. Lewis Smede said, “Forgiving is love’s toughest work.” It’s love’s biggest risk. How many times should we forgive? When it comes to forgiveness, if you’re still counting, you’ve missed the point of Jesus’ teaching. There…

Prayer – Habit or Heartfelt?

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series on “parables: the secrets of the kingdom of heaven” with “Prayer- Habit or Heartfelt?”: One of the sure fire ways to move us beyond this casual kind of prayer life are difficulties. The challenges of life focus our petitions. It is the difficult situations in our life that activate our faith and get us praying. Morgan – “Faith is the answer to a question and therefore…

Touching God’s Heart

Susan Millman of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario shares “Touching God’s Heart”: The importance of obedience and walking in God’s will connected to our eternity. When we hold up to the Lord, “We’ve done this and we’ve done this and we’ve done this … so shouldn’t I have a pathway to heaven, shouldn’t I escape all the difficulties that I’m in?” But that’s not what Scripture says. It says that we come to Jesus. Salvation is not a thing.…

Who is My Neighbour?

Pastor Jeff Knott of Grace Church in Port Hope, Ontario continues the sermon series “parables: secrets to the kingdom of heaven” with “Who is my Neighbour?” Polarization describes a worsening condition in our day. People are moving a part from each other; people are finding a reason to walk away from each other. The answer to the question, “How do I inherit eternal life?” is to love God with the totality of your being and to afford your neighbour that…