Seventy reasons to rest in God

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday evening service on November 14, 2021. The Bible passage being expounded is Daniel 9:20-27. Daniel chapters 1-6 are encouraging accounts of how God sovereignly cared for and protected His servant Daniel in Babylon – which reminded His people that God was still on His throne a and […]

Portrait of a Spirit-filled Church

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday morning service on November 14, 2021. This sermon expounds Acts 4:32-5:11. Nikita Khrushchev once  said: ‘Communism’s failure is its failure to produce the selfless man’. Communism was an attempt to compel people to share and ensure the equal distribution of wealth. But it fails as a system […]

The prayer that avails much

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday evening service on November 7, 2021. The Bible passage being expounded is Daniel 9:1-19. We see in this prayer of Daniel, recorded in the first half of Daniel 9, a perfect example of ‘the effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man that availeth much.’ Daniel here prays […]

How to boldly bear witness to Jesus

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday morning service on November 7, 2021. This sermon expounds Acts 4:1-31. We saw last time, in our study of Acts 3, that God empowered Jesus’ Apostles, Peter and John, to perform an amazing miracle right on the steps of the Jewish temple shortly after the Holy Spirit […]

Trusting God in the face of suffering

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday evening service on October 31, 2021. The Bible passage being expounded is Daniel 8. In Daniel 8, we encounter a strange vision that God gave Daniel. This vision revealed to Daniel what would happen to the nation of Israel under the rule of the two empires to […]

Jesus (still) saves!

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday morning service on October 31, 2021. This sermon expounds Acts 3:1-26. In Acts 3, a man born paralysed is healed in the name and power of Jesus – mirroring the healing Jesus gave to a man born paralysed about three years ago near the start of His […]

Vivid visions reveal what’s really going on

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday evening service on October 24, 2021. The Bible passage being expounded is Daniel 7. While countless illustrated children’s Bible story books have told the stories of God rescuing Daniel from the lions’ den, very few children’s stories are based on anything recorded in Daniel chapters 7 through […]

What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit all about?

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday morning service on October 24, 2021. This sermon expounds Acts 2:14-47. In the first 13 verses of Acts 2, Luke narrates the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Church at Pentecost. We saw, in Luke’s account, that God poured out His Spirit on Jesus’ followers on […]

Daniel in the lion’s den

This sermon was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday evening service on October 17, 2021. The Bible passage being expounded is Daniel 6. The account of Daniel and the lions’ den is one of the most famous stories in the book of Daniel – and it’s one of the best-known accounts of the entire Bible. This […]

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

This sermon was preached at WPB Belconnen’s morning service on Sunday, October 17. 2021. It was the second sermon in a series on the Book of Acts. During Jesus’ ministry, He promised to send the Holy Spirit to His disciples to fill them and empower them. This gift was to be poured out on all […]