Sermons by Archie McBean

A Tale of Two Hearts

Following David’s victory over Goliath, celebration erupts in Israel and the glory of God is returning in and through David. Like the covenant established between David and Jonathan, we are reminded of the weight and worth of the covenants we find ourselves in most notably our covenant with Jesus. And because we are in Christ […]

The Proof is in the Putting

The account of the resurrection is so familiar to us that we are often in danger of forgetting or missing the amazing reality of the event and its implications. The death and resurrection of Jesus are two sides of the same coin. If we accept that Jesus died on the cross for our sins it necessitates […]

Faith is a family business

The closing commendations of Paul’s letter to the Colossians on first glance might be mistaken for just a list of names but when we look closer it reveals much more. Paul was deeply committed to working in partnership with others and never considered himself a lone ranger. The commendations he ascribes to several individuals should […]

I’m all about Jesus

Paul writes how he rejoices in his suffering on behalf the Colossians and therefore raises the theme of suffering in the Christian but yet still being able to rejoice, Paul encourages us to fix all our hopes in Jesus he is sufficient in every way and we have no need for any other intermediary. Lastly, […]

Free Indeed

The giving of the law at Mt. Sinai particularly the 10 commandments marks a significant milestone. in the history of God’s people. In this passage, we are reminded of the contrast between the Israelites lives under Pharaoh and what the could be like under God. The 10 commandments point to the necessity of boundaries to safeguard […]

Here is Our God

In the account leading up to the Red Sea crossing, we see the compassion of God upon his people as the principal motivator in leading them. In the seemingly impossible events that threaten to overtake them,  we see the supremacy of God rising to the fore and transforming disaster into something wonderful. In the light […]