Sermons by Archie McBean (Page 2)

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 […]

Building blocks of Faith

In chapter 5 we encounter two responses to the voice of God, one response is that of Pharaoh and the other of of Moses protest on behalf of the people. Both men have a opposing world views. IN this talk we attempt to answer Pharaoh’s retort “Who is the Lord that I should obey His […]

From Nothing to Something

At the beginning of chapter 3 we find Moses in a very different set of circumstances from the miraculous rescue into the courts of Pharaoh. Living with regrets and losing ourselves in the routines of life can insulate us from encountering God. When Moses decided to turn aside at Mt. Horeb, he encountered God in […]