Sermons by Andrew Ussher

Sermons by Andrew Ussher

Guidelines for Godliness – Part 4 (56 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on “godliness demonstrated in a fruitful Christian life” under 3 headings: desiring fruit, defining fruit and developing fruit. God is looking for fruit in our lives, but this should not be defined in terms of mere activity. It is primarily an issue of character development as Christ is formed in each believer and the fruits of the Spirit are manifested – and not by human efforts, but by divine working (Message preached 15th Mar 2015)

Guidelines for Godliness – Part 2 (50 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on “godliness developed in the lives of believers”. He outlines his remarks under 3 headings: the pursuit, promise and practice of godliness. Godliness isn’t automatic! While believers must flee from the manifestations of the flesh, they must actively pursue godliness (1 Tim 6:11). Christians are encouraged to see that godliness is not only of value in the life which is to come, but also in “the life that now is” (1 Tim 4:8) (Message preached 14th Mar…

Guidelines for Godliness – Part 3 (56 min)

Andrew Ussher preaches on “godliness in womanhood”. While men and women are equal in essence and equal in spiritual standing as justified before God, in the order of headship God has outlined different roles for male and female. Though not given a public role in the local assembly, Andrew shows from 1 Tim 5:9-10 & 14 that “women professing godliness” have a vital and significant role to play, a role esteemed and valued by the Lord (Message preached 14th Mar…

Guidelines for Godliness – Part 1 (56 min)

Andrew Ussher introduces the subject of godliness, which he defines as “the character of God demonstrated in living human experience”. Taking up 1 Tim 3:16 he shows how the character of God was revealed in the person and life of Christ as it had never been seen before, hence “the mystery of godliness”. He closes with a look at some of the “fruits of the Spirit” in the Lord’s life – My joy, My peace, My love (Message preached 13th…

Love In Marriage (24 min)

PART 6 – Andrew Ussher expounds what “marital love” really looks like in the Bible – not some mere sentimental feeling or emotion, but a commitment, in the words of 1 Cor 13:7, to “bear all things”, “believe all things”, “hope all things” and “endure all things”. This message will really challenge you to think about “love” on a different level to the culture around us – Readings: Gal 2:20, 1 Cor 13:3 and 7 (Message preached 24th Feb 2013)

Questions and Answers (40 min)

PART 5 – Andrew Ussher answers written audience questions on financial and child rearing issues. He gives wise answers on questions like “How should parents respond to a child who says he or she wants to be saved?”: “How should parents handle issues such as TV, the internet and smartphones” and “At what age should parents bring young children to meetings”? A very helpful session (Questions answered on 23rd Feb 2013)

Raising Children (47 min)

PART 4 – Andrew Ussher preaches on raising children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. He stresses the need to understand what a child is – a stewardship from God, and a sinner with a fallen nature – before outlining Biblical principles of child rearing – Readings: Psa 51:5, 58:3, 127:3-5, Prov 27:6, Eph 6:1-4, Luke 2:41-52, 15:11-24 (Message preached 23rd Feb 2013)

Money Matters in Married Life (47 min)

PART 3 – Andrew Ussher gives wise scriptural counsel on handling money within a marriage. He touches on subjects such as covetousness, debt, a household budget, credit cards and giving. An instructive insightful message – Readings: Matt 6:19-33, Luke 12:15, Eph 4:28, 1 Tim 6:6-11, 17-19, 2 Cor 8:1-5, 9:6-8 (Message preached 23rd Feb 2013)

Understanding Marriage (44 min)

PART 2 – Andrew Ussher delivers a comprehensive and helpful message on Christian marriage under 5 headings: “Origin and Objectives”, “Leaving and Cleaving”, “Roles and Responsibilities”, Commitment and Communication” and “Focus and Faithfulness” – Readings: Gen 2:21-24, Prov 31:10-12, Matt 19:4-6, 1 Cor 7:39, Eph 5:23-32, 1 Tim 5:10, Titus 2:4-5 (Message preached 22nd Feb 2013)

Searching for a Suitable Spouse (56 min)

PART 1 – Andrew Ussher preaches on searching for a suitable spouse. He give sound Biblical guidance and insight into the principles that should govern a single person as they contemplate being married – Readings: Gen 2:18-24, Prov 18:22, 30:19, 1 Cor 7:39, 2 Cor 6:14-18, Gal 5:22-25, Heb 13:4 (Message preached 21st Feb 2012)