Sermons on Easter Conference Weekends

Sermons on Easter Conference Weekends

The Right Thing in the Right Place (37 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – Frank Sona takes up the truth of the local assembly from Genesis Ch 22, where Abraham goes to “the place” out of “obedience to God’s Word”. He draws out many lessons from this pivotal day in the life of Abraham – a day that began with obedience and ended with worship (Message preached Apr 22nd 2019)

Even So Send I You (48 min)

EASTER 2019 – After showing how the Upper Room appearance of the Lord in John 20 is a picture of the local assembly, Ian Jackson preaches a powerful and challenging message on how to serve God when He sends us…with a “consecrated heart”, with an “undivided loyalty”, within a “separated pathway”, with a “submissive mind”, and with the “strengthening of the assembly” in view (Message preached 22nd April 2019)

The Glory of God, and Jesus Standing (44 min)

EASTER 2019 – Ian Jackson preaches on the martyrdom of Stephen in Acts 7:54-60, and Stephen’s view of “the glory of God and Jesus standing”. He draws out numerous lessons from this pivotal passage concerning Israel, the church, God’s purpose for this age and the significance of “the man in the glory”, and the Holy Spirit’s present ministry on earth (Message preached 22nd April 2019)

Ask For The Old Paths (34 min)

EASTER 2019 – Frank Sona preaches on the Lord’s words in Jeremiah 6:16, “Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, wherein is the good way and walk therein”. He highlights the four verbs in the verse and urges his audience to follow the path of obedience to the Word of God, not the “drive at your own risk road” (Message preached 22nd April 2019)

I Sought for a Man (32 min)

EASTER 2019 – Frank Sona brings a challenge from Ezekiel 22:30 where God says “I sought for a man among them that should make up the hedge and stand in the gap before me.” God is looking for holy, separated, dedicated men and women to stand for him in times of difficulty and danger. Will you be that person? (Message preached 21st April 2019)

Gospel – “Absolutes” and “What is thy name?” (52 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – GOSPEL – Frank Sona preaches on three absolutes. Absolute sufficiency (Acts 4:12); absolute certainty (John 10:28), and absolute solemnity (Acts 8:21). Ian Jackson closes with a look at two people in the Bible who were asked “What is thy name?” A seaching gospel meeting where the audience is directly and earnestly challenged as to sin, salvation and eternity (Messages preached 1st Apr 2018)

Bible Reading in Romans 3:19-31 (95 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – Ian Jackson opens up Romans 3:19-31, a passage that gives the doctrinal underpinnings of the gospel and explains how God can be just, as well as the justifier of someone who believes in Christ. All Christians, and especially all gospel preachers, must get to grips with this hugely significant Bible passage. A discussion of the passage follows, verse by verse, with help from Frank Sona, Mark Sweetnam and others. Vital matters discussed include: the difference between…

Pray Without Ceasing (42 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – From 1 Thess 5:17, “Pray without ceasing”, Ian Jackson preaches on the need for private, fervent, believing prayer in the life of every Christian. “The secret of failure, is failure in secret”. He urges us to be more prayerful and gives guidance on how to address God in prayer  (Message preached Apr 20th 2019)

Wilt Thou Not Revive Us Again (39 min)

EASTER CONF 2019 – Frank Sona begins the conference preaching form Psalm 85:6 – “Wilt thou not revive us again?” He highlights the need for revival and revival’s main features – including obedience to the Word of God, repentance, prayer and reliance on the Lord (Message preached Apr 20th 2019)

Sow the Seed (39 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – Craig Munro preaches on the Chrtistian as a sower “sowing the seed” from Ecclesiastes Ch 11. He urges his audience to have a fresh vision for gospel endeavour – sow in hope, sow generously, sow in faith, sow in time and sow in joy. The from Ch 12 he speaks of the Christian as a student. Only as we study Christ can we sow His word (Message preached Apr 2nd 2018)

The Function of Gift (47 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – David Vallance speaks on the function of gift in the local assembly which is empowered by grace and designed to exalt Christ. At the beginning of his message he divides the 20 New Testament gifts into 4 sets of 5 and then spends the rest of his time discussing the gifts of serving, exhorting, helping, giving and showing mercy (Message preached Apr 2nd 2018)

The Assembly Has a Definite Positive Pattern (37 min)

EASTER CONF 2018 – David Vallance sets out a robust defence of the concept that there is a definite prescribed pattern for the local assembly in the New Testament. He contrasts what is sometimes called the “regulatory principle” with the “normative principle”. While some would propose that “whatever is not prohibited is allowed”, David explains that in actual fact “what Scripture does not mention is prohibited”. He then explains what this means in practice and discusses the ramifications of the principle. A…