The wise and foolish builders

Rosskeen Free Church Sermons

Reading: Matthew 7:15-29

Key Verse: Matthew 7:24 Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. (NIVUK)

Jesus gives the warning that people must not only hear but also accept and act upon His teachings if they are to receive the gift of eternal life and be saved from eternal damnation.

The immediate context in Jesus teaching is His warning that there are people who outwardly look the same as Christians, and sincerely believe themselves to be Christians, without actually being Christians. On the day of judgement they will pled they religious activities as evidence of their Christianity, yet they will be banished from His presence because they trusted in their “Christian” activities rather than trusting in Jesus’ actions and His promises.

In the light of this danger of false Christianity and false hope, Jesus uses the parable of wise and foolish builders to make plain how get our response to His teachings about Himself has eternal consequences.

Then later Paul, writing to the church at Corinth, warns the believers to not only build on the correct foundation, but when building to use quality building material, such as gold and precious stones rather than wood, hay and stubble.Then later Paul, writing to the church at Corinth, warns the believers to not only build on the correct foundation, but when building to use quality building material, such as gold and precious stones rather than wood, hay and stubble.

Sermon Points:
A: Two men
B: Two foundations

Series: Matthew

Preacher: Rev Calum MacMillan
Preached: Evening Service , 25 January 2015

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Mount of Transfiguration

Rosskeen Free Church Sermons

Reading: Matthew 16:13-17:13

Key Verse: Matthew 17:8 When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.

Peter has confessed the truth that Jesus is the Son of God, but still does not understand Jesus mission. As Jesus explains his coming death in detail the disciples need to accept God’s will and way. Now the three disciples in the inner circle, Peter, James & John are given a glimpse of God’s glory.

Sermon Points:

A: Three men
B: Two men
C: One man

Series: One Off

Preacher: Rev Iain MacAskill

Preached: Noon Service, 10 August 2014

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