Greatest Love

Rosskeen Free Church Sermons

Reading: Isaiah 2:1-5 and John 15:9-17

This Remembrance Sunday were the nation remembers the people who died in the previous wars. 888,246 ceramic poppies currently surround the Tower of London, each poppy representing a British fatality during the First World War. Many are bury where they fell on foreign soil, some of them with no name as they are unknown.

In Westminster Abbey is the tomb of the unknown warrior. Surrounding it are four scriptures
THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS (top: 2 Timothy 2:19)
UNKNOWN AND YET WELL KNOWN, DYING AND BEHOLD WE LIVE (side: 2 Corinthians 6:9)
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS (side: John 15:13)
IN CHRIST SHALL ALL BE MADE ALIVE (base, 1 Corinthians 15:22)

Today we will look at John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends

Sermon Points:
A: A Great Saviour
B: A Great Suffering
C: A Great Sacrifice

Series: One Off

Preacher: Rev Iain MacAskill
Preached: Noon Service, 09 November 2014

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