Sermons on Trust

Sermons on Trust

Count The Stars

Genesis 15 “Count the Stars – So Shall Your Offspring Be”. Seriously? The Lord had made promises to Abram of blessing and land and nation and a great name. Central to these promises were that Abram would have many offspring. And yet as Genesis 15 begins both Abram and his wife Sarai are very old and childless. How can Abram trust God’s promises? And why…

King or Compromise

We are all challenged with the temptation to compromise on what we believe. How should we live in response to what we believe about God? Abram too faced such temptations when he was met in quick succession by two different kings (Genesis 14) following a war in Canaan which resulted in his nephew Lot and his family being taken captive (Genesis 14:12). The background to the…

Do you believe I am able to do this?

Jesus’ question in Matthew 9 is a fundamentally important one. “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” (Mt9:28) Jesus explicitly asks this question of the two blind men. The same question is implicitly asked of the dead girl’s father, and the woman with the chronic bleeding, and the demon possessed man. Jesus’ question and actions make clear that people need to…