Sermons on Romans 13:8-14

Advent 1 – In love with God

Now it is high time to awake out of sleep… Happy New Year to you all!  Our new year begins again with Advent: we look back on Christ’s first coming into the world, we look to the completion of his work when he will come again in glory, and we ask for his present coming to our souls.  It is on this last aspect that I want to focus on this morning. My question to…

Advent 1 – It’s all about Love

Now it is high time to awake out of sleep! Happy New Year to you all!  Today we begin the new Christian year with Advent, a season full of hope and expectation. Advent is a time (1) to look back on Christ’s first coming into the world as we prepare for Christmas (2) to look to the completion of his work when he will come again in glory at the end of time, and (3)…

Advent 1: Owe nothing but love

Micah 4:1-4, 6-7       Romans 13:8-14       Matthew 21:1-13 Now it is high time to awake out of sleep… Today we begin the new Christian year with the season of Advent. Our colour has changed to purple to symbolize penitence – it is a recognition that not all the work is done, once we become a Christian – but there is a call to the ongoing conversion of our hearts. Advent is a time to reflect on…