Sermons by Marcus Nodder (Page 23)

R.S.V.P: 1 OF 3: Come!

Isaiah 55:1-5In the course of our lives we may receive many different invitations – to parties, to weddings, to marry someone, to take a new job, to subscribe to Horse & Hounds…But the greatest invitation of all is God’s offer of abundant life in his kingdom. What makes it so special, and what response does he call us to?

Isaiah: Vol 9: 4 of 4: The Conqueror

Isaiah 59-63“A dangerous monster threatens a community. One man takes it on himself to kill the beast and restore happiness to the kingdom”. This basic plotline of so many stories and films expresses one of the deepest longings of the human heart. It finds its fulfilment in the coming conqueror of the final section of Isaiah’s prophecy.

Isaiah: Vol 9: 3 of 4: The Wait

Isaiah 56:1-57:5According to one survey, over a lifetime we spend 27 days waiting for trains and 6 whole months waiting in queues. But waiting is actually integral to the Christian life. We are waiting for salvation. But Christian waiting is an active thing, characterised by the three hallmarks in this passage.

Vision 2015: 1 of 2: Mature in Christ

Colossians 1:28Fast-forward a few years. You’ve achieved all your lifetime goals – career, finance, family. And you’re now sitting in a private nursing home aged 82, and you realise you’d never bothered to ask what God’s goal for your life might be. How would you feel? It’d be rather late to realise you’d neglected what matters most. Don’t leave it til then. In this talk we discover what God’s goal is for your life.

Prophecy for Dummies: 1 of 3: The Ultimate Servant

Isaiah 42:1-12 Is Jesus really the Christ, the Son of God, come into the world to rescue us? What’s the evidence? At Easter time we rightly focus on his resurrection as proof, but one compelling strand of evidence we sometimes overlook is the Old Testament prophecies about the one God would send. In this ‘Prophecy for Dummies’ series we look at three of them in the book of Isaiah.