Life Through Christ

A sermon on Romans 5:12-21 by Rev Richard Keith on Sunday 6 November 2022 Part of growing up is learning that our actions and choices have consequences either for good or for bad, for ourselves and for others. If I go over the speed limit, I can be caught and forced...

The Father of us all

If I said to you that no number ending in 7 can be divided by 2, you’d have trouble proving me wrong. Seven can’t be divided by 2. Seventeen can’t be divided by 2. Twenty seven can’t be divided by 2 either. They are all odd numbers. In fact, you’ll never be able to...

The Obedience of Faith

Which child is more likely to obey his parents? The one who is forced to do what they want or the one who knows that he is loved by his parents? And which employee is more likely to be productive? The one who enjoys what she does or the one who resents what she does?...

Hope for All

Over a hundred years ago The Times newspaper of London posed a question to its readers, “What is wrong with the world today?” and promised to publish the best answers that it received. In response to the invitation, English writer and philosopher G K Chesterton wrote...

Genuine Religion

People hate things that are fake. Politicians that lie. Products that make big promises but don’t deliver on them. Scammers on the telephone. But if they hate fakes, why are they so often fake themselves? Why do they pretend to be happy when they aren’t? Why do they...

The Power of God

There’s an old army chaplain saying that there’s no such thing as an atheist in a foxhole. It means that when life and death hang in the balance, people start to pray to the God they say they don’t believe in. I have a similar saying. There are no agnostics in a car...

The Messenger, His Message, and His Master

A sermon on Romans 1:1-7 by Richard Keith on Sunday 4 September 2022   Today we are looking at Romans chapter 1 verses 1 to 7 under three headings: the Messenger, his Message and his Master. The Messenger is Paul. He wrote in verse 1. Paul, a servant of Christ...