Every week we want to bring to your attention expository, Gospel-centred sermons from pastors across Canada. We hope that you become familiar with some of the faithful ministers of the word in our nation. We also hope that you will be edified on your daily commute or whenever you listen to these messages. We lastly hope that you learn about the churches where these pastors minister, so that you can easily find Gospel-centered, expository churches in your region.
Rob Godard on “Romans: Canada, We have a problem” from Romans 1:18-2:29 (Surrey)
As we look around us at this nation of Canada, it is easy to see we have a problem. We are perhaps the greatest nation on earth, and yet there are so many hurting people. East Hastings exists, sin seems to be running rampant, and there is an insanity of thinking that seems to define us.
Romans is so helpful in explaining the situation we are in and also showing us how we got here and how to get out. Knowing the problem is key to knowing how to solve the problem. Romans, this book about the greatness and power of salvation, begins its journey with showing the problem that humans are in.
And Canada, we have a problem in which only Jesus can offer hope.
Gavin Peacock on Jude (Calgary)
The exhortation in Jude 3 “to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints” is still relevant 2000 years later. And as in Jude’s day some of the contentions have to do with professing Christians within the church. Therefore, this epistle provides us with some vital lessons.
Here is the sermon link.
Aaron Rock on Romans 16:16, 1 Peter 5:14, 2 Corinthians 13:12, 1 Corinthians 16:20: “Show Affection to One Another” (Windsor)
Human beings stand unique in all of creation because they were created by God through touch.
It’s quite natural then that God would call his people to show holy affection to one another. In this sermon, Pastor Aaron explains the modern day application of the 5 time repeated biblical command to give one another a holy kiss.
You can watch or listen here.
George Sinclair on Esther 2:1-18 (Ottawa)
How do you act when you do not believe what “all reasonable people know and believe?” Isn’t it reasonable for Christians to fit in so that we can have influence? Isn’t it unwise to make too much of how Christians dissent from what both the average Canadian and the Canadian intellectual believes? Many think that a story set almost 2500 years ago can have no relevance to modern day Canadians. Let’s read Esther 2:1-18 to see how it helps us to understand the Gospel, and how to live as a Christian in the real world.
Here is the link to George’s sermon.
*** Descriptions are provided by churches in which the sermons were preached.