The Fruits of the Tenants

This sermon was given at Floreat Salvation Army on October 2 at the 6.00pm meeting. It is based on the passage Matthew 21:33-46. It is not enough to simply be a tenant of God’s vineyard. He invested in us, and wants us to return a profit. Let’s take a look at this parable. At times,…

My refuge and my shield

“You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” Psalm 119:114 This Psalm of David is the longest of all of the Psalms, and the longest chapter in the whole Bible. Here, David is saying to the Lord that he finds his refuge and safety in the Lord. When…

The discarded Capstone

He who falls on this stone  will be broken to pieces, but he on whom it falls will be crushed. Matthew 21:44 (NIV) I’d never heard this verse before, but it really stood out today for me. Just before this, Jesus has quoted Psalm 118:22-23 and told the parable of the tenants. It’s obvious in…