Sermons

The Coming Of The Holy Spirit | Rev Dr Robert Anderson | 12th May 2024

At St Kentigern's Church

JESUS ROSE FROM THE DEAD

The Spirituality of the Cross

Jesus heals a man with Multiple Personality Disorder

Mark 5 : 1 - 20

Away In A Manger

Remembering Bereavement

Ishmael and Islam

Anxiety, Depression and the Psalms

I stand at the door and knock (Revelation 3 : 20)

I was due to preach this sermon in Stewarton: St Columba's Church on 25th June 2023. I was 'cancelled' and 'no platformed' and was thus prevented from delivering it.

WHAT HAVE I DONE TO YOU?

WE ARE AT WAR

Remembrance Day 2022

Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ

Romans 5 : 12 - 21

Carrot Cake and Silver Stick Christianity

Isaiah 1

Why did blood have to be shed?

What would the great prophet Isaiah say about the times we live in today

Isaiah Chapter 5

Adam and Eve

The Garden of Eden

Why did Jesus have to actually die by crucifixion?

Elijah, Isaiah, Daniel and John

Ecstatic prophecy, rational prophecy, visionary prophecy and beyond.

1 Peter 1 : 1 - 2

1 Peter 1 : 3 - 12

1 Peter 1 : 13 - 16

1 Peter 1 : 17 - 25

It Is Raining

Ezra 10 : 13

COVID - JUDGEMENT and MERCY

The Great Man's Last Days (1)

2 Timothy 4 : 1 - 8

The Great Man’s Last Days (2)

2 Timothy 4 : 9 – 22

2 Timothy 3 : 1 – 17

The Prism of the Poor

Introduction To The Book of Revelation

Some More Thoughts On The Book Of Revelation

Revelation, Living by Sight, not only by Faith

THE TRINITY

Jesus' Second Coming

PAUL’S VISIONS

Acts 9 : 1 – 6, Acts 16 : 6 – 10, Acts 18 : 9 – 11, 22 : 6 – 10, Acts 26 : 12 - 18, Acts 27 : 23 - 25, 2 Corinthians 12 : 1 – 7

The Critical Risen Christ

Holy Week 2021

Psalm 91

An Exegesis

Would you not rather go to heaven?

The Resurrection of the Body

The Apostles' Creed

Jesus eating fish after resurrection

John 21 : 1 - 14

What Jesus’ resurrection means for you

Holy Communion

Jesus Is Ascended

Ascension Day

The Son In Heaven

Hebrews 1

Keep believing, keep praying, keep serving!

Christian Maturity

Job 1 COLOSSIANS 1 : 1 – 14

Walking with God in the Desert

Luke 4 : 1 - 12 Lent

Wealth and Poverty

Luke 16 : 19 - 31

Jesus Is The Hidden Messiah Still

Colossians 3 : 1 - 17

The Teaching Elder

A Sermon preached in Trinity Church Cumnock on 8th March 2020

Lost, Found, Recovered, Saved

Luke 15 : 1 - 10

Fake News – Good News

2 Peter 2

Make Peace – Not War

Matthew 5 : 1 - 12 Isaiah 36 - 37

Jesus 'I AM' Sayings

Divinity in Humanity

The Good Shepherd

John 10 : 1 - 18

Jesus died of forgiveness

Luke 23 : 46 - 59

Do you love Jesus?

John 21 : 15 - 25

The Coronavirus and God

Jesus the Unorthodox

Mark 2

Jesus, David Livingstone and Robert Burns

Luke 4 : 1 - 13

Christ is at the centre of life

Colossians 1 : 15 - 23

Christ is the Lord of the highest and best

Colossians 1 : 19 - 28

But We See Jesus

Hebrews 2

Hope is the anchor

Hebrews 6

He is able to save completey

Hebrews 7

Christ and Contemporary Values

2019

Christianity has lost its nerve

Jesus is immediately rejected as Messiah

Luke 4 : 14 – 30 Isaiah 61 : 1 - 2

Jesus impresses a fisherman called Simon

Luke 4 : 38 - 44 and 5 : 1 - 11

Jesus in Jerusalem (1)

Luke 20 : 27 - 47

Jesus in Jerusalem (2) The Parable of the Wedding Banquet

Matthew 22 : 1 - 14

Jesus in Jerusalem (3) Before Pilate John 18 : 28 - 40

Stephen - Christianity’s First Martyr

Acts 6 - 8 - 15 & 7 : 51 - 59

The Apostles' Creed (1) I believe in God

The Apostles’ Creed (2) The Father Almighty

The Apostles Creed (3) Creator of heaven and earth.

The Apostles Creed (4) I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord

The Apostles Creed (5) Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary

Rehabilitating the Old Testament (1) The Problems

Rehabilitating the Old Testament (2) Why is there so much violence?

Rehabilitating the Old Testament (3) Is there colonialism and empire building?

Rehabilitating the Old Testament (4) Why does God always seem to be angry?

An Introduction to the Book of Romans

Chapter 1 : 1 - 17

Romans Chapter 1 : 18 – 32

Romans 2 : 17 – 29 The tell-tale signs

Paul the Prisoner for Christ Philippians 1 : 12 - 30

Philippians One

Christ the Servant Philippians 2

Philippians Two

Pressing on towards the Goal Philippians 3

Philippians Three

Rejoice Always! Philippians 4

Philippians Four

Colossians 1 : 1 – 14 Christian Maturity

Paul preaches all night

Acts 20 : 7 - 12

Elementary My Dear Christian

2018

Zechariah 1 : 1 - 13

2009

Zechariah 3 : 1 - 10

2009

Zechariah 4 :1 - 14

2009

Zechariah 6 : 1 - 8

2009

Zechariah 7 : 1 - 14

2009

Zechariah Chapter 8 : 14 - 23

2009

Zechariah 9 : 9 - 17

2009

Zechariah 10 : 1 - 12 False Spiritual Leaders

2009

Zechariah 11

2009

Zechariah 12 : 1 - 14

2009

A Living Saviour - not second hand religion

John 3 : 1 - 21

Anger Management

Christ shines more brightly than ever

Advent Luke 1

Christianity still in our land

VE Day Thanksgiving Service 2015

Do Not Be Afraid

Depending on God

Galatians 4

It did come true

Haggai

The Minor Prophets

Hosea

The Minor Prophets

Jesus calls some strange characters

Luke 5

Jesus calls some more strange characters

Luke 5, John 1 : 43 - 51

Jesus heals and forgives / forgives and heals

Mark 2 : 1 - 12

Jesus feeds 5000

Mark 6 : 30 - 44

Jesus calms the storm

Mark 4 : 35 - 41

Jesus’ Authority and Ours

Mark 11 : 27- 33

Jesus is not recognised

Mark 6: 1 - 12

Jesus is taken up into heaven

Acts 1 : 1 - 11

Jesus’ strange behaviour

Mark 7 : 24 - 37

Jesus teaches in Parables

Mark 4: 21 - 34

Jesus the Compromiser?

Luke 16 : 1 - 15

Jesus’ Withering Judgement

Mark 11 : 12 - 14 and 20 - 25 (Luke 13 : 6 -9)

Jesus’ family thinks He is mad

Mark 3: 20 -34

Jesus’ Teaching on Wealth and Position

Mark 10 : 17 - 31

Let your light shine before everyone

Matthew 5 : 16

Let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes ‘and your ‘No’ be ‘No’

2 Samuel 12 : 6 and Matthew 5 : 33 - 37

Like the Angels

Mark 12: 18 - 27

Keeping Your Promises

Church Membership Vows

Meanings of Atonement

Meekness and Majesty

Mark 9 : 30 - 50

Mark 16 : 1 - 8

Easter Sunday Holy Communion

Patrick Hamilton

Paul's social conservatism

Ephesians 5 : 22 - 33

Paul’s Faithfulness and Courage

Acts 20 : 13 - 38

Paul’s Perfect Christian Community

Colossians 3 : 12 - 4 : 1

Paying Tax To Caesar

Matthew 22 : 21

Predestination and Double Predestination

Popularity Isn’t Everything

Holy Week

Real Heroism

Palm Sunday

Reasons to be Cheerful

Resurrection Day (Easter Sunday)

Pentecost 2009

Holy Communion

Peter’s Life Is Saved

Acts 12 : 1 - 19

Plans to prosper you and not to harm you

Jeremiah 29 : 11 Revelation 22 : 1 - 5 New Year

Pouring out water, time and energy and life itself

2 Samuel 23 : 13 - 17 2 Timothy 4 : 6 - 8 Holy Communion

Rumours of War

Sacred and profane and secular

Deuteronomy 18 : 9 - 13 Hebrews 12 : 1 - 3

Saul lives on the Edge

Acts 9 : 19b - 31

Say ‘Yes’ to God

Matthew 20 : 1 - 16

Testing the Spirits

Jeremiah 6 : 13 - 14 1 John 4 : 1 - 6

Thankfulness and Thanksgiving

Isaiah 42 : 5 - 9 Philippians 4 : 1 - 9

Jesus The Bread Of Life

John 6 : 25 - 40 Holy Communion

The Call

1 Samuel 3 : 1 - 21 Luke 5 : 1 - 11

The Coming of the Holy Spirit ( 2012)

Joel 2 : 28 - 32 Acts 2 : 1 - 21

The Conversion of Saul

Acts 9 : 1 - 19

The Conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch

Acts 8 : 26 - 40

The First Great Council of the Church

Acts 15 : 1 - 21

The Holy Spirit overcomes all prejudices

Acts 10 : 23b - 48

The Miracle of Christmas

2011

The Physics of Christmas

The Real Presence - John Calvin (4)

Holy Communion

The road to Emmaus

Luke 24 : 23 - 35

The Supremacy of Christ

Colossians 1 : 15 - 23

There is no reason for us to be here if Jesus has not risen from the dead

This is the best of life

l John 3:1-24 Holy Communion

Transfiguration

Mark 9 : 2 - 13

The Struggle for Faith

Mark 9 : 14 - 29

Turn From These Worthless Things

Acts 14 : 1 - 20

Unity, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit

Acts 2 : 42 - 47

Waiting, Hope, Expectation

Advent

Walking on water

Mark 6 : 45 - 56 Holy Communion

Watch and Pray

Ezekiel 33 : 1 - 11 Matthew 24: 45 - 51

We have received a kingdom that cannot be shaken

Hebrews 12 : 18 - 29

We live in violent times

We look forward to the triumph of Christ

Acts 12 : 19b - 25 Advent

We need a Saviour

Baptism at Christmas

What good does baptism do?

Psalm 51 Acts 16 : 16- 40

What’s new this Christmas?

You the Man

Mark 8 : 22 - 38

Say 'I’m a Christian'

Jeremiah 4 : 1 - 14 1 Thessalonians 5 : 1 - 28

21st Century Jihad

Romans 15 : 23 - 33

A Living Saviour – not second hand religion

John 3 : 1 - 21 and 19 : 38 - 42

Advent 2016

Luke 1 : 46 - 55 Philippians 2

Christian Anger Management

Matthew 5 : 21 - 26

Is it OK to read The Sun and go to Ladbrokes?

Romans 14

Chaos and Salvation In Ephesus

Acts 19 : 8 - 21

Dumbed Down Christianity

Romans 16

Excuses Excuses

Matthew 22 : 1 - 18 Luke 14 : 15 - 24

Faith Is The Key

Hebrews 4

Elementary my dear Christian

Hebrews 5

Has anyone done you a good turn ?

Have Faith In God

Isaiah 41: 8 - 16 Hebrews 11 ; 1 - 6

Hedging Your Bets

1 Corinthians 5, 6, 11

Help our unbelief

Hebrews 3

He's worth it

New Members' Service

Holding Out The Word Of Life

Philippians 2

How to live a beautiful life

Colossians 3 : 1 - 17

I have engraved you on the palms of my hands – the very hairs of your head are all numbered

Isaiah 49: 16 Luke 12 : 7 New Year

I will not offer to the Lord what cost me nothing

2 Samuel 24 Mark 10 : 17 -31

Interpreting the Signs of the Times

Table Manners Jesus' Parable on Humility

Luke 14 : 7 - 24

Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet

John 32 : 1 - 17 Ordination of Elders

Jesus And Other Leaders

More Of Paul's Ideas For Christian Congregations

Romans 12 : 9 - 21

Mud and Stars

Remembrance Day Matthew 13 : 24 - 30

Neither Jew nor Greek, slave or free

Micah 6 : 6 - 8 Galatians 3 : 23 - 28

Never on a Sunday

Deuteronomy 23 : 24 - 25 Matthew 12 : 1 - 14 Lent

New Cloth, New Wine, New Ideas

Luke 5 : 33 - 39 New Year 2016

Jesus Actually Is Our Saviour

The Parable of the Talents

Matthew 25 : 14 - 30

Parables of Persistence in Prayer

Luke 18 : 1 - 8 Luke 11 : 1 - 13

Passion Sunday - what do you care about?

John 8 : 46 - 59

Personal Faith

Revival?

Run and do not grow weary

Isaiah 40 : 27 - 31 Matthew 11 : 25 - 30

Sacrifice Means Self-Giving

Genesis 22 : 1 - 19 Hebrews 10 : 1 - 18 Mark 14 : 12 - 26

Seek the Lord your God

Isaiah 55 : 6 - 13 Matthew 7 : 7 - 12

Self-denial and self-fulfilment

Luke 4 : 1 - 13 Lent

The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats

Matthew 25 : 31 - 46

The Parable of the Shrewd Manager

Luke 16 : 1 - 15

Simply The Best

All Saints Holy Communion Isaiah 60 : 7 - 12 Romans 5 : 1 - 11 Hebrews 12 : 1 - 3

Spiritual Blessings in Christ

Ephesians 1 : 1 – 14

Sin and Forgiveness

Psalm 51 : 1 - 12 Matthew 3 : 13 - 17 Baptism

Spiritual Struggle and Warfare

Isaiah 42 : 1 - 4

Striving for true worship always

Isaiah 45 : 18 - 25 John 4 : 1 - 26 Nearing Holy Week

Suffering, Faith and Providence

Luke 13 - 1 - 9 New Year 2015

The Desire For Money

Luke 12 : 13 - 21

The Devaluation of Fatherhood

Luke 15 : 11 - 32

The fearful distinction between doing good and doing evil

Acts 1 : 12 - 26 Acts 2 : 42 - 47

The Good Samaritan

Luke 10 : 25 - 37

The Heart of the Gospel

Proverbs 15 : 1 - 6 Romans 12 : 1 - 21 Sacrament of Baptism

The Light of the World

Christmas

The Love of God

The Parable of the Tenants

Luke 20 : 9 - 19

The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

Matthew 20 : 1 - 16

The Pity Of War

The Real Meaning Of Christmas

The Saving Truth of Jesus Christ

Sacrament of Baptism

The Spirituality of the Cross

The Truth Shall Set You Free

John 8 : 32

The Unsearchable Riches of Christ

Ephesians 3 : 14 - 21

The Forgotten Sense of Sin

Romans 8 : 1 – 11 Luke 18 : 9 -14

Israel's plight – the Church's plight

There Is No Need To Doubt

Psalm 20 New Year

The Shelter of the Most High

Psalm 91

The Struggle Is Worth It

Colossians 1 :24 - 2 : 15

The World Does Not Know Him

Isaiah 44 : 1 - 5 1 Peter 2

This Is No Myth

Christmas Eve

They Lived And Died For Something

Resurrection Day (Easter Sunday) John 20: 1 - 23

Time and Chance and Providence

Ecclesiastes 9 Romans 13 : 1 - 7

Triumph Over Adversity

Psalm 63 Philippians 4

Trusting in Jesus

John 14 : 1 – 14 Baptism

The Value of Grandparents

Waiting And Being Ready

Matthew 25 : 1 - 13 Advent

What difference does Baptism make?

Matthew 3 : 13 -17 Baptism

What is sacred anymore?

Exodus 20 : 1 - 17 Matthew 5 : 13 - 16 Holy Communion

What will Resurrection be like?

1 Corinthians 15

What Would You Do If You Were Not A Christian?

Psalm 139 Pentecost

Where is God in all this?

Whither Scotland?

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Genesis 1 : 1 John 14 : 15 - 21 Acts 2 : 1 - 13

Worthy of His Calling

Ecclesiastes 4 2 Thessalonians 1

You died with Christ to the basic principles of this world

Colossians 2 : 6 - 15

Harvest Thanksgiving 2019

Jeremiah 30 : 18 - 22 John 4 : 27 - 36

21st Century Jihad

Romans 13 : 23 - 33

Thanksgiving and Prayer

Colossians 1 : 3 - 14

By His wounds we are healed

Isaiah 53 : 1 - 9 Matthew 27 : 26 Resurrection Day Holy Communion

Palm Sunday 2020

Robert Anderson 2017

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