New Hanover Presbyterian Sermons

October 23, 2016

Who Should We Pray For

What does intercessory prayer – prayer for others – mean when you pray to an all-powerful and all-knowing God? Is prayer redundant? Is it self-psychology to pray on behalf of others. This week’s sermon, “Who should we pray for?” despite having a grammatically incorrect title, will incorporate insights from Luke 10:1-9 and Ephesians 3:7-21 to […]

October 16, 2016

What Do We Pray For?

We all know we should pray, but what do we do when we start?   This question has bedeviled many, After praying God’s blessings on our family and friends, asking to make the sick better and to bring world peace, we are often stuck. This Sunday, we looked at possible ways to pray, and what […]

July 10, 2016

Fruits of the Spirit: Joy

Fruits of the Spirit: Joy

After a particularly difficult week, we look at what is JOY! https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/78016438/July%2011%20FOS2%20JOY.WAV    

June 13, 2016

Welcome to the Idol Factory

Welcome to the Idol Factory

Welcome to the Idol Factory the June 12 sermon reminds us that Idols aren’t just statues of Gold, they can be much more subtle than that and we need to be ever watchful that our idols don’t take our eyes off God.

May 15, 2016

The Fire This Time

The Fire This Time

“Pie in the Sky By and By.” How many times has this old saw been used to mischaracterize the Christian faith? Yet, the faith Jesus proclaimed (and the Hebrew prophets before him) was a faith that was intimately connected to life and its living. During this sermon, “The Fire This Time” Robert looks at John […]

May 9, 2016

Still A New Thing

Still A New Thing

Dr. Johnson continues his series on the new church through the book of Acts.   Click to listen on line or download link below. http://newhanoverpres.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/050816-Its-Still-A-New-Thing.m4a

April 10, 2016

The Gift Nobody Wants

The Gift Nobody Wants

This week, we continue a multi-week emphasis on Spiritual Gifts. The sermon “The Gift Nobody Wants” looks at how the call to salvation in Jesus Christ involves us in a web of mutual support and provision that closely mirrors the organic wholeness of our human bodies. Keying on Romans 12:3-13, we’ll see that this gift […]

March 2, 2016

Lent: Mercy

Lent: Mercy

This week, Robert will be looking at the destination of Mercy in our destination:Lent series. For us, the word “mercy” is kinda squishy – something you associate with TV hospital names or sappy stories about former enemies or scrawny dogs on Facebook. For Jesus, it is a lot more than that. The passage we will […]

February 22, 2016

Repentance

Repentance

In this week’s destination:LENT sermon, we will look at the role of Repentance in a life of following Christ. How do we turn from the things that hold us captives to the things that make us weak and sick? In Luke 12:54 -13:8, Jesus taught his followers about how and why repentance works. Join us […]

February 14, 2016

Destination: Destiny

Destination: Destiny

  You’ve heard about the “Lenten Journey”? If Lent is a journey, where are we going? This year, Robert will give a sermon series called destination:LENT. Each week for the six Sundays in Lent, we will look at a different destination along the way as Jesus travels from Galilee to Jerusalem for the last time […]

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