Sermons from 2014

“The wonder of Christ’s birth”

Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 28 Dec 2014 Luke 2:1-19 “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register.…

“Evergreen Christian”

Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 25 Dec 2014 In the ancient language the fir referred to fire, an ancient symbol for the spirit. The tree also points upwards. Overseas most trees lose their leaves in winter. There are songs about this fir tree in winter and that it is green even in winter. When…

“The Lord is my Light”

Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 21 Dec 2014, Funeral of Mrs Edith Newlands – photos below Ps 27:1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (Thokozani Mbanjwa was very close to Mr and Mrs Newlands,…

“Dealing with temptation”

Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 23 Nov 2014 Gen 39:7-18 7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in…

“Joyous laughter”

Summary of sermon by Erlo Stegen, 09 Nov 2014 (Before the service David Kid gave a testimony of how God has worked in his life and renewed everything. He also shared from Daniel 12:3, 10 3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to…

“More about Jesus”

Summary of sermon by Friedel Stegen, 02 Nov 2014 Ps 69:9 “For the zeal of Thine house has eaten me up …” We get so used to things in this world and on Sunday we go to church because it’s our tradition to do so. Is my heart such that I go to be blessed…