Sermons by Scott Muir

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Don’t Give Up – 2 Timothy 4: 1-8

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What motivates you more… the carrot or the stick?  Many people think the Bible is all about the stick – punishment for doing wrong.  But as we see today, there’s so much carrot to look forward to and this is what keeps us going in the hard times.

Don’t Fight – 2 Timothy 2:14-26

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While we’d like to think that churches are places of peace and beauty where everyone always agrees, we’ve all experienced the reality that is far from this.  Today Paul shows Timothy how to handle troubles in the church. Note: There is no sound file available for this Sermon.

Don’t Get Entangled – 2 Timothy 2: 1-13

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We live such cluttered lives that our focus on the important things in life can be easily lost.  It is particularly tragic when the Christian’s attention is drawn away from Jesus and his mission in the world.  Today we will see Paul’s prescription for persevering with Christ.

Don’t Be Ashamed – 2 Timothy 1

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It can be hard to keep following and serving Jesus when so many seem intent on criticising what we believe.  Paul’s letter to Timothy is a great encouragement to keep going and never be ashamed of our Saviour Jesus.

Chasing Better – Ecclesiastes 6:10-7:20

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What’s better?  I think we all want what’s best, but in a world where absolutes are hard to know, we usually need wisdom to decide what’s better.  The Preacher in Ecclesiastes shares some such wisdom in this passage.

Chasing Contentment – Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:9

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What makes you feel content?  Unfortunately, for most answers you might give, the contentment is temporary.  Temporary things can only provide temporary contentment.  Only one thing can give an everlasting sense of contentment which is what we will explore today.