Sermons by William Sutherland

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Whom Shall I Fear? (Psalm 27)

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Bible Reading The Lord is my light and my salvation;     whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold[a] of my life;     of whom shall I be afraid? 2 When evildoers assail me     to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes,     it is they who stumble and fall. 3 Though an army encamp against me,     my heart shall not fear; though war arise against […]

Fullness of Joy (Psalm 16)

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Bible Reading   Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;     I have no good apart from you.” 3 As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones,     in whom is all my delight.[b] 4 The sorrows of those who run after[c] another god shall multiply;     their […]

A Future and a Hope (Jeremiah 29:1-4)

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Bible Reading These are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the surviving elders of the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the people, whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon. 2 This was after King Jeconiah and the queen mother, the eunuchs, the officials of Judah and Jerusalem, the […]

Hope for an Afflicted People (Lamentations 3: 1-24)

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Bible Reading I am the man who has seen affliction     under the rod of his wrath; 2 he has driven and brought me     into darkness without any light; 3 surely against me he turns his hand     again and again the whole day long. 4 He has made my flesh and my skin waste away;     he has broken my bones; […]

Behold My Servant (Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12)

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Isaiah 52: 13-15 Behold, my servant shall act wisely; he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted. As many were astonished at you—his appearance was so marred, beyond human semblance, and his form beyond that of the children of mankind—so shall he sprinkle many nations. Kings shall shut their mouths because of him, […]

Rest for the Weary (Isaiah 50)

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Bible Reading Thus says the Lord: “Where is your mother’s certificate of divorce,     with which I sent her away? Or which of my creditors is it     to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities you were sold,     and for your transgressions your mother was sent away. 2 Why, when I came, was there no man;     why, when I […]

Light to the Nations (Isaiah 49: 1-7)

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NOTE: This week’s sermon is available on video at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=254917269169844. Although it is a Facebook link, you do not need to be a Facebook user to view the video. Isaiah 49: 1-7 Listen to me, O coastlands,     and give attention, you peoples from afar. The Lord called me from the womb,     from the body of my mother he named […]

Liberty to the Captives (Isaiah 61)

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Isaiah 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,     because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor;[a]     he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,     and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;[b] 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord‘s favor,     and the day of […]

The Lord’s Chosen Servant (Isaiah 42: 1-9)

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NOTE: This week’s sermon is available on video at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=254917269169844. Although it is a Facebook link, you do not need to be a Facebook user to view the video. Isaiah 42: 1-9 Behold my servant, whom I uphold,     my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him;     he will bring forth justice […]

Real Hope for a Broken World (Isaiah 11: 1-10)

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Isaiah 11: 1-10 There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse,     and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. 2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him,     the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,     the Spirit of counsel and might,     the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. 3 And his delight shall be […]