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Sermons

What Do You Mean – by “Happiness”

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Even in the pursuit of happiness, there are some people who chase after things that they think will make them happy but leave them feeling empty or wanting more.  So, what is the solution?  To chase after what truly satisfies, what fills and lasts forever; Jesus Christ. 

My Savior First of All – Heaven

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With this sermon we will conclude our series about the hymns of the faith talking about Heaven. And it is our hope that you join us in longing for a time when you see Jesus face to face.

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Christmas and Easter

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As we come to the last few services of our Hymn series, we will consider the best Christmas carol and Easter hymn in our hymnal. His birth is everything.  It’s the foundation of our belief – God with us, and the answer to our prayers – the sacrificial lamb of God.  So we will celebrate the greatest days  on the church calendar with songs from the greatest hymn writer of all time – Charles Wesley.

Breathe On Me, Breath of God – God The Holy Spirit

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As we continue in our series on the Hymns of the Church, we will be talking about the Holy Spirit.  Sadly, this topic is underrepresented in the Hymnal and in most worship services.  Thus there are only a few hymns dedicated to Him and none by any notable hymn writers. That said, we often sing […]

To God Be The Glory – God the Son, Jesus

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To God be the Glory – Fanny Crosby

Great is Thy Faithfulness – God the Father

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Thomas Chisholm (1866–1960) lived a very average life. And yet, this ordinary man wrote one of the greatest hymns of the 20th century – Great is Thy Faithfulness. The hymn teaches us about God the Father, and His faithfulness to us.

I Sing The Mighty Power of God – God the Creator

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Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748) was one of the greatest hymn writers of all time. Today we sing many of his songs in our worship services.

O, Canada – The Power of Music

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Who is the King of Glory? The Lord Strong and Mighty.      Ps. 24:10 We begin a new season together.  At HPBC we are going to celebrate the blessings of the “other” book that teaches us our faith.  After the Bible, there is no more important book for the Christian than the Hymn Book.  It […]

The Offensive Gospel – Part 2

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The Gospel is offensive to sin and this message needs to continue to be shared.  But how exactly are we sharing it?  What message do people hear when we speak or when we are quiet?  What does the world see by what we do or don’t do?  And how should we respond when we are offended? 

The Offensive Gospel – Part 1

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How do we share the Gospel in a culture that has so many different voices and beliefs?  What risks are we willing to take in order to share Jesus Christ?  How can we share a message that we know will offend someone?