West Kilbride Parish Church
Advent 1 - Celebration - John the Baptist - Luke 1

Advent 1 - Celebration - John the Baptist - Luke 1

November 28, 2022

In Advent 2022, our theme is celebration and to think through the joy and praise and rejoicing that surrounded the coming of Jesus.
In this sermon, we think about John the Baptist - a longed for child - who was called to be the forerunner to Jesus.

Reading: Luke 1v5-25; 57-80.

First preached: 27th November 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Service of Invitation - John 1v35-46

Service of Invitation - John 1v35-46

November 21, 2022

In this sermon we think about Jesus words to 'Come and see' and how two of the disciples invited others to come to see for themselves if Jesus was the Messiah.

First preached: 20th November 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Greater love - John 15: 9-17

Greater love - John 15: 9-17

November 14, 2022

A sermon for Remembrance Sunday 2022 from John 15: 9-17.

First preached: 13th November 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Month of Invitation 1 - The Great Commission - Matthew 28

Month of Invitation 1 - The Great Commission - Matthew 28

November 6, 2022

In November 2022 we are thinking about inviting others to 'Come and See' and to encounter Jesus!

In this sermon we think about the 'Great Commission' from Matthew 28:16-20 and Jesus command to 'Go and make disciples'. We also think about how even when he calls us to this daunting task, he promises to be with us always.

First preached: 6th November 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Month of Prayer 3 - A God who answers - Luke 11: 1-13

Month of Prayer 3 - A God who answers - Luke 11: 1-13

October 30, 2022

In this last sermon for our 'Month of Prayer', we think about the Lord's Prayer in Luke's Gospel and we think about God being a God who answers prayer - and who delights to answer prayer and to give us the gift of His Holy Spirit.

First preached: 30th October 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Luke 18v9-14 - The Pharisee and the Tax Collector - Rev. Ross Mitchell

Luke 18v9-14 - The Pharisee and the Tax Collector - Rev. Ross Mitchell

October 24, 2022

A sermon on Luke 18v9-14 by our guest preacher, Rev. Ross Mitchell.
The title for the sermon is 'Let us Pray'.

Preached: 23rd October 2022.

Month of Prayer 2 - Corporate Prayer - Acts 4v23-31

Month of Prayer 2 - Corporate Prayer - Acts 4v23-31

October 24, 2022

In this sermon we think about the privilege of praying together and the joy when we do so. We think about the early church in Acts 4 whose first thought was to pray - and when they prayed, God answered in mighty power.

First preached: 16th October 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

If you know you’re loved… then love! John 21: 15-21

If you know you’re loved… then love! John 21: 15-21

October 10, 2022

A sermon for the Dedication and BB Service on John 21 and the reinstatement of Peter.

As Jesus has loved us, so we are to show our love for him.

Speaker: James McNay

First preached: 9th October 2022

Month of Prayer 1 - Matthew 6v5-18 - Private Prayer

Month of Prayer 1 - Matthew 6v5-18 - Private Prayer

October 2, 2022

October 2022 is a month of prayer in the church.

In this sermon we begin looking at prayer and what Jesus says about Private Prayer in Matthew 6 in the 'Sermon on the Mount'.

First preached: 2nd October 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Down in the Valley 6 - Ephesians 3: 14-21

Down in the Valley 6 - Ephesians 3: 14-21

September 26, 2022

This is our final sermon in our series thinking about being 'Down in the Valley'.

From Paul's prayer in Ephesians, we think about how to grasp all that God has for us in Christ that we might be full to the measure - and how the love of Christ is so wide, long, high and deep, indeed it is immeasurable!

First preached: 25th September 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Down in the Valley 5 - Matthew 14: 22-33 - Looking at the Waves

Down in the Valley 5 - Matthew 14: 22-33 - Looking at the Waves

September 20, 2022

This is the fifth in our series thinking about being 'Down in the Valley'. In this sermon we think about those times when we are fixated on the waves rather than having our eyes fixed on Jesus.

First preached: 18th September 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Down in the Valley 4 - Matthew 20: 1-16 - Forgotten Grace

Down in the Valley 4 - Matthew 20: 1-16 - Forgotten Grace

September 11, 2022

In this sermon we think about the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard and the fact that grumbling in our life can often occur when we have forgotten about grace.

First preached: 11th September 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Please note that this was the first Sunday after Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had died.

Down in the Valley 3 - 2 Timothy 1: 1-13 - Fear of the Future

Down in the Valley 3 - 2 Timothy 1: 1-13 - Fear of the Future

September 5, 2022

In this sermon, we continue thinking about being 'down in the valley' and how fear of the future - actual or perceived - can cause us difficulties. We think about Paul's challenge to Timothy not to be timid, but to be strong in the power of the Lord and to live out his calling.

First preached: 4th September 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Down in the Valley 2 - 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 - Past Regret

Down in the Valley 2 - 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11 - Past Regret

September 5, 2022

In this sermon we think about how 'past regrets' can keep us down in the valley - and we use the example of Paul in 1 Corinthians 15 to see how the power of the cross can help us to move on.

First preached: 28th August 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

Down in the Valley 1 - Psalm 42

Down in the Valley 1 - Psalm 42

September 5, 2022

In this series, we think about those times when we are 'down in the valley' and feel far from God.

In this sermon, we think about Psalm 42 and the Psalmist's honesty as he struggles being away from God - but the hope that he reassures himself with that God is still there.

First preached: 21st August 2022.

Speaker: James McNay.

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