Date: Sun PM 1st February 2015
Preacher: Rev. David McLaughlin
Subject: Gospel lessons from the life of Winston Churchill
Bible Reference: John 14:2
In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
- As a boy he was saved from drowning by the gardener called Mr. Fleming.
- As a man he was saved from death by the gardener’s son called Dr. Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin. He almost died from pneumonia.
- He loved and respected the Jewish people.
- His favourite passage of scripture was John 14:1-3 (He quoted it 5 times during famous speeches).
1. Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
What does this text teach us?
The Reality of a New Peace
(See verse 1, believe in God believe in Me)
The Reality of a New Place
(Father’s House are many Mansions)
The Reality of a New Promise
(I will come again)
The Reality of a New Prospect
(that where I am there you will be also)