Adam Road Presbyterian Church Podcast
Seeing Jesus’ Community Clearly

Seeing Jesus’ Community Clearly

June 3, 2020

Jesus teaches his disciples in Matthew 18 what his kingdom community should look like in our relationships—how can we as his church remain humble and pursue holiness together? Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches.

Seeing Our Identity Clearly

Seeing Our Identity Clearly

January 21, 2020

What is the place and purpose of man and woman in creation? According to humanity’s “owner’s manual” in Genesis 2:4-25, God created man and woman, as equal but different, to serve him in his good creation. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Genesis 2:4-25.

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

December 19, 2019

Why did the announcement of Jesus’ birth come to shepherds out in the field? They heard, they saw and they shared the good news of great joy for all people. What do we do with this good news? Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Luke 2:8-20

What Child Is This?

What Child Is This?

December 4, 2019

What child is this, with so many names? Immanuel (Isaiah 7:10-17), Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:1-7), and Jesus (Matthew 1). Come see how this child Jesus is God’s answer to those who long for his presence, rule and salvation. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches.

Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God

Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God

October 29, 2019

Why do we find it so hard to confess and take ownership of our sins? This well-known penitential psalm of David shows us what true repentance looks like. It reveals a good God who delights in purifying us for worship of him and to testify to his love, mercy and grace toward us through the Lord Jesus. Pastor Tan Sein Khoon preaches from Psalm 51.

Why Are You Cast Down, O My Soul?

Why Are You Cast Down, O My Soul?

September 26, 2019

What can we learn from a depressed person? The Psalmist shares from his personal experience in Psalms 42 and 43, as his soul went through Dryness and Drowning, to teach us to cry out to God our soul's Deliverer. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Psalms 42 and 43.

God’s Power For Our Calling

God’s Power For Our Calling

August 13, 2019

How can the church of Jesus Christ walk in a manner worthy of God’s calling? Paul’s prayer and plea in Ephesians 3:14-4:16 helps us understand how we need God’s prayer to walk in unity and maturity to God’s glory. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Ephesians 3:14-4:16.

Jesus Was Crucified, Died, and Was Buried

Jesus Was Crucified, Died, and Was Buried

May 7, 2019

Though he had no sin, Jesus was crucified, died, and was buried in fulfilment of God’s word and to take away sin as God’s Passover Lamb. We can thank God for Jesus’ love and obedience at the cross because his death means that sinners who believe do not die but have eternal life. Sermon by Pastor Tan Sern Khoon taken from John 19:16b-42.

 

Going, Coming and Overcoming

Going, Coming and Overcoming

April 9, 2019

In John 16:4b-33, Jesus teaches that as he goes away, the Spirit will come to convict the world and enlighten the apostles. In a little while, their sorrow at Jesus’ death will turn to joy at Jesus’ resurrection and they can take heart that Jesus overcomes the world. In our tribulation today, how can we also have joy, peace and courage? Come listen to the sermon by Pastor Tan Sern Khoon taken from the gospel John 16:4b-33.

God on the Move - From Jerusalem to the Gentiles

God on the Move - From Jerusalem to the Gentiles

January 29, 2019

Gospel growth may bring along growth pains. Learn from Acts 15 and Singapore church history (1881-1900) how we can work out what is essential to the gospel and not hinder God’s mission due to our qualms. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Acts 15:1-35.

The Lord, My Shepherd and Host

The Lord, My Shepherd and Host

June 19, 2018

We live in a world of restlessness. Where can we find rest? Psalm 23 shows us that Jesus is our shepherd and host who gives us rest. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches.

Hopeless End or Endless Hope? 

Hopeless End or Endless Hope? 

June 5, 2018

God’s utter judgment on Judah may seem like a hopeless end, but God’s unfailing promise assures his people of an endless hope. See how there can still hope when God judges us. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from 2 Kings 24-25. 

An Incomparable King?

An Incomparable King?

May 16, 2018

2 Kings 18-20 explores if Hezekiah would be the perfect and faithful King God has promised to David, who would trust God and deliver his people. However we see Hezekiah’s faith falters, and only Jesus the Son of David trusts God fully. Pastor Sern Khoon preaches.

Signs of the End

Signs of the End

March 2, 2018

The Lord Jesus shows his disciples the signs of the end, both in the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem and at the coming of the Son of Man. How are we to wait for Jesus to return? Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Mark 13.

Following Jesus “on the Way”

Following Jesus “on the Way”

February 10, 2018

How are disciples to follow Jesus "on the way"? Jesus teaches us his way, and we see a negative example and a positive one in Mark 10:32-52. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches.

Fantastic Beasts and What They Tell Us

Fantastic Beasts and What They Tell Us

November 21, 2017

In this final exchange, God speaks to Job about the Behemoth and the Leviathan. What have these fantastic beasts to do with God's justice, and why was Job's final response accepted by God? Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Job 40:3-42:6.

Wake Up, Sluggard!

Wake Up, Sluggard!

August 15, 2017

The writer calls his readers not to fall away, but to build upon what they have learned about Christ to move on to spiritual maturity. Learn how we may be assured in Christ and not sluggish in learning. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Hebrews 5:11 to 6:12.

A Better Rest

A Better Rest

August 3, 2017

How do we enter God’s promised rest? The writer of Hebrews reminds his readers of God’s  judgment on their ancestors, and exhorts them to strive to enter God's rest by faith and obedience in God’s Word through his Son. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Hebrews 4:1-13.

A Vision of Powers

A Vision of Powers

May 17, 2017

Daniel is presented with a vision of two animals in conflict. How can Christians see conflicts in the world, yet stay confident in God? Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Daniel 8.

How Do We Wait?

How Do We Wait?

March 14, 2017

How should we live as the kingdom delays? Jesus receives Zacchaeus into the kingdom and teaches about discipleship during the delay through the parable of the minas. Pastor Tan Sern Khoon preaches from Luke 19:11-27.