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Older Sermons & Sermons from Around the World

There are years’ worth of sermons from New Church Westville and congregations around the world stored on newchurchaudio.org. Here is the archive of sermons from New Church Westville. And here is the homepage for newchurchaudio.org where you can find search for sermons on different topics, or by different speakers, or from different places in the world.

Recent Sermon Recordings

Whenever marriage is discussed, there is likely to be strong emotions. The New Church teaches that marriage is holy, sacred and pure. The high emotions are because of just how important the topic is. This week, we will spend some time exploring the promises of the New Church around marriage and how we can cooperate with the Lord’s goals for us.

Sun, Feb 18, 2024
Source: New Church Westville Podcast

What is the most unique thing about the New Church? Maybe our teachings on marriage? Maybe our view of the afterlife? These are certainly distinct teachings, but other religions believe in an afterlife, even if the details are different. Other religions have wisdom to share about marriage, even if the specifics are diverse. No, the most distinct difference in the New Church is that we teach that the Second Coming not only will happen, but has already happened.

Sun, Feb 11, 2024
Source: New Church Westville Podcast

A survey was conducted on how well people knew the 10 Commandments. The findings were a little depressing. Most people were unable to name half of them. However, there was an interesting similarity in almost every response. The one commandment that was almost universally forgotten was the Commandment to Remember the Sabbath. On Sunday, we will explore this Commandment and what it means to keep the Sabbath.

Sun, Feb 04, 2024
Source: New Church Westville Podcast

If you are rich, what are your obligations to the poor? If you are poor, how should you view those richer than you? The Lord in the Gospels teaches us about wealth and poverty and the Teachings for the New Church build on those concepts to help us understand how Christians ought to view these things.

Sun, Jan 28, 2024
Source: New Church Westville Podcast

Last week we looked at how we need to adjust our view of people who commit evil: we must bring charity to bear, so that we can focus on the good. This week we will look at what we can actually do to stop or amend the evil. This is a tricky endeavour: on the one hand, we can have a great deal of influence or even control over how other people behave; on the other hand, we are often powerless to change someone’s behaviour, and although we can influence and encourage people to change, we have no power whatsoever to actually change them.

Sun, Jan 21, 2024
Source: New Church Westville Podcast