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God’s Glory Shared

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Sid Bridges shares with us from 1 John 5:1-12. Focusing on “the incarnate God”, he reminds us that God is for all of us, He is interested in our story. Using the Old Testament story of the Israelites we are reminded that life in Christ is like life in the Promised Land – one in […]

God’s Glory Shared 2.

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The readings before this talk were Romans 3:9-12, 17-26 and Matthew 22:34-40. Lis uses a personal example  of how she experienced undeserved grace in a number of ways last week.  Key to our restoration (salvation) is an acknowledgement of our personal sin and of the unmerited grace  that God offers us in Jesus.

All that Jesus said and did – Matthew 21:12-17

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Coming  immediately after Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem we hear his welcome of the least and the outcast, are reminded that the Temple was the place of God’s indwelling, and that its rightful purpose was being abused.  As temples of God’s Holy Spirit the Believer is reminded that blessing comes when we use our bodies […]

All that Jesus said and did – Matthew 18: 10-14

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Looking out for one another in the church – the family of God, is like looking out for the “little ones” in the Kingdom of heaven which Matthew records early in chapter 18. After a lengthy pre-amble not recorded here Peter urges the church family to take note of those who appear missing from Sunday […]

Jesus is Lord

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The Apostle Paul writes to the Romans about the significance of declaring Jesus as Lord – kurios. The sermon considers the relevance of this to what we might consider inconsequential in our lives today and suggests that what we declare with our lips be reflected in what is held in our heart. Romans 10:1-15  

The Life of a Disciple – 8

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Peter Cunliffe develops the subject of discipleship and draws on Deuteronomy 4:4-9 and Mark 10:13-16 to explore what it means to have responsibility for the whole church in nurturing faith in one another, especially thinking about our roles in the faith development of children and young people.  As adults in the church we face the […]

The Life of a Disciple – 7

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Peter Cunliffe draws on Romans 12:1-13, John 15:8-17 and inspiration from the work of Lucy Peppiatt in this 7th in the series of the life of a disciple of Jesus in which he speaks about the role of the church in forming one another, the priority of gathering for Sunday worship and the need for accountable […]