Confidence in our witness to the Lord Jesus. 1 Peter 3:13-4:6 Simon Phipps shares his own story of coming to faith from a dairy farm in Dorset to a factory in West Yorkshire. He speaks about the power of story, the need to be prepared to share our own and the importance of prayer.
Confidence in the Gospel 1 Peter 1:1 – 2:3 This first talk sets the context of Peter’s writing, introduces Peter and sets out the consequences of a new birth in Christ. Far from a life that is plain-sailing, the Christian life will lead to suffering. Corrie Ten Boom was quoted as saying, “If God sends […]
In this third in the series of ‘Frontline Sundays’ Jan Smith looks at ‘Whatever we do’ using a reading from Colossians 3:15-24 in which Paul describes the kind of community God is calling us to be. Paul offers to us a new way of seeing our daily work as mattering to God. The phrase ‘whatever […]
In the first of ‘Cultivating Faithfulness’ the analogy of breathing was used as a way to contemplate our life in Christ. Breathing in God’s word and living out the life it gives. If faithfulness is to hear and obey God’s word, what does this look like? This second in the series develops this with the […]
This first of a series of three follows the previous series on the prayers of Old Testament characters. What we may be lacking, and what these OT characters clearly had, as they prevailed with God and overcame, is faithfulness. In our instant society we seem to have lost the art of waiting, persisting, dwelling. Prayer […]
This is a broad brush over the prayers of individuals in the Old Testament – patriarchs, prophets, kings, and ordinary men and women from whom we can learn about how to approach God in prayer and about God’s character. The text, Matthew 6:9-13, draws us towards the New Covenant with Jesus standing on the threshold […]
Learning more about the God of heaven and earth, the God of the space and time, through the prayers of his faithful people and receiving the love and grace that is now ours in Christ Jesus. Peter and Rosie Cunliffe speak about Solomon’s prayer at the dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem. 1 Kings 8:22-53. […]
Peter and Rosie Cunliffe each speak from Acts 4:1-22 about the boldness of Peter’s witness and the work of the Holy Spirit, and the importance of the ‘Cornerstone’. This recording gives a taster of ‘Church at Home’ and includes the full reading from Acts 4. Songs, interviews and prayers are not included.
On his 5th Sunday of Easter Peter & Rosie Cunliffe speak from Acts 2:42-47 to the church gathered on Zoom. You will also hear the prayers led by Sue Henderson and Janet Stewart using the words of well known hymns to reflect feelings of many during the current pandemic.
Luke 24:13-35. Peter’s challenge is to hear the Bible story with more questions—not just ones that question the facts, more the kind that ask, “How does this relate to me?” “What can I learn from this story today?” “What is God saying to me?” As these bewildered Disciples start home for Emmaus they are deep […]