Talks tagged with ‘kingdom of God’

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All that Jesus said and did – Matthew 21:18-27


Peter speaks about the integrity of the text and the significance of Jesus words and actions when seen in the context of the Old Testament’s prophetic expectations.  The effect of slicing the text into paragraphs and verses with interpolated paragraph headings often distracts from the bigger story.  Here faith and doubt are juxtaposed in a […]

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


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 […]

The Life of a Disciple – 8


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 – 5


On Pentecost Sunday, Kate Baker continues the series about the life of discipleship speaking from personal experience and the miracle at the wedding in Cana about a life of faith and trust (John 2:1-11). There is a one minute pause for listening to God at the end of the recording before a final prayer.

The Life of a Disciple 4


Formed by the Spirit The Spirit is at work in us, in the church and in the world. In us…revealing the love of the Father to us, and so making us more like Christ In the church…forming the body of Christ – the Church and making a bride that will be holy and blameless and […]

The Life of a Disciple 2


This is the second in a series about what it means to be a disciple of Christ.  The first was a more general introduction to the series. Peter Cunliffe explores nurturing a life of faith and trust in God. This is done one step at a time Formed for a purpose – God’s initiative our response […]