Talks tagged with ‘Life’

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New Covenant

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Reading from Jeremiah 3:31-36 and referring Hebrews 10. The New Covenant makes possible the restoration of God’s family and the healing of broken relationships.

The Light of the World

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Gerald draws our attention to three things we can learn about God from John 1:1-14 – God is life, light and love.  In the second part of his talk he draws our attention to the fact that God is looking. With the illustration of Holman Hunt’s The Light of the World  he encourages the listener […]

Frontline Sundays 2

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In this second of the series Peter & Rosie talk about meeting God wherever we are in the ordinary places of our day today lives.  The biblical text is Genesis 28:10-22.  In Jacob’s encounter with God in the ordinary stop-over place, which he renames Bethel, God meets Jacob and leaves him with three promises. Read […]

Cultivating Faithfulness 2

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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 […]

8. ‘Courage to care’ Nehemiah

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Last in our series ‘Trusting God’ from the book of Nehemiah.  The message from Nehemiah is far more than rebuilding a wall but about restoring a relationship with God and between people.  Deuteronomy 15 – there should be no poor among you. Three ways to remember lessons from Nehemiah Prayer Care Share 200315 March 2020 […]

1 John 3 – this is what love is…

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Allen takes the Feast of Tabernacles on our ‘Harvest and Giving Sunday’ and links this with 1 John 3:16-18. He links Israel’s story and the Feast of Tabernacles with our lived experience of harvest time 60 years ago, encouraging an attitude of thanks-giving, reflecting on what we take for granted in the West today, in […]

Love the Lord your God

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Sid Bridges explores Deuteronomy 6:4-16 after being asked to speak on the passage 15 years previously when first coming to St James as the Youth Minister.  The story of the Children of Israel briefly is mapped and the question asked, “What happened in Massah?” When God seems absent how do we respond?  When we doubt […]

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 […]