Talks tagged with ‘love’

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Hope Into Action

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Guest Speaker Ed Walker of Hope in Action shares about the organisation which provides homes for the homeless through the local church.

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 […]

Finding faith on the Emmaus Road

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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 […]

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 2 – do not love the world

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The recording starts in the middle of a scene setting illustration about the naivety of trading unwisely what is of true value for that which is attractive to the eyes but worthless. In  1 John 2:15-17 John ‘sits down’ to engage his reader in where they place their love.

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 […]

I John – Word of Life

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Living in Christ. Liz starts our terms’ series in 1 John beginning with the important dimension of fellowship that Believers are to have with one another.

God’s Glory Shared 1.

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Readings were from Genesis 1:26-31a and Isaiah 43:1-7. The preacher sets the scene for a short series about the big picture of God and us. Beginning with the perfection of creation it looks forward, beyond the world’s mess, to the image of God being restored in us.  As the pinnacle of God’s creation we can […]

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 […]