Talks tagged with ‘New Testament’

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Bold witnesses

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.

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 […]

Confirmation Address

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Bishop Dagmar addresses the congregation and conformation candidates at a conformation with candidates from the Deaf Church and the Hearing Church.  Speaking from Matthew 4:12-23 about Jesus calling disciples to follow him.

All that Jesus said and did – Matthew 22:15-22

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In this encounter of Jesus, with the Pharisees in Matthew 22, he is questioned about taxes.  In response Jesus points out that there is the Kingdom of this world and the kingdom of God.  As Christians we have a dual citizenship characterised by duty to the one a devotion to the other. Jan points out […]

Blessings and Woes

In Luke’s record of Jesus’s “sermon on the plain” he contrasts blessing and sorrow, two contrasting expressions of life experience.  Is this a word for the church today as it was for the ‘People of God’ that Jesus addressed face to face? Today’s mantra “with man all things are possible” leans toward heaven-on-earth by our […]

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

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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 […]