Talks tagged with ‘Old Testament’

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What is the Kingdom of God?

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    Introduction The coming of the kingdom of God was Jesus’ central message.  Everything else in the gospels is a way of illustrating what that means. Nature: righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit (Romans 14:17) Context: God’s reign and his rule (Believers are to be subjects of God’s kingdom). Expresion: values counter to the […]

    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.

    Where is the Lamb?

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    Mark takes the passage from Luke 2:22-40 and shows insights into the big story of God, connections between the Old and the New Covenants, the sacrificial lambs of Hebraic worship, Mary and Joseph’s poverty seen through the sacrifice they offer as they bring Jesus to the Temple, the wonder of Simeon and Anna’s faithful waiting […]

    Frontline Sunday 5

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    In this last of the series of Frontline Sundays we read from Hebrews 10:19-25.  Motivating one another and gathering together was all the more poignant on the Sunday before a second ‘lockdown’ was to begin.  Allen Foster reviewed the series reminding us that we are God’s elect, scattered and exiled.  We hold hope together with […]

    Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer

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    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 […]

    Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 8

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    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 the prayer of Jabez in 1 Chronicles 4:9-10. ‘Pray this prayer and you’ll […]

    Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 7

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    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. The prayer of Elijah in 1 Kings 18:19-40 is explored by Jan to teach us how we might pray. […]

    Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 6

    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.  […]

    Knowing God thro’ OT Prayer 4

    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. If you are struggling with the disappointments this pandemic has brought – no work, lost hopes, an indeterminate wait, […]

    Knowing God Thro’ OT Prayer 2

    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. Jacob’s life of struggle and his encounter with God at Peniel is the subject for learning about prayer from […]