Talks tagged with ‘salvation’

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God’s Glory Shared 2.

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The readings before this talk were Romans 3:9-12, 17-26 and Matthew 22:34-40. Lis uses a personal example  of how she experienced undeserved grace in a number of ways last week.  Key to our restoration (salvation) is an acknowledgement of our personal sin and of the unmerited grace  that God offers us in Jesus.

All that Jesus said and did – Matthew 18: 10-14

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Looking out for one another in the church – the family of God, is like looking out for the “little ones” in the Kingdom of heaven which Matthew records early in chapter 18. After a lengthy pre-amble not recorded here Peter urges the church family to take note of those who appear missing from Sunday […]

Paradise

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Christ the King Sunday, Peter speaks about the plea of the thief on the cross.  The lectionary for this Sunday was Colossians 1:11-20 and Luke 23:37-43.  With thanks to Scott Hoezee of Calvin Theological Seminary for inspiration. The kingdom of God is expressed now whenever the People of God live lives that reflect the desire, purpose […]

Grace – the atonement as the work of grace

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Peter Cunliffe  speaks from Romans 3. Everyone has sinned, we fail to reach the mark. There are different ideas about sin; at sin’s root is the fundamental unbelief, distrust and rejection of God and the human displacement of God as the centre of reality; but apart from the fact that sin separates us from God and […]