Continuing the series from 1 John 1:8-2:6. Human failure to acknowledge our sinfulness is a failure to recognise both our nature, as those who are created, our Creator. God has provided the means by which we may be restored in his image. The outcome of that restoration is to live our lives (walk) reflecting the […]
Allen speaks of Luke’s account of the resurrection and the apostle Peter’s words and actions. Luke 24:1-12
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 […]
In this short sermon Peter addresses what it might mean to live ‘cross-shaped’ lives; the eternal reality of life after death, and the way of living life through the cross.
Living cross-shaped lives with an eye on eternity. Matthew 16:21-28
Hot-crossed buns! Parallels between the Transfiguration and the Cross, and mountain top theophanies
The Cost of the Kingdom. “Who do you say that I am?” Jesus. What’s our world view – earthly or heavenly?
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 […]
Jesus first calls his disciples together before sending them out with his authority. Listen to the end for a summary of God’s plan and purpose.
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 […]