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. […]
Peter introduces Timothy and Paul’s first letter to Timothy. This was the first in a twice monthly evening series. First Timothy was read as a whole by Anbu Hoole and is included in this recording. The focus of Paul’s letter is found in 1 Timothy 3:14-15 – conduct in the household of God – the […]
Second in a series on prayer. After reading Galatians 3:26-4:7 and John 10:7-16 Allen talks about prayer in other religions – naming three and the difference with Christian prayer. He speaks about his own personal experience and how he takes time for prayer today.
A short all-age talk – 1 John The incarnation, God with us – the intimate presence of God as life, light and glory.
Peter Cunliffe speaks from the lectionary texts of Advent Sunday about having confidence in God’s word and so not fearing the news because the ‘Good News’ which is the gospel is of new creation and Christ’s return as king.
Jesus doesn’t say, Being a disciple will be easy, or undemanding, but what he does say is that he will equip and be with us, he will give us all we need. The call to discipleship is the call to be like Christ, including being treated like Christ. So we need to hear Jesus saying to us “Don’t be afraid.”
The Resurrection is a clarion call to the truth: life is God’s gift not until inevitable decay but for life in an eternal NewCreation. The price that God has paid for our salvation was through self-sacrifice but can only be redeemed by our own willingness to die to self. Resurrectional-life embodies & empowers the destiny of God’s people as divine-image-bearers from now and forever.
Nick Greatorex-Davies speaks about this “I am” saying of Jesus from John 14:1-14 and Hebrews 1:1-14 at a joint service with both our 9am and 11am congregations.