Sermon on Empathy- 17th June 2018

Reading:

Mark 8:31-37

In his sermon this morning, our Minister, Peter, spoke about empathy and compassion. He mentioned some recent findings on the effect of internet addiction on young people and how an obsession with technology risks impacting people’s ability to relate to each other empathetically.

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Sermon on The New Commandment- 10th June 2018

Reading:

John 13:31-35

In this morning’s sermon, our Minister, Peter, spoke about the nature of Jesus’s love for His disciples and the high calling to love to which we, as Christians, are called.

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Message on Part 4 of Keep C.A.L.M. and Carry On: “Meek”- 3 June 2018

In the fourth and final part of our All Age Service Series “Keep C.A.L.M. and Carry On” Peter looked at the final letter in the acronym, “Meek” and considered what meekness really means.

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Sermon on “Ungrace”- 27th May 2018

Reading:

Genesis 4:1-16

In his sermon this morning Rev. Bluett further explored the concept of grace by looking at what Philip Yancy called “ungrace” or the absence of grace. He illustrated his message by reference to the Old Testament story of Cain and Abel, highlighting the point that it is more than a story about murder and that it can speak into the experience of all people.

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Sermon on Grace and Church Community- 20th May 2018

Reading:

Acts 10:1-33

In this powerful sermon Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about grace and the Church. In particular he addressed what grace means and how a Church community, as the Body of Christ, can extend God’s grace to those who need it.

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Message on Part 3 of Keep C.A.L.M. and Carry On: “Loving”- 13th May 2018

Readings:

Matthew 22:36-40

1 John 4:7-12

In today’s All Age Service, the third in our series “Keep C.A.L.M. and Carry On,” our Minister, Peter, preached a short message on what love means in a Christian context and explored how to understand the concept of the Trinity as a community bound together by love.

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Sermon on Faith and Works- 6th May 2018

Readings:

Romans 3:21-28

James 2:14-26

In his sermon this morning, Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about the topic of faith and works and how these have been understood at various times in the history of Christianity. He suggested a way in which we can reconcile the two most famous passages dealing with the issues of faith and works.

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Sermon on Peace- 29th April 2018

Reading:

John 14:27

In his sermon today, Peter, our Minister, spoke about peace. In particular, he spoke about the sort of peace which Jesus gives, a peace which does not come from avoiding difficult situations but from trusting in God in the midst of difficulty.

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Sermon on the Noble Aim: Seeking the Kingdom of God- 22nd April 2018

Reading:

Matthew 7:1-11

In his sermon this morning Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about the noble aim and seeking the Kingdom of God. He explored the consequences of taking the narrow or the broad way, contrasting the difference between material and spiritual desires.

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