Sermon on the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant- 15th October 2017

Reading:

Matthew 18:21-35

In his sermon this morning, Rev. Peter Bluett looked at the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant. He spoke about how we can understand the various characters in the story and examined the underlying message of the importance of forgiveness.

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Sermon on the parables of the Rich Man and Lazarus and the Rich Fool- 8th October 2017

Readings:

Luke 16:19-31

Luke 12:13-21

In this morning’s sermon our minister, Peter, looked at two parables; The Rich Man and Lazarus and the Rich Fool, exploring the historical context in which they were taught and their significance for us, today.

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Harvest Thanksgiving Message- 1st October 2017

Reading:

Isaiah 58:6-8

In today’s Harvest Thanksgiving Service, Peter, our Minister, preached a short message about what stewardship of the earth truly entails.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Yeast in the Dough- 24th September 2017

Reading:

Matthew 13:33

In his sermon this morning, our Minister, Peter, spoke about the Parable of the Yeast in the Dough, exploring what the parable means and how it is a metaphor for the Kingdom of God, particularly in its symbolic imagery alluding to the work of God’s people in the world.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Wedding Banquet

Reading:

Matthew 22:1-14

 

In his sermon this morning our Minister, Peter, spoke about the Parable of the Wedding Banquet, explaining the background to the parable, the intended audience and how it relates to Jesus’s other teachings. He also explained the real meaning of the much misunderstood phrase “weeping and gnashing of teeth”.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Pearl of Great Value- 10th September 2017

Reading

Matthew 13:44-46

 

In today’s sermon, our minister, Peter, spoke about the parables of the Pearl of Great Value and the Treasure in the Field, looking at these familiar parables from a fresh perspective.

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Back to School with God- a Message about Wisdom- 3rd September 2017

Reading

1 Kings 3:1-15

This morning, in our Back to School with God service, our Youth Worker, Cassie, and our Minister, Peter, spoke about wisdom, drawing inspiration from the story of King Solomon in the Old Testament.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard- 27th August 2017

Reading:

Matthew 20:1-16

This morning our minister, Peter, spoke about the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard, contrasting popular economic wisdom with God’s economy.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Good Samaritan- 20th August 2017

Reading:

Luke 10:25-37

This morning our Minister, Peter, examined the well known and loved Parable of the Good Samaritan. He explored the role of the least prominent character in the parable, namely the Innkeeper, and what the impact of Jesus’s choice of characters would have been on those hearing the parable for the first time.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Mustard Seed

Reading

Mark 4:30-32

 

Today our minister, Peter, spoke about the parable of the mustard seed, examining its context and meaning and using it to explore Jesus’s teaching on the Kingdom of God.

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