11/01/2015 – Taking up Jesus’ Yoke (Matthew 11:28-30)

In our sermon on Sunday 11th January 2015, our Session Clerk, Colin considered the importance of taking up Jesus’ Yoke and learning from him in order to find rest, as outlined in Matthew 11:25-30.

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German Head Yoke (Photo taken by ‘Madereugeneandrew’)

 

To see this passage online, please follow this link to Matthew 11:28-30 on the BibleGateway website. You can click on the player below to hear a recording of the sermon:

Alternatively, you can right click on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

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14/12/2014 sermon – God’s Grace (Isaiah 61)

3 candles lit on the third Sunday in Advent

In our sermon on the third Sunday in Advent, Peter considered God’s Grace and presence in the context of Isaiah 61. To see this passage online, please follow this link to Isaiah 61 on the BibleGateway website. You can click on the player below to hear a recording of the sermon:

Alternatively, you can right click on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

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07/12/2014 sermon – Hope (Isaiah 40)

In our sermon on the second Sunday in Advent, Peter considered hope in the context of Isaiah 40. To see this passage online, please follow this link to Isaiah 40 on the BibleGateway website. You can click on the player below to hear a recording of the sermon:

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30/11/2014 sermon: Happiness Part 2 (Genesis 1)

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In our service today, Peter continued on the theme of ‘Happiness’ through the love and grace of God, and considered the passage covering the “Six Days of Creation and the Sabbath” (Genesis 1:1-31).

To see this Bible reading online, please click on the following link to:

To hear the sermon, please click on the player below, or right click on the following link to download this sermon on ‘Happiness’ to your computer.

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17/08/2014 service: Granting forgiveness (Luke 23:26-38)

In our service on Sunday 17th August, our Minister Peter considered Luke 23:26-38 and continued on the theme of granting forgiveness, considering two individual examples of forgiveness following very difficult circumstances.

Please follow this link to see the passage online: Luke 23:26-38 on the BibleGateway website

Click on the player below to hear the service, or right click on this link to download the sermon to your computer:

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13/07/2014 service: Putting God first

In our service on Sunday 13th July, in Peter’s absence, John Hodge led the service and explored passages relating to three different kings in the Bible, in the context of Matthew 22:37:

“He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.'”

Please follow the links below to see the passages online:

  1. 1 Kings 12:25-33 (Jereboam I) on the BibleGateway website
  2. 1 Kings 11:1-8 (Solomon) on the BibleGateway website
  3. 2 Kings 15:1-7 (Uzziah (aka Azariah)) on the BibleGateway website

Please click on the player below to hear the service, or right click on this link to download the sermon to your computer:

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11/05/2014 sermon. Amazing Grace

In our family service on Sunday 11th May 2014, our Minister Peter considered Grace and loving each other unconditionally in the context of Isaiah 58:10-11, and Mark 6:6b-13.  A recording of the service’s sermon is available to play below, or by right clicking on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

To read these Bible passages online, please follow the links below:

The video below shows a performance of ‘Amazing Grace’ by Chris Tomlin.

30/03/2014 sermon. Jesus’ peaceful zeal for God and for people (Mark 12:13-24)

In our Communion service on Sunday 30th March 2014, our Minister Peter considered Jesus’ peaceful zeal for God and for other people; contrasting the Kingdom of God with the Kingdom of man in the context of Mark 12:13-17.  A recording of the service’s sermon is available to play below, or by right clicking on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

To see this Bible reading online, please follow the links to Mark 12:13-17 on the BibleGateway website

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29/12/2013 sermon. “Why do we believe what we believe?” (Luke 15:25-32 and Mark 10:46)

In our last service of 2013, our Minister Peter considered ‘why we believe what we believe’, drawing on Luke 15:25-32 (the Prodigal Son’s brother’s response to his return) and Mark 10:46-52 (The Healing of Blind Bartimaeus).

To see these Bible readings online, please follow these links to:

A recording of the service’s sermon is available to play below, or by right clicking on this link to download the sermon to your computer.

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24/11/2013 sermon. The conversion of Saul (Acts 9:3-9). The importance of living with faith that always trusts, and not living with certitude

In our service on Sunday, our Minister Peter considered Acts 9:3-9 (the conversion of Saul), and the importance of living with faith that always trusts, and not living with certitude.

To see this Bible readings online, please follow this link to Acts 9:3-9 (The conversion of Saul) on the BibleGateway website

A recording of the service’s sermon is available to play below, or by right clicking on this link to download the sermon to your computer.