Introduction to the Gospels- Sermon 13th January 2019

Reading:

Mark 5:21-34

In this sermon, the first in a new series on the Gospels, Rev. Peter Bluett introduces his theme by taking a brief overview of the first four books of the New Testament. He looks at how we, as Christians, might learn to understand the Gospels better.

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Sermon on Building Our Lives on Rock- 28th October 2018

Readings:

Matthew 7:13-14

Matthew 7:24-29

Luke 21:5-6

In his sermon this morning our minister, Peter, spoke about the gap which can exist between apparently glamourous lifestyles and the reality, and how to build our lives on sound foundations with Jesus as our guide.

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Sermon: “There’s Something About Mary…And Martha.” 2nd September 2018

Reading:

Luke 10:38-42

In this sermon, Rev Peter Bluett spoke about the story of Mary and Martha, the true meaning and importance of hospitality and Jesus’s love for, and friendship with, both sisters.

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Sermon on the Kingdom of God- 26th August 2018

Reading:

Luke 17:11-21

In his sermon this morning Rev. Peter Bluett looked at Jesus in the Temple and his announcement to the Pharisees that the Kingdom of God was among them. He spoke about the meaning of this statement and how we can understand its significance.

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Sermon on Tribalism- 29th July 2018

Readings:

Galatians 3:23-29

Luke 10:25-37

In his sermon this morning, our minister, Peter, spoke about our natural tendencies towards tribalism and the danger of tribalism becoming toxic. He looked at passages of scripture from Galatians and Luke which illuminate for us the alternative path of Jesus.

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Sermon on Participating in Healing the World- 14th January 2018

Readings:

Luke 19:1-9

John 8:1-11

In this morning’s sermon our Minister, Peter, spoke about the Hebrew concept of tikkun olam and how each of us can participate in the healing of the world.

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Sermon on the Wise Men and Shepherds- 24th December 2017

Readings:

Luke 2:8-20

1 Corinthians 1:26-28

In this morning’s Christmas Eve service, Rev. Peter Bluett looked at the significance of shepherds and wise men from the East being called to pay homage to the infant Jesus.

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Sermon on Jesus Calling His First Disciples- 19th November 2017

Reading:

Luke 5:1-11

In a special service this morning during which Newhaven Church inducted a new Elder, Liz Thomson, Rev. Peter Bluett preached on the calling of the first disciples by Jesus, and what we, as followers of Christ, are called to be in the world.

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Sermon on the Parable of the Prodigal and his Brother- 29th October 2017

Reading:

Luke 15:11-32

Today, Rev. Peter Bluett looked at the much loved parable of the Prodigal and his Brother. Deliberately eschewing an allegorical reading, he explored what a Jewish audience at the time the story was told would have understood about its characters and their actions, and how we might understand the point that Jesus was making in light of that.

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