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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Remembrance Sunday Sermon- 11th November 2018

Readings:

Isaiah 2:1-4

Matthew 5:38-48

In this morning’s Remembrance Sunday Service Rev. Peter Bluett looked back to the events of Christmas Day 1914, reflecting on the desire for peace found in the hearts of ordinary people even in the midst of war.

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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 on Anger, Violence and War and the Transformative Power of Christ- 21st October 2018

Reading:

Matthew 26:47-52

Matthew 5:21-24

In this powerful sermon, Rev. Bluett looked at the human capacity for anger, violence and war and the transformative effect that following Jesus can achieve in putting an end to destructive things.

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Sermon on the Value of Human Life- 12th August 2018

Readings:

Matthew 5:1-13

Matthew 10:28-31

In his sermon today, Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about the value of human life. He looked at the social classes and conditions of life in Nazareth at the time when Jesus was alive and at Jesus’s treatment of the people with whom he came into contact, drawing conclusions about His estimation of the value of human life and how we, as His followers, should perceive it.

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Sermon on Wisdom and Innocence- 5th August 2018

Reading:

Matthew 10:5-30

In this sermon Rev. Peter Bluett looks at the passage from Matthew in which Jesus sends the twelve disciples out into the world, with instructions on what to take and how to be. He considers the climate of persecution anticipated by Jesus and the ways in which Jesus’s instructions can be adapted to the current climate, so as to give guidance to Christians about the ways in which they can bear witness to the love of God.

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Sermon on the Yoke of Jesus- 15th July 2018

Reading:

Matthew 11:25-30

In this sermon, our minister, Peter, speaks about the passage from Matthew where Jesus invites those who are weary to rest in Him. Drawing from his many years of experience as a Christian and a pastor, he discusses the meaning of life and faith.

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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 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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Remembrance Sunday Service- 12th November 2017

Reading:

Matthew 8:5-10

In today’s Remembrance Sunday service, Rev. Peter Bluett spoke about Jesus’s ability to transcend the barriers of tribe and culture to see into the hearts of people and love them, questioning whether we have learned anything from the lessons of past conflicts and war.

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