Sermons from July 2016

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Jesus contemplates his death


In a few quiet hours before the terrible events that will lead to his crucifixion and agonising death Jesus comes to His Father and asks if there is another way, a way that would mean He didn’t have to go through with all that the cross meant. Simple words – but words that give us […]

Moses can’t cope and is looking for a way out


It had all got a bit much for Moses. After leading the people out of Egypt and being with them as they met with God and received His law they are now complaining – about what was on the menu – and looking back with longing to their former lives. As Moses heard their wailing […]

Jesus’ “high priestly” prayer


This is one of the most personal prayers in the entire Bible as Jesus, just before his death, speaks to his Father. We are privileged to “listen in” on what is said and hear something of the depth of relationship between them and the way in which they both seek to bring glory to the […]

Abraham intercedes with God


Confronted with the prospect of God acting in judgment on two wicked cities and totally destroying them, Abraham chooses to get involved. He doesn’t argue that the cities are actually ok – he knows the reality – and he doesn’t talk to people in the cities – he knows that isn’t where their fate will […]

God, the Bible and Us – part 12 – Telling the story


The last in our series looking at who God is, the story of the Bible and how we can live in relationship with God. Here we are confronted with the challenge of telling the story to others. The gospels give a compelling account of the ministry and mission of Jesus, Son of God, Saviour of […]