Sermons from February 2017

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Wisdom Literature – Song of Solomon

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Boy meets girl, they fall in love, get married and live as a couple – a story that is as old as humanity and one that we all know about and many of us are involved in. This book tells that story, recognises some of the challenges and encourages us to work to keep that […]

Colossians – Final encouragement

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As he finishes the letter, Paul encourages the church to pray and to try to be helpful in how they live and deal with others. And he then speaks about some of his friends and explains how much they mean to him – people we have never met but whose behaviour and commitment asks questions […]

Wisdom Literature – Ecclesiastes

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This book is about a man’s search for meaning in life; a man who ends up disillusioned and concludes that there is no point to it at all. Does this sound familiar? But there is also thread of hope, as people are pointed to God as a way to find meaning and purpose in life. […]

Colossians – Living as the people of God

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Having spoken about the importance of staying focused on Jesus, Paul switches focus to the impact that should have on our lives as we recognise the wonderful blessings God has poured upon us. In light of those Paul encourages the believers to get rid of things that are not consistent with living as a follower […]

Wisdom Literature – Proverbs

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Continuing our look at Wisdom literature, we turn to Proverbs this evening and its author King Solomon, famed for his wisdom. This collection of sayings give some insight into God’s wisdom and why we should seek to be wise also. Reading:Psalm 37:1-40 Questions to think about: Who do you consider to be a wise person? […]

Wisdom Literature – Psalms

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While we often think of the Psalms as hymns and songs – speaking words of lament and praise among many other themes – there are some which are thought of as Wisdom Psalms such as the one we are looking at tonight. It compares and contrasts two ways of living, two ways of relating to […]

Colossians – Not being enticed away

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Following on our series from Colossians in Chapter 2:8-23 we see Paul’s real concern for the church not to be misled by false teachers and distracted from following Jesus, having been set free by Christ, some in the church were trying to add rules and regulations, that seek to make captives of believers through hollow […]