Sermons from February 2018

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An invitation to the banquet


Jesus speaks about an invitation to a banquet – and challenges us to think about how we respond, how we engage with others who are invited, whether we are involved in inviting others. Reading: Luke 14:15-24 Questions to think about: Jesus tells this parable in response to a statement made by someone. What was the […]

Focusing on Jesus


For a brief moment, three followers of Jesus see something of his real glory, hear God speaking about how much He loves His Son, are challenged to listen to Jesus and to focus on Him alone. What is our understanding of Jesus, are we prepared to focus on Him and not be distracted / influenced […]

Focus on communion


Jesus, looking ahead to his death, says that it had been predicted that he would need to die. What does it mean to you that God’s love for you, God’s plan for the world, meant that he was willing to send His own Son to suffer and die for us all? Reading: Mark 14:17-26 Questions […]

Holiness, cleansing and call


Isaiah sees a powerful and frightening vision of God and realises how sinful and unclean he is in God’s sight. But, wonderfully, God makes forgiveness and cleansing possible – and then Isaiah is ready to serve God. Do we need to remember how great God is and how wonderful it is that he is willing […]