Sermons from April 2018

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Living as united in Christ

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Jesus is presented as the one who – through his death on the cross – has broken down barriers and is uniting people together as God’s family. Are you prepared for your barriers to be broken down, are you willing to be involved in breaking down barriers that get in the way of unity? Reading: […]

Disciples engaging with spiritual forces

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A story of people prepared to do what Jesus told them, to go where he sent them, and to act in his power. And as they did so, they saw amazing things happen and experienced wonderful things. Are we prepared to go and act in a similar way? Reading: Luke 10:1, 17-24 Questions to think […]

Living the life we have in Christ

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  Sinners, saved by grace, saved for a reason. This is who we are – do we live this way? Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10 Questions to think about: “We are all sinners” – what is the difference between the believer and the non-believer, are we counted as sinners? Discuss what it means to be saved by grace – […]

Spiritual Warfare – Temptation

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Just before starting his public ministry, Jesus goes into the desert and is alone for 40 days – and the devil comes to tempt him, to try and divert him from the path God has for it. How does Jesus respond, how can that help us when we are tempted ourselves? Reading: Luke 4:1-13 Questions to […]

Give us today our daily bread

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Jesus encourages his followers to pray that God will provide what they need each day. This suggests a close relationship and one where God is involved in the daily reality of our lives. Is that your understanding and experience of God? Are there things that hold you back from praying for God’s help? Or, on […]

Living the hope to which we are called

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In a powerful prayer Paul prays that the believers in Ephesus will get to know God better and will experience in a deep way the great things that God has done for them / has in store for them. He points to what God has done for Jesus and encourages us to really allow that […]

Looking beyond

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In this strange story Daniel has a vision and meets a heavenly being – an angel? – who has been sent by God to speak to him and explain what is going to happen in the world. But this being was held up by another supernatural being – one who is in opposition to God. […]

The vital importance of the resurrection

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The amazing story of Easter is that around 2000 years ago a man died in agony on a cross – but that he was there willingly, it was part of God’s plans and purposes, it was in that death that he was going to defeat sin and suffering and evil and death itself. And as […]