Sermons from August 2018

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From meekness to majesty

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Bible reading Ruth 1:1-18 Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land.So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and […]

The Radiance of God

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Bible readings: Exodus 33:14-23 (NIV) 14 The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” 15 Then Moses said to him, “If your Presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here. 16 How will anyone know that you are pleased with me and with your people unless […]

How deep the love of God

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Bible readings: Ephesians 3:14-20 (NIV) A Prayer for the Ephesians 14 For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. 16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may […]

Allowing for the unexpected – Moses crossing the Red Sea

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Bible reading: Exodus 14:5-31 (NIV) 5 When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, Pharaoh and his officials changed their minds about them and said, “What have we done? We have let the Israelites go and have lost their services!” 6 So he had his chariot made ready and took his army with […]

Inner & Outer Peace

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Bible reading: Philippians 4:2-9 (NIV) 2 I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my […]

Bible Superhero: Esther

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Bible reading: Esther 4 (NIV) Mordecai persuades Esther to help 4 When Mordecai learned of all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the city, wailing loudly and bitterly. 2 But he went only as far as the king’s gate, because no one clothed in sackcloth was […]

Pondering these things

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Bible readings: Psalm 1 (NIV) 1 Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day and night. 3 That person is […]

What makes prayer effective

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Bible reading James 5 (NIV) Warning to Rich Oppressors 5 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You […]

Its the hope that kills you

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Bible Readings 1 Peter 1:3-9 New International Version (NIV) Praise to God for a Living Hope 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 and into an inheritance […]