Sermons from August 2020

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God and the Church and Black Lives Matter


Bible Reading Luke 4:14-21 (NIV) Jesus Rejected at Nazareth Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the […]

The New Normal


Bible Reading Matthew 5:13-14 (NIV) Salt and Light 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a […]

God in the headlines: what is truth?


Bible readings: Genesis 3:1-5 New International Version – UK (NIVUK) The fall 3 Now the snake was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden”?’ 2 The woman said to the snake, ‘We […]

God in the headlines: mental health


Bible reading: John 1:1-9 New International Version (NIV) The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4 In him was life, […]

New generosity


There is a set of study notes to accompany this sermon. Bible reading Philippians 4:10-23 (NIVUK) Thanks for their gifts 10 I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. 11 I am not saying this because I am […]