Sermons by Anita Dobson

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Christingle service

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Bible reading: Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIVUK) 11 For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. 13 You will […]

A clash of kingdoms

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Bible reading: John 18:33-37 (NIVUK) 33 Pilate then went back inside the palace, summoned Jesus and asked him, ‘Are you the king of the Jews?’ 34 ‘Is that your own idea,’ Jesus asked, ‘or did others talk to you about me?’ 35 ‘Am I a Jew?’ Pilate replied. ‘Your own people and chief priests handed you over […]

Invited out of our comfort zone

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Bible Reading: John 6:16-21 (NIVUK) Jesus walks on the water 16 When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake, 17 where they got into a boat and set off across the lake for Capernaum. By now it was dark, and Jesus had not yet joined them. 18 A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough. 19 When they […]

God’s faithfulness – Hannah

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Bible reading: 1 Samuel 2:1-10 (NIVUK) Hannah’s prayer 2 Then Hannah prayed and said: ‘My heart rejoices in the Lord;     in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies,     for I delight in your deliverance. 2 ‘There is no one holy like the Lord;     there is no one besides you;     there is […]

Honest questions: Where is God in this pandemic?

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Resources and more information about the “honest questions” sermon series can be found on our website. Bible reading: John 11:1-45 (NIVUK) The death of Lazarus 11 Now a man named Lazarus was ill. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay ill, was the same […]

Episode 9 – Is it ok to question and doubt God?

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In this latest episode of Learning to Live the Life the podcast, Rev Aidan and Anita meet to discuss questions around our current sermon series considering Honest Questions. As part of the episode, Anita interviews her friend Rosie Button, a former missionary who has been teaching at Redcliffe College, now part of All Nations Christian […]

Ep. 7 – Where are you Lord (in covid)? BONUS EPISODE!

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Normally we are settling into a pattern of releasing one discussion podcast a month but as an early Christmas present this month we have a bonus episode because with its subject matter it felt like if we waited till next month it would be out of date! In this episode Rev Aidan and Anita meetup […]

Podcast Ep.5 – God of Violence yesterday, God of Love today?

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Learning to Live the Life the podcast is available on many major podcast platforms, if it isn’t on yours yet let us know. It is also available to listen to over the telephone on 0117 456 2304 for those who don’t have access to technology. As well as weekly sermons, on the first of every […]

Influence who you can

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This sermon is part of the “Make a difference where you are” series. A video of the whole service is available on our YouTube channel. Bible reading: 2 Kings 5:1-15 (NIVUK) Naaman healed of leprosy 5 Now Naaman was commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man in the sight […]

The podcast is back – Ep.4 Discipleship in the new normal

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Due to lockdown and the subsequent months we have had to put the podcast on the shelf due to the time being taken to edit videos, etc. However, now that times are moving on the podcast is back! This episode is simply a discussion between Rev. Aidan Watson, curate, and Anita Dobson, Discipleship for all […]