Sermons by Dan Watts

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Ransomed

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Bible reading: Titus 2:11-15 (NIVUK) 11 For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. 12 It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope – the appearing of the glory of our great […]

Vision focus for Christ Church

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Bible reading: John 10:1-10 (NIVUK) The good shepherd and his sheep 10 ‘Very truly I tell you Pharisees, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber. 2 The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. 3 The gatekeeper opens the […]

Developing a faith sharing culture 8 – People of peace

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Bible reading: Luke 10:1-11 (NIVUK) Jesus sends out the seventy-two 10 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2 He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send […]

Developing a faith sharing culture 6 – Come and see

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Bible readings (NIVUK) John 1:35-46 John’s disciples follow Jesus 35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples. 36 When he saw Jesus passing by, he said, ‘Look, the Lamb of God!’ 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. 38 Turning round, Jesus saw them following and asked, ‘What do you want?’ They […]

Developing a faith sharing culture 4 – tell faith stories

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Bible readings (NIVUK) John 4:1-30 Jesus talks with a Samaritan woman 4 Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptising more disciples than John – 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptised, but his disciples. 3 So he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. 4 Now he had to go […]

Developing a faith sharing culture 3 – Practice faith conversations

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Bible readings (NIVUK): Mark 10:46-52 Blind Bartimaeus receives his sight 46 Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus (which means ‘son of Timaeus’), was sitting by the roadside begging. 47 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to […]

Developing a faith sharing culture 1 – Engage with God

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Bible reading: Luke 15:11-32 (NIVUK) The parable of the lost son 11 Jesus continued: ‘There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, “Father, give me my share of the estate.” So he divided his property between them. 13 ‘Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off […]

Zaccheus (Jesus knows you by name)

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Bible reading: Luke 19:1-10 (UKNIV) Zacchaeus the Tax Collector 19 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd. 4 So he ran ahead and climbed […]

Lives transformed – prophecy and tongues

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Bible reading: 1 Corinthians 14:1-12 (NIVUK) Intelligibility in worship 14 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy. 2 For anyone who speaks in a tongue does not speak to people but to God. Indeed, no one understands them; they utter mysteries by the Spirit. 3 But the one who prophesies speaks to people […]