Sermons by Jo Vickery

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The journey to Emmaus

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Bible reading Luke 24:13-35 New International Version (NIV) On the Road to Emmaus 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked […]

Courage and Trust – the Way of the Cross

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Bible Reading Mark 11:1-11 Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King 11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which […]

Turning negatives into positives

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Bible reading 2 Chronicles 1: 1, 6-13 Solomon Asks for Wisdom 1 Solomon son of David established himself firmly over his kingdom, for the Lord his God was with him and made him exceedingly great. 6 Solomon went up to the bronze altar before the Lord in the tent of meeting and offered a thousand burnt offerings on it. 7 That night God appeared to […]

Discipleship: a Journey of Transformation

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Bible reading Mark 8: 31-38 Jesus Predicts His Death 31 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.32 He spoke plainly about this, and Peter took him aside and […]

In Him was life

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Bible reading 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, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the […]

A vision for learning to live the life

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Bible reading Matthew 28:16-20 The Great Commission 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go […]

Living in the light of God’s word

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Bible reading Luke 2:22-40 Jesus Presented in the Temple 22 When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to the […]

The divine urgency of God

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Bible Reading Mark 1:1-8 John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1 The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you,     who will prepare your way” — 3 “a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare […]

Allan and Laura’s baptism testimonies

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Bible reading A reading from 2 Corinthians chapter 5 Jesus Christ died for all people, so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but only for him who died and was raised to life for their sake. 16 No longer, then, do we judge anyone by human standards. Even if at one time […]

Following Jesus wherever He leads

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Jesus Predicts His Death 21 From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life. 22 Peter took him aside and […]