Sermons by Nigel Stowe

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All things new – the Spirit and the new creation

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Bible reading Acts 2:1-12 (NIVUK) The Holy Spirit comes at Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire […]

All things new – Jesus the gospel and the Kingdom of God

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Bible reading: Luke 4:14-21 (NIVUK) Jesus rejected at Nazareth 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. 15 He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. 16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went […]

Unity – called to be glue

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Biible reading: 1 Corinthians 12:21-31 (NIVUK) 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, ‘I don’t need you!’ And the head cannot say to the feet, ‘I don’t need you!’ 22 On the contrary, those parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, 23 and the parts that we think are less honourable we […]

Sing, be glad and rejoice

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Bible reading: Zephaniah 3:14-20 (NIVUK) 14 Sing, Daughter Zion;     shout aloud, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all your heart,     Daughter Jerusalem! 15 The Lord has taken away your punishment,     he has turned back your enemy. The Lord, the King of Israel, is with you;     never again will you fear any harm. 16 On that day     they will […]

Remembrance Sunday

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Bible reading: Mark 13:1-8 & 21-27 (NIVUK) The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times 13 As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!’ 2 ‘Do you see all these great buildings?’ replied Jesus. ‘Not one stone here will be left […]

Kingdom arithmetic

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Bible reading: Matthew 13:31-34 (NIVUK) The parables of the mustard seed and the yeast 31 He told them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. 32 Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden […]

God’s faithfulness – Samuel

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Bible reading: 1 Samuel 8 (NIVUK) Israel asks for a king 8 When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders. 2 The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba. 3 But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest […]

A life of witness

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Bible reading: 1 John 3:1-7 (NIVUK) 3 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and […]

Honest questions: Is the Bible still relevant?

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Resources and more information about the “honest questions” sermon series can be found on our website. Bible reading: 1 Corinthians 13:8-13 (NIVUK) 8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. 9 For we know in part […]

Christ the king

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A video of the whole service is available on our YouTube channel. Bible reading: Matthew 25:31-46 (NIVUK) The sheep and the goats 31 ‘When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will […]