Sermons by Nigel Stowe

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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 […]

God’s multiplying effect

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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: John 6:1-13 (NIVUK) Jesus feeds the five thousand 6 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of […]

New ambitions

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken and a set of study notes. Bible reading: Philippians 3:10-21 (NIVUK) 10 I want to know Christ – yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11 and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection […]

Petition – Ask & keep asking

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Bible reading: Mark 10:46-52 (NIV) 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 shout, “Jesus, […]

The promise of hope

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Bible reading: Isaiah 11:1-10 (NIV) The Branch From Jesse 11 A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse;     from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. 2 The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—     the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,     the Spirit of counsel and of might,     the Spirit of the knowledge […]

Elijah – listening quietly

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Bible reading: 1 Kings 19:1-21 (NIV) Elijah Flees to Horeb 19 Now Ahab told Jezebel everything Elijah had done and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2 So Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah to say, “May the gods deal with me, be it ever so severely, if by this time tomorrow I do not make your life […]

Living Simply – Risking Security

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Bible readings: 1 Timothy 6:6-10 (NIV) 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. 9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into […]

What does it mean to be a church that radically loves those facing poverty?

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Bible reading: Matthew 25:31-46 (MSG) The Sheep and the Goats 31-33 “When he finally arrives, blazing in beauty and all his angels with him, the Son of Man will take his place on his glorious throne. Then all the nations will be arranged before him and he will sort the people out, much as a shepherd […]

From despair to assurance

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Bible readings: Psalm 119:81-96 (NIV) כ Kaph 81 My soul faints with longing for your salvation,     but I have put my hope in your word. 82 My eyes fail, looking for your promise;     I say, “When will you comfort me?” 83 Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke,     I do not forget your decrees. 84 How long […]

Suffering for the Gospel

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Bible reading: Colossians 1:15-29 (NIV) The Supremacy of the Son of God 15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created […]