Sermons by Paul Peterson

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A life of intimacy

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Bible reading: 1 John 4:7-21 (NIVUK) God’s love and ours 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God showed his love among us: he […]

A truth-speaking journey: speaking into culture

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This sermon is part of the series Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey. Bible readings: Ezekiel 37:1-14 (NIVUK) The valley of dry bones 37 The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was […]

Honest questions: Why does God allow so much suffering?

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Bible readings: Psalm 13 (NIVUK) For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 How long, Lord? Will you forget me for ever?     How long will you hide your face from me? 2 How long must I wrestle with my thoughts     and day after day have sorrow in my heart?     How long will my enemy triumph […]

Simplicity, humility and boldness

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A video of the whole service is available on our YouTube channel. Bible readings: John 1:6-8 (NIVUK) 6 There was a man sent from God whose name was John. 7 He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. 8 He himself was not the light; he came only as […]

Incarnational living: being the presence of Jesus in tough places

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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: Philippians 1:3-11 (NIVUK) Thanksgiving and prayer 3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy […]

Share who you are

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A video of the church service at which this sermon was preached is availble on YouTube. Bible reading John 4:4-30 (NIVUK) 4 Now he had to go through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and […]

The New Normal

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Bible Reading Matthew 5:13-14 (NIV) Salt and Light 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. 14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a […]

New generosity

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There is a set of study notes to accompany this sermon. Bible reading Philippians 4:10-23 (NIVUK) Thanks for their gifts 10 I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. 11 I am not saying this because I am […]

Stand firm in the Lord – overcoming wobble!

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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 4:1-9 (NIVUK) Closing appeal for steadfastness and unity 4 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this […]

New friendships – companions on the journey

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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 2:19-30 (NIVUK) Timothy and Epaphroditus 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you. 20 I have […]