Sermons by Paul Peterson

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Doers of the Word

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Bible reading James 1:19-27 Listening and Doing 19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. 21 Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent […]

Get out of the way; get in The Way

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Bible reading Acts 2:1-21 New International Version (NIV) 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 […]

We will praise him for all that is past and trust him for all that’s to come

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Bible readings Psalm 47 For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. 1 Clap your hands, all you nations;     shout to God with cries of joy. 2 For the Lord Most High is awesome,     the great King over all the earth. 3 He subdued nations under us,     peoples under our feet. 4 He chose our inheritance for us,     the pride of Jacob, whom […]

I want to know what love is

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Bible readings 1 Corinthians 13:1-7 13 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I […]

The power of encouragement

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Bible Reading John 15:1-8 (NIV) The Vine and the Branches 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. 3 You are already clean because of […]

Peter and the 3 Rs

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Bible reading Acts 3:1-21 Peter Heals a Lame Beggar 3 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birthwas being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts. 3 When […]

The Angry Jesus

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Bible readings 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom 18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise;     the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.” 20 Where […]

The Temptation of Jesus

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Bible Reading: Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness 4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” 4 Jesus […]

Mountain top experience

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Bible reading Mark 9: 2-9 The Transfiguration 2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. 4 And there appeared before them […]

From everyday Plonk to Chateau Lafite

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Bible reading John 2:1-11 Jesus Changes Water Into Wine 2 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, 2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” 4 “Woman, why do […]