Sermons by Paul Peterson

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Rhythm of life – silence

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Bible readings: (NIVUK) Psalm 8 For the director of music. According to gittith. A psalm of David. 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the praise of children and infants     you have established a stronghold against your enemies,     to silence the foe and […]

Palm Sunday

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Bible reading: Mark 11:1-11 (NIVUK) 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 no […]

Rhythm of life

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Bible readings Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day and night. 3 That person is like a […]

Ruth 2

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Bible reading: Ruth 2 (NIVUK) Ruth meets Boaz in the cornfield 2 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in […]

Ruth 1

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Bible reading: Ruth 1 (NIVUK) Naomi loses her husband and sons 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. 2 The man’s name was Elimelek, his […]

Advent 2

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Bible readings (NIVUK): Isaiah 40:1-11 Comfort for God’s people 40 Comfort, comfort my people,     says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,     and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed,     that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand     double for all her sins. 3 A voice of one calling: […]

Developing a faith sharing culture 5 – Be a blessing

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Bible readings (NIVUK): Genesis 12:1-9 The call of Abram 12 The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. 2 ‘I will make you into a great nation,     and I will bless you; I will make your name great,     and you will be a blessing. […]

The road to Emmaus

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Bible reading: Luke 24:13-35 (NIVUK) On the road to Emmaus 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles 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 along with […]

How far would you go?

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Bible reading: Luke 5:17-26 (NIVUK) Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man 17 One day Jesus was teaching, and Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there. They had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal those who were ill. 18 Some […]

Lives transformed – equipped to serve

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Bible reading 1 Corinthians 12 (NIVUK) Concerning spiritual gifts 12 Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2 You know that when you were pagans, somehow or other you were influenced and led astray to dumb idols. 3 Therefore I want you to know that no one who is […]