Sermons by Paul Peterson

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Kingdom timing

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Bible reading: Matthew 25:1-13 NIVUK The parable of the ten virgins 25 ‘At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil […]

God’s faithfullness – David

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Bible reading 2 Samuel 7:1-17 (NIVUK) God’s promise to David 7 After the king was settled in his palace and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, 2 he said to Nathan the prophet, ‘Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent.’ […]

A life which is eternal

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Bible reading: 1 John 5:9-15 (NIVUK) 9 We accept human testimony, but God’s testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son. 10 Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they […]

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 […]