Sermons by Peter Misselbrook

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The Cross at the heart of the Gospel

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Bible readings: Galatians 2:19-20 (NIVUK) 19 ‘For through the law I died to the law so that I might live for God. 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, […]

CAP Sunday

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Bible reading: Luke 15:1-10 (NIVUK) The parable of the lost sheep 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering round to hear Jesus. 2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, ‘This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them.’ 3 Then Jesus told them this parable: 4 ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred […]

Psalm 42 – Hope in place of despair

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Bible reading: Psalm 42 For the director of music. A maskil of the Sons of Korah. 1 As the deer pants for streams of water,     so my soul pants for you, my God. 2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.     When can I go and meet with God? 3 My tears have been my food     day […]

All things new – from slavery to the Promised Land

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Bible readings (NIVUK): Exodus 13:20-22 20 After leaving Sukkoth they camped at Etham on the edge of the desert. 21 By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel […]

Invitation to new life

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Bible reading: John 3:1-16 (NIVUK) Jesus teaches Nicodemus 3 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, ‘Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you […]

Kingdom construction

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Bible reading: Matthew 7:21-29 (NIVUK) True and false disciples 21 ‘Not everyone who says to me, “Lord, Lord,” will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, “Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name […]

Tell others what you have seen and heard

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A video of the whole service is available on our YouTube channel. Bible reading: Luke 2:1-20 (NIVUK) The birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And […]

Why pray?

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Bible reading: Luke 11:1-13 (NIV) Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer 11 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” 2 He said to them, “When you pray, say: “‘Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. […]

Waiting Expectantly

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Bible readings: James 5:7-11 (NIV) Patience in Suffering 7 Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. 9 Don’t grumble against […]

The Hope of Glory

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Bible readings: Romans 4:25-5:11 (NIV) 25 He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification. Peace and Hope 5 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in […]