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Kingdom economy

Bible readings: Mark 10:24-25 (NIVUK) 24 The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, ‘Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! 25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.’ Luke […]

Kingdom timing

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 […]

Kingdom invitation

Bible reading: Luke 14:7-24 (NIVUK) 7 When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honour at the table, he told them this parable: 8 ‘When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honour, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited. 9 If so, the host who […]

Kingdom construction

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 […]

Kingdom arithmetic

Bible reading: Matthew 13:31-34 (NIVUK) The parables of the mustard seed and the yeast 31 He told them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. 32 Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden […]

Jo & Shahne’s last Sunday

This recording was made at an outdoor service on a windy day. Bible reading: Colossians 2:6-7 (NIVUK) Spiritual fullness in Christ 6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, 7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with […]

God’s faithfullness – David

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.’ […]

God’s faithfulness – Saul

Bible reading: 1 Samuel 18:1-16 (NIVUK) Saul’s growing fear of David 18 After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself. 2 From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. 3 And Jonathan made a covenant with […]

God’s faithfulness – Samuel

Bible reading: 1 Samuel 8 (NIVUK) Israel asks for a king 8 When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders. 2 The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba. 3 But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest […]

God’s faithfulness – Hannah

Bible reading: 1 Samuel 2:1-10 (NIVUK) Hannah’s prayer 2 Then Hannah prayed and said: ‘My heart rejoices in the Lord;     in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies,     for I delight in your deliverance. 2 ‘There is no one holy like the Lord;     there is no one besides you;     there is […]