God in the headlines: what is truth?

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Bible readings: Genesis 3:1-5 New International Version – UK (NIVUK) The fall 3 Now the snake was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden”?’ 2 The woman said to the snake, ‘We […]

God in the headlines: mental health

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Bible reading: John 1:1-9 New International Version (NIV) The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4 In him was life, […]

New generosity

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There is a set of study notes to accompany this sermon. Bible reading Philippians 4:10-23 (NIVUK) Thanks for their gifts 10 I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. 11 I am not saying this because I am […]

Stand firm in the Lord – overcoming wobble!

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken and a set of study notes. Bible reading: Philippians 4:1-9 (NIVUK) Closing appeal for steadfastness and unity 4 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this […]

New ambitions

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken and a set of study notes. Bible reading: Philippians 3:10-21 (NIVUK) 10 I want to know Christ – yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11 and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection […]

The free gift that costs so much

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken and a set of study notes. Bible reading: Philippians 3:1-11 (NIVUK) No confidence in the flesh 3 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and […]

New friendships – companions on the journey

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken and a set of study notes. Bible reading: Philippians 2:19-30 (NIVUK) Timothy and Epaphroditus 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you. 20 I have […]

New responsibilities

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken. Bible reading: Philippians 2:12-18 (NIVUK) Do everything without grumbling 12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed – not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence – continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, […]

Discipleship is cross-cultural

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken. Bible reading: Philippians 2:1-11 (NIVUK) Imitating Christ’s humility 2 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, 2 then make my […]

Live a life worthy of the gospel of Christ

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There is also a full-length video of the service from which this sermon was taken. Bible reading: Philippians 1:12-30 (NIVUK) Paul’s chains advance the gospel 12 Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout […]