Due to a technical hitch we were unable to record the evening sermon last night. The morning sermon is in the resources section of the website at usual.
Over the past few months we have been in the New Testament in our Bible readings, so this month we return to the Old Testament. We are going to work our way through a short book, the Book of Esther. Thursday 1st March Esther 1:1-4 The story begins in the royal household of Xerxes, King(…)
In our daily Bible readings this month we are going to look in some detail at Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Thursday 1st February Galatians 1:1-5 This letter to the Galatians was probably the first to have been written by Paul. The first Christians were Jews, like Jesus himself. By the time this letter was(…)
This month, we continue our readings in John’s Gospel. Monday 1st January John 10:22-42 In this passage is to be found one of the most important verses for the Christian doctrines of salvation and assurance. Jesus says, ‘I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no-one can snatch them out of my hand’(…)
This month, we are going to read John’s Gospel. Friday 1st December John 1:1-18 John doesn’t begin his Gospel with stories of babies and mangers and shepherds, but he still begins with Jesus. Read the first verse over, using ‘Jesus’ instead of ‘Word’ and it all becomes clear. When (verse 14) we are told that(…)
This month we are going to work our way through Paul’s Letter to the Romans, in an attempt to grasp some of its most important themes. Wednesday 1st November Romans 1:1-17 Paul begins with a few words of greeting to these Roman Christians (verses 1-7) and a general introduction (verses 8-15) before stating the theme(…)
The Bible is not in chronological order. This sometimes makes it difficult to see how it all fits together. What we are going to do this month, is to give an outline of Bible history, picking out the key people and events. The readings from the Bible are longer than usual but my comments are(…)
This month we continue our readings in the letter to the Hebrews. In contrast to the long readings when we were going through Jeremiah, this month we are looking in close detail at the letter, sometimes reading only a single verse or two verses. This enables us to dig down deeper into the text. Friday(…)