Revelation 3:14-22. Stephen looks at the letter to the church in Laodicea and, with geographical, historical and cultural background, highlights how the Laodiceans felt too self-sufficient to need Jesus.
Stephen looks at the contrasts between someone who is quick to anger and someone who does not get angry at all, and argues that neither of these is biblical. All of us should be angry at something - there is power in a biblically-based righteous anger that is a response to a threat against something or someone we love. Stephen demonstrates that God’s righteous anger is simply a reflection of his great love for us.
Genesis 12:1-9. Rev Dr Jim Thompson discusses Abram’s relocation from Haran to Canaan. Firstly, he looks at where Abram pitched his tent; secondly, where Lot, Abram’s nephew, pitched his, and finally, he looks at the Tent of Meeting in the tabernacle.
Romans 8:28-39. Looking at the latter half of Romans 8, Helen explores what God does, who He does this for, the changes this works within us and what the future holds.
Hebrews 10:1-25. Trevor looks at these verses which describe the once and for all sacrifice of Christ.
John 3:16. What does the bible mean when it talks about love?
1 Corinthians 15:12-24. Stephen examines what hope means for the Christian.
John 10. In the third of his series, Rev Dr Harry Uprichard examines another "I am" saying of Jesus - this time "I am the gate".
John 8 and John 9. “I am the light of the world”. Rev Dr Harry Uprichard examines Jesus’ teaching that He is the light of the world.
James 1. Rev Kenneth Crowe uses the illustration of a ‘no-frills’ airline to challenge us not to simply be ‘consumers’ when it comes to church, but members of Christ’s body who are commited to serve and bear the cost of discipleship.
Genesis 1. Helen looks at the creation account and highlights the power, creativity and generosity of our Creator.
John 6:35-37 and 48-51. The Very Rev Dr Harry Uprichard examines one of the great "I am" statements of Jesus - "I am the bread of life".
Luke 6:27-36. Rev Stephen McCracken examines the practicalities and challenges of living out God's grace.
Mark 15:33-39. "Surely this man was the Son of God". The Very Rev Dr Harry Uprichard looks at the Roman centurion’s proclamation after hearing Jesus’ cry and seeing how he died. looks at the Roman centurion’s proclamation after hearing Jesus’ cry and seeing how he died.
Matthew 21:1- 17. The Very Rev Dr Ian McNie examines the account of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. While the enthusiasm from the crowd was shallow and the opposition from the religious leaders was revealing, there was a firmness from Jesus that was convincing.
Micah 6:1-8. Kenneth examines the well known passage in Micah - "what does the Lord require of you?"
Exodus 3:1-5 and John 4:13-26. “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.” Very Rev Dr Brown looks at the concept of 'holy ground'.
Rev Bannerman discusses the difference between contentment and complacency and asks the question 'Are you a thermometer or thermostat?'
Joshua 2:1-21. How is the story of the prostitute Rahab and the Jericho spies relevant to us today?
Matthew 7:24-27. At our all age service, Christine examines what a strong foundation means to the Christian life, and how this is manifested as being salt and light in our world.