Mark 4:1-20. Using Jesus' parable and his interpretation of that parable, Very Rev Dr Ian McNie reminds us of how this passage applies as much to us today as it did to the original hearers.
1 Corinthians 12. Rev Kenneth Crowe highlights 5 things about membership of the body of Christ.
Psalm 80. Helen explores what this Psalm teaches us about worship. Focusing on verse 19, she reminds us that only after true repentance can God bless and save us.
Luke 17:11-19. Jesus heals 10 men of leprosy; only one of whom praised God and thanked Jesus.
1 Timothy 1:12-17. Have we lost the amazement and wonder of God's grace? In this letter to Timothy, Paul speaks of how much God has done for him. It was God's initiative to save him through His grace and mercy, even though Paul was "the worst" of sinners, and it resulted in God's glory.
Psalm 46. Right Rev Dr Charles McMullen uses the words of Psalm 46 to remind us of God's power and presence.
2 Kings 5. The story of Naaman being cured of leprosy. We must submit to Christ's authority on His terms and, as a church, even though we seem weak, we must remember that we serve a mighty and powerful Saviour.
1 Corinthians 11:17-26. Rev Crowe examines the nature and purpose of the sacrament of communion.
Jeremy uses the story of the death and resurrection of Lazarus to show us how God is sovereign.
John 20:19-31. Christine discusses the power of Christ's resurrection and how, if like Thomas, we believe this to be real, we can let go of our fear and receive His grace and mercy.
Matthew 9:14-34. New things don’t fit in an old framework. Grace looks at how Jesus changed the mindset from the religious legalism of his day, and how we, too, can fall in to the same "religious" mindset.
Using the story in Mark 2:1-12 of the paralysed man being lowered through the roof to meet Jesus, George tells us that we must trust Jesus to deal with our sins. This is because (1) sin is our greatest problem, (2) Jesus is able to forgive sins and (3) Jesus is willing to forgive sins.
Rev Kenneth Crowe encourages us to stand firm and know that our labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Romans 5:1-11. Jim looks at the elements of a rescue mission to highlight God's mission to save us "while we were still helpless".
Acts 2:42-47. Using the picture of the early church in Acts 2, Gareth encourages the members of First Presbyterian Church, Ballymoney to continue to use this model for their faith, worship and witness. This was Gareth's final service as minister of First Presbyterian Church, Ballymoney.
Grace Lee tells the congregation a little about what the mission team were able to achieve in Johannesburg during their recent visit.
1 Samuel 3:1-10 and 19-21. Rev Jim Thompson examines the call of Samuel and asks "does God still call today?"