Matthew 26:17-30. As we come to communion, Rev Ian McNie looks at the story of the Last Supper. He brings an insight into the characters of Judas, Peter and Andrew and challenges us to examine our own understanding of who Jesus is, and our response to Him.
2 Timothy 2:1-13. On Remembrance Sunday, Richard explores Paul’s encouragement to Timothy to continue the battle to faithfully spread Christ’s gospel message and highlights what we can learn today from Paul’s words.
Genesis 3:1-13. Jim looks at events before, during and after the fall of Adam & Eve from the 3rd chapter of Genesis.
John 5:1-18. The Very Rev Dr Godfrey Brown explores the story of Jesus healing the invalid at the pool of Bethesda.
Galatians 5:16-26. Kenneth uses this passage to remind us that we face one of two potential harvests - either the harvest of the sinful nature or the harvest of God-given spiritual fruit.
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.