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Stick to God First

28th June 2019
In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honour at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 1 […]

Eternal Life Now

21st June 2019

History was divided in two at Jesus’ death and resurrection. God, in His sovereign purpose, had been working towards that point in anticipation, and since then everything has flowed from it - both the free grace of God and its opposition. It is the central fact of history.

…so that through the church the manifold wi[...]

From Dust to Dust to Resurrection

14th June 2019

Jesus is the centre and foundation of our faith, and his great world-overturning resurrection is the source and focus of our hope (1 Corinthians 15:17). Resurrection is the reversal of death, and the significance of Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t just that it vindicated his teaching, but it opened the way to the resurrection of the cosmos. His resurrection was powerful enough to launch God’s great project - renewing all of creation.

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People of the presence

7th June 2019
Let’s start with a question – are you living for Christ or are you living in Christ? ‘For’ – if we are not careful we can become consumed in what we do; ‘In Christ’ – our doing comes out of our being; It’s important to ‘be’ before we try to ‘do’. We find our true […]

Feeding of 5000

30th May 2019
“Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat?” (John 6:5) Jesus asked Philip from Bethsaida, up on the hillside on the east side of the Sea of Galilee, faced with a clamouring and hungry crowd (5000+) and no shops anywhere near. Philip was a man with a practical head – and there is […]

Faith in the valley

24th May 2019
The righteous shall live by his faith Hab 2:4 God values faith because it is a continual trusting confidence in Him, His goodness and His power to fulfil His promises. Faithful trust reaches out and creates relationship, so it is the key that unlocks everything else. Every great movement of God can be traced to […]
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