Week Commencing 19th August 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on 2 Samuel 11-12, “The woman was very beautiful” DAY 1: Read 2 Samuel 11:1-13 Well, what do you make of this sordid tale? This is the King God chose (1 Sam 16:1-13); the man after God’s own heart (1 […]
Week Commencing 12th August 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on 2 Samuel 7, “Who will build a house for whom?” SOME BACKGROUND: 2 Samuel 7 is arguably one of the most significant chapters in the Old Testament. It records God’s promise of a dynasty to David, sometimes called the […]
Week Commencing 5th August 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on 2 Samuel 6, “The King and the ark” SOME MORE BACKGROUND: David is one of the most important figures of world history. In cultures that have been touched by his story, David has captured the imagination of great artists, […]
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Week Commencing 1st July 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for July sermons from the Gospel of John OVERVIEW: The Gospel of John is one of those books in the Bible that can both fascinate and perplex readers. It explores the themes of Christ’s extraordinary claims as the promised Messiah and the Son of […]
Week Commencing 17th June 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 6:10-24 Week 12: PUT ON DAY 1: Read Ephesians 6:10-12 As we come to the end of this magnificent letter, we have learned God’s great plan to unite everything under Christ and begun to see how that plan […]
Week Commencing 10th June 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 6:5-9 Week 11: SLAVES-MASTERS Slavery was universal in the ancient world. A high percentage of the population were slaves – perhaps as many as 60 million in the Roman Empire. They constituted the work force and included not […]
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Week Commencing 3rd June 2018 With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 6:1-4 Week 10: CHILDREN-PARENTS Paul now turns from the relationship of husbands and wives, to that of parents and children. We note in passing, that he therefore sees the congregation as a ‘church family’, consisting of both sexes […]