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Reading notes – Advent – The day of the Lord

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Week commencing 19th November 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for our 2017 Advent series We are about to enter Advent, the church season that leads up to our celebration of Jesus’ birth. In the Anglican church, Advent is a time of repentance and preparation. Preparation for what? For the coming or arrival of Jesus […]

Reading notes – Reformation – A Bible that deserves to be read

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Week commencing 12th November 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on 2 Tim 3:10-4:5 “A Bible that deserves to be read.” This week we will be considering the place that the recovery of the Bible had in the Reformation. DAY 1: Read 2 Timothy 3:10-13 As Paul addresses up and coming […]

Reading notes – Reformation – A communion in need of clarifying

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Week commencing 2nd November 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Matthew 26:17-30 “A communion in need of clarifying.” This week we’ll do a little more history together, and then some theology too! We will be exploring the Holy Communion at the time of the Reformation and how the Reformers […]

Reading notes – Reformation – A church in need of reform

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Week commencing 29th October 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Romans 5:1-11 “A church in need of reform.” This week, our reading notes will explore the passage above, but we’ll also do some history together, so that we’ll better understand what church was like at this time and the reasons […]

Reading notes – Reformation – A righteousness that is by faith

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Week commencing 22nd October 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Romans 3:21-31 “A righteousness that is by faith.” This year marks the 500th anniversary of the reformation: a period that changed the church scene across the world dramatically and permanently. There is so much to learn from this period in church […]

Reading notes – Compassion series – Clothe yourselves with compassion

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Week commencing 15th October 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Colossians 3:12 “Clothe yourselves with compassion.” DAY 1: Read Colossians 3:12-17 Great to read the whole of next week’s passage, but really we are just dealing with half a verse today: 12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, […]

Reading notes – Compassion series – The danger of compassion

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Week commencing 8th October 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Hebrews 10:32-29 “The danger of compassion.” DAY 1: Read Luke 10:25-37 We’ve learned from this sermon series so far how God’s compassion defines his character. Even as a Holy God, he established his covenant relationship with the unholy and disobedient people […]

Reading notes – Compassion series – Compassion for the lost

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Week commencing 1st October 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Matthew 9 “Compassion for the lost.” Next Sunday’s sermon will concentrate on Matthew 9:35-38. However, in our readings this week, we’ll also explore some other key gospel passages where we see Jesus’ compassion. The Greek word in these passages (when transliterated), […]

Reading notes – Compassion series – Compassion which never fails

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Week commencing 24th September 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Lamentations 3 “Compassion which never fails.” DAY 1: Read 2 Kings 23:24-27, and 24:10-25:21 It might seem an odd way to start this week’s study on compassion by talking first about God’s wrath. After all, who wants to think about […]

Reading notes – Compassion series – Compassion which annoys

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Week commencing 17th September 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Jonah “Compassion which annoys.” DAY 1: Read Jonah 1 In some ways, this little book of the Old Testament is quite unusual. The ‘hero’ is an unreliable and really quite ungodly prophet! It is a book of prophecy, and yet […]