Bible Reading Notes

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Reading notes – Compassion series – Compassion to blot out transgressions

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Week commencing 10th September 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Psalm 51 “Compassion to blot out transgressions.” Next Sunday we continue our new series simply titled “Compassion”. In this new series, we explore God’s compassion and the call on us to be people of compassion. Each Sunday we’ll unpack a […]

Reading notes – Compassion series – Our gracious and compassionate God

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Week commencing 3rd September 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon Exodus 33:12-34:14 Our gracious and compassionate God Next Sunday we begin a new thematic series simply titled “Compassion”. We’ll explore God’s compassion and the call on us to be people of compassion. Each Sunday we’ll unpack a Bible passage […]

Reading notes – Mark Ch 10 – Father’s Day message

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Week commencing 27th August 2017   With a PDF found here Next Sunday we welcome guest preachers. Our readings notes are a ‘one-off’ on Mark 10 from which Bishop Chris Edwards will preach at Peregian. DAY 1: Read Mark 10:1-16 We begin the week by being reminded of the frequency (i.e., his ‘custom’) with which Jesus […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel 18-31- The king is dead, long live the king

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Week commencing 20th August 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 18-31, “The king is dead, long live the king”. Although we don’t explore every aspect of chs 18-31, you’ll gain much by reading the entire section as the book (and our series) comes to an end. DAY […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel 16-17 – The king who saved his people

by Mark Calder

Week commencing 13th August 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 16-17 DAY 1: Read 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Last week, we saw how the tragedy of Saul’s failure distressed the prophet Samuel. Do you recall 15:11? “Samuel was angry and he cried to the LORD.” Saul may have been […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel 13-15 – The fall of Saul

by Mark Calder

Week commencing 6th August 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 13-15 DAY 1: Read 1 Samuel 13 Saul’s career so far has been something of a rollercoaster. It started, in a sense, with the people’s demand for a king in ch 8. Samuel, spokesman for the Lord, warned […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel 9-12 – The rise of Saul

by Mark Calder

Week commencing 30th July 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 9-12 DAY 1: Read 1 Samuel 9 We have seen that 1 Samuel deals with leadership – albeit in a complex and unusual way. The book first recounts a turbulent period in the history of Israel during […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel 8 – A king like the nations

by Mark Calder

Week commencing 23rd July 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 8 DAY 1: Read 1 Samuel 8:1-5 We all crave security in one way or another. Good leadership can provide security, and Samuel was the kind of leader Israel needed to feel secure.  In fact, at […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel 4-7 – God is King – like it or not

by Mark Calder

Week commencing 16th July 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 4-7 DAY 1: Read 1 Samuel 4 Chapters 1-3 showed us the power of God. The birth of Samuel to the childless Hannah was an answer to her prayers. Chapters 4-7 are also about the power of […]

Reading notes – 1 Samuel- A saviour is born

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Week commencing 9th July 2017   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon covering 1 Samuel 1-3 DAY 1: Read 1 Samuel 1:1-20 Our usual preaching pattern each year is to study a gospel in Term 1, an epistle (or Acts or Revelation) in Term 2, and Old Testament book in Term 3 […]