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Reading notes – In search of a King – part 2 – The King and the Ark

by Church Office

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, […]

Reading notes – In search of a King – part 2

by Mark Calder

Week Commencing 29th July 2018   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on 2 Samuel 5 DAY 1: Read 2 Samuel 1 Our usual preaching pattern each year is to study a gospel in Term 1, an epistle (or Acts or Revelation) in Term 2, an Old Testament book in Term 3 […]

Reading notes – Conversations with Jesus

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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 […]

Reading notes – Ephesians Living (the) Gospel – PUT ON

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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 […]

Reading notes – Ephesians Living (the) Gospel – SLAVES – MASTERS

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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 […]

Reading notes – Ephesians Living (the) Gospel – CHILDREN – PARENTS

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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 […]

Reading notes – Ephesians Living (the) Gospel – WIVES-HUSBANDS

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Week Commencing 27th May 2018   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 5:21-33 Week 9: WIVES-HUSBANDS Verse 21 is a transition verse. “Submitting to one another”, is the last of four present participles, which flow from the exhortation to be ‘filled with the Spirit’. Those who genuinely filled with God’s […]

Reading notes – Ephesians Living (the) Gospel – LIVING LIGHT

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Week Commencing 20th May 2018   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 5:3-20 Week 8: LIVING LIGHT “Paul continues to describe the new standards which are expected of God’s new society – the life which is worthy of God’s call. Called to be one people, we must cultivate unity. Called […]

Reading notes – Ephesians Living (the) Gospel – IMITATING GOD

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Week Commencing 13th May 2018   With a PDF found here Notes for next Sunday’s sermon on Ephesians 4:17-5:2 Week 7: IMITATING GOD Unified in Jesus, gifted to serve and growing to maturity. That’s where last week’s passage was taking us. What does our life now look like? How different is it now from those around […]