BIBLE STUDY: The Laws of Moses for Today (1)

1. The God of the Exodus Ask any group of people ‘Who is God?’ and you will get a variety of responses. Some will say that he is real while others will deny that he exists. Even among those who believe in his existence, some will say that he is the creator, redeemer...

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KID’S TALK: Chris Cross

Acts 17:16-34 Chris Cross was always getting in a tangle. But it wasn’t that he was always getting tied up and knotted with string, it was because he always talked at cross purposes. For instance, the other day, someone told him to look at the plane. But he didn’t...

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SERMON: A Second Picture of Heaven

Revelation 7:9-17 A. INTRODUCTION Getting nervous about a big event is quite normal. Because, whether we like to admit it or not, doing something different, doing something for the first time, or doing something where there is pressure to perform or succeed, is never...

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OPINION: The Decline of the Christian Church

Any discussion about the decline of the church may seem a little melodramatic and even premature, but signs of its decline could not, perhaps, be more obvious. Indeed, any organisation that lays down its principles to let itself be run and dictated to by those outside...

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DEVOTION: This is the Day

Psalm 118:24 ‘This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.’ We can sing those words as song on a Sunday, and the general feeling may be that we are in God’s church, and that Sunday is the day that the Lord has made. However, that is not...

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KID’S TALK: Andrea

Deuteronomy 4:2 And the winner is .... And you guessed it.... Andrea. And so she got up and went to the platform to get her prize. ‘And what else do I get,’ she said. ‘And nothing,’ said the presenter, giving her the prize. And disappointed, Andrea took the prize,...

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SERMON: Ezekiel and the Valley of Dry Bones

Ezekiel 37:1-14 A. INTRODUCTION “Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones Don’t you hear the word of the Lord? Toe bone connected foot bone Foot bone connected leg bone Leg bone connected knee bone...

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DEVOTION: Being Whole-Hearted for God

Proverbs 3:1-35 Chapter three of the book of Proverbs is about what it means to be whole-hearted for God. Indeed, the first ten verses emphasise the commitment required for anyone to be a true believer. And commitment to God, in terms of this passage, includes:...

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KID’S TALK: Jimmy Throwaway

2 Thessalonians 1:5-10 Jimmy Throwaway was a strange boy. Whenever a toy got broken, he would toss it into a box and buy a new one. (And he had a box full of broken toys, many of which didn’t have much wrong with them at all.) When he was sick, he refused to go to the...

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SERMON: I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel

Romans 1:16-17 A. INTRODUCTION 1. Us We have probably all done things of which we are (or should be) ashamed. We’ve all had times when we haven’t treated other people right; times when we’ve put ourselves and our own interests before others; times when we’ve looked...

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