19th Jan 2020

A farmer’s story…

Isaiah 40:27-31 27 Why do you complain, Jacob?     Why do you say, Israel, ‘My way is hidden from the Lord;     my cause is disregarded by my God’? 28 Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, […]
19th Jan 2020

Hope doesn’t put us to shame

Isaiah 40:27-31 27 Why do you complain, Jacob?     Why do you say, Israel, ‘My way is hidden from the Lord;     my cause is disregarded by my God’? 28 Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, […]
12th Jan 2020

A frayed knot

Isaiah 40:27-31 27 Why do you complain, Jacob?     Why do you say, Israel, ‘My way is hidden from the Lord;     my cause is disregarded by my God’? 28 Do you not know?     Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God,     the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, […]
1st Jan 2020

New Year Dedication 2020

2 Kings 6:8-23 Elisha traps blinded Arameans 8 Now the king of Aram was at war with Israel. After conferring with his officers, he said, ‘I will set up my camp in such and such a place.’ 9 The man of God sent word to the king of Israel: ‘Beware of passing that place, because […]
29th Dec 2019

Sons of God

2 Peter 1:3-4 Confirming one’s calling and election 3 His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may […]
8th Dec 2019

A Baby with Titles

Isaiah 9:1-7 9 Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honour Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan – 2 The people walking […]
1st Dec 2019

The Descending God

John 1:1-18 The Word became flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4 In him was life, and that life was the light […]
24th Nov 2019

Family, take two

Mark 3:31-35 31 Then Jesus’ mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him. 32 A crowd was sitting round him, and they told him, ‘Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you.’ 33 ‘Who are my mother and my brothers?’ he asked. 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle […]
17th Nov 2019

Unforgivable?

Mark 3:22-30 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, ‘He is possessed by Beelzebul! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons.’ 23 So Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: ‘How can Satan drive out Satan? 24 If a kingdom is […]
10th Nov 2019

Family!

Mark 3:20-21 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. 21 When his family heard about this, they w
10th Nov 2019

David and Goliath – as you’ve never heard it!

1 Samuel 17:33-50 33 Saul replied, ‘You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth.’ 34 But David said to Saul, ‘Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear […]
3rd Nov 2019

Disciples…

Mark 3:13-19 Jesus appoints the Twelve 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. 14 He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach 15 and to have authority to drive out demons. 16 These are the twelve he appointed: […]