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10th Nov 2019


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


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: […]
3rd Nov 2019

Watchful, Ready and Courageous

1 Samuel 14:1-23 14 1 One day Jonathan son of Saul said to his young armour-bearer, ‘Come, let’s go over to the Philistine outpost on the other side.’ But he did not tell his father. 2 Saul was staying on the outskirts of Gibeah under a pomegranate tree in Migron. With him were about six […]
31st Oct 2019

2018 Financial statements

Independent Reviewer’s Report – 2018     Emmanuel Presbyterian Church Financial Statements – 2018    
27th Oct 2019

The Messianic secret

Mark 3:7-12 Crowds follow Jesus 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed. 8 When they heard all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon. 9 Because of the crowd he told his […]
27th Oct 2019

What does a healthy Church look like?

Ephesians 4:14-16 14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the […]
26th Oct 2019

Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors and Teachers

1 Corinthians 12:4-11 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. 7 Now to each one the manifestation of the […]
20th Oct 2019

More Sabbath Shenanigans…

Mark 3:1-6 Jesus heals on the Sabbath 3 Another time Jesus went into the synagogue, and a man with a shrivelled hand was there. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath. 3 Jesus said to the man […]
20th Oct 2019

So what is the Church for?

Ephesians 4:11-17 11 So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, […]
13th Oct 2019

Sabbath Tensions

Mark 2:23-28 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath 23 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the cornfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some ears of corn. 24 The Pharisees said to him, ‘Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’ 25 He answered, ‘Have you never read what David […]
6th Oct 2019

Wineskins and Garments

Mark 2:18-22 Jesus questioned about fasting 18 Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. Some people came and asked Jesus, ‘How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are fasting, but yours are not?’ 19 Jesus answered, ‘How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? […]