Judges 4 – Deborah and Barak

The next Judge of Israel after Ehud is Deborah.  Yet she has a commander, Barak who defeats the enemy and yet another woman Jael will be the one who ultimately gets the honour for the victory.  In this first part of the message, we look at the faith of Barak, the rut of sin and […]

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Daniel 5 – The Writing on the Wall

As Belshazzar mocks God & fails to learn the lessons of his ancestors, he is brought under the swift judgement of God.  In this message, we remember that God is sovereign over all and requires that all people stand before him in judgement.  Only those who live by faith in Jesus will stand in the […]

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1 Kings 6:14f A taste of Paradise

No matter how limited access might have been in the temple of Solomon, there was still access. A sinful human being, (High Priest) after making atonement, could come into the very presence of God, through the curtain. What God was conveying in the story of the temple was that there was a way for Paradise […]

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Daniel 4 – From Pride to Praise

Continuing in Daniel we see because of his pride that Nebuchadnezzar is brought low by God so that being restored he would then exalt God.  In the same way, people today need to be brought low to the point where they will turn to God.  We look at The problem of Pride, how it has […]

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Daniel 3: 1f A Great Response

We are all pretty good at talking our way out of difficult situations, we call that “rationalising” the situation. The dictionary meaning for “Rationalising” is the following. “… attempt to explain or justify (behaviour or an attitude) with logical reasons, even if these are not appropriate.” We are good at rationalising a situation and Daniel’s […]

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1 Kings 6:7 Silence and Worship

To me, this sense of awe and wonder affected by the building of Solomon’s temple would have affected each and every one of those who worked on the site or visited that building site. Their God, was coming to make a home with them, and as they laid the stones they would have contemplated that […]

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In this one-off sermon, we take a further look at our mission statement and ask – How will it be possible?  What is needed for us to Win people and to be transformed to be like Christ?  we need to recognise how disciples are made.  This is done by the 4 P’s, “Disciples are made […]

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