Psalm 121 “Where does my help come from?”

We envisage pilrgrms making their way to Jerusalem in order to attend one of festivals adn to go to teh temple to worship God. As they make their way on the journey they look for help. None is to be found in the hills. In fact, God alone can help. The pilgrims face Potential Problems, […]

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Romans 5:12-21 – United

By nature of human beings, we are united to Adam. But for the believer, we are now instead united to Jesus. Being united to Adam we are born into sin and receive the condemnation for his sin resulting in death. Being united to Jesus, we instead are justified and made right with God because of […]

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1 Kings 17 God’s Word leaves Israel

In this series on 1 Kings we discover one disappointing king after another and in this sermon we come to the lowest point where King Ahab decides to institute the cult of Baal as the state religion. God, by his grace, however, doesn’t let him get away with it and sends his prophet to rebuke […]

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John 2:1-11 Jesus came to give us joy

Some people have trouble understanding this first miracle of Jesus because it involves supplying alcohol to a group of people who have already drunk a fair bit. However, the Christian faith is all about joy and Jesus, as the Messiah, has come to bring to inaugurate his kingdom. As Christians we celebrate the fact that […]

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John 1:29-34

Our series in John continues.  This week we explore John’s description of Jesus as the lamb of God – a phrase not used in the OT.  What did that signify for those who heard John use that term? We see John’s continued desire to be less and for Jesus to be more.  And again considering […]

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