John 18 ‘What is Truth?’

Not everything is as meets the eye in John 18. What seems out of control and senseless are in fact all part of God’s sovereign plan in salvation. What seemed like a victory for the Jewish leaders and defeat for Jesus and his mission was in fact God’s way of salvation.

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Acts 15:1-35 “How do you get in?”

How does someone become a Christian? How do they ‘get in’ to the family of God, into the kingdom of God? What is it that makes someone a genuine Christain we might ask? Acts 15:1-35 sees this question considered and decided upon. Some Jews believed that circumcision was required along with faith in Jesus. Others […]

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Acts 9:19b-43

The passage reveals some remarkable turnarounds! Some truly, ‘I never saw that coming’ moments. People saved and healed. We consider how Jesus is proclaimed by Saul as the Son of God, that Jesus can save even the most unlikely people and finally how Jesus can heal and do what is humanly impossible. All of it […]

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Acts 8:26-40 stands in contrast to the first part of the chapter from last week. In Samaria, Phillip evangelised ordinary citizens in large crowds. This week he evangelises one Ethiopian palace official. The method and the people were very different, but the result was the same, that they were saved! We are encouraged to remember […]

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Acts 6 – Submitted and Seized

After being chosen as one of the seven, Stephen continues to declare the good news. Stephen is a man Submitted to God in every way. As a result, he is Seized and then Slandered. We see how so much depends on eth words that Stephen speaks that are twisted. Despite the opposition and persecution, lives […]

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Samson and Delilah – Judges 16

People say that you live and learn, but sadly, too many people just live! Samson is a man much like that, making mistakes, the same mistakes, over and over again. He is the saviour of Israel and yet he is a man who needs a saviour. Samson is indeed a weak man in man areas […]

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Judges 9

Judges ch9 paints a pretty bleak picture of what human beings are like when left to their own devices. In a chapter where God is not mentioned we see what a society without God might look lie but also ask, is he absent? But God is not absent then or now and has been acting […]

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