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Advent 2020

John 1.1-14 -- In the beginning (29 November 2020) (mp3)

Luke 2.1-7 -- What's wrong with this picture? (5 December 2020) (mp4)

Isaiah 9.1-7 -- It's been dark and gloomy but ... (13 December 2020) (mp4)

Matthew 2.1-12 -- Christmas: done and dusted? (27 December 2020) (mp4)

Romans 12.9-13 -- our year verse (3 January 2021) (mp4)

 

Acts of the Spirit (Keith Waters)

Acts 1.1-11 -- Two promises and a departure (4 October 2020) (mp4)

Acts 1.12-26 -- Prompted by prayer (11 October 2020) (mp4)

Acts 2.1-13 -- Bewildered, amazed and astonished (18 October 2020) (mp4)

Acts 2.14-41 -- Powerful preaching (25 October 2020) (mp4)

Acts 2:42-47 -- Glad and Generous Hearts? (1 November 2020) (mp4)

Acts 3:1-26 -- Are You Gazing, Looking or Staring? (8 November 2020) (mp3)

Acts 4.1-22 -- What shall we do? (15 November 2020) (mp3)

Acts 4.32-5.11 -- Wholeheartedly or not at all? (10 January 2021) (doc)

Acts 5.12-42 -- We must obey God rather than men (17 January 2021) (mp3)

Acts 6.1-7 -- Chosen to serve (24 January 2021) (mp3)

Acts 6.8-15 -- Like the face of an angel (31 January 2021) (mp3)

Acts 7 -- Full of the Holy Spirit (7 February 2021) (mp3)

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Thoughts on Jesus

Mark 8.14-33 -- Men like trees walking (6 September 2020) (doc)

Luke 8 -- Jesus Power and Compassion (13 September 2020) (doc)

John 6 -- Jesus the Bread of Life (20 September 2020) (doc)

Philippians 3-4 -- Standing Firm (27 September 2020) (doc)

 

The Life of Joseph

Genesis 42 -- Joseph and his Brothers (doc)

Genesis 43, 44 -- Joseph Testing his Brothers (doc)

Genesis 45 -- Joseph Reveals himself to his Brothers (doc)

Genesis 48 -- Jacob blesses Joseph's sons (doc)

Genesis 50 -- God's Good Purposes (doc)

 

The Ten Commandments

Psalm 19 -- The Law of the Lord is perfect (doc)

Exodus 5:22-6:9 -- Our Redeeming God (doc)

Exodus 20.4-6 -- True and False Worship: the Second Commandment (doc)

Exodus 20.7 -- The Ten Commandments: Honouring God's Name (doc)

Exodus 20.8-11 -- The Ten Commandments: Sabbath Rest (doc)

 

Easter 2020 Meditations

John 11.45-57 - The Plot to Kill Jesus (doc) (5 April)

John 20.1-18 - Jesus and Mary Magdalene (doc) (12 April)

John 20.19-31 - Jesus and Thomas (doc) (19 April)

John 21 - You follow Me (doc) (26 April)

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Romans 16 - Final Instructions (pdf) (22 March)

Romans 14 - Mutual Care - Keith Waters (mp3) (16 February)

 

Marks of a healthy church - Trevor Archer (mp3) (8 March)

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The God we worship

John 14 - God in three persons, blessed Trinity (mp3) (8 September 2019)

Luke 12.22-34 - Provider and Preserver (mp3) (27 October 2019)

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1 Kings 18.1-16 - Elijah and Obadiah (mp3) (17 February 2019)

1 Kings 18.20-45 - The great contest (mp3) (24 February 2019)

1 Kings 19.1-8 - Discouragement and the grace of God (mp3) (3 March 2019)

1 Kings 19.9-18 - Never alone (mp3) (10 March 2019)

 

2 Kings 5.8-36 – Church anniversary (Gary Sloan) (mp3) (21 October 2018)

 

Psalm 32 – The Joy of Forgiveness (mp3) (26 August 2018)

Psalm 34 – The Lord is Good (mp3) (5 August 2018)

Psalm 90 – Remembrance Sunday Centenary (mp3) (11 November 2018)

Psalm 119.97 – The Loving God’s Law (mp3) (12 August 2018)

 

Luke 1.5-25 - Zechariah and Elizabeth (mp3) (2 December 2018)

Luke 1.26-38, 46-55 - Mary (mp3) (9 December 2018)

 

Easter 2019

Luke 22.39-46 - Steps to the Cross: Gethsemane (mp3) (7 April 2019)

Luke 23.1-25 - Jesus before Pilate and Herod (mp3) (14 April 2019)

Matthew 28.1-15 - The Resurrection (mp3) (21 April 2019)

Colossians 2.1-17 - Easter Life (mp3) (28 April 2019)

 

Acts 16.6-15 – Paul in Philippi (mp3) (16 September 2018)

Acts 17.16-34 – Paul at Athens (mp3) (4 November 2018)

Acts 18.1-17 – Paul at Corinth (mp3) (18 November 2018)

 

1 Corinthians 13.4-7 – Love in action (mp3) (13 January 2019)

1 Corinthians 13.8-13 – Love that will last for ever (mp3) (20 January 2019)

 

2 Corinthians 4.1-12 –  Authentic Christian Ministry (mp3) (2 September 2018)

 

Romans 9.1-5 – What about Israel? (mp3) (9 September 2018)

Romans 9.6-29 – God’s Sovereign Choice (mp3) (23 September 2018)

Romans 10.5-21 – The Message of Salvation to All (mp3) (29 October 2018)

Romans 11.1-24 – The Kindness and Severity of God (mp3) (25 November 2018)

 

 

1 Timothy 3.A Noble Task (mp3) (5 May 2019)

 

Isaiah

Isaiah 6.1-12 – Isaiah’s calling (mp3) (3 September 2017)

Isaiah 7.1-17 – Immanuel (pdf) (10 September 2017)

Isaiah 8.11-22 – Fear and Faithfulness – David Cornish (mp3) (17 September 2017)

Isaiah 9.1-7 – Light shining in the darkness (mp3) (24 September 2017)

Isaiah 10.5-25 – The Justice of God (mp3) (1 October 2017)

Isaiah 11.1-16 – The Righteous Kingdom (mp3) (8 October 2017)

Isaiah 12 – Song of Praise (pdf) (22 October 2017)

 

Romans

Romans 1.1-17 – Why be eager for the good news of Jesus (mp3) (29 October 2017)

Romans 1.18-32 – Why God is right to be angry (mp3) (5 November 2017)

Romans 2.1-29 – Why repentance really matters (mp3) (12 November 2017)

Romans 8.5-17 – Sharing the sufferings of Jesus – Chris Martin (mp3) (19 November 2017)

 

Psalm 85 (mp3) (2017)

Matthew 11.28-30 – The great invitation – Nat Gillett (mp3) (15 October 2017)

 

Peter and the early church

Mark 14:66-72, John 21:15-19 - Jesus and Peter (mp3) (23 April 2017)

Acts 2:22-41 - Peter: Proclaiming the Resurrection (mp3) (30 April 2017)

Acts 2:42-47 - Priorities (mp3) (7 May 2017)

1 Peter 1:3-12 - Suffering and Glory (mp3) (14 May 2017)

1 Peter 1 :13-25 - Called to be Holy (mp3) (21 May 2017)

2 Corinthians 3:7-18 - The New Covenant (mp3) (28 May 2017)

 

Seven 'signs' in John's Gospel performed by Jesus which demonstrated that he was the Son of God and the Saviour of the world

John 2.1-11 - Jesus Turns Water into Wine (mp3) (26 February 2017)

John 4.43-54 - Jesus Heals the Official’s Son (mp3) (5 March 2017)

John 5.1-30 - Jesus Heals an Invalid (mp3) (12 March 2017)

John 6.1-15 - Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand (mp3) (19 March 2017)

John 6.16-25 - Jesus Walks on the Water (mp3) (26 March 2017)

John 9.1-41 - Jesus Heals a Man born Blind (mp3) (2 April 2017)

John 11 - The Raising of Lazarus (mp3) (9 April 2017)

Mark 16:1-8 - The Resurrection (Easter) (mp3) (16 April 2017)

 

Priorities in Prayer

1 Thessalonians 3.9-13 - Affectionate Prayer (mp3) (1 January 2017)

Colossians 1.9-14 - Marks of Maturity (mp3) (8 January 2017)

Romans 15.30-33 - Prayer for Ministry (mp3) (15 January 2017)

 

Nehemiah's Rebuilding Project

Nehemiah 1.1-11 - Nehemiah's Prayer mp3 (1 May 2016)

Nehemiah 2.1-20 - Getting Started mp3 (8 May 2016)

Nehemiah 4.1-23 - Dealing with Opposition mp3 (15 May 2016)

Nehemiah 5.1-19 - Speaking up for the Poor pdf summary (22 May 2016)

Nehemiah 6.1-73 - Mind Games pdf summary (29 May 2016)

Nehemiah 8.1-18 - Grief and Joy pdf summary (5 June 2016)

Nehemiah 8 – West Street anniversary weekend with Ken Hobbs (mp3) (16 October 2016)

Nehemiah 9.1-38 - A Prayer of Confession mp3 (19 June 2016)

Nehemiah 9.38-10.39 - Renewing the Covenant mp3 (26 June 2016)

Nehemiah 13 - The Rebuilding Project mp3 (3 July 2016)

 

Thinking about Jesus

John 6.30-40 – Jesus: Bread of Life (mp3) (10 July 2016)

John 13.12-17 – Jesus: Teacher and Lord (mp3) (17 July 2016)

Luke 10.2-37 – The Good Samaritan (mp3) (24 July 2016)

Hebrews 4.14-16 – Jesus: the Great High Priest (mp3) (31 July 2016)

Philippians 4.4-13 – The Sufficiency of Christ (mp3) (7 August 2016)

John 8.12 – Jesus: Light of the World (mp3) (14 August 2016)

John 10.1-14 – Jesus: the Good Shepherd (mp3) (21 August 2016)

Various – Jesus calling people (mp3) (28 August 2016)

 

The Lord’s Prayer

Matthew 6.5-15 – Honouring the Father (mp3) (4 September 2016)

Matthew 6.5-15 – Thy Kingdom Come (mp3) (11 September 2016)

Psalm 119.89-96 – Your will be done (mp3) (18 September 2016)

2 Corinthians 9.6-15 – Give us today our daily bread (mp3) (25 September 2016)

Matthew 18.21-35 – Forgive us our debts (mp3) (2 October 2016)

Matthew 4.1-11 – Lead us not into Temptation (mp3) (9 October 2016)

 

James: the good life

James 1.1-18 – Faith Needs Testing (mp3) (23 October 2016)

James 1.19-27 – Listening and Doing (mp3) (30 October 2016)

James 2.1-13 – Being Consistent (mp3) (6 November 2016)

James 2.14-26 – Faith and Actions (mp3) (13 November 2016)

James 3.13-18 – True Wisdom (mp3) (4 December 2016)

James 4.1-12 – Warning against Worldliness (summary) (22 January 2017)

James 4.13-5.6 – Boasting and Wealth (mp3) (29 January 2017)

James 5.7-12 – The Good Life: Patience in suffering (mp3) (12 February 2017)

James 5.13-20 – The Good Life: The prayer of faith (mp3) (19 February 2017)

 

Psalm 139.1-18 – Dying with Dignity (mp3) (5 February 2017)

Luke 18.1-17 – Jesus and children (Isabella Eve dedication) (mp3) (20 November 2016)

Psalm 23 – The 23rd Psalm (mp3) (27 November 2016)

2 Corinthians 8.9  The Grace of Jesus (mp3) (18 December 2016)

 

Carol Service – Jesus, Light of the World (mp3) (11 December 2016)

Christmas Day (mp3) (25 December 2016)

 

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