Sermons 2011 Autumn

Unravelling the Threads

A series of four evening sermons preparing for Christmas. In each we will follow a thread through from the beginning of the Bible to the end. Three pick up on the so called ‘offices of Christ’ as prophet, priest and king, whilst the opening talk will follow the thread of the Seed.
Date/Service Title Series Preacher
20/11/2011 Evening The Seed Unravelling the Threads (1) David Phillips
27/11/2011 Evening The Prophet Unravelling the Threads (2) David Raby
4/12/2011 Evening The Priest Unravelling the Threads (3) David Phillips
4/12/2011 Evening The King Unravelling the Threads (4) Alan Hogarth

The Grumpy Prophet

Everyone remembers the account of Jonah and the whale, but the book of Jonah has so much more to teach, in particular about the great grace of God..
Date/Service Text Title Series Preacher
6/11/2011 Morning Jonah 1.1 Israel's rebellion and God's grace The Grumpy Prophet (1) David Phillips
20/11/2011 Morning Jonah 1.2-16 Running away from God The Grumpy Prophet (2) David Phillips
27/11/2011 Morning Jonah 1.17-2.end A prayer of repentance The Grumpy Prophet (3) David Phillips
4/12/2011 Morning Jonah 3 When a city turns to God The Grumpy Prophet (4) David Phillips
11/12/2011 Morning Jonah 4 Jonah's anger and God's grace The Grumpy Prophet (4) David Phillips

Remembrance

Date/Service Text Title Preacher
13/11/2011 Morning Josh 4.1-9 & Lk 22.14-20a Remembrance Phil Parker

Marriage - man and woman

Date/Service Text Title Preacher
30/10/2011 Morning Mark 10.1-9 Marriage David Phillips

What we believe.

Beginning a series looking at the core beliefs of the Christian faith, some of the past challenges to them and the issues and implications for us today. Based on the 39 Articles of Religion, the official doctrinal standard of the Church of England..
Date/Service Text Title Series Preacher Handout
16/10/2011 Evening Article 1 Faith in the Holy Trinity What we believe (1) Alan Hogarth Handout
23/10/2011 Evening Article 2 Of the Word or Son of God What we believe (2) David Phillips Handout
30/10/2011 Evening Article 3 Going down of Christ to hell What we believe (3) David Phillips Handout
6/11/2011 Evening Article 4 The Resurrection What we believe (4) Alan Hogarth Handout
13/11/2011 Evening Article 5 The Holy Ghost What we believe (5) David Phillips Handout

The Prayer of the Wise

A series of Bible studies are available on this passage.
The principles and practicalities of prayer. Learning from the prayer which King Solomon prayed at the dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem but drawing also from the teaching of Jesus.
Date/Service Text Title Series Preacher
11/9/2011 Morning 1 Kings 8.22 The Mechanics of Prayer The Prayer of the Wise (1) David Phillips
18/9/2011 Morning 1 Kings 8.23-27 The God to whom we pray The Prayer of the Wise (2) David Phillips
25/9/2011 Morning Luke 18.01-08 Persistence in Prayer The Prayer of the Wise (3) Phil Parker
2/10/2011 Morning 1 Kings 8.46-49 Praying for Forgiveness The Prayer of the Wise (4) David Phillips
9/10/2011 Morning (8.45am) 1 Kings 8.33-40 When disaster comes The Prayer of the Wise (5) David Phillips
16/10/2011 Morning 1 Kings 8.41-43 A House of Prayer for all Nations The Prayer of the Wise (6) Alan Hogarth
23/10/2011 Morning 1 Kings 8.51-53 Praying in His Name The Prayer of the Wise (7) Phil Parker

Colossians

This wonderful letter from the Apostle Paul to the saints in Colossae overflows with the glory of Christ.
Date/Service Text Title Series Preacher
11/9/2011 Evening Colossians 1.1-2 Saints and Apostles Colossians (1) David Phillips
18/9/2011 Evening Colossians 1.3-5 Giving thanks Colossians (2) David Phillips
25/9/2011 Evening Colossians 1.5-8 The Fruits of the Gospel Colossians (3) David Phillips
2/10/2011 Evening Colossians 1.9-12 Pray, pray, pray Colossians (4) Alan Hogarth
9/10/2011 Evening Colossians 1.12-14 Giving thanks for our redemption Colossians (5) Alan Hogarth
This series will be resumed in the spring term 2012

The Greatest

Date/Service Text Title Series Preacher
31/7/2011 Morning Luke 11.32 Greater than Jonah The Greatest (2) David Phillips
7/8/2011 Morning Luke 11.31 Greater than Solomon The Greatest (3) David Phillips
14/8/2011 Morning Matthew 12.6 Greater than the Temple The Greatest (4) David Phillips
21/8/2011 Morning John 8.53 Greater than Abraham The Greatest (5) Eric Lacey
4/9/2011 Morning Heb 01.04 Greater than the Angels The Greatest (7) David Phillips

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