Many Parts, But One Body (1 Corinthians 12:12-26)

Sunday 13/12/2020 What do you think the church is like? Is it a family? A business? Or maybe a family business? It is an organisation? An institution? Is the church a place you go because you’re expected to? Or because you’ve got a job to do? Is it a duty? Perhaps you think the churchContinue reading “Many Parts, But One Body (1 Corinthians 12:12-26)”

Which Road Are You On? (Matthew 7:13-29)

Sunday 05/12/2020 How interested are you in Jesus? Maybe you’re not really interested at all, but you’re here because your family or friends expect you to be. Perhaps you think of yourself as neutral: not really interested in Jesus, but not really against Him. Maybe you are interested in Jesus but you’re not ready toContinue reading “Which Road Are You On? (Matthew 7:13-29)”

‘Do To Others…” (Matthew 7:1-12)

Sunday 29/11/2020 For a long time, the most quoted verse in the Bible was John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” But in recent years, it’s been overtaken by the opening verse of Matthew 7:Continue reading “‘Do To Others…” (Matthew 7:1-12)”

How to Worry (Matthew 6:19-34)

Sunday 22/11/2020 Are you good at worrying? Do you get much practice? At first, it seems easy. Instead of thinking about what you should be thinking about, you focus on one thing. You ask yourself questions you don’t know the answer too, like ‘What if this happens?’ Then you guess what will happen, and guaranteeContinue reading “How to Worry (Matthew 6:19-34)”

‘Pray Like This…’ (Matthew 6:5-15)

Sunday 15/11/2020 The Lord’s Prayer is one of the most famous parts, not only of the Sermon on the Mount, but of all of Jesus’ teaching. It’s so well-known that linguists use it to study differences between languages. But the Lord’s Prayer should be of more than theoretical interest to us. How we pray saysContinue reading “‘Pray Like This…’ (Matthew 6:5-15)”