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Date

Bible Passage

 Title

Preacher 

Weekly Verse 

 04 December 2022

 Luke 1:5-17 (with Malachi 4)

 Zechariah: The new age dawning

 Chris Styles

 Isaiah 9:2-7 

 27 November 2022

 Revelation 22:1-6

 The Garden City of God

 Richard Herkes

 Isaiah 60:1-3

 20 November 2022

 Hebrews 11:23-28

 An appointment for the disappointed

 John Pressdee

 Luke 2:10

 13 November 2022

 Hebrews 11:20-22

 Remembrance Day Service: The Fog of War

 Chris Styles

 Daniel 4:17

 6 November 2022

 Hebrews 11:17-19

(Gen 22)

 Faith willing to sacrifice

 Richard Herkes

 Hebrews 12:22-24

 30 October 2022

 Hebrews 11:13-16

 Faith in the eternal promises of God

 Colin Povey

 Isaiah 62:1

 23 October 2022

 Hebrews 11:11-12

 Faith credited as righteousness

 Richard Herkes

 Hebrews 10:24,25

 16 October 2022

 Hebrews 11:8-10

 Abraham's faith in the eternal and future City of God

 Chris Styles

 Habakkuk 2:14

 9 October 2022

 Hebrews 11:7

 Noah's Faith

 Chris Mason

 Ephesians 3:20-21

 2 October 2022

 Hebrews 11:1-6

 Walking with God

 Simon Warner

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 25 September 2022

 Hebrews 11:1-4

 Kinetic Faith

 Richard Herkes

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  Date

Bible Passage

 Title

 Preacher

 18 September 2022

 Proverbs 1:1-19 with 1 Corinthians 1:18-31

 Wisdom

 Martin Povey

 11 September 2022

 Deuteronomy 31:1-8; Hebrews 12:1-3

 Faithful Witness 3: A cloud of witnesses & our honoured Queen

 Chris Styles

 6 September 2022

 Mark 8:31-9:1

 Faithful Witness 2: The way of the Cross

 Chris Styles

 28 August 2022

 Revelation 1:4-8

 Faithful Witness 1: The message we witness to

 Chris Styles

 21 August 2022

 2 Kings 13:14-21

 Standing Strong to the End

 Colin Povey

 14 August 2022

 2 Kings 6:24 - 7:20

 A Day of Good News to Share

 Richard Herkes

 7 August 2022

 2 Kings 6:8-23

 Elisha Series 08: Open Your eyes to the Grace of God

 Richard Herkes

 31 July 2022

 2 Kings 6:1-7

 Elisha Series 07: Moving in the Prophetic 

 Simon Warner

 24 July 2022

 2 Kings 5

 Elisha Series 06: How to Be Really Clean (Naaman)

 Richard Herkes

 17 July 2022

 2 Kings 4:38-41

 Elisha Series 05: A Famine of the Word of God.

 Chris Mason

 10 July 2022

 2 Kings 4:8-37

 Elisha Series 04: A Faith That Accepts My Lot and a Faith That Won't

 Chris Styles

 3 July 2022

 2 Kings 4:1-7

 Elisha Series 03: God's Grace vs Man's Injustice

 Steve Simmons

26 June 2022 

60th Anniversary

 Acts 4:23-37 (with Isaiah 40:21-31

 We have a gospel to proclaim

 Chris Macdonald

 19 June 2022

 2 Kings 2:1-18 (with 1 Peter 1:3-12)

 Elisha series 02: Elisha's empowering

 Chris Styles

 12 June 2022

 1 Kings 19

 Elisha series 01: Elisha's call

(NB Very poor recording quality.  I suspect the microphone was detached from the mp3 recorder so that it recorded from my pocket!)

 Chris Styles

 5 June 2022

 Acts 2

 Pentecost

 John Pressdee

 29 May 2022

 John 14:15-25

 The Holy Spirit: Love manifested in us

 Chris Styles

 22 May 2022

 Matthew 28:16-20

(with John 15:26-16:15)

 The Holy Spirit: the revealer of God

 Chris Styles

 15 May 2022

 John 17:5

 Father & Son

 Chris Styles

 8 May 2022

 Genesis 1:1

 My God!

 Chris Styles

 1 May 2022

Matthew 27:3-10;   Acts 1:15-26

 What can we learn from Judas?

 Richard Herkes

 24 April 2022

 Luke 24:36-49

Commissioned by the Risen Jesus

 Daniel Dugmore

 17 April 2022

 John 20:1-18

 Mary Magdalene seeking Jesus

 Chris Styles

 10 April 2022

 John 12:12-16

 The Surprising King

 Richard Herkes

 3 April 2022

 2 Corinthians 8 and 9 (part. 9:16-6-11)

 The Grace of Giving

 Chris Styles

 27 March 2022

 1 Tim 3:14,15

 The Pillar and Ground of Truth

 Chris Styles

 20 March 2022

 Mark 3:20-35

 All things can be forgiven

 Chris Styles

 13 March 2022

 Matthew 18:21-35

 Forgiveness as a way of life

 Colin Povey

 6 March 2022

 Colossians 1:15-23

(with Matthew16:21-25)

 Forgiveness and the Cross

 Richard Herkes

 27 February 2022

 Luke 15:11-31

 Unforgiveness: it stops you enjoying grace

 Greg Potter

 20 February 2022

 Luke 6:27-38

 Forgiveness: an evidence of love

 Chris Mason

13 February 2022

Matthew 18:15-20 (with 1 John 4:7-21)


 The four circles of resolution

 Richard Herkes

6 February 2022

 Psalm 32 (with Romans 4)

 The grace of forgiveness

 Chris Styles

 30 January 2022

 1 Corinthians 15:35-58; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Romans 8:18-25.

 End-Times-04: Christ's coming changes everything and introduces the eternal age.

 Chris Styles

23 January 2022

 Matthew 25:31-46; 13:24-30; 36-43; 47-52; 24:30-31

 End-Times-03: The Last Judgment

 Chris Styles

 16 January 2022

 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 (with 2 Thessalonians 1)

 End-Times-02: The final rebellion of Man

 Chris Styles

9 January 2022

 Ephesians 1:13-24

 End-Times-01: All things under Christ's feet

 Chris Styles

2 January 2022

 Jeremiah 29:1-14 (with Psalm 126)

 A Church on pilgrimage to the heavenly city.

 Chris Styles

26 December 2021

 John 1:1-18 (Hebrews 1:1-3)

 Unwrapping in the Light

 Richard   Herkes

25 December 2021

 Matthew 1:18-24

 What's in a name? (poor recording quality)

 Jon Cooke

 19 December 2021

 Luke 4:14-21

 The entire Christian age: A year of grace, salvation and jubilee

 Chris Styles

 12 December 2021

 Luke 4:14-21 (Leviticus 25)

 Jesus' plan: A message empowered by the Spirit and centred on Jesus, which reaches the lost and disenfranchised.

(recording didn't work)

 Chris Styles

 5 December 2021

 John 9:13-41 (Luke 4:14-21)

Why He Came: To open the eyes of the blind

Martin Povey

 28 November 2021

 Luke 4:14-21  (Mark 1:35-39)

Why He Came: To proclaim good news to the poor

Richard Herkes

 21 November 2021

 Genesis 50:15-26

 Joseph: Trusting the promises of God

Richard Herkes

 14 November 2021

 1 Samuel 14:1-23

 Courage

 John Pressdee

 31 October 2021

 Genesis 42 with Psalm 105:1-22

 Joseph: A man with the grace to forgive

 Colin Povey

 24 October 2021

 Isaiah 49:1-7 with Genesis 45:1-11

 Joseph: A hidden arrow tuned for grace

 John Pressdee

 17 October 2021

 Genesis 41:41-57

 Joseph: Exalted to the highest place

Richard Herkes

 10 October 2021

 Psalm 91:1 with 2 Corinthians 5:7

 We walk by faith

 Chris Styles

 3 October 2021

 Luke 6:37-45

 Bearing  fruit that makes us like Christ

 Martin Povey

 26 September 2021

 Genesis 39:6-23

Joseph: Resisting the abuse of power

Richard Herkes

 19 September 2021

 Genesis 39:1-6

 Joseph: A true worshipper of God

 Chris Styles

 12 September 2021

 Genesis 37:12-36

 Joseph: Dealing with jealousy 

 Steve Simmons

 5 September 2021

 Genesis 37

Joseph: Son of Jacob

 Chris Styles

 29 August 2021

 2 Timothy 2:1-7

 Strong in the grace of Jesus

 Chris Styles

 22 August 2021

 Ephesians 1:15 - 2:10

Saved by grace through faith

Richard Herkes

 15 August 2021

 Hebrews 2:1-9

 Do not neglect so great a salvation

Colin Povey

 8 August 2021

Jeremiah 29:1-14

 Know your place in God's purposes

Richard Herkes

 1 August 2021

Luke 9:37-45 (with Matthew 16:13-23)

 The cross: God's way out for the human race.

Chris Styles

 25 July 2021

Luke 9:37-43b (with Luke 12:49-51)

 Jesus' yearning for a people of power

Chris Styles

 18 July 2021

Luke 9:28-36 (with 2 Corinthians 4:1-6)

 Waking up to see the glory of God in Christ Jesus (Transfiguration III)

Chris Styles

 11 July 2021

Luke 9:28-36 (with Exodus 33 and 34)

 The greatest display of God's glory to man (Transfiguration II)

Chris Styles

 4 July 2021

Luke 9:28-36

 Wanted: God's glory in His Church (Transfiguration I)

Chris Styles

 20 June 2021

Ezra 8:21-23

 Faith is seen in humility and godly watchfulness

Chris Styles

 13 June 2021

2 Peter 1:1-15

 Peter's 7 qualities of the Christian life

Chris Styles

 6 June 2021

2 Samuel 9

 Mephibosheth: a picture of grace

Martin Povey

 30 May 2021

John 5:1-17

 Jesus heals a lame man 

John Pressdee

 23 May 2021

Exodus 17:1-7

 The water of life from the Rock who was struck

Chris Styles

 16 May 2021

John 21:1-19

 The Restoring of Peter

Richard Herkes

 9 May 2021

Luke 5:33-39 

 The new wine of the kingdom

Chris Styles

 2 May 2021

Luke 5:27-32

 You need this doctor!

Chris Styles

 25 April 2021

James 4:7

 Submit to God: resist the devil

Chris Styles

 18 April 2021

James 1:18

 We are a kind of 'firstfruits' of all creation

Chris Styles

 11 April 2021

2 Timothy 2:1-12

 Consistently working out what God has put into us

Colin Povey

 4 April 2021



 Finding God (a testimony given at Easter)

John Pressdee

 28 March 2021

Luke 19

 Palm Sunday: a praise meeting

Chris Styles

 21 March 2021

1 John 2:1-2

 Jesus Christ, in heaven for us

Chris Styles

 14 March 2021

1 John 1:8-10

 Sin keeps us out of enjoyed fellowship in the light

Chris Styles

 7 March 2021

Luke 10:38-42

 Lord, don't you care?

Martin Povey

 28 Feb 2021

1 John 1:5-8

 Walking in the Light

Chris Styles

 21 Feb 2021

Daniel 10

 The Age-old war we're still in

Chris Styles

 14 Feb 2021

Matthew 6:33

 Seek the Kingdom

Chris Styles

7 Feb 2021

Mark 5:1-20

 The Gadarene Demoniac

Chris Styles

 31 Jan 2021

Psalm 27

 Waiting on God

Richard Herkes

 24 Jan 2021

Mark 4:36-41

 Jesus calms the storm

Chris Styles

 17 Jan 2021

1 Corinthians 10:13

 Our faithful God

Chris Styles

 10 Jan 2021

Acts 3:10-21

 Times of refreshing

Chris Styles

 3 Jan 2021

2 Kings 5

 What's the time?

Chris Styles

 

 

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 15 March 2020

 Revelation 5

 The Lamb that had been slain who lives for evermore

Colin Povey

 8 March 2020

 Revelation 3:14-22

The Seven Letters: Laodicea, the grace of renewal and repentance

Richard Herkes

 1 March 2020

 Luke 18:1-8

Perseverance in Prayer

Steve Simmons

 23 February 2020

 Revelation 3:7-13

The Seven Letters: Philadelphia, the church of the open door

Chris Styles

 16 February 2020

 Revelation 3:1-6

The Seven Letters: Sardis, a church in need of revival

Chris Styles

 9 February 2020

 Revelation 2:18-29

The Seven Letters: Thyratia, Jesus won't turn a blind eye to evil within

Chris Styles

 2 February 2020

 John 7:37-39

Rivers of Living Water

Chris Styles

 26 January 2020

 Revelation 2:12-17

The Seven Letters: Pergamum, the compromising church

Colin Povey

 12 January 2020

 Revelation 2:1-7

The Seven Letters: Ephesus and the potential for knowing the heights of love

Chris Styles

 5 January 2020

 Romans 12:1, 2

Living as a Sacrifice

Chris Styles

29 December 2019

 Matthew 2

Who are the Wise?

Richard Herkes

22 December 2019

 2 Peter 3:1-18

The Return of Christ: When will he return?

Chris Styles

15 December 2019

 2 Thessalonians 1:4-10

The Return of Christ: Why is he coming again?

Chris Styles

8 December 2019

 Acts 1:1-11

The Return of Christ: How will he come?

Chris Styles

24 November 2019

 Ephesians 4:1-16

Unity, Authority, and Ministry in the Ascended Christ's Church 

Chris Styles

17 November 2019

 John 6:1-35

 The Feeding of the Five Thousand 

Chris Styles

10 November 2019

 John 11:1-45

 Raising Lazarus

Richard Herkes

3 November 2019

 John 9:1-11

 Healing a Man Born Blind

Hugh Lowries

27 October 2019

 John 6:16-21

 Jesus Walks on the Water

Martin Sweet

20 October 2019

 Romans 15:1-7

 Living as a Christian Family

David Cook

13 October 2019

 John 10:22-42

 Words and Works

Richard Herkes

6 October 2019

(Harvest)

 Luke 10:2

 The Great Harvest

Chris Styles

29 September 2019

 John 5:1-15

 Religious Obsession: Obstacle to Faith

Chris Styles

22 September 2019

 John 4:43-54

 Ever Increasing Faith

Chris Styles

15 September 2019

John 2:1-11

 The Wine of the Kingdom

Richard Herkes

8 September 2019

 Luke 10:1-24

 Our Authority in Christ

Chris Styles

1 September 2019

 Mark 10:35-45

 The Servant Heart

Steve Simmons

25 August 2019

 2 Samuel 24

 A Royal Intercessor

Richard Herkes

18 August 2019

 2 Samuel 11:1 - 12:7

 From Reckless to Repentant

Richard Herkes

11 August 2019

 2 Samuel 6

 Reverence and Rejoicing

Richard Herkes

4 August 2019

 Mark 12:13-17

 Wisdom to bring us out of the fog

Chris Styles

28 July 2019

 2 Samuel 3

 Living with Imperfection; or A View from the Top

Chris Styles

21 July 2019

 Acts 16:16-34

 Baptism Service: Jailhouse Rock!

Chris Styles

14 July 2019

 1 Samuel 30:1-8

 David strengthened himself in the Lord his God

Chris Styles

23 June 2019

 1 Samuel 25

 Propitiation

Chris Styles

16 June 2019

 1 Samuel 24

 Touch Not the Lord's Anointed

Steve Simmons

2 June 2019

 1 Chronicles 4:9,10

 Seeking Blessing in Prayer

Chris Styles

26 May 2019

 1 Samuel 18:1-16

 Ties That Bind

Chris Styles

19 May 2019

 1 Samuel 17

 The Battle Belongs to the Lord

Richard Herkes

12 May 2019

 1 Samuel 16:1-13

 David's Anointing

Daniel Dugmore

14 April 2019

John 12:12-19; Zechariah 9:9-13

 Behold Your King!

Richard Herkes

7 April 2019

 Matthew 13:47-52

 Fit for Heaven

Greg Potter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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