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Encounters with Jesus

All of us have questions and deep longings for things like meaning, purpose, fulfilment, and acceptance. This series looks at John’s gospel, telling the stories of many people who had the same longings as we do, and who found answers through encountering Jesus.

Encounters with Jesus: Mary Magdalene - John 20:1–18

Al Marsh |

Death is the enemy we all long to avoid. It brings with it such pain, loss, grief, and separation. But what if it isn’t the final word? In the final talk of this series, we look at Jesus’ encounter with Mary Magdalene and consider how Jesus is able to deal with the problem of death itself.

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Encounters with Jesus: Encounters With Jesus: Mary Magdalene - John 20:1–18

Alicia Humphreys |

Death is the enemy we all long to avoid. It brings with it such pain, loss, grief, and separation. But what if it isn’t the final word? In the final talk of this series, we look at Jesus’ encounter with Mary Magdalene and consider how Jesus is able to deal with the problem of death itself.

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Encounters with Jesus: Mary Magdalene - John 20:1–18

Vicki Cavolina |

Death is the enemy we all long to avoid. It brings with it such pain, loss, grief, and separation. But what if it isn’t the final word? In the final talk of this series, we look at Jesus’ encounter with Mary Magdalene and consider how Jesus is able to deal with the problem of death itself.

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Encounters with Jesus: Pontius Pilate - John 18:28-19:42

Andy Tilsley |

In a post-truth age, full of fake news and alternative facts, Pontius Pilate’s question seems strangely pertinent: “what is truth?” In this talk, Andy considers how Jesus fulfils our longing for coherence.

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Encounters with Jesus: Peter - John 13:1-17

Liam Thatcher |

As Jesus shares a final meal with his disciples, he surprises them by washing their feet. In this talk, Liam considers our need to be made clean, and shows how God subverts our expectations and lowers himself to raise us up.

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Encounters with Jesus: Mary and Judas

Jack Wells |

A feast is held in Jesus’ honour, and Mary marks the occasion with a costly act of worship. In this talk, we reflect on the different responses of Mary and Judas, and consider how Jesus offers us a cause worth living for and worth giving up everything for.

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Encounters with Jesus: Mary and Judas - John 12:1-11

Johnny Blake |

A feast is held in Jesus’ honour, and Mary marks the occasion with a costly act of worship. In this talk, we reflect on the different responses of Mary and Judas, and consider how Jesus offers us a cause worth living for and worth giving up everything for.

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Encounters with Jesus: Mary - John 12:1-11

Hannah Elwyn |

A feast is held in Jesus’ honour, and Mary marks the occasion with a costly act of worship. In this talk, Hannah looks at the example of Mary and we consider how Jesus offers us a cause worth living for and worth giving up everything for.

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Encounters with Jesus: The Healing at Bethesda - John 5:1-15

Lars Due-Christensen |

Jesus meets a man who has been ill for many years, but the healing he offers is far deeper than purely physical. In this talk, Lars shows how Jesus is able to restore us from all our brokenness and offer us new life.

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Encounters with Jesus: The Woman Caught in Adultery - John 8:1-11

Liam Thatcher |

The religious leaders try to trap Jesus, by presenting a ‘sinner’ for him to condemn. But Jesus’ response turns the tables back on them in a surprising way. In this talk, Liam looks at how Jesus exposes ‘bad religion’ and offers forgiveness and new life.

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Encounters with Jesus: The Samaritan Woman - John 4:1-42

David Stroud |

All of us long for fulfilment, but too often the places we look for it fail to satisfy. In this talk, David looks at Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan Woman, and considers how Jesus meets our thirst for fulfilment.

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Encounters with Jesus: Nicodemus

Jo Wells |

A religious leader comes to Jesus in the dead of night, with a bunch of questions. But Jesus’ response is far deeper than he’d imagined. In this talk, Jo looks at the story of Nicodemus and shows how Jesus offers answers that satisfy both the head and the heart.

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Encounters with Jesus: Nathanael - John 1:43-51

Andy Tilsley |

All of us have big questions – about life, about meaning, about God. But how can we explore these questions in a healthy way, which leads to answers? In the first talk of our new series, Andy looks at Jesus’ conversation with Nathanael and considers how to be helpfully sceptical.

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