Tagged with: paul
Sun Nov 5 '17|
The early church swept across the ancient world, driven by a powerful mixture of faith, strategy, and the guidance of the Spirit. In this talk, David looks at how the Holy Spirit leads and empowers us to start new churches.
Fri Jul 29 '16|
Repetition is a common literary device used by poets and authors to draw emphasis to something in particular. I’ll say that again… When a writer uses a word or phrase more than once, especially in close proximity to each other,...
Thu Apr 21 '16|
A few weeks ago I gave a talk at a university Christian Union society on 1 Peter 2:11-3:7. It seemed to be well received but I came away from it dissatisfied. For while I had successfully taught through the structure...
Sun Aug 31 '14|
We live in a world where so many people seem discontented. Everyone longs for the next thing, and few feel they have as much as they would like. In the final talk of this series, Andy Tuck considers how, like Paul, we...
Sun Aug 24 '14|
As his letter draws towards its close, Paul gives some practical advice to the church at Philippi, to help them learn to resist anxiety and trust in God.
Sun Aug 17 '14|
Where is this world heading? What does God have in store for His creation? And how does that affect the way we should live now? In this talk, Tim looks at Philippians 3:12-4:1 and considers how a vision of God’s future can...
Sun Aug 3 '14|
How can we be a source of hope in a broken world? In this talk, Chris Oldfield looks at Paul’s answer in Philippians 2:12-18 and considers what he means when he tells us to ‘shine like stars.’
Sun Jul 27 '14|
Philippians 2 opens with an ancient hymn, beautifully expressing how the humiliation of Jesus led to his exaltation. In the third week of our series, Liam looks at this well-known passage and considers how the humility of Jesus should function as a...
Sun Jul 20 '14|
How can we live in such a way as to encourage and bring out the best in others? How can the way in which we handle difficult circumstances enhance the joy that others experience? In the second week of our series, Andy...
Sun Jul 13 '14|
Sitting in a prison cell, imprisoned by Roman guards, the Apostle Paul writes a letter to a young church in Philippi. In the opening week of this series, Liam looks at the background to Paul’s letter and considers how he...
Mon Sep 17 '12|
Like most cities, Ephesus was a vibrant place, full of opportunities and challenges, potential and pitfalls. In his first letter, Paul tells Timothy to ‘stay in Ephesus’ (1 Tim 1:3). At the outset of our new series, David looks at...
Sun Nov 20 '11|
Just as a boxer perfects his punch, and a runner puts himself through a strict training regime, so too, disciples of Jesus need to be self-disciplined. As our series comes to a close, David Stroud looks at the example of...
Sun Jul 24 '11|
How should the gospel affect our family life? In this talk, David will look at what Paul has to say about the relationships between wives and husbands, and children and parents.
Sun Jul 3 '11|
Many of us want to change, putting our old habits behind us, but we just don’t know how. In this week’s talk, Liam looks at Paul’s strategy for how to break old habits, and live a life of love that...
Sun Jun 26 '11|
In Ephesians 4, Paul speaks about gifts that God has given for the strengthening of the church. What are apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers? Do these roles still exist today? And what difference do they make to the way...
Sun Jun 19 '11|
The word ‘university’ literally means ‘unity in diversity.’ This is a brilliant picture of what God wants for His church; a diverse people who are deeply united and closely knit. This week, we will look at Paul’s prayer for the...
Sun May 22 '11|
Ephesians two opens with three vivid pictures of man’s predicament without God, and three ways in which the good news of Jesus meets our deepest needs.
Sun May 15 '11|
In the second week of our new series, Andy looks at Paul’s prayer for the Ephesian church, considering what it means for us to be called the body of Christ.
Sun May 8 '11|
Today we launch into a series on the book of Ephesians, with a breathtaking look at the enormous string of blessings that are available for disciples of Jesus.
Sun Apr 10 '11|
This week Andy Tilsley continued our prayer series, by speaking about the need for us to pray continually.