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Truth on Trial

From now until the end of April, we’re planning on spending a few Sundays in the gospel according to John. We’ll be looking at how, in different ways, it gives testimony to the truth of who Jesus is. Join us for an 11 am start.

2 Feb John 1:1-18 & 20:30-31 The Testimony of John
9 Feb John 2:1-12 The Testimony of the Wine
16 Feb John 3:1-21 The Testimony of Jesus
23 Feb John 4:1-42 The Testimony of the Outcast Woman
1 Mar John 5:31-37 The Testimony of Scripture
8 Mar John 8:12-58 The Testimony of Father
15 Mar John 9:1-41 The Testimony of the Blind Man
22 Mar John 12:1-19 The Testimony of the Crowd
29 Mar John 15:26-16:16 The Testimony of the Holy Spirit
5 Apr John 18:28-19:37 The Testimony of Pilate
12 Apr John 20:1-31 The Testimony of the Empty Tomb
26 Apr John 21:1-25 The Testimony of Peter

And if you’d like to know what’s happening for our evenings, we’re carrying on with Revelation. As follows:

5 Jan Rev 10:1-11:19 Scroll, Witnesses, Trumpet
12 Jan Rev 12:1-17 Woman, Baby, Dragon
26 Jan Rev 13:1-18 Two Beasts
2 Feb Rev 14:1-20 Harvester
9 Feb Rev 15:1-16:21 Preparing and Pouring the Plagues
23 Feb Rev 17:1-18 The Beast Riding Harlot
1 Mar Rev 18:1-24 Woe Babylon
8 Mar Rev 19:1-21 Hallelujah Chorus
22 Mar Rev 20:1-15 Millennium
29 Mar Rev 21:1-8 All Things New
12 Apr Rev 21:9-27 New City
19 Apr Rev 22:1-5 River of Life
26 Apr Rev 22:6-21 I am Coming Soon

Genesis & Revelation

In a nice synthesis, we’ll be tackling both the first and the last books of the Bible this coming Autumn.

As we continue in our Origins series for Sunday mornings, we’re looking at the times of Abraham.

1 September Genesis 11:27-12:20 Promises, Promises
8 September Genesis 13:1-14:24 Relative Trouble
15 September Genesis 15:1-21 Righteousness by Faith
22 September Genesis 16:1-16 The Un-Immaculate Conception
29 September Genesis 17:1-27 Marked Assurance
13 October Genesis 18:1-15 Funny Assurance
20 October Genesis 18:16-33 Praying for a Perverse Place
27 October Genesis 19:1-38 Fleeing from a Perverse Place
3 November Genesis 20:1-21:7 A Legit Baby is Born
10 November Genesis 21:8-34 Well Prepared
24 November Genesis 22:1-19 Laying it all on the Altar
1 December Genesis 23:1-20 Preparing a Funeral
8 December Genesis 24:1-67 Finding a Wife (before Online Dating)
22 December Gen 25:1-18 Not the End of the Line

Then in our evenings we’re tackling Revelation in a long series that will take us beyond Easter.

1 September Revelation 1:1-8 The Revelation
8 September Revelation 1:9-20 I saw a new Vision of Jesus
15 September Revelation 2:1-7 The Church that Lost its Love
22 September Revelation 2:8-11 The Poor-Rich Church
29 September Revelation 2:12-17 The Church where Satan Lives
6 October Revelation 2:18-29 The Immoral Church
13 October Revelation 3:1-6 The Dead Church
20 October Revelation 3:7-13 The Weak Church
27 October Revelation 3:14-22 The Lukewarm Church
3 November Revelation 4:1-11 Sovereign Lord
10 November Revelation 5:1-14 Worthy is the Lamb
24 November Revelation 6:1-17 History is Opened
1 December Revelation 7:1-8:1 A Crowd in White Robes
15 December Revelation 8:2-9:21 Here come the Trumpets

Summer Sundays

Storytime: Parables in Matthew's Gospel

Coming up on Sunday mornings in the summer, we will be looking at some of the parables in Matthew. The sermons will be child friendly involving interaction for them. Here are the plans:

21 July Matthew 13:1-23 The Scattered Seed
28 July Matthew 18:21-35 The Mean Servant
4 August Matthew 20:1-16 The Wicked Workers
11 August Matthew 22:1-14 The Wedding Guests
18 August Matthew 25:14-30 The Good Stewards

Then in the evenings, we’re carrying on in the Psalms for our Summer Songs. Don’t forget to see if you can identify the popular music song titles in the sermon titles! As follows:

21 July Psalm 51 Bathsheba Blues
28 July Psalm 52 Braggin’ & Boastin
4 August Psalm 53 Fool Again
11 August Psalm 54 For My Help
18 August Psalm 55 Fear and Trembling

Sundays Coming Up

We have two new sermon series coming up on Sunday. Here are the details:

On Sunday mornings, we’re going to be spending 11 weeks looking at the 10 Commandments. We’ll be seeing God’s love for us on the law and our responsive requirements to love God and other people.

28 AprExodus 20:1-2Intro: Love Law
5 MayExodus 20:3#1 Love God
12 MayExodus 20:4-6#2 Love God’s Image
19 MayExodus 20:7#3 Love God’s Name
26 MayExodus 20:8-11#4 Love Rest
2 JuneExodus 20:12#5 Love Parents
9 JuneExodus 20:13#6 Love Life
16 JuneExodus 20:14#7 Love Fidelity
23 JuneExodus 20:15#8 Love Equity
7 JulyExodus 20:16#9 Love Truth
14 JulyExodus 20:17#10 Love Contentment

Having written to the Thessalonian church already, Paul found it necessary to follow it up with another letter in order to clarify and correct things. For our evenings, this book will help us to grow in our confidence of these last days that we live in.

28 Apr2 Thessalonians 1:1-12Keep Going
5 May2 Thessalonians 2:1-12Don’t Worry
12 May2 Thessalonians 2:13-17Hold Fast
19 May2 Thessalonians 3:1-5Be Confident
26 May2 Thessalonians 3:6-18Work Hard