Children's Talk: Jesus told the story of the sheep that was lost and how the shepherd looked for the sheep until he had found it. Jesus comes into our world, as the Good Shepherd, to seek and save the lost.
Morning service (1 Samuel 26): David again has the chance to kill Saul but refuses to do this wrong. David lives his life in the reality that the LORD is the living God. His faith changed and affected this life.
Evening Service: (Matthew 7;7-11). The Lord Jesus points us in the direction of prayer when we realise that we fall short of living the Sermon on the Mount. He tells us to pray for grace to be holier by asking, seeking and knocking in prayer. Prayer to the Christian is a child speaking to her/his heavenly Father.
Life in our world can sometimes be complicated and unsure. The Good News about Jesus is straight forward and sure: "confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved"
Children's Talk: God calls Moses from the burning bush to lead the Israelites our of slavery. Moses is not too keen on the idea. The LORD shows him his power and will give him Aron, his brother, as a help.
Morning Service: (1 Samuel 25), David is saved from murder by the intervention of Abigail. David shows himself to be a fickle and hot-headed human being. The LORD intervenes: stops David from doing evil and encourages him by declaring (through Abigail) that he will be king.
Evening Service (Matthew 7:1-6) - The Lord Jesus tells his disciples not be harsh and destructive when criticising others. All harshness must be repented of. At the same time they must wisely discriminating when they deal with other people
13th July 2017 (Greg Francis): The LORD is with his people regardless of circumstances and hardship
20th July 2017(Gwyon Jenkins): Can we always "follow our hearts"? Do our hearts always know the right way? The Bible declares our hearts to be deceitful so we need something outside of us to point us in the right direction. God's word does this perfectly.
Morning Service(1 Samuel 24): David (the king to be is given the oppurtunity to take revenge and kill Saul. Saul is the current king who has tried to capture and kill David on many occasions. David chooses the better way - he refuses to take revenge. He knows that the LORD will deal with any wrong doing in his time.
Evening Service; (Matthew 6:25-34)
The Lord Jesus encourages / exhorts his people not be anxious about the things that they need each day. Our heavenly Father knows what we need and the power to give us these things.
Children's Talk: Namaan was an Assyrian general. he was successful and famous but he was an incurable leper. He was healed by obeying the LORD's unlikely instructions.
Morning Service (1 Samuel 23): David the LORD's anointed is on the run. He is encouraged by the LORD through Jonathan (his covenant friend), who reminds him of the LORD's will i.e. David will be king. As Saul closes in on David the LORD steps in and rescues David from Saul. The LORD's timing is impeccable.
Evening Service: ( Matthew 6:19-24) The Lord Jesus tells his people to be "single-eyed" when it comes to making things precious in their lives. Everything that this world offers will ultimately be taken away from us. True and lasting treasure are God and his ways. We cannot serve God and be enslaved to money
29th June 2017 (Greg Francis): We were reminded of the truth that Jesus Christ will return to our world and we need to be ready.
6th July 2017(Greg Francis): "There's no place like home". Heaven is the true home of a Christian. There is a place reserved for all who trust Jesus Christ.
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Next Sunday (19th May 2019)
at 10.30 & 6.00pm
Sunday 26th May 2019
@ 10.30, Dr David Powell
@ 6.00, Lloyd Thomas
12th June @ 2.30pm
Details to follow
10 - 11.30am
Tea, Coffee, Chat (Thought For The Day)
@ 1.45 pm
Short Informal Service
(normally twice / month,
first and third Monday).
Explore the Bible,
@ 7.30 pm
Explore the Bible, Luke 12