Devotional for 7 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v3 – Taking God at His word

Hebrews 11:3 Faith takes God at His word and interprets what we see with our eyes according to what God says. Today’s verse says:  “By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible” (Hebrews 11:3). Our … More Devotional for 7 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v3 – Taking God at His word

Devotional for 6 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v1 – What is faith?

Hebrews 11:1 For a few months now, I have been taking you through what the Bible says about being a human being in relationship with the Living God.  We started back in July with our creation in God’s image.  We have looked at sin and death; we have looked at salvation and growing in sanctification.  … More Devotional for 6 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v1 – What is faith?

Daily Devotional for 2 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v23 – Hold fast

Hebrews 10:23 Over the weekend the UK Prime Minister announced another lockdown for England, starting on Thursday, which includes the closure of church services. These are challenging times, but today’s verse is an encouragement to hold fast, even though everything else is changing. “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for … More Daily Devotional for 2 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v23 – Hold fast

Lansdowne Midweek Bible Study – 13 October 2020 – 2 Peter 1v1-4a

Just as I have got behind in posting sermons, I am also behind in posting our church midweek Bible studies. I had a long break over the summer from doing our midweek meetings as one of our elders kindly took on that job (I will do a separate post soon with all his messages). On … More Lansdowne Midweek Bible Study – 13 October 2020 – 2 Peter 1v1-4a

Psalms series message 9 – Psalm 6 – Fear, favour and faith – 11 October 2020

I have not posted any sermons now for a few weeks and so am a little behind. I will try and catch up over the next few days! This message was preached three weeks ago, on 11 October, and is the next in the series on the psalms. Once again, we see the honesty of … More Psalms series message 9 – Psalm 6 – Fear, favour and faith – 11 October 2020

Daily Devotional for 10 October 2020 – Proverbs 18v24 – the true Friend

Proverbs 18:24 During these days, there are so many people who have an opinion.  There are opinions about Covid-19, opinions about health, opinions about the government, opinions about vaccines and, still, opinions about Brexit!   We even have people among our friends and family who will tell us that we should or shouldn’t do certain things.  … More Daily Devotional for 10 October 2020 – Proverbs 18v24 – the true Friend

Psalms series message 6 – Psalm 4 – Security and satisfaction (13 September 2020)

Psalm 4 Today’s message continues the series on the Book of Psalms. The video message is below (there may be some parts where the audio is out of sync – I had some problems getting the technology to work this week). As usual, the notes underneath are those prepared for church members who are unable … More Psalms series message 6 – Psalm 4 – Security and satisfaction (13 September 2020)

Psalms series message 5 – Psalm 3 – Resting through trouble (6 September 2020)

The psalms are so rich that my plan to cover two psalms this week has failed. So, it is just Psalm 3. We see David, God’s chosen king (who was the partial fulfilment of Psalm 2), in great trouble and yet still trusting the Lord. The video is below, followed by the notes that I … More Psalms series message 5 – Psalm 3 – Resting through trouble (6 September 2020)