Thursday, 19 July 2018

Yet Another Midweek Message: A Statement of Faith: Jesus Christ

Catching up with sermon uploads, here is last month's message from our Sunday evening service.  We look at the fourth point of the FIEC Statement of Faith, covering the life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Another Midweek Message: Every Spiritual Blessing (Ephesians 1:3-14)

In this message, we take a whistle-stop tour of the spiritual blessings that we have in Christ, described in Ephesians 1:3-14.  There's a lot of ground to cover!  So, I've added the table below that I filled on-screen while preaching to help everyone see what the blessings are; where we find them; and why we receive them.

What is the blessing?
Where is it found?
Why do we receive it?
Innocence (v4)
In Christ (v4)
God’s Choice (v4)
Adoption (v5)
Through Christ (v5)
God’s Blessing (v5)
Unceasing Mercy (v6)
In Christ (v6)
God’s Navigation (v6)
Freedom (v7)
In Christ (v7)
God’s Grace (v7)
Forgiveness (v7)
In Christ (v7)
God’s Grace (v7)
Understanding (v9)
In Christ (v9)
God’s Purpose (v9)
An Inheritance (v11)
In Christ (v11)
God’s Will (v11)
Hope (v12)
In Christ (v12)
God’s Glory (v12)
Security (v13)
In Christ (v13)
Heard + Believed (v13)
Eternity (v14)
With Christ (v3-14)
God’s Glory (v14)

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The Midweek Message: The Church at Ephesus (Acts 19-20)

As part of our series going through the Apostle Paul's letter to the Ephesians, Roger Davies preached from Acts 19 and 20, exploring Paul's time with the Christians at Ephesus.

Monday, 16 July 2018

Just Another Melodic Monday - O Praise The Name

We recently gathered together as a church for a "song evening", when we learned new songs together.  One of those was "O Praise the Name" by Hillsong.  Here is a version of the song performed by This Hope, from their album "Stay".

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Just Another Melodic Monday - More Than Anything

CCLI (Christian Copyright Licensing International) provides the pathway and resources for churches to legally use Christian songs and videos for church worship.  Here's a song they shared this month through their newsletter - "More Than Anything" by Natalie Grant.

Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.  (Philippians 3:8)

Monday, 2 July 2018

The Midweek Message: Grace and Peace (Ephesians 1)

We're beginning to explore the Apostle Paul's letter to the Ephesians.  Why is this letter important?  It gives us foundational teaching for the New Testament church, and describes the spiritual blessings provided through the witnessed death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Just Another Melodic Monday - Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted

In this video, which combines song lyrics with verses from the Bible, Thomas Kelly's hymn "Stricken, Smitten and Afflicted" is performed by Fernando Ortega.