Bible Books






Jul 2017

Psalm 8 ‘Majestic name’

The God of creation, whose glory is set in the heavens, is with us, is with you, here today.  He promises he will never leave, that he will always be with us.

Jun 2017

Psalm 7 ‘Just justice’

God’s anger is real and righteous. He should be angry with the world, with the suffering and injustice - and his anger is a source of hope to those who are at the sharp end of the world’s evil.

Jun 2017

Psalm 6 ‘Wet prayer’

Feeling like God is angry with us, our own weakness, being afraid, and feeling like God is taking too long - all these can stop us coming to God in prayer. But they did not stop David.

May 2017

Psalm 4 ‘Evening prayer’

In the middle of trouble, David can sleep peacefully, knowing and trusting that God will keep him safe. It doesn’t mean nothing will go wrong, but that, deep down, he is secure in God.

May 2017

Psalm 2 ‘World view’

Psalm 2 moves from the individual believer’s choice between the way of Yahweh and the way of the wicked in Psalm 1, to the big picture of a world that opposes God, and will one day be called to account by him. It lifts our eyes from our individual problems, to see God who sits on the throne.

May 2017

Psalm 1 ‘First things’

There are not many paths: there are two. Psalm 1 simplifies things right down, to help us understand this message: nothing is so crucial as belonging to the congregation of the righteous.

Apr 2017

Matthew 28.1-10 ‘He is risen!’

Everyone thought Jesus had failed, but he hadn’t, he had won. They thought he had come to defeat the Romans, but he had come to conquer death itself.

Mar 2017

Acts 5.1-11 ‘Faithfulness’

‘Fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart.’ But sometimes the desire for human praise is stronger than the desire to be faithful to God.

Mar 2017

Romans 8.5-9 ‘Peace’

Paul tells us, straight and simple, where and how to find peace: set your mind on the Spirit.

Feb 2017

Psalm 16.7-11 ‘Joy’

The path of life, the path to true joy is through focusing on God, listening to God and learning to trust him.