Bible Books






Mar 2016
Sunday, 06 March 2016

Luke 15.11-32 ‘Welcome home’

Baptism is all about God saying, ‘Welcome, welcome home.’ It’s a symbol for the turning back to God that we all have to do, every day.

Feb 2016
Saturday, 20 February 2016

Genesis 15.1-21 ‘Look up at the sky and count the stars’

The events of Genesis 15 changed history. Here God made with Abram the covenant that leads like an arrow to all Christians today, through the cross of Jesus Christ.

Dec 2014
Monday, 29 December 2014

1 Corinthians 13.1-13 ‘I became a man’

When I was at primary school in East Hull, our deputy head-teacher - Mr Jones - had a sign on the wall of his classroom, which said, ‘School days are the happiest days of your life.’

Dec 2014
Sunday, 28 December 2014

Galatians 4.4-7 ‘Adoption to sonship (unfinished)’

The greatest gift of God in Jesus is adoption.
Bible Book Galatians
Themes adoption Father

Dec 2014
Thursday, 25 December 2014

Titus 2.11-14 ‘Christmas time-travellers’

In this special meal of holy communion, past present and future all meet in this one moment of grace.

Dec 2014
Sunday, 21 December 2014

Luke 2.8-20 ‘Peace on Earth?’

Those angelic words are a rather good summary of the message of Christmas: Glory to God and on earth peace. And if I were forced to distil it even further, I would say the message of Christmas is this: peace on earth.

Dec 2014
Thursday, 11 December 2014

Isaiah 41.13-20 ‘I myself will help you’

Have you ever found something important or valuable, that you didn’t know you had?
Bible Book Isaiah
Themes fear trust

Nov 2006
Tuesday, 28 November 2006

Luke 7.36-50 ‘Forgiveness vs judgement’

Never judge others, and never judge yourself: the job of judging belongs to Jesus. He frees us of that terrible responsibility.

Jul 2006
Sunday, 30 July 2006

Mark 6.1-13 ‘Being open to the Truth’

You have to put yourself in situations where, if God doesn’t show up, you’re stuffed. Only then will you learn to rely on God’s power and strength, not your own.

Jun 2006
Sunday, 11 June 2006

Revelation 21.1-5 ‘See, I am making all things new’

God cares enough about this world to go through the difficulty of renewing it, instead of taking the easy way out and starting again from scratch. We should care that much as well.