Bible Books






Theme = ‘listening’

Jan 2023
2023: Come and Go
Sunday, 15 January 2023

Matthew 4.18-22 ‘The rhythm of discipleship’

We need Jesus – we need that daily rhythm of coming to him and going with him. It’s like breathing.

Nov 2019
Saturday, 23 November 2019

John 15.9-10, 14-17 ‘I have called you friends’

By some crazy truth - which Jesus calls ‘love’ - the creator of the universe has chosen to be ‘friends’ with some of his creatures.

Jun 2019
2019: The Life You've Always Wanted
Sunday, 30 June 2019

1 Samuel 3.1-10 ‘The Guided Life’

God speaks. He tells us everything we need to know, to grow in godliness and holiness. The question is: are we listening?

Feb 2019
2019: Mark - Seeing Jesus [4], Vision Sundays
Sunday, 24 February 2019

Mark 12.38-44 ‘Jesus is... the puncturer of pride’

Size doesn’t matter to God - so let’s give him what we have, however large or small, and trust him to use us wherever we are.

Aug 2018
2018: Anon. but not a 'non'
Sunday, 26 August 2018

Judges 13.1-25 ‘Samson’s mother’

We don’t know her name, but we do know she was sensible, listened to God, and lived faithfully - what a great example to us today!

Aug 2018
2018: Anon. but not a 'non'
Sunday, 19 August 2018

Acts 23.12-24 ‘Paul’s nephew’

May all of us be anonymous to history, but known to God as women and men who lived faithful lives.

Apr 2018
2018: James - Wholehearted Devotion to Jesus
Sunday, 22 April 2018

James 1.19-27 ‘Your religion: doing or just listening?’

James puts it like this: do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.

Feb 2017
Sunday, 26 February 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.

Nov 2016
Sunday, 20 November 2016

Matthew 13.1-23 ‘The parable of the soils’

I don’t really know why Jesus called this ‘the parable of the sower’, because it isn’t really about the sower, it’s about the soil, and why the gospel does not impact everyone in the same way: the sower is the same, the seed is the same; it’s the soil that produces different results.

Oct 2003
Tuesday, 21 October 2003

Isaiah 43.1 ‘I have called you by name, you are Mine’

Every time the sheep hear God’s voice, they move towards him, knowing who it is that is calling them.