Thoughts 21st Nov

Christ is the alpha and the omega

Revelation Ch 1 verse 8    I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. ‘In the beginning’, are the first three words in the opening book of the Bible, Genesis, and here in the last book, Jesus proclaims that … Read more

Thoughts Remembrance Sunday

Mark Ch 2 verse 17    When Jesus heard this, he told them, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor – sick people do. I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners. “ Jesus upset the Pharisees in this passage because he mixed with people what the … Read more

Thoughts 31st Oct

A storm at sea

John Ch 3 verse 8    The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit. I have a love-hate relationship with the wind. Today it has been … Read more

Thoughts 24th Oct

Christ is the light in the darkness

Esther Ch 4 verse 14    For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this? The book of Esther … Read more

Thoughts 26th Sept

Grains of salt in the hand

Matthew Ch 5 verse 13    You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavour? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. If seasoning has no flavour, it has no use.  We’re the same as salt, if … Read more

Thoughts 5th Sept

Only God Almighty can break the chains of sin that lead to death

Galatians Ch 5 verse 1    It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm then and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. We were reminded in the June 28th sermon that we are dead to sin and alive to God. This verse reminds us of that … Read more

Thoughts 29th Aug

How Spirit as a white dove

Acts Ch 1 verse 7-8              He said to them ‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria … Read more

Thoughts 22nd Aug

A man in despair

Proverbs Ch3 verses 27-28            Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.   Do not say to your neighbour, “Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you” when you already have it with you. Twice the words ‘do not’ are used in these two verses.  … Read more

Thoughts – 15th Aug

A way to amplify a voice

Ezekiel Ch3 verses 4 & 7    He then said to me: “Son of man, go now to the people of Israel and speak my words to them………… But the people of Israel are not willing to listen to you because they are not willing to listen to me, for all the Israelites are hardened and obstinate. … Read more

Thoughts 8th Aug

Sunset over a mountain by the sea

Psalm 103 v 12    as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. So how far is the East from the West?   When you think about it you realise that there is no answer, or maybe it is as far as the north is from the south?  … Read more