Show Me Your Glory

Exodus 33:12-23 remains a pivotal passage for me, an ongoing reminder that it is the Lord’s presence with us which distinguishes us from other people and is the ‘bottom line’ for believers. Moses talks with the Lord, demonstrating that an ongoing relationship with Him...

A Plea For Mercy

Dave spoke tonight from Matthew 15:21-28, a rather surprising story where we see Jesus being apparently quite abrupt and unfriendly towards a foreign woman who came to Him pleading for Him to deliver her daughter from demon possession. The woman was a Syro-Phoenician,...

How, God? (3) – Through Trials & Temptations

Another way in which God works in our world is through testing and temptations. (He isn’t the author of temptation, as James makes clear, but He does use them for our good.) It’s noteworthy that before Jesus began His earthly ministry, immediately after His baptism...

How, God? (2) – In Love & Paradox

We looked at some of the ways in which God works this morning, trying to discern His ways and means in our world. We saw that God works primarily through love because He is love. (1 John 4:8) Motives are hugely important to God; why we do things is as important as...

How, God?

This morning we continued our series exploring the big question of life, and looked at the question ‘How does God work?’ We saw that God’s ways and means are very different to ours and that He cares as much about how we do things as what we do. Key to understanding...