Mark – the silent years between the Old and New Testament

Silent years For about 400 years between the Old Testament and New Testaments God did not speak to the Jewish people through prophets, other than the prophecies given to Daniel, Zachariah, Malachi and others who still needed fulfilment. The Babylonians came to power in 626B.C., and in 605B.C. at the battle of Carchimesh defeated Egypt. … Continue reading Mark – the silent years between the Old and New Testament

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Excommunicated because of Christ – the enemy from within

That you may know that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, the Son of God Scripture Readings Jeremiah 20: 7-13 John 16:1-4, Matt 10:21-33 A bit more than forty years now, towards the end of our school education, our headmaster had a talk to us.  Quite honestly, we did not like him very much - not … Continue reading Excommunicated because of Christ – the enemy from within

The way into the Father’s home

So that you may believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah the Son of God Scripture Readings Deuteronomy 18:14-22 John 14:5-14 Most of us have had the experience where a loved one was about to be pushed into an operation theater in hospital.  For the best part of it, those circumstances are not something we … Continue reading The way into the Father’s home

The glory of the Son revealed through death

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of GodScripture Reading:John 11:1-44IntroductionWe continue our new series of sermons following the Gospel of John. In the next few weeks we will look at the theme of life and death, as we follow our Saviour, from closely before He was arrested, to the end … Continue reading The glory of the Son revealed through death