Joshua 5:13 - 6:27. As soon as the Israelites set foot in the Promised Land they encounter an obstacle that must be overcome before they can go any further - Jericho. The lessons they learn as God teaches them how to overcome it will set them in good stead for the future; and we can learn and apply the same lessons we take our own 'Promised Land.'
Joshua 3. In an act of extraordinary faith and redemption Joshua leads the people of God through an impenetrable barrier - the Jordan at full flood - prefiguring the work that Jesus would do on the cross a thousand years later.
Joshua 2. As Joshua sent spies to look at the Promised Land before they entered, so we need to know what our 'Promised Land' - the 'life in all its fulness' that Jesus promised - looks like. We also see a foreshadowing go the Gospel in the story of Rahab.
1 Corinthians 14:1-5
The first 12 minutes of this talk are a response to the referendum in Ireland, announced on the 26th, giving approval to the legalisation of abortion. The teaching on prophecy follows.
1 Cor 12:1-11. On this Pentecost Sunday we take a look at the spiritual gifts that God has given us that enable us to make disciples and extend His kingdom. In this talk we focus on the gift of tongues.
Acts 5:12-32. This talk refers to pictures that were shown, you can find them in the attached file. Following Jesus' resurrection, ascension and the coming the Holy Spirit, the disciples find themselves living life with an extra dimension - that given by the power and presence of the Holy Spirit. They model for is the life that every Christian should aspire to.
Acts 1:1-11; Matthew 24:45-53. Concluding our series examining the resurrection accounts - the resurrection means that 1. The greatest story ever told - that of new life in Jesus - never ends; 2. Jesus is King of Kings and Lord of Lords; 3. We are invited to be part of the ongoing story of building the Kingdom of God.
John 21:1-25. Jesus appears to his disciples for a third time, this time on the beach where Simon Peter has returned to fishing. In a most remarkable conversation Jesus addresses Peter's threefold denial of Him, on the night that He was arrested, and gives Him a new calling to the shepherd of His people.