Revelation 4:11 – God’s Throne

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John the apostle, having heard the letters to the churches, is taken by Jesus to the throne room where the great creator God is worshipped with perpetual praise from the elders (representing the church) and the “living creatures” representing creation. We need to acknowledge God’s honour and glory for his creative power and that Heaven will be filled with the praise of God the creator – praise that we need to join in with! To listen to Simon Hateley preaching from Revelation 4:1-11 at Christ Church on Sunday morning 29th July 2012 use the links below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player...

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Revelation 3:14-22 The Church in Laodicea

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Are we lukewarm Christians – neither hot nor cold? This is not so much about our emotional state but more about whether we live in constant dependence in the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, acknowledging our sin and complete wretchedness but revelling in the wonder that Jesus wants to fellowship with us. To listen to Steve Mills preaching from Revelation 3:14-22 at Christ Church on Sunday morning 22nd July 2012 use the links below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript...

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Christ’s Church…praising God together

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The Bible is full of praise to God. We need to speak in praise of God – to the Christian family and to anyone else who may be willing to listen. We also can praise God together in our singing. As we praise God, we are teaching each other truth about God. This can sometimes be a divisive issue and we need to maintain the perspective that the main thing is heartfelt worship to God, not whether we particularly like the songs or style. We need to reflect and sometimes comment to each other about this but always in love. We are aiming to have songs with good theological content and contemporary...

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Christ’s Church…a Spirit filled church

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God the Holy Spirit lives in all Christians – he gives us spiritual life for us to respond to the call of the gospel. He also helps us to grow in our knowledge of God and develop Christ-like character. To be filled with the Spirit is to increasingly know the power of the Spirit giving us full assurance and helping us to hate sin and to love Christ with all our hearts. We want to be a Spirit-filled church where we cultivate his work in our lives. To listen to Mark Ventham preaching from Acts 2:46 and other texts at Christ Church on Sunday morning 22nd July 2012 use the links below. Audio...

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Christ’s Church… reaching out to our neighbours

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The church of Christ should be characterised by energetic, prayerful and patient outreach. We call people to follow Jesus as he commands and because the gospel really is for everyone. To listen to Mark Ventham preaching from Acts 2:42 and other texts at Christ Church on Sunday morning 15th July 2012 use the links below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. (Using Flash Audio Player) Or click here to listen in your own player or save a copy

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Revelation 3:1 to 6 – Letter to Sardis

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In Sardis there was a church that seemed alive but in fact it was dead. Could that describe our church? To listen to Robert Fernandez Ventham preaching from Revelation 3:1 to 6 about the church in Sardis, at Christ Church on Sunday evening 8th July 2012 use the link below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. (Using Flash Audio Player) Click here to listen in your own player or save a copy

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