Christ’s Church…a gospel church, sharing in fellowship

Posted by on 3rd Sep, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

We completed our series looking at the characteristics of a NT church by thinking together about fellowship: starting with a common faith that brings us into new family relationships, causing us to share our lives our homes and our money with others in need and with the church. To listen to Graham Nicholls preaching at our All-Age Service on Sunday morning 2nd September 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...

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Christ’s Church…where forgiveness is commonplace

Posted by on 26th Aug, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

The church should be a place where the forgiveness we have received from God in the sacrifice of Christ is reflected in our willingness to forgive others. To listen to Robert Fernandez preaching on Sunday morning 26th August 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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Christ’s Church…encouraging each other

Posted by on 13th Aug, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

The Christian life is much more like a marathon than a sprint. On the way we often need encouragement by our Christian brothers and sisters. We encourage one another with the gospel and with gospel stories and by the fact that Jesus is comong back to take us to be with him. To listen to Graham Nicholls preaching from 1 Thessalonians at Christ Church on Sunday morning 12th August 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...

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Christ’s Church…serving Christ and one another

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To be great in Christ’s Church we need to be servants. Servant-hearted leaders and servant hearted church members all wanting to our brothers and sisters in the church, the body of Christ. Our model and inspiration for service is Christ. He humbled himself all the way to the Cross as he showed his commitment to God’s purposes and his love for us. To listen to Graham Nicholls preaching from 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 at Christ Church on Sunday morning 5th August 2012 use the links below. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the...

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Christ’s Church…praising God together

Posted by on 30th Jul, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

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

Posted by on 30th Jul, 2012 in Sermons | Tagged in: | 0 comments

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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