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Sermon for Sunday 16th May 2021

Sermon for Sunday 16th May 2021

Sermon for Sunday 16th May 2021 <Back to blog menu> READING: 1 Corinthians 13 (NIV) 13 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all...

Sermon for Sunday 9th May 2021

Sermon for Sunday 9th May 2021

Sermon for Sunday 9th May 2021 <Back to blog menu> READING: Ephesians 2:11-22 (NIV) Jew and Gentile Reconciled Through Christ 11 Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called “uncircumcised” by those who call themselves “the...

Sermon for Sunday 18th April 2021

Sermon for Sunday 18th April 2021

Sermon for Sunday 18th April 2021 <Back to blog menu> READING: 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 (NIV) The Ministry of Reconciliation 11 Since, then, we know what it is to fear the Lord, we try to persuade others. What we are is plain to God, and I hope it is also plain to...

Sermon for Sunday 11th April 2021

Sermon for Sunday 11th April 2021

Sermon for Sunday 11th April 2021 <Back to blog menu> READING: Isaiah 45:1-13 (NIV) 45 “This is what the Lord says to his anointed,    to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold ofto subdue nations before him    and to strip kings of their armor,to open doors before...

Sermon for Easter Sunday 4th April 2021

Sermon for Easter Sunday 4th April 2021

Sermon for Easter Sunday 4th April 2021 <Back to blog menu> READING: 1 PETER 1:1-25 (NIV) 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen...

Service for Sunday 7th February 2021

Service for Sunday 7th February 2021

Service for Sunday 7th February 2021 <Back to blog menu> NHS LINK https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/ SCRIPTURES WHICH ENCOURAGE WELLBEING Deuteronomy 6:2b-3 Psalm 28:7, Psalm 119:93, Psalm 119:143 Proverbs 3:7-8,...

Service for Sunday 31st January 2021

Service for Sunday 31st January 2021

Service for Sunday 31st January 2021 <Back to blog menu> Notice: Apologies for the choppy sound quality this week.  I was using a new program for the editing.  Will see if I can improve it for next week! God bless. Ben

Service for Sunday 3rd January 2021

Service for Sunday 3rd January 2021

Service for Sunday 3rd January 2021 <Back to blog menu> NOTICE: Apologies for the two blank slides during the sermon.  I'm afraid I had a problem with the editing this week! God bless. Ben

Service for Christmas Day 2020

Service for Christmas Day 2020

Service for Christmas Day 2020 <Back to blog menu> Hastings Food Bank Website: https://hastings.foodbank.org.uk/ Hastings Food Bank Donations Page: https://hastings.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/

Service for Sunday 20th December 2020

Service for Sunday 20th December 2020

Service for Sunday 20th December 2020 <Back to blog menu> Notice: This morning's intercessions were recorded before it was announced that the Government's three household plans for Christmas have been cancelled.  We pray for all those who will be emotionally and...

Service for Sunday 6th December 2020

Service for Sunday 6th December 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 6th December 2020 <Back to blog menu>African Pastors' Fellowship Website African Pastors' Fellowship Donation Page

Service for Sunday 4th October 2020

Service for Sunday 4th October 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 4th October 2020 <Back to blog menu>Starfish Malawi Link Click below to go to Starfish Malawi's Website http://starfishmalawi.com/

Service for Harvest Sunday 27th September 2020

Service for Harvest Sunday 27th September 2020

Service for Harvest Sunday Morning 27th September 2020 <Back to blog menu>OPERATION AGRI LINKS See Operation Agri’s 2020 Appeal Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAtQo32_RZ8 Donate to Operation Agri: https://www.operationagri.org.uk/donate/

Service for Sunday 13th September 2020

Service for Sunday 13th September 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 13th September 2020 <Back to blog menu>Words for the first Song: Come Holy Spirit   Come Holy Spirit like a dove descending Come Holy Spirit like a rushing wind Come Holy Spirit like a flame burning in my heart. Come Holy Spirit...

Service for Sunday Morning 30th August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 30th August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 30th August 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 5 Yes, my soul, find rest in God;    my hope comes from him.6 Truly he is my rock and my salvation;    he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.7 My salvation and my honour depend on...

Service for Sunday Morning 23rd August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 23rd August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 23rd August 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from?2 My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot slip—    he who...

Service for Sunday Morning 16th August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 16th August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 16th August 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.2     Worship the Lord with gladness;    come before him with joyful songs.3 Know that the Lord is God.    It is he who made us, and we...

Service for Sunday Morning 9th August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 9th August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 9th August 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture Does not wisdom call out?    Does not understanding raise her voice?2 At the highest point along the way,    where the paths meet, she takes her stand;3 beside the gate leading into...

Service for Sunday Morning 2nd August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 2nd August 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 2nd August 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 7 But the Lord is king forever;    he has set up his throne for judgment.8 He rules the world with righteousness;    he judges the nations with justice. 9 The Lord is a refuge for...

Service for Sunday Morning 26th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 26th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 26th July 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 1 Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me,    for in you I take refuge.I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings    until the disaster has passed. 2 I cry out to God Most...

Service for Sunday Morning 19th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 19th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 19th July 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 7 Come quickly, Lord, and answer me,    for my depression deepens.Don’t turn away from me,    or I will die.8 Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning,    for I am trusting...

Service for Sunday Morning 12th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 12th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 12th July 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.2 Give thanks to the God of gods.His love endures forever.3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords:His love endures...

Service for Sunday Morning 5th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 5th July 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 5th July 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory    in the heavens.2 Through the praise of children and infants    you have established a...

Service for Sunday Morning 28th June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 28th June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 28th June 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 8 Among the gods there is none like you, Lord;    no deeds can compare with yours.9 All the nations you have made    will come and worship before you, Lord;    they will bring...

Service for Sunday Morning 21st June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 21st June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 21st June 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 1 The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty;    the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength;    indeed, the world is established, firm and secure.2 Your throne was...

Service for Sunday Morning 14th June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 14th June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 14th June 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture When my heart was grieved     and my spirit embittered,I was senseless and ignorant;     I was a brute beast before you. Yet I am always with you;     you hold me by my right hand.You...

Service for Sunday Morning 7th June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 7th June 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 7th June 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture "And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you...

Service for Sunday Morning 31st May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 31st May 2020

Service for Pentecost Sunday Morning 31st May 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture "And afterward,    I will pour out my Spirit on all people.Your sons and daughters will prophesy,    your old men will dream dreams,    your young men will see visions.Even...

Service for Sunday Morning 24th May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 24th May 2020

Service for Ascension Sunday Morning 24th May 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 16 Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great: He appeared in the flesh,    was vindicated by the Spirit,was seen by angels,    was preached...

Service for Sunday Morning 17th May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 17th May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 17th May 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the...

Service for Sunday Morning 10th May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 10th May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 10th May 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 15 For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people, 16 I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my...

Service for Sunday Morning 3rd May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 3rd May 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 3rd May 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture 28 Do you not know?    Have you not heard?The Lord is the everlasting God,    the Creator of the ends of the earth.He will not grow tired or weary,    and his understanding no one can...

Service for Sunday Morning 26th April 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 26th April 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 26th April 2020 <Back to blog menu>Opening Scripture17 “See, I will create     new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered,     nor will they come to mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever     in what I will...

Service for Sunday Morning 19th April 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 19th April 2020

Service for Sunday Morning 19th April 2020 <Back to blog menu>  Opening Scripture  Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great: He appeared in the flesh,     was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels,     was...

Easter Sunday Service 12th April 2020

Easter Sunday Service 12th April 2020

Easter Sunday Service - 12th April 2020 "Christ is risen! He is risen indeed!"<Back to blog menu>Opening ScriptureBut Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.For since death came through a man, the...