Finally on 24th July, Gill Roberts looked back at what we have learnt through both the fruit of the Spirit series and the study of 1 Peter. The video clip used to illustrate all the qualities we need to show – patience, determination, concentration – is here:
On 17th July, Chris Justice from Hope Church in Beaconsfield finished this short series on 1 Peter by covering chapter 5. Chris described how Peter left instructions for church leaders, for the young and for everyone about building a sure foundation for the church.
On 10th July, Ben Saunders from Hope Church in Beaconsfield spoke on 1 Peter chapter 4, and particularly about how trying to live a holy life is ultimately worth it.
On 3rd July, Steve Gaukroger spoke on 1 Peter chapter 3 and explained how we must keep coming back to Jesus, and trust him in order to live holy lives.
On 26th June Carol Murray spoke on 1 Peter chapter 2, particularly drawing attention to how we are called to be holy in the situations we come across in our everyday lives.
On 19th June 2016 we started a new series, based on the first letter from Peter, which speaks about holiness. Our verse, which summarises the whole series, is found in the first chapter of this letter: “But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy.’” At the start of the series, Geoffrey Hunt gave a short…
Finally, on October 25th. Chris spoke about “over-flowing grace”. As we receive God’s grace that should overflow and influence our attitude and behaviour to those around us.
On October 18th, Chris spoke about “saving grace” – our response to God’s amazing grace.
On October 11th, Chris went onto consider the amazing grace that we have through Jesus Christ.
On each of the four Sundays in October 2015, Chris Justice brought us a series on Living in Grace. Chris is an elder at Hope Church, Beaconsfield, and was moderator of our church during our inter-regnum. On the first Sunday, October 4th, Chris started by defining grace, and in particular by highlighting the depths to which we could fall if we didn’t have grace. From…