Books about the Cross

The Old Testament warns: Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. That’s why I only recommended three books during the Word of the Cross series. Timothy Keller’s book, Kings Cross, is a walk-through Mark’s Gospel. Easy to read but not at the sacrifice

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See You In Court

On Sunday 25th November, in the final talk in our series on the Word of the Cross, we will consider the cross as a “court of law”. It’s not as odd as it first sounds. After all, a court has a judge, the accused, evidence, a verdict and consequences. All

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Christus Victor!

Last Sunday we heard again about the victory that Christ won at the cross. All the “powers” that would dominate and enslave us — Sin, Death, the Law, the devil — have been overcome and defeated by Jesus. Our calling now, as disciples of Jesus, is to live in the

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Another Remembrance Day

On Sunday we continue the sermon series on The Word of the Cross by looking at the notion of the Cross being the focus of The Apocalyptic 
War. It sounds complicated, but it is really about understanding the death and resurrection of Jesus as decisive acts that have won a mighty victory

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Ransomed, healed, restored, forgiven

It’s a line from the hymn, Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven. We sing a renewed version of it sometimes in church. Four words that describe what Christ has done for us. Sunday’s sermon will focus on ransom. What does it mean? And crucially, what radical impact could it

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Sacrifice

Last Sunday’s talk focused on the cross as a blood sacrifice. The verb – to sacrifice – is the action of someone giving up something.The noun – a sacrifice – is the act of giving that something up. It can also mean the thing itself, that which is sacrificed. With

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Deep meaning

On Sunday we will share in communion together. Sometimes as we do this, we read these verses. So what does it mean to participate in the blood of Christ? On Sunday we continue the series on The Word of the Cross. When we talk about the blood of Jesus given

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