November 16, 2019

By Faith

Hebrews 11: 1-40.


We took my two year old granddaughter Jessica to the Alloa fireworks last week.

She had been told beforehand that we were going to the fireworks and all day she was excited to know what it was going to be like.


November 11, 2019

James 1: 19-27.


My very first lesson in ministry came when I was at Castlemilk West. Things were going really bad.

I had gone there with the enthusiasm of youth and I was going to change the world. And as the days turned to weeks turned...

October 27, 2019

So we continue our journey through the Book of Revelation.  Last week, and the week before, it was the letters John wrote to the churches in Asia that we concentrated on, but it’s today that we get into a little more about what Revelation is commonly known for – and th...

October 20, 2019

If you have ears, then listen...

Revelation 3 1-22


Last week we started this series on Revelation.

I am sure that the expectation of a series of sermons on Revelation just got you excited.(That’s sarcasm)

Last week I was in Clackmannan prea...

October 7, 2019

Lord God, gathered as your people today, let us hear your word:

words of comfort; words of challenge; words of encouragement and cheer.

We know that being close to you, getting near your light might reveal things we’d rather not confront but you have promised that you wi...

October 6, 2019

2 Samuel 4: 1-12. 2 Samuel 9:1-13.


Before I start this week’s sermon I need to clear up something I said last week.

I had more questions about this one topic than I have ever had over a sermon...ever.

And the question was this,...

September 29, 2019

Harvest: God supplies in the mess

Genesis 38: 8-19 & 20-30.


I am just going to put out the message right at the start.

According to this passage, which is a harvest passage as far as I am concerned, this message is straight forw...

September 22, 2019

There are words and expressions that come up again and again in the Bible.  Like ‘Do not be afraid’, for instance, it comes up in one form or another - ‘fear not,’ ‘have no fear’ – 365 times.  One for every day of the year, I’m sure that’s not a coincidence.  The most...

September 15, 2019

Jephthah, man of action.

Judges 11: 1-11 & 34-40.


We have been looking at the Book of Judges.

We have not been reading these stories through romanticized eyes; seeing these leaders as heroes that come to the fore and rescue Israel, but as leaders who were very flaw...

September 8, 2019

Gracious God, we ask that you will send your Spirit to help us to open our minds, so that when we read your word we can gain a better understand of your ways.  We ask this in Jesus name.  Amen.

Our reading this morning is from the Book of Judges, Chapter 6 and vers...

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