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We might feel uncomfortable comparing the work of God with a diligent woman. But this is exactly what Jesus does in Luke 15. A woman who has lost a precious coin is used as an exemplar of God's mission of finding the lost.


This sermon was preached at Sunday Night at St John's on 15th September 2013.

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St Paul's letter to Philemon is one of the most personal pieces of literature to make it into the canon of the New Testament. How did it come about that Paul met Onesimus, the runaway slave? What was it like for Onesimus to return to his former master, now as a Christian? What is it like to be part of the 'fellowship of the forgiven'?

This sermon is an imaginative exploration of Onesimus's homecoming.
It was preached at Sunday Night at St John's on September 8, 2013.

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Hebrews 13 may at first glance appear as an unconnected bunch of instructions grouped together at the end of the letter because they didn't seem to belong anywhere else.
But what holds this chapter together is the presence of the unchanging Jesus, who 'is the same yesterday and today and forever.'
Every part of life is integrated in worship to God, worship that is acceptable to God because of Jesus.
We can know for sure that what we do in faith is pleasing to God and acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

This sermon was preached on 1st September 2013 at Sunday Night at St John's.
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