Author Archives: Peter Cheyne

11.3.18 – Always Serving – Peter Cheyne

I have been embarrassed that we are in Lent – we are approaching Easter – and I have been talking about the church as a body, and about spiritual gifts – which are important but it would be terrible if … Continue reading

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4.3.18 – What Are These Spiritual Gifts? – Peter Cheyne

The Bible portrays the church as a body. There are many lessons that can be drawn from that image but two words that crop up a lot are “one” and “many”. There is one body made up of many parts. … Continue reading

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25.2.18 – The Terrible Consequences Of Not Recognising The Body – Peter Cheyne

Read 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Wow! That is not a gentle Jesus meek and mild passage is it. Paul does not mince his words. He condemns the Corinthians for what they are doing. He says he cannot praise them. Their meetings … Continue reading

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18.2.18 – A Body Given Gifts By God – Peter Cheyne

We have been looking at the church being described as a body. Last week we focused on unity, on the fact that there is one body. The first part of our reading today is a repeat from last week and … Continue reading

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11.2.18 – A Body United By God – Peter Cheyne

Last week we started talking about the biblical image of the church being a body. One of the main emphases in those passages is unity. Notice the emphasis on oneness in these verse we read last week: 1 Cor 12:12-13   … Continue reading

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4.2.18 – A Body Designed By God – Peter Cheyne

There are some people here who have studied anatomy in great detail and passed exams in it. They know the name of every bone in the body, every muscle, every organ and gland and whatever. And they know the function … Continue reading

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29.1.18 – How To Be Amazing, Part 2 – Peter Cheyne

Last week I reflected on the fact that so many times in the Bible we are told that the people were amazed, astounded, left open-mouthed and open-eyed, stunned. Miracles, words of amazing authority or wisdom, and people’s character, or change … Continue reading

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