Category Archives: Church

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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21.1.18 – How To Be Amazing – Peter Cheyne

Before Christmas I was writing a story about the wonder of Christmas. I discovered that the word “amazed” occurs 45 times in the New Testament. I was amazed! Frequently, people were left with their mouths hanging open and their eyes … Continue reading

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23.6.13 – Community Worth Striving For – Peter Cheyne

There was  story in the news recently about a coroner recommending that rest home contact their residents who are in independent flats weekly because one such resident had died and not been discovered for, I forget how long but it … Continue reading

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16.6.13 – The Characteristics Of Quality Relationships – Peter Cheyne

Read Ephesians 4:1-3, 25-32 We are all very experienced at relating. It began for us as soon as we were born. We then watched and experienced members of our family relating. We went to school and experienced friendships. As we … Continue reading

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19.5.13 – Preserving The Harvest; Expanding The Harvest – Peter Cheyne

Read Acts 2:1-5; 36-41 Last week we read the end of Acts 2. This week we have read the beginning so we are really doing it backwards. But today is Pentecost and so it is very appropriate to read about … Continue reading

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12.5.13 – Is Church Membership Important? – Peter Cheyne

Read Acts 2:42-47; Ephesians 4:11-16 Is church membership a slightly strange thing to talk about? Is church membership even biblical? In recent years, many churches have de-emphasised membership. If they are declining and finding it harder and harder to get … Continue reading

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