Sermons by John West

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AT THE CROSSROADS

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-Have you ever been out walking and reached a fork in the road, where you had the choice of either direction. Sometimes in such circumstances I have chosen the easier looking road and at others I have taken the road which I think is more likely to get me to where I want to be, […]

2 Tim 1:1-14

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In today’s Bible reading, Paul encourages Timothy to be courageous, to not be ashamed of the Good News about Jesus. We too have a commission to go into all the world and make disciples of Jesus Christ. We too need courage – The Spirit of power and love and self-discipline.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MISSION

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This week we note principles to be learned from Jesus’ instructions to the 72 disciples sent out on mission… They were sent to prepare the way for Jesus. They were to go out (rather than invite people in) in twos. They were to pray for more   labourers. They were to be single-minded – not side-tracked. […]

2 Kings 2:1-14

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Today I will talk on “New Beginnings”. There seems to be a growing awareness in society that older people still have a lot to give. This idea may be driven by economics (government wants people to worker longer and be less off a drain on the treasury) but it is also a biblical idea. Abraham, […]

The Mystery Revealed

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Ephesians 3:3-6- “the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I wrote above in a few words, a reading of which will enable you to perceive my understanding of the mystery of Christ. In former generations this mystery was not made known to humankind, as it has now been revealed to his holy […]