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How do we know the will of God?

Many Christians are in awe of people who seem to ‘know’ what God’s will is, who seem to always be hearing the ‘still small voice of God’ and the ‘inner witness’ of the Holy Spirit. The Bible seems to also suggest something else. Consider the following two scenarios:...

What talent have you been given?

From time to time I see something in the Scripture to which I think ‘I never noticed that detail!’ Or at least that detail didn’t resonate with me before. Today’s is this: When we read the parable of the talents, I had always considered the person given just one...

Right and Wrong — or Legal and Illegal?

We have a tendency today to think that the terms “right” and “legal”, and the terms “illegal” and “wrong” are interchangeable. They are not. In modern western societies which are “democratic”. That is, governed through majority consensus, evidenced by the...

2022-08-12 Open Doors Presentation

This week we welcome Rod Whiting, a visiting speaker from the organisation Open Doors, which was started in 1955 to advocate for and support Christians all over the world who are suffering for their faith. In our world today, over 360 million Christians will wake up...

Some things Jesus never says:

Nowadays we have all manner of self help books, gurus and experts giving us all sorts of advice and making all sorts of comments about what people should do if they are to "be happy". Many of the philosophies of the world stand in contradiction to the narrative and...

Please be patient with us today …

We have family duties to attend to, so I won’t get the opportunity to edit and upload today’s message until this evening.

Awesome presentation of the story of the Bible in just 4 minutes …

Well worth the time, watch this short video. There are also a series of 6 short devotionals available on the page. https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/resources/six-beats-one-story/

“People don’t care about how much you know until they know how much you care!”

UNLESS You’re a surgeon giving them a life-saving operation. You’re an engineer designing and/or developing something which will keep them safe. You’re a research chemist developing a new drug which will transform their life. You’re a pilot, bus driver, train driver,...

Ephesians 5v22-33 Wives SUBMIT?!!

Sometimes we hit a text which to the modern mind is quite controversial. One such passage is in Ephesians 5 where Paul twice says “women should submit to their husbands”! Tackling this can be a bit like going into no man’s land or walking through an active minefield...

I wonder …

Is there a single experiment in existence which can "prove" evolution? The claim of evolution is that is occurs through a sequence of random, undirected changes over an extremely long time. By their very nature, experiments are neither random nor undirected. They are...

Preaching Archive

An archive of Julian’s preaching notes. Note that this is an archive of his notes, not transcripts of his messages!

Romans 12v1-2 (Preach, The Seed, 2022-09-18)

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a...

Romans 11v11-24 (Preach, The Seed, 2022-09-04)

HOW do Christians and Jews relate? After all we share 60% of our Scripture with the Jews (39 of 66...

2022-08-28 Visiting Ministry, Burnham Community Church

This week, Julian was asked to lead worship and to preach at our friends Burnham Community Church,...

Romans 11v1-10 (2022-08-21)

Romans 11 is part of the section of Romans where Paul is specifically addressing Israel and God’s...

Romans 10v14-21 (2022-08-07)

Why is it that when you and I became a Christian, when we bowed the knee and accepted Christ, when...

Romans 10v5-13 (2022-07-31)

I’m switching back to NIV after some recent feedback about the ESV. This is not about its...

Romans 9v30-10v4 (2022-07-24)

"What shall we say, then? That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that...

Romans 9v14-29 (2022–07–17)

The concept of judgment is very broad. Judging whether it is safe to cross the road, is on a...

Romans 9v6-13 (2022-07-10)

But it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all who are descended from Israel...

Romans 9v5 (2022-07-03)

https://youtu.be/5XLf1KJ-LdA Jesus: Man, or God?Romans 9:5 is a verse which, although I had read...

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