"love" Tagged Sermons

East of Eden: The Murder

Genesis 4:1-24 “It is the best-known story in the world, because it is everybody’s story. It is the symbol story of the human soul. The story of mankind”. So claims one of the characters in John Steinbeck’s epic novel ‘East of Eden’ about the biblical account of Cain and Abel. It holds up a mirror to ourselves and the world in which we now live.

East of Eden: The Murder (Lunchtime)

Genesis 4:1-24 “It is the best-known story in the world, because it is everybody’s story. It is the symbol story of the human soul. The story of mankind”. So claims one of the characters in John Steinbeck’s epic novel ‘East of Eden’ about the biblical account of Cain and Abel. It holds up a mirror to ourselves and the world in which we now live.

Origins 5: Marriage

Genesis 2:18-25 What is true of consumer products is true of life – we do well to read the manual. The Bible is our maker’s manual, telling us how life works. One of the many areas of life about which he gives operating instructions is relationships and marriage. This passage is an at-a-glance guide to marriage and how it works.

In the beginning: 5: What is marriage? (Lunchtime)

Genesis 2:18-25 Do you ever read the manual when you buy a new gadget or appliance? Most don’t, and then end up calling the helpline to complain that it doesn’t work! The Bible is the manual God has given us for life. In this talk we look at his instructions for marriage – and discover not just how to make it work, but also that it has profound spiritual lessons to teach all of us, whether married or single.

Be Thinking: Truth & Love

2 John If a junior needs negative feedback, it can feel kinder to just leave it. No-one likes to hear they’re failing, right? But if it were the other way round, wouldn’t you want to know so you could change? How can we speak with both truth and love? Shouldn’t Christians be a bit more malleable with some biblical truth, so they can be that bit more loving?