Paul’s Passion and Purpose – Romans 9:1-5; A Prayer and a New City Alight Hymn

Last Sunday morning we looked at Romans 9:1-5 – Paul’s Passion and Purpose.   There was no evening service as we joined together with DECA (Dundee Evangelical Churches Alliance) for their joint service, at which Sinclair preached. Songs: O Praise the Name; Joy to the World; Ps 23 (Townend); Ps 116:1-9; Hear the Call of the Kingdom Readings: Acts 12:19-25, Psalm 116 Sermon:  Romans 9:1-5 – Paul’s Passion … Continue reading Paul’s Passion and Purpose – Romans 9:1-5; A Prayer and a New City Alight Hymn

The Woman at the Well, Ezra- Sermons from St Peters and a Prayer

Last Sundays’ sermons. Firstly from Sinclair on the Woman at the Well  (John 4:1-42) And then from Craig on Ezra 1:5-2:7 I also thought I would share with you something I read in The Valley of Vision this morning. “Everlasting Creator – Father, I have destroyed myself, my nature is defiled, the powers of my soul are degraded; I am vile, miserable, strengthless, but my hope is … Continue reading The Woman at the Well, Ezra- Sermons from St Peters and a Prayer

Fight Against the Hatred – The Sad Murder of Jo Cox

 “Today is the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. More difficult, more painful, less joyful, less full of love. I and Jo’s friends and family are going to work every moment of our lives to love and nurture our kids and to fight against the hate that killed Jo. Jo believed in a better world and she fought for it everyday of her … Continue reading Fight Against the Hatred – The Sad Murder of Jo Cox

Sex, secrecy and stars in a crooked and depraved generation

Any astute cultural observer of our ‘progressive’ culture will soon be able to see that the Bible’s description of us as ‘a crooked and depraved generation’ (Deuteronomy 32:5 cited by Paul in Philippians 2:15) is totally accurate. I offer you the following evidence from the past couple of days. Channel 4 have a ‘reality’ TV programme called Sex Box, in which people go into a … Continue reading Sex, secrecy and stars in a crooked and depraved generation

The Hatred of Love and the Love that Persists

Encouragement Sunday should have been a really encouraging day – and indeed it was. Entering St Peters in the morning I was greeted by a young lady who had become a Christian after the previous Sunday services. There is almost no joy like that. We also received news of a new baby in the congregation, born healthy as the first child of a lovely young … Continue reading The Hatred of Love and the Love that Persists