Posts with the tag “simon”

John 8:12-59
June 26th, 2022
In this devotional we are going to look at just a few verses and one particular aspect of Jesus’ teaching, the devil! In our passage Jesus makes reference to the devil in his challenge to religious le...  Read More
by Darren Parker
The Holy Spirit
June 5th, 2022
I count myself incredibly blessed by the church community into which I was saved. I became a Christian just before my 15th birthday (27th February 1983) at a Baptist Church in Bedford. It was a commun...  Read More
by Darren Parker
John 6:1-21
May 15th, 2022
There are parts of scripture which have worked their way into our very culture, not just as Christians, but also as a culture. The feeding of the 5,000 is one of those narratives. Maybe it is the dram...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Vision Reminder
April 24th, 2022
I felt called to leadership when I was 16 years old. I had become a Christian in a Baptist church in Bedford in 1983 and got thoroughly plugged in to an amazing youth group. We would gather to pray on...  Read More
by Darren Parker
John 1:35-51
February 6th, 2022
I was slightly frustrated when I came to this passage. John’s gospel includes some incredible moments in Jesus life, but on first look this appears a bit of a filler passage. But then I read it again,...  Read More
by Darren Parker
John - Introduction
January 16th, 2022
Recently I went to the cinema to watch the latest Spider-Man movie. Don’t worry, I’m not going to drop in any spoilers! It was a really good movie and once again Spider-Man proved strong enough to sav...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Vision 2022
January 9th, 2022
Vision is vital. When I was a small boy my father worked for Worcester College for the blind. We would regularly have students over for lunch and I marvelled at how these young men with no sight negot...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Galatians 6:6-18
December 12th, 2021
And so we come to the end of our journey through Galatians. What a fruitful journey it has been? Or has it? Certainly it has been an enjoyable time – what is not to enjoy about digging into the grace ...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Galatians 5:1-15
November 21st, 2021
There are certain verses in scripture that I believe I know so well that I don’t need to look them up. I thought Galatians 5:1 was one of those verses. I have sung it, quoted it in sermons and prayed ...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Galatians 2:1-10
September 26th, 2021
This week in our sermon on Galatians I spent some time working through these 10 verses a verse or two at a time. This is a great way to unpack scripture on your own or as part of a groups. The underly...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Galatians 1:1-24 Part 2
September 20th, 2021
The bible encourages us to wait on the Lord (Isaiah 40) and to meditate on God’s word (Psalm 1). Over these weeks we want to encourage one another to do just that. Seek to make space for God to break ...  Read More
by Darren Parker
Galatians 1:1-24 Part 1
September 13th, 2021
Timothy tells us that scripture equips us for good works, and Paul in Ephesians tells us that Christ saved us for good works. God has an adventure for us to take part in and scripture is one of the ke...  Read More
by Darren Parker