Ezekiel 37:1-14 I understand that this may seem like a strange passage of Scripture to be sharing on and I can’t explain why for many years I have had a fascination with the ”Valley of Dry Bones” in Ezekiel chapter 37…perhaps God knew that I would be sharing on it today. As a nation, we […]

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Reading John 8:31 – 47 Introduction Two, let us say, religious extremist fathers are sitting enjoying a quiet pint of goat milk. One takes out his wallet and starts flipping through the pictures. This is my oldest son. He’s a martyr. This here is my second son. He’s also a martyr! The second extremist father […]

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HPC | Pressures affect judgement

(Mark 6:14-28) In the opera Faust, there is a fight to the finish between Satan and the young man Valentine. During the course of the fight, Satan breaks Valentine’s sword and he stands poised to slay him. But the young boy takes the two pieces of his sword and fashions them into a cross. Confronted […]

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HPC – Cain and Abel

Reading Gen 4:1 – 11 Introduction A married couple were in a terrible accident where the woman’s face was badly burned. The doctor told the husband that they couldn’t graft any skin from her body because she wasn’t strong enough for such a huge procedure. So the husband offered to donate some of his own […]

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HPC – God’s Discipline

Reading Heb 12:1 – 13 Discipleship and other training. A flight had just take off, when a 5-year-old boy decides to throw a wild temper tantrum. No matter what his frustrated, embarrassed mother does to try to calm him down, the boy continues to scream and kick the seats in front of him. Suddenly, from […]

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HPC – Pentecost 2018

Reading Acts 20:13 – 16 Introduction I must begin this morning by asking for you to forgive me, as I am just not a royalists. I think all the hubbub is about the romantics – princes and princesses. But I want to remind you that you are the princes and princesses in Gods Kingdom. You […]

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1 CORINTHIANS 1:1-9: THE PERFECT CHURCH

GOOD MORNING- MARK WAS DUE TO PREACH THIS MORNING BUT HE HAS COME DOWN WITH THE FLU AND HE SENDS HIS APOLOGIES. Recently I was looking through the first verses of 1 Corinthians 1 where Paul “called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God” is writing to the church in […]

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HPC Sermon (Vision)

Proverbs 29:18 When I was ministering in Scotland I had the privilege of going into the schools on a monthly basis and sharing with them. I also had the boldness to speak openly about Jesus and the scriptures without being taken to task about maybe upsetting children of other faiths which was an exciting time. […]

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Our Intercessor

Reading Luke 22:24 – 34 Introduction It is reported that once a notoriously “tough” businessman told Mark Twain – “before I die I mean to take a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I will climb Mount Sinai and read the Ten Commandments aloud at the top”. Disgusted, Twain replied – “I have a better idea. […]

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“live for the applause of nail-scarred hands” was a statement I came across while read a book called “chase the lion” by Mark Batterson. Mark Batterson is a pastor of National Community Church in Washington DC and I have had the privilege of attending one of their church services. This statement jumped out of the […]

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