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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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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Called to one hope

Reading Eph 4:1 – 8 Introduction Eph 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Eph 4:2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Eph 4:3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the […]

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Hope in death

Reading 1 Cor 15:50 – 58 Introduction I was doing some research the other day and discovered that apparently star fish have lived for over 500 million years without a brain – and I was like yes! There’s hope for me yet. Not that I believe for one second the earth is 500 million years […]

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