Sunday 8th October 2017 10am – Theme: The Wicked Tenants
Readings: Isaiah 5: 1-10 and Matthew 21: 33-46
From these readings Graham speaks about God preparing his people so they can show the world what the Kingdom of God is like. We are challenged to be people who serve others in the power of the Holy Spirit and to demonstrate the Kingdom values of Justice, Righteousness and Love.
Duration: 28 minutes 10 seconds
Sunday 1st October 2017 10am – Theme: Harvest
Readings: 2 Corinthians 9: 6-15 and Luke 12: 13-31
From the gospel reading (Parable of the Rich Fool) Jimmy asks us to examine the desires of our hearts. Like the rich fool, do we seek self-sufficiency and security with power and control over our lives? Instead, Jesus encourages us to seek God’s Kingdom, characterised by generosity, gratitude and a new perspective.
Duration: 29 minutes 18 seconds
Sunday 10th September 2017 10am – Theme: Forgiveness
Readings: Exodus 12: 1-14 and Matthew 18: 21-35
Jimmy tackles the difficult subject of “Forgiveness” looking at these questions:
- What is forgiveness?
- Why should we forgive?
- How do we forgive?
Duration: 31 minutes
Sunday 3rd September 2017 10am – Theme: Moses and The Burning Bush
Reading – Exodus chapter 3, verses 1 to 15
From this passage, Jimmy brings out 5 points which apply to us today:
- God shows up
- God knows our name
- God draws near
- God sends out
- God comes with us
Duration: 15 minutes
Sunday 28 May 2017 10am – Theme: Jesus Ascends to the Father
Readings – Acts 1: 1-11 and John 16: 12-15
John celebrating 10 years of ministry at Otley Parish Church as he now looks forward to retirement.
Duration: 19 minutes
Sunday 23 April 2017 10am – Theme: The Risen Lord
Readings – Acts 2: 14a, 22-32 and John 20: 19-31