Category: Sermons

5th Sunday before Christmas – Sermon 11

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction What do we hope for? – lots of money? happiness? Success in business? New friendships? – Hope the car starts in the morning We all…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Feast of Epiphany – Sermon 78

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Well it’s a new year and a new church season – Epiphany –After Easter –its the second oldest season in the Christian church year –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Sunday School Prizegiving- Sermon 191

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction Football – these days – most of us don’t play it but – watch it – and for some it has become almost a religion –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Christingle- Sermon 170

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction Christingles – most of know what they look like – (hold one up) – an orange with a candle and other bits stuck in it –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Funeral Service – Sermon 145

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thought of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction ‘Thank you for being near at this time of suffering Lord – for without you it would be more than I could bear – Your comforting…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Carol Service – Sermon 122

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thought of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction What do we find wonderful and exciting about Christmas? – The decorations – the party atmosphere – the rich food – the holidays off work –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Children’s Talk – Sermon 55

Prayer to start May every thought and word be graciously received for the Glory of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction Our General theme for this service is: What does God think of us What do we think of Him   point 1  Short story of Sandra “Sange ……. you’ll be late for school again” Sandra rolled…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Greatest Fears- Sermon 54

Prayer to start May every thought and word be graciously received for the Glory of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction What’s our biggest fears? that we will lose our health our job our friends that we will lose control Sometimes just thinking about such things can send us into an emotional roller coaster ride We…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday of Epiphany – Sermon 123

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction What’s God’s will for our lives? – you’ve asked it – I’ve asked it – we’ve all asked it – It’s a question that either…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

Belief- Sermon 29

Prayer to start May every thought and word be graciously received for the Glory of our Lord Jesus Christ Introduction Do we really believe there is life after death? – or do we think its something someone has invented to help us feel comfortable in our old age? Do we really believe Jesus rose from…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off