Tag: Jesus Christ

Easter Summary

Easter is a time of springtime festivals. In Christian countries Easter is celebrated as the religious holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the son of God. But the celebrations of Easter have many customs and legends that are pagan in origin and have nothing to do with Christianity Scholars, accepting the derivation proposed by…

By Derek Buckthorpe 26th July 2012 Off

2nd Sunday in Easter – Sermon 16

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

6th Sunday of Easter – Sermon 69

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 value most in life? The house we live in? the money we earn? The car we drive? The holidays we experience? Or…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

4th Sunday of Easter – Sermon 30

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 “A city where no one rests in peace” just one of the newspaper headlines used to describe “Pristna” the capital city of Kosova after Kosovan…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

4th Sunday of Easter – Sermon 99

Prayer to start May the word of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Sun-shine it makes all the difference – When the Sun’s out – we feel much better –– especially after a long gloomy winter – The Sun gives…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday in Advent – Sermon 168

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 Telling the truth is not always easy – but God commands that we do it – Today we don’t often speak about lies – we…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday in Advent – Sermon 23

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 AMEN INTRODUCTION This week we light the second candle of our Advent wreath – and we focus especially on the prophets – to help us look again…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

3rd Sunday of Advent – Sermon 77

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 Less than two weeks to go – and around seven posting days to Christmas – have you sent off all your Christmas cards yet? –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday of Advent – Sermon 61

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 “On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cryannounces that the Lord is nighawake, and harken, for he bringsglad tidings of the King of Kings” The first verse…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

1st Sunday in Advent – Sermon 153

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 AMEN INTRODUCTION Advent – a season of expectation – preparation – anticipation – the start of the new church year – observed since at least the fourth…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off