Amazed by Jesus #7

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When Jesus cast the demons out “Legion”, back in Mark chapter 5, the town folk were so amazed they asked Jesus to leave. It was affecting bacon prices. Jesus returns to the area in ch7:31-37 and it is clear that the man he freed has been telling everyone, because a crowd gathers. In the crowd, […]

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Amazed by Jesus #6

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This time the disciples are utterly amazed when Jesus steps into the boat they are in 2 miles out from shore in the middle of a storm and the night! The narrative is in Mark 6:45-52.The disciples have just witnessed the feeding of the five thousand. Jesus has been teaching a large and hungry crowd. […]

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Baptism in the Spirit

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This month’s sermon series is on the power of the Spirit. We need the power of the Spirit. We are a charismatic church – not just nice songs – we want the manifestation of the presence of God as we gather.We need the power of the Spirit in daily life tooJust like Bazalel in the […]

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Speaking in tongues is not an emotional gift

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As we allow God’s Spirit to empower us to speak in languages we have not learned, we create a clear channel through which the other gifts can also flow. Here is one testimony from Jackie Pullinger, a Croydon girl who became a missionary to Hong Kong and to China, taken from her best-selling book ‘Chasing […]

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Amazed by Jesus #5

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Mark 6:1-6There are only two times in the gospel that Jesus is amazed and both times it has to do with faith. Jesus was amazed by the faith of the Centurion (Luke 7:9), in Mark 6:5 Jesus is amazed by the lack of faith among the people of his home town.During this series I have […]

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Amazed by Jesus #4

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In this instalment of “Amazed by Jesus”, the inhabitants of 10 towns – Decapolis are amazed by the transformation in one man by Jesus.The transformation shows us that no-one is too far from God to be reached and changed by the power of Jesus.The more man at the start of the narrative in Mark 5 […]

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Amazed by Jesus #3

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What’s the most amazing thing you have ever seen? That friend finally offering to pay for a round?! A shooting star? The birth of a child? The crowd in one Capernaum house (Mark 2:1-12) saw a roof get trashed, Jesus heal a paralysed man and wind up the scribes.Capernaum, a fishing village some of the […]

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Amazed by Jesus #2

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Have you ever been heckled while giving a talk or presentation? It happened to Jesus a lot. His listeners were awestruck (our first amazed) at his authoritative teaching. The atmosphere was electric, you could have heard a pin drop as everyone leaned in to really hear what Jesus was saying. Then it all kicks off. […]

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