Encounters with God

Here at Christ Church we started a new sermon series after Easter looking at Biblical encounters with God and exploring what we can learn from them. Here’s the one I preached this morning on Elijah, and one from a fortnight ago on Jacob. Enjoy!

Encounters with God - Elijah ( 1 Kings 19:1-18, Matthew 6:25-34)

May 24, 2009


Encounters with God - Jacob ( Genesis 32:22-31, Luke 18:1-8)

May 10, 2009


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  • Sue

    Thank you, Peter, for these thoughts on perseverance.With pentecost approaching, I’ve been looking at how one of the qualities the Holy Spirit gave the apostles was dogged determination. Question for you – “patience” or “long suffering” is listed as one of the fruits of the spirit in Galatians, in the original, can this have the meaning of an active perseverance or just the passive type?


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