We meet at 10.30am and 5.00pm on Sundays, at the Welsh Chapel in Leytonstone. The mornings services are also livestreamed on YouTube. Our Facebook page will give you the link for the next service (it normally appears the day before
Though his disciples know Jesus is God’s anointed king, they do not understand the implications. God’s kingdom is built by God’s power, not human strength. So Jesus must die, trusting his father to raise him. The disciples, however, cannot see
Work tension makes Jesus’ team irritable and frustrated. When parents of healthy children turn up to see him, they push them away. The work of the kingdom is too important for such distractions. Jesus, however, takes the very opposite view.
In the previous sermon we looked at Jesus’ conversation with his opponents and disciples about divorce. His teaching shocked and challenged them. This sermon goes out from Jesus’ words to look at the topic more broadly. Although each area can
Travelling to Jerusalem, Jesus is pushed by enemies into a debate on divorce. The wrong answer could be disastrous for his campaign. But Jesus won’t be controlled by these hypocrites who claim to keep God’s laws but actually manipulate them
Jesus is tackling sinful pride in his disciples which is leading them to mistreat others whom he would value and love. So he speaks firmly to the twelve. They have to change their mindset to one of humility and self-sacrifice,
Jesus is trying hard to get his disciples to see the principle of “strength in weakness”. This is God’s plan for his people. Jesus is going to be handed over to be murdered, but God will raise him up again.
Jesus’ disciples have failed to help a distressed family. So the father comes to Jesus himself. His son has been suffering all through his life with a serious condition which a malicious spirit is using to abuse the lad. Can
Our finest moments in life sometimes feel spoiled by disappointment at the end. So it is for Jesus’ 3 close disciples: Peter, James and John. They have seen Jesus transfigured with glory on the mountain and had their hopes raised
Jesus previously said he’s on a hard road with a nasty death at the end of it, and anyone who sticks will him will have to cope with that. But he also said he would give some of them a