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A Longing…For Beauty

August 30, 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellPsalm 65Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. Just so! But where does the beholding come from? Beauty is one of the human Longings that point forward as this one actually points in all directions.

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A Longing…For Justice

August 23, 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellMicah 6.8We’re turning this week to signposts to the future that we find in the human experience. These longings are Creator placed and together point to some time future when we feel they must be realized. The first of these is the longing for justice. We hear it first from the Old Testament prophet Micah.

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A Longing …for Good News

August 9, 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellRomans 1.1-7C.S. Lewis describes our longings as “not the thing itself; they are only the scent of a flower we have not found, the echo of a tune we have not heard, news from a country we have never yet visited.” We long for Good News. And this is the very theme of the Bible – …

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A Longing… TGIF

August 2, 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellMark 2.23-28As the days of the week typically go we have become familiar with this acronym: “Thank God it’s Friday.” Is it just about getting finished with work and enjoying the weekend to come or is there something human about the rhythm of work and rest that is one of the longing experiences that pull us …

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A Longing ….. for Tabernacle

July 19 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellJohn 1.13-14I don’t suppose you have ever actually longed for a Tabernacle, have you? But tucked away in this story of camping old school is a lesson that changes everything for us. Honestly everything. We’ve often been saying for the past while that it’s not about us going to heaven but about heaven coming to earth. …

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A Longing…Eden

July 12 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellGenesis 2Does something in us long for Eden and the unspoiled original Creation? What are we longing for then, and what story seems true to us while saddened? Is that a story that will come true? Will its sadness come untrue? How and When?

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A Longing – Introduction

July 5 2020Speaker” Ian CampbellTo view the video referred to in the sermon watch to 9min 40 sec at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoAE15gtE…eYTZ&index=2&t=0s “I thought you were dead! But then I thought I was dead myself. Is everything sad going to come untrue?” So asked Sam Gamgee (The Return of the King.) What a beautiful question. Ecclesiastes 3.11 tells us that God has put …

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The End Of The World As We Know It? – 3

June 28 2020Speaker: Ian Campbell2 Peter 3.10Is it.. the end of the world? Peter tells us that the end of the world will come spectacularly. What do we know about how and when the end will come? Will it be soon?

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The End Of The World As We Know It? – 2

June 21 2020Speaker: Ian Campbell1 Peter 3.13-18When we disagree.. As we embark on a study on “end times” we can acknowledge that we have some differences of opinion as in several areas of understanding of the Scriptures. What do we do about that? What is critical for us to agree on and what can we “agree to disagree” about? Let’s …

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“The End of the World as we Know it”?

June 14 2020Speaker: Ian CampbellBefore we take a deep dive into the broad Biblical themes of longing and hoping in the summer months we’ll take a quick look at one more passage from Peter. This time it’s his second letter and we’ll get our feet wet on future things as we study chapter three. 2 Peter 3.1-2; 13The end of …