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Knowing God – The Grace of God (chapter 13)

July 28, 2019Speaker: Ian Campbell2 Samuel 9Perhaps the two most staggering doctrines of the Bible are the Love of God and then the Grace of God. Our journey is into a deeper experience of both. We may more easily grasp our need for the love of God than that for His grace. But we are in desperate need for this …

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Knowing God – The Love of God (chapter 12)

July 21st 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellEphesians 3.14-19When the Apostle Paul thinks of his friends and what to pray for he is powerfully drawn to the matter of God’s love. In fact he calls it Christ’s love making it even more personal and experiential. He prays that they will explore the dimensions of Christ’s love and will know it although it is …

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Knowing God – Thy Word is Truth (chapter 11)

July 14 2019Speaker: Ian Campbell2 Timothy 3:16 The Holy Bible is the most popular, most read, most purchased book in the world. What an amazing fact this is. What is there about this book that has gained it such notoriety? Let’s have a fresh look at its value in our lives and faith with a look back at what an early …

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Knowing God – God Only Wise (chapter 9)

June 30, 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellHebrews 11.8-12What is the role of faith in Knowing God? Perhaps a different take on this subject would be that faith is believing that only God knows, understands and works out the backstory to our lives. Hebrews 11 gives us a whole cast of characters, not many of whom got the e-mail that explained everything God …

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Knowing God – The Majesty of God (chapter 8)

June 23, 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellPsalm 8.1 & Psalm 93.1-5Have you ever been “lost in wonder, love and praise” as Charles Wesley penned in his hymn “Love Divine”? Against our attempts to understand and explain God we are often much more suited for admiration and awe than grasping. In the words of the Band Sleeping at Last “The universe was made …

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Knowing God – God Unchanging (chapter 7)

Sunday, June 16, 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellPsalm 102.26-27Here is a profound idea – that God does not ever change. So the One presented in the Old Testament and New Testament is still as described. What does that mean for us? We have some theological questions and some practical questions about this. Is the Old Testament God really still the same? Today …

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Knowing God – The Paraclete (chapter 6)

June 9, 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellJohn 14.26A recent author has titled his book The Forgotten God, referring to the Holy Spirit. We cannot get very far on the path of knowing God if we don’t develop our balcony and traveler knowledge of the Holy Spirit. This Sunday we will focus on the third person of the Trinity.

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Knowing God – God Incarnate (chapter 5)

June 2, 2019Speaker: Ian Campbell1 Corinthians 15.47Charles Wesley wonders “Tis mystery all! The Immortal Dies” in his hymn. As we gaze upon the Person of God and grasp that He is enormously beyond understanding or comparing but that He has indeed come close to His creation and creations so that the corrupting infection can be excised. Thus the incarnation is …

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Knowing God – The Only True God (chapter 4)

May 26, 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellIsaiah 40.18This chapter is a powerful expression of the incomparable Being that God is. We are left agreeing that God may not be compared, or explained by any human mind or attempt. Our failure is that we try to make a comparison or an image and thus insult our Creator. Rather we should find ourselves gazing …

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Knowing God – Knowing & Being Known

May 19, 2019Speaker: Ian CampbellJohn 17.3; Jeremiah 9.23-24Knowing God involves a two way relationship (or actually four plus ways – answer that riddle!) We will focus this weekend on the reality that God knows us. What does that mean for us? What does He think of us? What does He do with what He knows? What do we want Him …