Sermon: Jesus, King of sinners

In my latest sermon, preached on 22 January 2017 at St Aldhelm's Doulting, we look at Mark 1:40 - 2:17. We read about the leper Jesus healed, the paralysed man who was lowered through the roof, and the calling of Levi. https://www.matthewdawkins.co.uk/wp-content/audio/sermon-2017-01-22.m4a Summary Donald Trump has been inaugurated as President of the US, and the … Continue reading Sermon: Jesus, King of sinners

2 Peter 1:1-11 – A chain of support

In this, the first in a series of personaly Bible studies in the book of 2 Peter, we begin with a list of qualities that Peter encourages his readers to have, chained together one after the other. I figured it might be interesting to examine what the connection is between these qualities, and how they … Continue reading 2 Peter 1:1-11 – A chain of support

Bible study: Acts 25-26 – Too much learning is driving you insane

Some thoughts from my personal Bible study, mainly asking questions of the text and pondering some potential answers. Paul is not mad After hearing Paul's testimony, Festus exclaimed "You are out of your mind, Paul! Too much learning is driving you insane!" I think that's become one of my favourite verses in Acts! However, humour … Continue reading Bible study: Acts 25-26 – Too much learning is driving you insane