Category Archives: Theology

Jesus and Climate Change

Three sermons on Jesus and Climate Change Jesus is Lord of all Creation (Psalm 24) Jesus is Lord of the Covenant (Genesis 7) Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath (Luke 6)

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Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath

Remember when you were at school and you were told that science and religion were incompatible?  You were told to choose between scientific facts and religious faith? Well, not any more! “Scientists turn to God to save the planet” was … Continue reading

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The Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction

The Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction from Stephen Sizer on Vimeo. We are going on a journey this term.[1] A journey back to the first few years of the life of the early church, from its small beginnings in Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Jesus is Lord of the Covenant: Genesis 9

Global sea levels rose about 17 centimeters (6.7 inches) in the last century. The rate in the last decade, however, is nearly double that of the last century. But that is only one indicator of global warming. CO2 levels reached … Continue reading

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Psalm 24: Jesus is Lord of all Creation

Global sea level rose about 17 centimeters (6.7 inches) in the last century. The rate in the last decade, however, is nearly double that of the last century. All three major global surface temperature reconstructions show that Earth has warmed … Continue reading

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Malachi and the Lord Jesus

Much of the news this week has focused on the murder of James Foley, the American journalist killed by IS in Syria. The US-based Committee to Protect Journalists estimates that about 20 journalists are missing in Syria. Many of them … Continue reading

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King David and Jesus the Anointed Son: Psalm 2

Which is your favourite Psalm? Which do you think is the most popular Psalm of all? Which is the most frequently quoted, the most likely memorised, or the most repeatedly sung? Psalm 23. But which is the most frequently quoted … Continue reading

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Haggai and Jesus: The Chosen Servant of the Lord

When you were young, who were your heroes?  Who did you want to become like? Who did you pretend to be? Whose posters adorned your bedroom walls? 

As a child I can remember playing Cowboys and Indians and pretending to … Continue reading

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Zephaniah and the Day of the Lord Jesus

When you think of God, what comes to mind?  For many he seems distant, remote, impersonal, unknowable. And that is tragic because until we know who God is, we can never know ourselves, or our purpose in life. In our … Continue reading

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The Lord of Time and Space : Psalm 8

Jon Meacham, writing in Time [1] this week observes, “It was supposed to be over in a matter of weeks. In the summer of 1914, the European war that began in the aftermath of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand drew great … Continue reading

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