Entries by Jon Watkins

Breakfast Time

John 21:1-14 Do I need God’s empowerment in my everyday life? (Buzz on audio only last 4 minutes – apologies)

A Week After Easter ….

John 20:19-20 & 24-31 If we withdraw, as Thomas initially did, we miss out, even if we feel let down by the church or God. We can hurt God by our behaviour but our sulk doesn’t reduce the unconditional love God has for us.

Christ is Risen!

Romans 5:6-8 “Where, O death, is your victory?     Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.  But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:5-57

Truth & Lies

Matthew 4:8-11 The final temptation. For every lie the devil tells us there is a truth in God’s word to counter it – learn them!

Shaped by Messages

Matthew 4:1-4 & 2 Timothy 3:16-17 How do we read ‘the word’? Do I study, skim or soak in the scripture? The Bible Project that Andy mentioned can be found here.  

Preparing for Lent

Matthew 3:16-4:1-11 Are we tempted in similar ways to Jesus ? Am I tempted to put material things ahead of seeking God? Am I tempted to test God out rather than trust Him? Am I tempted to do things my way?

Alpha

This Spring, Tillicoultry Baptist Church is running the Alpha Course. Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No follow up. No charge. The Alpha launch night is a great opportunity to get a feel for the Alpha course. It’s a relaxed evening with refreshments, a video and some chat […]

Christian Giving

Luke 6:38, Proverbs 11:24, 2 Corinthians 9:6, 2 Corinthians 8:12, 1 Corinthians 16:1-2, Luke 21:1-4, Romans 8:2, Philippians 2:5, Haggai 1:4 & 2 Corinthians 8:1-5. Is our giving a donation or a sacrifice? ‘Love so amazing demands my all.’