Sermon: Battle of Britain 2019 Sermon

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Preached by Mark Willis - Principal Air Chaplain on Saturday, September 14th, 2019

The sermon delivered at the National Commemoration on the 79th Anniversary of the decisive conflict of the Battle of Britain.

The preacher is Mark Willis, Principal Air Chaplain, Director General Chaplaincy – Air Force

Sermon: The Diet Challenge Leviticus 11

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Sunday, September 8th, 2019

A part of the series.

“A glutton is a man who digs his own grave with his teeth”  French proverb.

How much do we as Christians think about how we are to be holy in relation to food.

What does Leviticus have to teach us, and why are we now allowed to eat pigs?

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The Food Laws in Leviticus 11

Type Standard Unclean Reason?
Animals Parted or cloven hoof and chews the cud, eg. cattle, sheep, goats Camel, rock badger, hare, pig Do not fit the standard.   Also if it can be sacrificed, generally, it can be eaten
Fish Has fins and scales Shellfish etc. Do not fit the standard
Birds Not defined, so    generally all birds, with these exceptions Eagle,  vulture,  kite,  owls,  bat etc. Not explained but         assumed association with blood, as  carrion eaters
Insects Flying, hopping     insects eg.            grasshoppers Winged, walking insects Perhaps plant eating.   Also not confused in movement.
Swarming things Not allowed at all Mice, rats, lizards etc. Movements are “abnormal”, slithery, or rapid

Sermon: The Worship Challenge

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Preached by Rev. Jacob Crane on Sunday, September 1st, 2019

A part of the series.

Does the Church, still need a priest?

As we continue our series on Leviticus, chapters eight and nine leave us asking this very question. But to answer this question, we must first understand the purpose of the Levitical priest.

Join us as we engage with this ancient text, as we discover the purpose of the priest’s of God’s people; and God’s people of priests.