Soul Stories

Soul Stories

Soul Stories – From Baptism to revival

Introduction George Methodist Church Soul stories From baptism to revival Acts 9: 29 – 37 Sunday 4th November 2018 8am and 10am Last week we spoke about Baptism and I trust it was helpful. We are shifting gear a bit today as we travelled from the north and the sea of Galilee having baptised the boys and Melissa and drove down through Nazareth where Jesus grew up and down the coastline to Tel Aviv. If you ever thought that Israel…

Soul Stories – Baptism revisited

Soul stories Baptism revisited   With Peter Veysie Sunday 28th October 2018 George Methodist church 8am and 10am   My sons testimony and Melissa being baptised in the river Jordan Galilee Israel.   I want to start out this morning by giving you a bit of history to this whole wonderful sacrament that Jesus commissioned (made us co – missional)   We have established that as we look back there was an initial understanding that water was about purification, but…

Soul Stories – the desert experience

George Methodist Church Soul stories 10 am 21st October 2018 With Peter Veysie The desert experience. Our stay in the desert and climbing Masada and Ein Gedi the dead sea. “The hardest struggles we face have the greatest potential to teach us patience and endurance.” Here are just a few examples of desert experiences :John the Baptist spent his adult life preaching in the desert of Judea (Matt. 3:1-6; Lk. 1:80; 3:1-6; Mk. 1:1-6). Jesus went into the desert for…

Soul Stories – beauty beneath

George Methodist Church Sunday 14th October 2018 The Beauty beneath. With Peter Veysie 8am and 10am Galatians 6:1 -6 Job 12:7 – 12     INTRODUCTION   We travelled south right down to the very bottom of Israel to a place called Eilat. Driving through the desert you begin to understand the word parched and famine. It is bone dry and dusty and hot 45 degrees !!! After 345km you arrive in an oasis called Eilat. It means grove of…

soul stories – Paul the Disciple

Paul the disciple George Methodist Church 8am. Sunday 7th October 2018 With Peter Veysie Paul humble – small – Hebrew Saul and Latin Paul.   The two main sources of information by which we have access to the earliest segments of Paul’s career are the Bible’s Book of Acts and the autobiographical elements of Paul’s letters to the early church communities. Paul was likely born between the years of 5 BC and 5 AD. The Book of Acts indicates that…

Soul stories – the dust and the yoke

The dust and the yoke of Jesus With Peter Veysie GEORGE Methodist Church Sunday 30th September 8am and Sunday 7th October 2018 10 am Matthew 11: 25-30   Galilee in the time of Jesus   The people of Galilee were the most religious Jews in the world in the time of Jesus. This is quite contrary to the common view that the Galileans were simple, uneducated peasants from an isolated area. This perspective is probably due to the comments made…

Soul Stories – Gates

Gates- access points or barriers The 10 Gates of Nehemiah’s Jerusalem. George Methodist Church Peter Veysie Psalm 87 Nehemiah 3 8am and 10am Gates   Design of Isa 62:10   MADE OF Brass Ps 107:16; Isa 45:2 Iron Ac 12:10 Often two-leaved Isa 45:1 Fastened with bars of iron Ps 107:16; Isa 45:2   MADE TO Cities 1Ki 17:10 Houses Lk 16:20; Ac 12:14 Temples Ac 3:2 Palaces Es 5:13 Prisons Ac 12:10 Camps Ex 32:26 Rivers Na 2:6  …

Soul Stories – pride

Soul Stories Pride George Methodist church Sunday 16th September 2018 Hebrews 11:1 Ephesians 4:1 Matthew 6:5 Matthew 6:22 10am With Pierre Bartels “When does faith become foolishness?” Pride in anything other than Christ is foolish. Pride often stops us from being obedient to Christ. We grow in Him if we replace our understanding of PRIDE with PRIDE in HIM. Misplaced Pride: P – People’s perceptions – stops me from doing what is right R  – Regret / guilt I –…

Soul Stories – the new law

Soul Stories Wikus Smit 16 September 2018 8AM The New Law Psalm 19 Matthew 5:17-48 1) Introduction The series we’ve been following is called Soul Stories, and when Reverend Peter explained it to me, he said that it was about personal revelation.  He asked me to speak about an “Aha!” moment that I’ve had: a mind-shift, or a moment when something just clicked into place.  I wrestled for long with this, trying to figure out what my soul story is.…

Soul stories – God in the flesh

Soul Stories God in the flesh George Methodist church Sunday 9th September 2018 8am and 10am John 1: 1-18 With Peter Veysie Last week Jeremiah 6:16 Crossroads Israel and the two pictures of the garden tomb in Jerusalem INTRODUCTION I think that this is a question that needs to be absorbed on so many different levels rather than just answered. The most significant scripture for me in the whole bible which answers the question as to who Jesus is as…
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