Jesus said that tradition undermines God’s Word – Matt 15:6. But sadly, because of tradition people miss out on incredible truths and blessings found in the Word of God. Tradition blinds people and builds up walls against the truth,;so much so, that people will vehemently defend their tradition over the truth! This is never truer than […]
The Other Christmas Story – the one that’s never told! You know the traditional Christmas story right? You might know ‘the truth’ about Christmas… But do you know the other Christmas story? By the time December comes around, the other Christmas has been been sung about for weeks. Supermarkets and Shopping malls have been declaring it; yet […]
This study of 1 Corinthians chapter 4 was given by pastor Barry Forder at Calvary Portsmouth on 29th October 2023. In this chapter, Paul continues his words of correction for the Corinthian believers who had allowed divisions to occur in the church. Paul reminds them that God’s servants are not to be exalted. Christ alone […]
This study of 1 Corinthians chapter 2 was given by Pastor Barry Forder on 15th October 2023. In this study we consider the wisdom of God’s plan of redemption, hidden (but very present) in the Old Testament, but revealed in the New Testament. Through it we see the importance of the whole Bible in unveiling […]
This study of 1st Corinthains chapter 1 was given by pastor Barry Forder on 1st October 2023. In this opening chapter Paul focuses on the centrality of Christ for our salvation, sanctification, enrichment, growing in grace, sustaining and eventually to present us faultless before the throne in Heaven. Christ is our all in all. May […]
Inheritacne of the Saints – Part 2 This topical study – given on 10th September 2023 – is a continuation of our theme from last week, looking at ‘The Inheritacne of the Saints’ amd what awaits us in Heaven. In this study pastor Barry reminds us of the faithfulness of God who is not unjust […]
Inheritacne of the Saints – Part 1 This first part of a three-part topical study on ‘The Inheritance of the Saints’ was given by pastor Barry on 3rd September 2023. The Bible says much about what we can expect in our eternal home, yet so often it is not thought about or considered. In this study we […]
This final study in our journey through the Gospel of Luke – chapters 23-24 – was taught by pastor Barry on 20th August 2023. May you be blessed and encouraged by this study.
This study of Luke chapter 22 was given by pastor Barry Forder on 6th August 2023 at Calvary Portsmouth. In this study we look at the day leading up to Jesus’ arrest and trials before the crucifixion. At the beginning of the chapter Luke gives us an important insight from a Jewish perspective that helps […]
This study of Luke 21 was given by pastor Barry Forder on 30th July 2023 at Calvary Portsmouth. The PowerPoint slides and notes used in this study are available for free download. May you be blessed and encouraged by this study.