Redeemer King Church Chesterfield

Redeemer King Church Chesterfield. A vibrant church where all are welcome Sundays 10:30am
Jun 1
Jun 1

Counter cultural living – Part 8: Peace Makers

Next up in Jesus’ teaching on how to live a life that brings glory to God is peace making. “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)   When you think of peace making you usually think of the United Nations or famous influential figures from history that have […]

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Jun 1
Jun 1

Counter cultural living – Part 7: The Merciful

When it came to the general election last year, I was actually 4 months too young to vote. However despite this, most of my friends – whether they were old enough to vote or not – had some very strong political opinions and as voting day grew ever closer their debates flared up more and […]

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May 0
May 0

Counter cultural living – Part 6: Pure in heart

I don’t know about you, but I am a creature of habit, in order to help to switch my brain off at night I watch some things on YouTube. It can vary a bit, but it tends to be about films, gaming or interesting fact videos.   It seems innocent enough but often YouTube can […]

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May 0
May 0

Counter cultural living – Part 5: Hunger

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.   The first few beatitudes have been concerned with the emptying of oneself, be poor in spirit, blessed are those who mourn and blessed are the meek. Now Jesus turns His attention to being filled. What is it that we should […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Counter Cultural Living – Part 4: Meek

The third in Jesus’ list of blessings is meekness; this is what He says, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”   Meekness, it is not a quality you hear people talking about, no one has ever said to me, “Dan, you are so meek.” Now granted that’s probably because I have […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Counter Cultural Living – Part 3: Blessed are those who mourn

The second of the ‘blessings’ that Jesus speaks of from the mountainside is this,   “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”   On plain reading we could be forgiven for just taking it at face value, for just thinking that when we suffer loss we will be blessed. For sure, when […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Counter Cultural Living – Part 2: The Poor in Spirit

First in the blessings that Jesus brings on the mountainside is to be poor in spirit. Matthew 5:3, “Blessed are the poor in Spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”   The message translation helpfully puts it like this, “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope, with less of you there […]

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Apr 4
Apr 4

Counter Cultural Living – Part 1: An Introduction

How distinct is your life? I don’t mean in a weird kind of way, but I am talking about does your life look distinct from the normal society and culture that we live in, the culture that it is saturated in? Is your walk with God your primary focus, or is it just another activity […]

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