David Shearman – Psalms in the New Testament

1st March 2020. With Stephen and Jo on Holiday this week, David continued our exploration of the book of Psalms, looking at how they appear in the New Testament and how God speaks to us through them. As part of this morning we looked at passages that members of the congregation have highlighted from their […]

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David – His life through the Psalms | Part #6

23rd February 2020. Continuing our series exploring the life of David, Stephen turned to 2 Samuel to look at the life of Absolom, starting with Amnon and Tamar. “I wonder if Absalom hated David too. Whether because he was somewhat complicit in the arrangement, allowing – requesting even, for Tamar to go and serve Amnon […]

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David – His life through the Psalms | Part #5

16th February 2020. This week Stephen continued our series exploring the life of David with Psalm 51 and 2 Samuel 12, where Nathan came to see David and talk about a poor man and his ewe lamb. “Have mercy on me, O God – according to your unfailing love” Psalm 51 For the director of […]

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David – His life through the Psalms | Part #3

26th January 2020. This week Stephen continued our series exploring the life of David. Looking at Psalm 60 we explored the topics of loss, lament and ending the cycle of redemptive violence. “Expressing how we feel in loss is one of the most important things we can do. This is what lament teaches, its why […]

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David – His life through the Psalms | Part #2

19th January 2020. This week Stephen continued our series exploring the life of David through some of the Psalms attributed to him. Focusing on Psalm 56 we looked at how we all experience troubles, and talked about how important it is to know something of the source and nature of the trouble in question in […]

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David – His life through the Psalms | Part #1

12th January 2020. This week Stephen kicked off our new series looking at the life of David. What if your life was given to poetry; your experiences expressed through song? What if for every significant event around your life you’d stopped, reflected and written about it – what would you write; how would you describe […]

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