Meet the Family
Using the genealogy of the royal line from which Jesus is descended in Matthew's gospel, we’ll be looking at the lives of some Old Testament characters. What do these ancestors of Jesus tell us about the King and His Kingdom?
2019-07-05 - Luke Davydaitis
As we get ready for our new series, Meet the Family, on Sunday, Luke explains why genealogies are important and helpful so that we have context to what we will be looking at during the service.
2019-07-14 - Matthew Clifton-Brown
The life of Judah shows us the corrosive effect of bitterness and jealousy, but also reveals the power of repentance and reinstatement. No one is too far gone for God. He loves to forgive and reunite His people.
2019-07-21 - Lydia Simpson
Ruth was not born into the people of God, but her story reminds us that God loves the outsider. He cares deeply about the ordinary details of our life and He can be trusted, no matter how dire our circumstances seem.
2019-07-28 - Andy Wall
David partly fulfills the covenant promises made to Abraham and Moses and therefore is a foreshadowing of who Christ will be to His people.
2019-08-04 - Matthew Clifton-Brown
In previous preaches in this series, we have looked at how some characters in the Old Testament have pointed towards Jesus. In this preach we hear how the temple that Solomon built highlighted that Jesus would come as the temple, and shows the process of God's presence going from being unreachable to being something that we get to carry with us every day.
2019-08-11 - Raphael Mrode
Hezekiah was one of the great kings of Israel whose life shows us what it looks like when we respond to God's grace and calling, and walk according to God's order. Raph Mrode taught us about this, as well as how to handle overwhelming circumstances, and the risk of focusing on the wrong things.
2019-08-18 - Danny Robinson
Although his reign began at the tender age of eight, Josiah went on to become one of Judah's greatest kings. Danny looked at how we, like Josiah, can humble ourselves before God and have a heart that is responsive to Him.
2019-08-25 - Karen Capon
God entrusted Joseph with the immense task of bringing up His Son, Jesus. The Gospels reveal Joseph to be a righteous man of faith and obedience.
2019-09-01 - Nathanael Smith
Zerubbabel faced opposition and discouragement when he was called to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem, but he responded with faith and obedience. What can we learn from him in our calling to build God's kingdom in Edinburgh?