Posts in Category: Taster Talks

One Bible One Year

One Bible One Year aims to give an overview of the whole Bible, book by book. These taster talks each focus on a different book of the Bible and help see the one big story threaded throughout the Bible. During 2015 taster talks will be added as the One Bible One Year progresses from Genesis to Revelation.

Leviticus

This talk from Leviticus 16 describes the annual purity festival where people were given a visual reminder of why holiness is important.

One Bible One Year - talk on Leviticus 16 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Numbers

This talk focuses on Numbers 21 and the significance of the bronze snake in bringing healing.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Numbers 21 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Judges

This talk from Judges 2 outlines how a whole generation rejected God and how God responded with grace.

One Bible One Year - talk on Judges 2:10-19 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Ruth

This talk from the book of Ruth focuses on how an outsider comes under the grace and refuge of God.

One Bible One Year - talk on Ruth 2:1-18 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Esther

Esther is an amazing story of rescue coming through one person being put in a strategic position in the Susa palace ‘for such a time as this.

One Bible One Year - talk on Esther from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Proverbs

Proverbs highlights the insights and practices that develop wise character. The book helps us develop an instinctive ability to respond to every and any situation in a way that is right, just and fair.

One Bible One Year - talk on Proverbs 1:1-7 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes takes us on a search for meaning in a world that seems fragile, fleeting and, without God, ultimately futile. When we grasp the eternal nature of God’s purposes our whole identity is transformed with the same eternal significance.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Ecclesiastes 1: 1-11 & 12:9-14 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Isaiah

Isaiah speaks God’s word to people who have turned living faith into meaningless religion. He challenges people to come back to God, reminds them of God’s promises and gives glimpses of future salvation through the coming messiah and new creation earth.

One Bible One Year - Talk talk on Isaiah 1:1-26 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Acts

Acts is more than the history of the first century church - it shows how the church grew through a new understanding grace and though proclaiming that news of grace to all.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Acts 1&2 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Philippians

In Philippians Paul is full of rejoicing for all that God has done for them and all that means for them both on this earth and in the new creation earth to come. The letter teaches us how peace and happiness come from God in any and every circumstance.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Acts 1&2 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Colossians

Paul’s letter to the Colossian church is full of encouragements to set our hearts and minds on knowing the riches of Christ and the new life realities of his resurrection.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Acts 1&2 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

1 Thessalonians

The Apostle Paul writes to the Thessalonians with a love a mother has for her little children. He is delighted that their faith is having great impact on others and encourages them with a detailed description of the second coming of Jesus.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Acts 1&2 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Timothy, Titus and Philemon

Paul’s letter to Timothy, Titus and Philemon are written with love and with a delight in handing onto the next generation the work of proclaiming the good news of Jesus. These letters therefore continue to be handed onto each generation with the same vision and relevance as they’ve ever had.

One Bible One Year - Talk on 2 Timothy 2 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Hebrews

Hebrews celebrates the glory of Christ and then says therefore let us live in the light of knowing him as our High Priest who knows us, atones for us and brings us into God’s throne room of grace.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Hebrews 1: 1-5, 2:1-4 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

1&2 Peter

Peter is writing letters to people who know the joys of faith but also what it is to suffer for being Christians. His appeal is to keep faith alive and know abundant grace.

One Bible One Year - Talk on 1 Peter 1:1-16 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

1,2&3 John

John begins his letter in a similar way as his gospel, with a declaration that Jesus is the Word of life from the beginning. He explains the nature of God as light and love but also encourages those who follow Christ to live a life of light because he is light and live a life of love because he first loved us.

One Bible One year Talk on 1 John 4:7-21 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

Jude

Jude warns against scoffers of faith and tells us how to spot false teaching that darkens lives.

One Bible One Year - Talk on Jude v17-25 from St James Clerkenwell on Vimeo.

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Christmas 2014: The Gifts of Christmas

The gospel writers use lots of words to describe the significance of the birth of Jesus. This series of talks looks at some of these key words including: light & life; peace & favour; grace & truth. This year’s Christmas video shot in Clerkenwell called ‘See the star’ is also featured.

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What is Christianity?

In the first century the apostle Paul wrote to Rome explaining the message of Christianity. This series summarises his key points. Paul describes Christianity as powerful and transformative and each talk explains why and how it can be for us today.

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What Would Jesus Say to Les Misérables?

With Victor Hug’s Les Miserables as the starting point, this talk looks at how the story draws from Jesus’s story of the two sons (often called the parable of the Prodigal Son) and what lessons we can learn about grace and a new start in life.

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The Teachings of Jesus in a Nutshell