Sermons by Jo Crook

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Malachi: The Refiner’s Fire

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In our final preach in our current series, Jo speaks on God as a loving refiner. When asked how silver was refined, a metalsmith said, “I hold the metal in the hottest part of the flame, and I know when the metal is refined, because it reflects my image.” God refines us through life, but […]

Leviticus: The Need for Jesus

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This week, Jo continues our series on Jesus in the Old Testament, looking at Leviticus, the book of the Jewish law, found after Exodus. It can seem strange and archaic to 21st century readers, so what is the key to finding Jesus in its pages? It lies in our constant need to be made right […]

Leaders’ Testimonies: Jo Crook

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This week, Jo shares part of her testimony, showing how God has worked a powerful change in her life. Next week, we begin a new series, looking at how Jesus is revealed in the Old Testament.

Acts 11 – Work in Progress

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Continuing our Acts Expanded series, Jo talks about Acts 11, exploring the principle that we are all a work in progress. She uses a surprising film to demonstrate that God loves us, just the way we are. The only place we can start is where we are. The Spirit will give us the fuel to […]

Acts 1 – The Holy Spirit

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Welcome to the first preach in our new series! We are going to be going through the book of Acts, as we did earlier in the year, but this time with a focus on the practical outworking of those principles. Jo preaches on the Holy Spirit this week, and shows us that the Holy Spirit […]

Acts 21 – Prophecy

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This week, Jo draws the important principles surrounding prophecy out of the chapter of Acts 19. Using inspiration from the prophetic revelations in her own life, Jo reveals that we can trust scripture: God delights to speak to us. We hear his voice, and know him. Prophecy is to console the Church, and to lift up […]

Acts 8 – Expect the Unexpected

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Jo tackles the incredible events of Acts 8 this week, showing that, in a life tuned to God’s rhythms, there is no such thing as ordinary! If we choose to, God will show us amazing things. Sometimes life can seem mundane or everyday, and it can be easy to focus on the ordinary things. We can […]

Are You Dressed for the Wedding?

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Preaching from Matthew 22:1-14, Jo asks ‘are we dressed for the wedding?’ What distracts us from God? We can do many good things, but we mustn’t let what’s good distract us from what is eternal. The only way to obtain eternal life to except what Christ has done, to let him clothe us in his righteousness. We […]

Kingdom Against the Flow

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Preaching from the story of Daniel, and Matthew 6:33, “Seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well”, Jo shows us that the Kingdom of God is exciting, always new and completely upside-down. If we are members of His kingdom, then God must be […]