MethoBytes

The thoughts and experiences of the folk who lead worship in Methodist Churches in Romsey (Test Valley) and the New Forest.

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July 2017

The Church in Every Age

Bryan Coates questioned us at the Anniversary of Romsey Methodist Church about our role and purpose.   Bryan reminded us that Sir David Frost had lived in the nearby village of Michelmersh. In 1962, the BBC broadcast the satirical programme, “That… Continue Reading →

Know Your Bible – Part 1 – The Apostles’ Teaching

We read in Acts 2:42 that the early church “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching”. But what was the apostles’ teaching? 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer…. Continue Reading →

Know Your Bible – Part 2 – The Spirit’s Guidance

In the story of Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8:26-40) we hear that the eunuch is returning from worship (v27), yet later (v31), he declares that he does not understand the scriptures he is reading, ‘how can I, unless… Continue Reading →

Know Your Bible – Part 3 – Faithful Living

In Part 2 I left our reading from Acts 2 by saying that one of the reasons to have a basic level of biblical teaching is to be able to listen discerningly to the preaching by others. But that is… Continue Reading →

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