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Audio Sermons 2008

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Sunday 28th December     (5.4 MB)
    [Sun 28 Dec] The last Sunday service of 2008 is led by Albert as he gives a brief highlight of the last year.

Advent And The Manger   (5.8 MB)
  [Sun 07 Dec] Albert leads this mornings service lighting the second candle in our advent ring. Scripture Readings: Isaiah 40:1-11, Mark 1:1-8

The Andrew Factor (3.7 MB)
[Sun 30 Nov] Albert leads a very Scottish service with his sermon on Saint Andrew. The Patron Saint of Scotland. Scripture Readings: John 6:1-9 & 2 Cor 9:6-15.

Compassion Beyond A Tear (4.2 MB)
[Sun 23 Nov] We welcome Grace and Paul Moses Directors of the Sangita Children’s Orphanage. Paul talks about the three privileges we have in the body of Christ. To Know that we are saved in the blood of the Lamb, Our sins are forgiven, and that we are going to heaven.

The Resurrection Of The Body (3.6 MB)
[Sun 16 Nov] This doctrine is centered around personal identity. It is to believe that somehow the body that is discarded in death can be reconstituted in such a way that our identity has a sense of continuity. This doctrine seeks to give a valued place to the body.

Abuses Removed (6.6 MB)
[Sun 16 Nov]

The Communion Of The Saints The Forgiveness Of Sins (7 MB)
[Sun 09 Nov] This is to remind us that we are all people whose identity goes beyond time and space. While we have communion and fellowship with each other in the here and now, the death of Christ brings forgiveness of sins and allows us to look to the future.

Civic And Sacred Come Together - Remembrance Sunday (2.2 MB)
[Sun 09 Nov] Nehemiah sees the importance of the link between community and worship.  All this has a significance on remembrance Sunday as we reflect on the sacrifices that all our families have made in order to preserve a society that makes room for the individual.

Sanctuary First - Sins Forgiven (2.2 MB)
[Sun 02 Nov] Sanctuary First is an alternative worship service, designed to challenge all who attend to make worship a priority in their daily lives. Erica leads this service, talking about Sins forgiven leading to thanksgiving leading to acts of service.

The Regeneration of the city (4.9 MB)
[Sun 02 Nov] Question where in our history do we need to begin a policy of regeneration. Often renewal comes when God calls people to live in a town or a city for his purposes. The disciples were called to leave all and follow Jesus to build the Kingdom.

I Believe In The Holy Catholic Church (8.1 MB)
[Mon 27 Oct] In the Church, catholic is another way of saying that the Church is a universal community. This is not a reference to the Roman Catholic Church. It is to say that there are no denominations in reality. Our allegiance is not to a denomination but to Jesus.

BB Enrollment - The Re-dedication Of The People (2.3 MB)
[Mon 27 Oct] The Bible has a converting effect on the heart of human beings. It says in the psalms that the law of the lord is perfect converting the soul. When our hearts are touched by God we are brought to the place of dedication. Giving ourselves in service.

Soultouch Homecoming (12 MB)
[Sun 19 Oct] www.soultouch.org.uk Share something of their 16 month mission tour around the world. Scripture readings: Luke 10:1-17, Matthew 5:31-40, Matthew 28:16-20

The Word Of God At The Centre Of Change (5.8 MB)
[Sun 19 Oct] The Bible has changed lives. The story of the rebuilding of Jerusalem has at its centre, the discovery of the Book of the Law by Ezra. What happens when people rediscover the laws of God and begin to put them into practice.

God Often Gives The Vision To A Small Group. (7.6 MB)
[Sun 12 Oct] A remnant seeks to reclaim. When great things happen it is seldom acclaimed by the majority. There is a small group of faithful people that God entrusts with the vision. It is important that we support and encourage each other in our duties and calling.

Sanctuary First - Discovering God’s In The House (1.4 MB)
[Sun 05 Oct] Sanctuary First is an alternative worship service, designed to challenge all who attend to make worship a priority in their daily lives. In this Godcast, Albert gives a short talk about Isaiah’s experience of God.

God Honours Faithfulness - Harvest Thanksgiving (5.8 MB)
[Sun 05 Oct] All through the Biblical History we have seen that God honours those who honour him. Being prepared to step out in face calls for great courage and often personal sacrifice. The Bible says those who sow in tears will reap in joy.

He Descended Into Hell (6.1 MB)
[Sun 28 Sep] To be fully aware of the nearness of God and yet to feel excluded is partly what this phrase is all about. It is how the ancient Christian doctrines partly interpreted hell. Out of all this we encounter the Saviour who has victory over hell.

There Is Always An Opposition Party (6.4 MB)
[Sun 28 Sep] You can’t start a work for God without there being opposition. Jesus taught about the fact that the disciples would have to face many hardships and dangers. How do we handle it and live with the strain and pressure? Readings: Neh 4:1-21, Eph 6:10-20

Suffered Under Pontious Pilate, Was Crucified Dead And Buried. (4.3 MB)
[Sun 21 Sep] This statement was partly delivered by the church as an answer to the Gnostics who didn’t believe that Jesus actually died. Our dying is no longer in desolation but is a dying turned into hope.

Building A Vision (5.1 MB)
[Sun 21 Sep] Where do we fit in as we seek to rebuild the city of God in our world? Can we see what we do as being part of a bigger plan? Scripture Readings: Nehemiah 3: 1-32 & 1Corinthians 12: 27-31

Who Was Conceived By The Holy Spirit (10.3 MB)
[Sun 14 Sep] Here in this statement we are reminded of the God who breaks into human history. You have Jesus’ identity inextricably linked with divinity yet, he is born of Mary in true human fashion. This is to speak of the two natures of Jesus: God and man.

Timing is Essential When Sharing A Vision (11.5 MB)
[Sun 14 Sep] What happens when the leader inspires the workers? Nehemiah comes with organisational skills and gives everyone a job to do. Church growth and community participation happens when everyone gets a job to do. Readings: Ne 2: 17-20, Gal 4:4-7

The Apostles Creed (And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord) (5.6 MB)
[Sun 07 Sep] Albert leads this evenings communion service in which he looks further into the meaning of “The Apostles Creed”. Scripture Readings: John 1:1-16

A Journey That Started With Prayer (6.2 MB)
[Sun 07 Sep] Prayer is more than just airy fairy thinking it is practical in its actions and demands. Prayer will lead you to the place of activity. Gospel is all about Jesus the Son on a rescue mission to redeem humanity.

The Apostles Creed (6 MB)
[Sun 31 Aug] Albert looks at the meaning of “The Apostles Creed” in this evenings service.

Crying For The Homeland (5.8 MB)
[Sun 31 Aug] This sermon highlights the passion of Nehemiah. He identifies with the shame and defeat of his people. The sermon asks - what happens when an individual identified with a community’s pain.

So Why Do We Have A Creed? (6.3 MB)
[Sun 24 Aug] Albert leads this evening service asking why it is we have a Creed. Scripture Readings: 1 Cor 15: 1-7, Duet 6: 1-10

What On Earth Is The Church For? (6.4 MB)
[Sun 24 Aug] Albert leads this mornings service and looks to help people discover what the Church is really about. Scripture Readings: Isaiah 6: 1-8, Romans 10: 5-17

A Night To Remember (2.5 MB)
[Sun 17 Aug] Albert leads this evenings service as part of the “There Must Be More” mission weekend.

Champions Challenge (1.7 MB)
[Sun 17 Aug] Albert leads this mornings special family service entitled Champions Challenge after the Holiday Club which has been running throughout the week in the church hall.

Praying For Boldness (9.5 MB)
[Sun 10 Aug] Albert leads this evenings service. Scripture Readings: Ephesians 6: 19, Nehemiah 2: 1-8

Give A Reason For The Hope (6 MB)
[Sun 10 Aug] Albert leads this mornings service. Scripture Readings: 1 Peter 3:8-16, Psalm 46

Praying With Expectancy (5.9 MB)
[Sun 03 Aug] Albert leads this evenings service. Scripture Readings: Colossians 4: 1-16, Psalm 89: 8-18

Making The Invitation (5.4 MB)
[Sun 03 Aug] Albert leads this morning’s service in the build up to the Parish Mission which takes place on the 15th - 17th August under the theme “There Must Be More”. Scripture Readings: Luke 14: 12-24, Psalm 23

Christ Our Strength (4.4 MB)
[Sun 27 Jul] Albert leads this evenings service. Scripture Reading: Philippians 4

Bearing Fruit (8.4 MB)
[Sun 27 Jul] Mike Munro fills in for Albert this morning. Scripture Reading: Isaiah 9: 2-7, John 15: 1-17

Ploughing To Sow Seeds (6.2 MB)
[Sun 20 Jul] Albert leads this mornings service. Scripture Readings: Isaiah 28: 24-29, Matthew: 13: 10-23

The Word That Changed My Life (12.6 MB)
[Sun 13 Jul] Maggie leads the evening service. Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 3:9-14, John 10:27-30

Root Treatment For Healthy Growth (6.7 MB)
[Sun 13 Jul] Maggie leads this mornings service. Scripture Readings: Proverbs 12:3;11-12, Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

Christ Our Life (3.7 MB)
[Sun 06 Jul] Neil Maclennan leads the evening service with a sermon on Paul’s time as a missionary. Scripture Readings: Philippians 1

Clearing The Ground (5.9 MB)
[Sun 06 Jul] Neil Maclennan leads this mornings service. Scripture Readings: Isaiah: 55: 6-11, Luke: 8: 4-15

My Chains Fell Off (6.2 MB)
[Sun 29 Jun] Albert leads the evening service. Scripture Readings: Acts 16:16-34

The Believers Freedom (7.8 MB)
[Sun 29 Jun] Albert leads this mornings worship. Scripture Readings: Psalm 50:1-12, 1 Cor 10:23-33

The Gift Of Encouragement (7.9 MB)
[Sun 22 Jun] Maggie leads this evenings service entitled “The Gift Of Encouragement. Scripture Readings: Acts 11: 19-30

Land Of Hope And Glory (5.4 MB)
[Sun 22 Jun] Maggie leads this mornings service. Scripture Readings: Psalms 85, 2 Chronicles 7: 13-16

When The Crowd Turns Nasty (5.7 MB)
[Sun 08 Jun] Albert leads this evening service. Scripture Reading: Acts 7: 54-8: 8

What Will It Cost Me? (5.7 MB)
[Sun 08 Jun] Maggie takes this Sundays Communion Service. Scripture Readings: Gen 3: 17-19, Romans 8: 12-21

Shaken And Stirred (7.9 MB)
[Sun 01 Jun] Albert leads this evenings service. Scripture Readings: Acts 4: 23-31

The Transfiguration (4.6 MB)
[Sun 01 Jun] Maggie leads this mornings worship. Scripture Readings: Exodus 34: 29-36, Luke 9: 28-36

Now That’s What I Call Community (7.9 MB)
[Sun 25 May] Albert leads the evening service. Scripture Reading: Acts 2: 42-47

Yesterday’s Glory Is Not Enough (5.8 MB)
[Sun 25 May] Walter Williamson explains why “Yesterday’s Glory Is Not Enough” in this service lead by the Elders of St. Andrews Church. Scripture Readings: Haggai 2: 1-9, 2 Cor 3: 7-18

Spontaneous Growth (2.4 MB)
[Sun 18 May] Albert leads the evening Communion service.

A Force To Be Reckoned With (12 MB)
[Sun 11 May] Erica and Lorna lead the service this Pentecost Sunday, and give an insight into what life has been like for them on their travels around the world as the WwW ambassadors. Scripture Readings: Isaiah 44: 1-4, Acts 2: 1-21

Declaring God’s Glory In Praise (6.6 MB)
[Sun 27 Apr] Maggie leads this mornings worship. Scripture Readings: 1 Chronicles 16:8-36, Acts 16:25-31

Jesus Is Coming Again (16.8 MB)
[Sun 20 Apr] Douglas Farmer leads this evenings worship with testimonies from our Argentinean visitors Fernando and Marconi. Scripture Readings: Acts 1: 6-11, Matthew 24: 23-27

I’ll Pitch My Tent (5.3 MB)
[Sun 20 Apr] 20th April 2008. Albert leads this service in the build up to “The National Gathering”. Scripture Readings: Psalm 8, Hebrews:8-16

Blessed Are The Meek (17.9 MB)
[Sun 13 Apr] John Cross was the stand-in preacher for this weeks service. Scripture Readings: Psalm 37:1-11, Matthew 5:1-12

Telling Our Story (22.6 MB)
[Sun 06 Apr] This is a short excerpt from the AGM 2008.

Seeing Is Believing (6.2 MB)
[Sun 30 Mar] 30th March 2008. Maggie leads the service and talks about “Doubting Thomas”. Scripture Readings: PSalm 16, John 20: 19-31

Easter Evening Service (5.3 MB)
[Sun 23 Mar] 23rd March 2008. Maggie lead this short Easter Evening service.

Living Out Forgiveness (4.6 MB)
[Sun 23 Mar] 23rd March 2008. Albert leads the Easter service which also includes Communion. Scripture Readings: John 20: 1-18, Isaiah 25: 6-9, 1 Cor: 15 1-11

The Secret Is Out (8.5 MB)
[Sun 16 Mar] 16th March 2008. Albert and Maggie lead the morning service. Scripture Readings: Zechariah 9: 9-11, Matthew 21: 1-11, Luke 19: 37-40

Our Vision For Scotland (13 MB)
[Sun 09 Mar] 9th March 2008. Albert leads the evening service on St. Andrews’ Vision for Scotland.

What Does It Mean To Accept Self?!? (10.8 MB)
[Sun 09 Mar] 9th March 2008. Maggie preaches her sermon why we should accept ourselves for who we really are. Scripture Readings : Psalm 139: 13-16, 1Cor 15: 1-11

Our Vision For The World (9.1 MB)
[Sun 02 Mar] 2nd March 2008. Albert talks about the “World Without Walls” Project.

David An Example Of Forgiveness (6.5 MB)
[Sun 02 Mar] 2nd March 2008. Maggie leads this service on “Forgiveness”. Scripture Readings: Psalm 51: 1-17, 2Samuel 12:7-13

Our Vision For Elderly (11.7 MB)
[Sun 24 Feb] 24th Feb 2008. Albert leads this evening service.

Guilt, Grief And Regret (6.7 MB)
[Sun 24 Feb] 24th Feb 2008. Morning Service. Scripture Readings: Ex 20:1-17, 1 Cor 1:18-25

Our Vision For Young People (7 MB)
[Sun 17 Feb] 17th Feb 2008. Our youth worker Lilias Snedden leads this evening service on SAMYP’s vision for the young people of Bo’ness

Facing False Guilt (5.1 MB)
[Sun 17 Feb] 17th Feb 2008. Scripture Readings: Gen 17:1-7, Mark 8:31-38

Our Vision For Families (8.7 MB)
[Sun 10 Feb] 10th Feb 2008. Evening Service

Forgiving Ourselves (5.3 MB)
[Sun 10 Feb] 10th Feb 2008. Scripture Readings : Gen 45.  1-15, Luke 6. 27-38

Believing The Vision (10.4 MB)
[Sun 03 Feb] 3rd Feb 2008. Evening Service.

Seeing And Believing (9.2 MB)
[Sun 03 Feb] 3rd Feb 2008. Scripture Readings: 2Kings 2.1-12, Mark 9. 2-9.

Focus On Youth (7.4 MB)
[Sun 27 Jan] 27th, Jan, 2008. Neil Maclennan leads this Youth Based Service.

Nowhere To Hide (6 MB)
[Sun 27 Jan] 27th, Jan, 2008. Maggie covers for Albert whilst he is in Peru. Scripture Readings: Psalm 139: 1‐17, Matthew 4:12‐23

What A Wonderful World (6.3 MB)
[Sun 13 Jan] 13th Jan 2008. Willie covers for Albert while he is away in Aviemore for a “Church Without Walls” conference. Scripture Readings: Nehemiah 1

Recognising Jesus (2.7 MB)
[Sun 06 Jan] 6th Jan, 2008. Albert reflects on the beginning of a New Year.  Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 31:7-14, John 1: 1-9.

God’s Fool (3.8 MB)
[Sun 06 Aug] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church.  Scripture reading is from 1Corinthians 3: 16-22.  The full sermon can be found at www.standonline.org.uk/av/sermons.php

Building On The Right Foundations (3.6 MB)
[Sun 30 Jul] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church.  Scripture reading is from 1Corinthians 3: 10-15.  The full sermon can be found at www.standonline.org.uk/av/sermons.php

3 years later (1.9 MB)
[Sun 07 May] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church.  Scripture reading is from John 21: 1-9.  The full sermon can be found at www.standonline.org.uk

Faith That Reveals (4.3 MB)
[Sun 30 Apr] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church.  Scripture reading is from Acts 9:1-6.

It’s Risky To Fight Against God (3.3 MB)
[Sun 23 Apr] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church.  Scripture reading is from 2Kings 6:24 - 7:2.

God’s DNA (1.7 MB)
[Sun 05 Mar] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

The Key to Christian Living (2.1 MB)
[Sun 05 Mar] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

Jesus in the Kitchen (1.4 MB)
[Sun 12 Feb] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

People of Faith (2.4 MB)
[Sun 12 Feb] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

Facing a Mystery (2.1 MB)
[Sun 12 Feb] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church.  Scripture reading is from 1Peter1: 10 -12.

Building on Fellowship (2 MB)
[Sun 22 Jan] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

God’s Elect (2.3 MB)
[Sun 15 Jan] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

Launch Out into the Deep (1 MB)
[Sun 15 Jan] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

Clock the Difference (2.2 MB)
[Sun 15 Jan] A short Godcast from St. Andrew’s Church

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