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While we are unable to meet in person, Rugby Baptist Church's services have gone online. You can find the sermons below, but please see our Video page for a fuller experience. We hope they will bless you, and God be with you in this season.

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A path out of the past (Matthew 18:21-35)Peter den Haan16th February 202021,583 Kb
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God can break the hold of the past, but it may just be the hardest thing you'll ever do.
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Songs of PraiseMiscellaneous9th February 202021,811 Kb
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Once every few months we ask people to pick a song or hymn and tell us why it is meaningful to them. Featuring: Come, now is the time to worship (Joe); Above all powers (Graham); Nothing is impossible (Virginia); Lord, for the years (Emma); New wine (Gill); Come people of the risen King (Brian).
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Following well (Exodus 18:13-26; Matthew 28:16-20)David Fleming2nd February 202023,206 Kb
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From the Great Commission and Moses' appointment of leaders at Jethro's suggestion, David reflects with us on the importance of following well.
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Birds of a feather (Mark 2:13-17)David Fleming2nd February 202013,314 Kb
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David reflects with us on Jesus' attitude to Levi's sin, and what that means for us missionally.
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Unexpected provision (2 Kings 4:1-7; John 2: 1-11)Peter Walls26th January 202024,328 Kb
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We often look to what we have not, rather than to what we have. Yet in God's grace, what we have may be enough to get through.
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Living a meaningful life (Psalm 1)Peter den Haan19th January 202025,079 Kb
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We start a new series Songs from the Muck of Life, reading through a selection of 16 psalms that between them encompass everything that life and faith can throw at us. Psalm 1 puts a stark dilemma before us. What do we choose: the path of the righteous, or the path of the wicked?
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A way through the sea (Exodus 14:1–31)Peter den Haan19th January 202022,437 Kb
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God can make a way in our circumstances - but we must not let fear dominate our vision.
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Being or doing? (James 2:14-26)David Higham12th January 202014,770 Kb
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What is more important: who we are, or what we do? If we are saved by faith, then why are works important? David explores whether we need to choose.
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Jesus pitched his tent amongst us! (John 1:1-14)Anthony Orr12th January 202021,232 Kb
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With the help of the opening of John's gospel, we continue reflect on what we celebrate in Jesus' coming.
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What we’ve learned (Romans 15:14–22)Peter den Haan5th January 202017,961 Kb
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We go over the previous seven weeks and put the territory covered in the larger context of the mission of God and our own place within it.
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Level the mountains (Isaiah 45:1‒7)Peter den Haan5th January 202017,730 Kb
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The barriers before us, the things that separate us from flourishing in Christ, from reaching out with the good news, those fortifications he can take down for his glory—as he did for king Cyrus.
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God With Us (Matthew 1:18-25; John 1:1-14)Milton Williams29th December 201915,472 Kb
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Immanuel: we have come in the presence of God, who saved us from condemnation when we were unable to help ourselves.
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Worship (Matthew 2:1‒12)Peter den Haan22nd December 20195,275 Kb
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The wise men came to bring the young Jesus, before anything, their worship. What does it mean to give the Lord our gifts? A brief reflection for our Lessons & Carols service.
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God's delight (Zephaniah 3:14‒20)Peter den Haan22nd December 201918,070 Kb
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On this final Sunday of Advent, we pick up on where Advent opened: with Jesus as the Scepter and the Star, love come down—and reflect on what that means for us with the help of Zephaniah. In Jesus, God is singing over us as the Morning Star rises.
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Different needs, one Lord (Romans 14:1-12)Mary Stringer8th December 201917,648 Kb
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One expression of the transformed life (12:1–2) is that we don’t insist on our rights, but how we can help one another flourish before God.
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Wise Men seeking Jesus (Matthew 2:1-10)Mick Daulman8th December 20199,821 Kb
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The wise men were seeking Jesus 2,000 years ago; wise people today still do! An all age talk for our Toy Service.
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Branches grafted in (Romans 11:1-2a, 13-24)Louise Morley1st December 201918,777 Kb
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Paul discusses here the relationship between the Jewish people and the Gentiles who have now been “grafted in” through Christ. Israel is, of course, a thorny issue to this day.
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Scepter and Star (Numbers 24:10-19)Peter den Haan1st December 201913,132 Kb
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In the middle of Moses' wilderness wanderings, we get a prediction of the coming king - is this king David, or was there a greater fulfilment to come?
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