Under The Microscope

Hebrews 4:12-16
The Word of God exposes the truth about who we are, our motives, our dreams, our attitudes.
Preacher: Stef Gould.

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  • Ready or Not?

    Ready or Not?

    Luke 12:35-48 Are you ready for the return of Jesus? Are you ready, willing and able, waiting, watching and working – living every day in the light of the fact that Jesus will one day revisit planet earth? Preached by Geoff Cook on 17 September 2023.

  • My Lord and My God

    My Lord and My God

    Acts 2:22-36 What if it’s true that Christ rose from the dead: that he will never die again, that death has no dominion over him, that he is the Lord of the universe, that by faith we are united to him in his death and rise with him to live forever? Preached by Geoff Cook…

  • Good For The Soul

    Good For The Soul

    Psalm 32:1-11 We are safe to confess our sin because Jesus has taken the punishment for it. Preached by Geoff Cook on 20 November 2022 as a one-off sermon.

  • The End Of The World As We Know It

    The End Of The World As We Know It

    Luke 21:5-19 Events might seem catastrophic, but God has not left the pitch – His plan will ultimately prevail. Preached by Geoff Cook on 13 November 2022 as a one-off sermon.

  • Unshakeable


    Hebrews 12:18-29 We are building our lives on the eternal, unchanging spiritual realities that we have in Christ. Preached by Geoff Cook on 23 October 2022 as a one-off sermon.

Other Sermons by the same Preacher

  • A Heart Changed By God

    A Heart Changed By God

    Jonah 4:1-11 God transforms our hearts through his mercy and love. Preached by Stef Gould on 2 October 2022 as part of the Jonah series.

  • Under The Microscope

    Under The Microscope

    Hebrews 4:12-16 The Word of God exposes the truth about who we are, our motives, our dreams, our attitudes.Preached by Stef Gould on 10 October 2021.

  • What We Need

    What We Need

    John 6.51-58 There’s a more fundamental need than our need for food. Jesus is the bread of life. Preached by Stef Gould on 15 August 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Getting to Know God

    Getting to Know God

    John 3:1-17 Stef preaches from John 3 on getting to know God. Preached by Stef Gould on 30 May 2021 as part of the Trusting God series.

  • Focus on Jesus

    Focus on Jesus

    Mark 1:29-39 Stef encourages us to put aside distractions and focus on Jesus. Preached by Stef Gould on 31 January 2021 as part of the Finding Jesus series.

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  • Reforming the People

    Reforming the People

    Nehemiah 13 Any church will enter into spiritual entropy and decline when it loses its passion for Jesus. As we look to the future, we must ask God to give us a renewed vision of himself, and a renewed vision of what it means to be his church here in Faversham. Preached by Geoff Cook…

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    Nehemiah 9:1-12:47 The first few chapters of Nehemiah are just about the building of a wall, but the wall was not the ultimate dream. The grand scheme was for the nation to respond to God’s Word, repent, and restore their relationship with him. Preached by Geoff Cook on 14 January 2024.

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    Nehemiah 7:73b-8:18 The critical importance of the Word of God for the Christian believer. What does God want to say to you today? What does God want to say to us today? Preached by Geoff Cook on 19 November 2023.

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    Nehemiah 7:1-73 What mattered to Nehemiah was what mattered to God. What has God put into your heart? Preached by Geoff Cook on 12 November 2023.

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