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Grace Notes: Past Episodes 2022

Welcome to Grace Notes, an Outreach of the North Taranaki Methodist Parish.

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Welcome to Grace Notes, an Outreach of the North Taranaki Methodist Parish.  Each week we intend to offer some food for the soul, in a variety of forms—spoken word, prayer, scripture, music—sometimes to awaken us and sometimes to soothe us. You’re invited to tune in, on the radio or online, and feed your soul.


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Just Saying

Two kings 2:1-14 provides the basis for a message on actions speaking better than words.

Duration: 00:29:59 | Date: 26 June, 2022

Deviled ham

Luke 8:26-39 tells of Jesus performing a memorable headling of a man with many demons.

Duration: 00:26:26 | Date: 19 June, 2022

Lots of Room

John 14:1-14 has Jesus in the upper room saying he's going to prepare a place for us.

Duration: 00:25:32 | Date: 12 June, 2022

Church is About to Start

Acts 2:1-21 tells of Pentecost Tongues of fire, and the rush of wind, how weird!

Duration: 00:27:15 | Date: 5 June, 2022

Jailhouse Rock

Acts 16:16-34 tells of Paul and Solas being 'sprung' from prison. The reverberation of this miracle is felt still.

Duration: 00:29:37 | Date: 29 May, 2022


Luke 18:1-8 is the basis of a message about persistence. What if God is the one with the greatest perseverance?

Duration: 00:23:17 | Date: 22 May, 2022

A Little While Longer

John 13:31-35 has Jesus offering the message "Love one another as I have loved you."

Duration: 00:25:19 | Date: 15 May, 2022


John 10:22-30 tells of Jesus speaking about belonging to a faithful community.

Duration: 00:24:19 | Date: 8 May, 2022

Breakfast on a New Day

John 21:1-17 shows us Jesus encountering the disciples one last time. He asks Peter "Do you love me?"

Duration: 00:28:59 | Date: 1 May, 2022

Tears Doubts Peace

John 20:19-31 tells the familiar story of "Doubting Thomas". Thomas has the courage to say what he needs.

Duration: 00:25:53 | Date: 24 April, 2022

Easter from the Inside

As the gospel writer John tells it, Easter starts in darkness and light arrives one by one.

Duration: 00:27:14 | Date: 17 April, 2022

Final Entrance

Luke 19:28-40 tells of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

Duration: 00:28:09 | Date: 10 April, 2022

Lingering Fragrance

John 12:1-8 tells of Mary anointing Jesus with expensive perfume. A grace-filled moment before the event of Holy Week.

Duration: 00:24:27 | Date: 3 April, 2022

Snap Shot of Grace

The prodigal son is probably one of the best-known parables told by Jesus. Where do we see ourselves in this picture of Grace?

Duration: 00:27:56 | Date: 27 March, 2022

From "Why" to "What Now"

Luke 13:1-9 provides the basis of a message about how we view difficult circumstances in life.

Duration: 00:28:46 | Date: 20 March, 2022

Star Struck

'Count the stars if you can' God says to Abram. Genesis is proud. The basis for a message about God's covenant.

Duration: 00:30:09 | Date: 13 March, 2022


The season of Lent begins with the story of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness.

Duration: 00:27:50 | Date: 6 March, 2022

Beyond the Veil

Transfiguration Sunday provides a glimpse of heaven and earth touching and the changes possible.

Duration: 00:26:39 | Date: 27 February, 2022

Transforming Tradegy

Genesis 45 tells of Joseph reconciling with his brothers and sharing grace.

Duration: 00:27:49 | Date: 20 February, 2022

Blessings and Thanks

Luke 6:17-26 provides the basis for a message on the Beatitudes.

Duration: 00:27:27 | Date: 13 February, 2022

Fishing Miracles

Luke 5:1-11 tells of Jesus catching more fish than can be imagined and he calls people to follow.

Duration: 00:29:39 | Date: 6 February, 2022

What's Love Got To do With It?

This week 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 is the focus of a message on love in action

Duration: 00:25:29 | Date: 30 January, 2022

Eyes Fixed

"Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing". Luke 4:14-21 is the basis of a message on Jesus' reading scriptue.

Duration: 00:28:31 | Date: 27 January, 2022

Travelling Light

Welcome to Grace Notes, an Outreach of the North Taranaki Methodist Parish. Luke 10:1-11 invites us to be "on our way" and share God's grace.

Duration: 00:27:36 | Date: 16 January, 2022

Well Pleased

Luke 3:15-22 is considered for Baptism of The Lord Sunday.

Duration: 00:29:13 | Date: 9 January, 2022

Here's Your Sign

Home by another way - Matthew 2:1-12 provides the story of the wise men travelling to find Jesus.

Duration: 00:27:09 | Date: 2 January, 2022