Contributed on Mar 9, 2015
A short sermon addressing Jesus being 'The Living Water'.
This sermon starts with an excerpt from a World Vision devotional of Lenten reflections from 'Living Water' reflections for lent; I’d encourage you to have a look at the online site. http://www.worldvision.org/news-stories-videos/lent-devotional-living-water “JESUS TURNS WATER INTO ...read more
Contributed on Apr 8, 2015
On Palm Sunday expectations as to who Jesus was did not meet with reality, Often when expectations don't meet with reality the outcome will be conflict, either internal or external. The religious people already had their minds set on an outcome for Jesus.
Palm Sunday Sermon expectations? In Luke’s gospel as in all the Biblical gospels we are given a depiction of what is often referred to as the “Triumphal Entry”, we have this depiction of Jesus mysteriously instructing a couple of his disciples to head off into town and untie a ...read more
Contributed on Apr 5, 2015
The day of Jesus resurrection was a day of the unexpected, are we open to the unexpected taht God puts before us so that we might live in understanding of him and by his power?
Easter Sunday, expectations. I may have mentioned Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin previously. But during his day Nikolai was as powerful a man as there was on earth. As Russian Communist leader he took part in the Bolshevik Revolution 1917, was editor of the Soviet newspaper Pravda (which by the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 14, 2015
How was it that the disciples of Jesus went from locking the doors in fear of the Jews to giving them the message about what a mess they had made of things, how do we boldly approach our faith?
Sermon: from fear to boldness. There was a shift that occurred in the lives of the disciples. I remember as a young boy doing things for the first time and a lot of them involved overcoming fear, swimming across the Maitai River, riding a bike, riding a bike no handed, riding a bike down the ...read more