Contributed on Aug 11, 2001
The Sheep, the Shepherd and the Sheep Pen
John 10:1-16 Key verse is 11: I am the Good Shephard. In the Parable we find three themes 1. The sheep 2. The Good shepherd and 3. The Sheep Pen 1. The Sheep We are the sheep. We see this is the parable of the Lost Sheep in Luke 15, 17 Read Luke 15. 17 Look at the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 13, 2002
Jesus said: I am the Resurrection and the Life. What are the consequences?
“I am Resurrection and the Life” - John 11:25 I would like to focus this evening on seven words from this morning’s reading: Jesus said “I am the resurrection and the Life” (Jn 11:25) 1. Introduction Friend after friend had stepped forward, hugged Martha and kissed her and said “Your ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
Before Abraham was born, I AM. At first blush it seems a strange thing for Jesus to say. Even Jesus’grammar would appear to be up the wall. But is it?
19-01-03 Stody This year we plan to base the themes of our services in Stody around some of the "I AM" statements of Jesus in the Gospel according to St. John 1. Before Abraham was born, I AM (Jn 8:58) 2. I am the Bread of life (Jn 6:35) 3. I am the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2005
The Resurrection of Jesus - what foolishness unless.........
NR 27-03-05 Mt 28:1-10: A post Resurrection story of Jesus Story: On Maundy Thursday (24th March 2005) there was an article in the Daily Telegraph which stated: “Less than half of Britons know why Christians celebrate Easter, according to new research. Only 48 per cent of adults ...read more
Contributed on Apr 12, 2005
What did Jesus mean when he said: I am the Good Shepherd. Some reflections
“I am the Good Shepherd” John 10:1-21 Story: A shepherd was looking after his sheep one day on the side of a deserted road, when suddenly a brand new Porsche screeches to a halt. The driver, a man dressed in an Armani suit, Cerutti shoes, Ray-Ban sunglasses, TAG-Heuer wrist-watch, and a ...read more
Contributed on Oct 18, 2008
You can interpret this as a nationalist, a materialist or an eternalist Which one are you?
19-10-08 ATN The theme of our ATN services has been Jesus famous “I am “ statements And today’s I am statement of Jesus is: “I am the Bread of Life.” Bread in Jesus’ day was the staple diet of those on low income. It was usually made into flat cakes of wheat flour or barley flour. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 2, 2009
What do the words I am the Bread of Life say to folk today?
Jn 6:25-40: I am the bread of Life The key to understanding the whole of John 6 – the chapter of our Gospel reading revolves around one of Jesus’ famous “I am” statements – I am the Bread of life. Indeed, by choosing these words, I AM Jesus was pointing his hearers to something special ...read more