Contributed on Nov 24, 2010
Jesus tells us he is the Good Shepherd. Do we follow the Good Shepherd and are we as commited to him as he is to us?
Sermon; I Am the Good Shepherd, John 10-11-21. A couple of weeks ago I talked about the sheep gate and discussed some of my adventures with livestock, the livestock being sheep. The truth of the matter was I am not a good Shepherd, “I am the rough enough shepherd!” Let me contrast ...read more
Contributed on Oct 29, 2010
We can know what it is to be alive in Christ. Right here, right now. As Paul said, "It's no longer I that lives but Christ lives in me."
John 11:17-37 Am I willing to rise and live? A good mate of Jesus had died; Jesus knew of his death it appears, even before the news had reached him in an earthly way. If we read the passage that precedes the one that we have read today we can also see that Jesus used Lazarus death to answer ...read more
Contributed on Nov 12, 2010
Jesus is the Gate for the Sheep. Do we allow him to give us the spiritual protection he offers, does he complete us and are we watchmen who are open to his voice?
Sermon: I AM, Am I willing to allow Jesus to stand in the gap for me? Before I went off to train for ministry; I used to live in an old house in Oamaru with an acre and a half of land, I had the usual garden and lawn but I also had about an acre and a quarter of pretty rough hillside that was ...read more
Contributed on Dec 2, 2010
Jesus the light of the world, in him is the light that will never (and thats the biggest ever never)allow you to walk in the darkness again, all that is required is that you follow him!
John 8:1-12 I Am, am I going to follow him or shall I remain in the darkness? Talk about being put on the spot, a life and death decision “….Jesus had gone up to the Mount of Olives 2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he ...read more