Contributed on Jan 2, 2011
God wants to open the windows of Heaven in our lives and visit us personally in the person of His son Jesus. This will happen as we prepare our hearts and seek Him.
VISITATION #3: JESUS IS THE OPEN HEAVENS INTRODUCTION: I love the New Year! It’s exciting to turn the calendar page from one year to the next. It’s a new beginning! Let’s decide to get closer to Jesus, and get to know Him better! • I have been reading through and studying the Gospel of Luke – ...read more
Contributed on Jan 10, 2011
Jesus is anointed to preach good news to the poor, heal broken hearts, comfort those who mourn, set the captives free, give beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness.
VISITATION #4: JESUS IS THE CHRIST, THE ANOINTED ONE WHAT IS THE VISITATION? “Through the tender mercy of our God, with which the Dayspring from on high has visited us.” (Luke 1:78). • Visit: “to look upon or after, to inspect, examine with the eyes in order to see how he is; to visit; to look ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2011
Jesus is the friend of sinners. As our compassionate friend, he removes our fears, forgives our sins, and makes us whole.
VISITATION #5: JESUS IS THE FRIEND OF SINNERS INTRO TO TOPIC: “What is man that You are mindful of him, And the son of man that You visit him?” (Psalm 8:4). • The whole story of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation is about God seeking to have an intimate, personal friendship with sinful ...read more
Contributed on Jan 23, 2011
Jesus is Good Teacher. When we put His Word into practice, we are building a rock solid foundation in our lives that will not be easily shaken.
VISITATION #6: JESUS IS THE GOOD TEACHER REVIEW THE GOSPEL OF LUKE: • In Chapter 1, we learned that Jesus is the Dayspring who brings us Hope. • In Chapter 2, we learned that Jesus is the Savior who brings Salvation and Peace. • In Chapter 3, we learned that Jesus is the Open Heavens who ...read more
Contributed on Jan 30, 2011
Jesus never promised us a life without storms. However, He did promise to be our peace in the midst of those storms.
VISITATION #7: JESUS IS THE PRINCE OF PEACE INTRO TO TOPIC: In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Juliet utters the well-known phrase: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Here Shakespeare implies that the names of things do not matter; only what ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2011
Jesus is the Mighty Deliverer. No matter how strong the chains may be that bind you, Jesus can set you free. And he who the son sets free is free indeed!
VISITATION #8: JESUS IS THE MIGHTY DELIVERER INTRO TO TOPIC: • For the past two months, we have been studying the life of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. • Last week, we looked at how Jesus is the Prince of Peace, and can calm our storms. • This story takes place right after Jesus and His ...read more
Contributed on Feb 13, 2011
Jesus is a compassionate healer. As believers, we need to step out in faith in obedience to the great commission and pray for the sick, and see them recover.
VISITATION #9: JESUS IS THE COMPASSIONATE HEALER OPENING TEXT: “And He came down with them and stood on a level place with a crowd of His disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem, and from the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon, who came to hear Him and be healed of their ...read more
Contributed on Feb 27, 2011
Jesus is the Lord our Provider. He wants to meet all of our needs, but there are certain principles we must live by if we want to experience those blessings.
VISITATION #10: JESUS IS THE LORD OUR PROVIDER INTRO TO TOPIC: For the past three months we have gone through the Gospel of Luke studying the life of Jesus. • We have learned that Jesus is the Saviour, Healer, Deliverer, Prince of Peace, etc. • Today we are going to look at how Jesus is ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2011
In the same way that Jesus was anointed with the Holy Spirit, He wants to baptize us with the Spirit so we can transform people’s lives today.
VISITATION #10: JESUS IS THE BAPTISER IN THE HOLY SPIRIT (March 2011 – Beausejour Church – Pastor Chris Jordan) INTRO TO TOPIC: “how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2011
The signs of the times in the world around us point to the reality that we are living in the last days. Jesus is our Soon Coming King, and our job is to get ready for His return!
VISITATION #13: JESUS IS THE SOON COMING KING INTRO TO TOPIC: Are we living the last days? When people watch the news or read the newspaper, they hear of wars (like what’s happening in Libya right now) and rumors of wars, and famines, earthquakes and tsunamis (like most recently in New Zealand ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2011
Jesus is our Passover Lamb, and as we study the original Passover, we learn how we can experience Jesus more deeply and personally in our lives today.
VISITATION #14: JESUS IS THE PASSOVER LAMB INTRO TO TOPIC: • For the past four months, we have been studying the life of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. • We saw Him as Saviour, Healer, Baptizer in the Holy Spirit, and Soon Coming King. • We have also seen Him as the Dayspring who brings hope, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2011
Because Jesus is the victorious, resurrected Lord, we can experience hope, joy and peace in our lives today!
VISITATION #15 – JESUS IS THE VICTORIOUS, RESURRECTED LORD (April 2011 –Beausejour Church – Pastor Chris Jordan) INTRO TO TOPIC: How important is the resurrection of Jesus Christ? • “And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also ...read more