Easter Sunday is the pinnacle of the Christian faith. It’s where hopelessness and despair got flipped upside down and the impossible thing happened: when Jesus resurrected from death, and triumphed over the grave.
The final instalment of our Jonah series, Jurgen discusses the similarities between Jonah and Jesus… and how Jesus is far, far better.
Blueprint, part 3. Jesus is the true vine: the one who which all the life, the goodness, the power and the grace of God flows through. It’s only when we’re connect to Jesus that our lives bear fruit.
Part 12. Many people think of Heaven and Earth as two separate spaces, but it was never meant to be that way. When Jesus came, he started bringing Heaven to Earth, and when he returns, the two will be reunited … Continue reading “Jesus the Returning King”
CentrePiece, part 11. Jesus says “In the world you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world”.
Part 10. Why did Jesus come? To “seek and to save the lost”. He came to reach the broken, the fallen, the despised, the guilty, the ashamed. He came to reach you and me.
Part 9. Jesus has come and conquered Satan. For all of us who are in Christ, when Jesus wins, we win. As Romans 8 proclaims: “we are more than conquerors through him who loved us”.
CentrePiece, part 8. We’re in a culture that loves new things. Rather than fixing something broken, we replace it with the latest model. But Jesus doesn’t give up on us. He takes the broken world and makes it new.
Part 7. Jesus is a fully emotional person, and lives a very rich and colourful emotional life. Experiencing emotions is not a barrier to Godliness. Instead, we can learn to use them well for the good of ourselves and others.