Encounters with Jesus, part 6. Acts 1 isn’t about the absence of Jesus, it’s about the radical outbreak of his presence. We look at what could mistakenly thought of as the disciples final encounter with Jesus: his ascension to heaven.
Encounters with Jesus, part 5. Looking at John chapter 4 where a Samaritan woman, who was an immoral social outcast, has an unexpected meeting with the Son of God, despite many social taboos and racial tensions.
Encounters with Jesus, part 4. In Matthew 26 during the Passover, we see Jesus break bread and established communion for the very first time. And in prophetic symmetry, in his death on the cross Jesus became the perfect lamb of … Continue reading “The Lamb Led to The Slaughter”
Encounters with Jesus, part 3. Tragedy is not unusual, it can come without a moment’s notice and leave your life in ruins. These moments, while bitter, often provide an eternal perspective on what’s important as we follow Jesus. Marcellus joins … Continue reading “Rebuilding in the Rubble”
Encounters with Jesus, part 2. It’s much better living in our world where God is sovereign, and there’s suffering, than it would be living in a world where there’s suffering, but God wasn’t in control.
Encounters with Jesus, part 1. Looking at John 2 where Jesus is revealed as the Lord of abundance, producing fruit that lasts and does not run out. He’s the Lord of plenty, and he longs to share it with you … Continue reading “The Lord of the Feast”