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 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”
Pentecost is a celebration of the birth of the church, where all the barriers which have separated human beings are overcome by the supernatural presence of the Holy Spirit.
God is not mentioned in the book of Esther, yet his hand is seen on every page. It shows us that God’s silence is not the same as God’s absence.
Acts, part 27. As we recap of the book of Acts, we consider what God is calling each of us to do as the story of the global and local church continues to be written.
Acts, part 26. Looking at the unusual kindness of God, what happens when unwelcome drama hits our lives and an unchanging, faithful God, who we can trust.
Acts, part 24. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of our Christian faith, the centrepiece of our hope. It’s also the reason when Christianity began so quickly and spread so forcibly.
The book of Hosea is quoted more times in the New Testament than any other Minor Prophet, and introduces us to the concept of God as a bridegroom, married to his people.