Magnetic Jesus, part 2. Understanding the marriage process and how much work a husband had to do in preparing a place for his bride helps us grasp passages like John 14.
A Way to Connect — Finding a Home
Magnetic Jesus, part 1. Why are people still talking about Jesus? Why do people still sing songs of worship to him, spending their lives following him? Jesus a magnetic person. There’s just something about him that draws us to himself.
The Forgotten Arts, part 11. In John 13 we see Jesus wash his disciples feet: he lays aside his majesty and decends to the lowest point in the room, where he does the unthinkable work of a slave.
Jesus Overcomes the World
CentrePiece, part 11. Jesus says “In the world you will have trouble. But take heart, I have overcome the world”.
Jesus: Bread of Life
Part 6. Jesus is the bread of life: all you could ever need is found in him. The things of this world cannot satisfy. But whoever believes in Jesus will have everlasting life, and they will not hunger or thirst … Continue reading “Jesus: Bread of Life”
Jesus: Light of the World
Part 4. The statistics paint a picture: wars, poverty, crime, suicide, anxiety, pornography, addiction… the world is a dark place. But there is no contest. Jesus is the light, and light always expels the darkness.
Jesus: The Good Shepherd
Part 3. Most of us don’t like to think of ourselves as sheep. We prefer to think of ourselves as rugged, sovereign, independent, I-did-it-my-way individuals. But the lives we lead and the choices we make are suspiciously similar to everyone … Continue reading “Jesus: The Good Shepherd”
Jesus: Humanity on View
Part 2. The gospel of John kicks off with some of the most profound and controversial words found in the whole of Scripture: “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us”.
Serve not Self
Part 3. Looking at John chapter 13: when the servants weren’t around to do the essential but dirty work, Jesus got down on his hands and knees and washed his disciples feet.