Luke in his portrait of Jesus, frames Him in the Temple at the centre of the Jewish and Roman world. As we gaze at this beautiful word-painting, the Spirit invites us to put ourselves in the picture.
Reading: Luke 2
Mary and Zechariah celebrate God’s faithfulness as they reflect on the Good News they have received and in which they find themselves wrapped up – the silence has been broken, the long awaited saviour was coming, and God wants to use ordinary people like them to make it all happen!
God calls all into mountain top living through Jesus Christ. Are you willing to trust Him, give up everything and go?
When it comes to navigating the tough issues facing our culture and the church today, how to we know which way to go? Looking at human sexuality as a case in point, we see how we must look to the Bible to point us in the right direction.
2 Timothy 3:10-4:5
When it comes to worshipping and serving God – give your very best in the Name of Jesus. Remembering that anything worth doing is worth doing well and also remembering that anything worth doing is worth doing badly.
They say that you value what you do, and do what you value. When we apply that to our own thoughts and feelings on evangelism, how are we doing? What is our motivation for living as Christ’s ambassadors?
2 Corinthians 5:11-21
Some drink to forget, we drink to remember. What a story of deliverance we have to celebrate!
Esther 8, Matthew 5.38-48
Our God is King, we honour Him by living obediently, humbly and prayerfully. Amazingly, He honours those who honour Him through Jesus Christ.
Esther 6 & 7
Wonderfully, as we pray ‘through Jesus Christ our Lord’, we discover that God, our awesome King, is totally approachable and generous.
Esther 4.1 – 5.8
The King of Heaven is in control and powerfully present even when He seems most absent.
Esther 2. 1-18
Now is the day of salvation. Jesus invites you, yes even you, to join Him for dinner. R.S.V.P.
Luke 14.1-6, 12-24
How are we to fight the battles that we inevitably face in life? Jesus gives us the answer in the last petition of the Lord’s prayer.