Rev Stanley Bourke
The conclusion of our sermon series, Jesus’ Way, looking at the evidence for Resurrection and what exactly the Resurrection and the Ascension of Jesus means for humankind.
Luke 24:1-12 and 50-53
Our guest speaker, Rev Norman Jardine, examines the Passover and how Jesus’ set his face like flint towards the Cross.
Jesus gives a sobering message to his disciples of the Destruction of the Jerusalem temple and the End Times. However like every good coach he has the strategy and words of encouragement to see us through to victory.
God showed incredible unmerited favour in choosing Israel to make a covenant with. As a people, they consistently showed appalling ingratitude towards God. Despite this, God remained persistently patient sending prophets and ultimately His Son to call them back to Him. We see that the behaviour of Israel is a microcosm of humankind as a whole. Will you choose the Son or reject him like the Jewish leadership?
Zacchaeus apparently had it all, but all he felt was emptiness. Jesus calls us by name into a relationship with Him where we can find the real meaning and purpose of life.
God is just and, through Jesus, He justifies those who humbly throw themselves on His mercy.
Matthew shared about four discipleship characteristics that flow from living as humble servants of Jesus.
Luke 17: 1-10
If we look after all God has entrusted to us, He will entrust us with much more
As those who have encountered the amazing love of Jesus Christ, we have the privilege, as Children of God, to embody that love by the power of the Holy Spirit, so that people may see, hear, taste, smell and feel the love of God.
1 John 3:1-7
Just as he was sent by the Father, Jesus sends us to proclaim the good news of the gospel. Why should we have a global perspective on mission? Susan Moore talks about her recent time in Cambodia and we explore God’s heart for justice and mercy.
Amazingly, the Lord Jesus comes alongside us even as our feet take us in the wrong direction. He allows Himself to be considered a fool in order to engage with us and turn us around to walk in His footsteps towards glory.