We need more than Jesus the Teacher …

We need more than Jesus the Teacher. We need Jesus the Saviour. We read the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12), and we find ourselves thinking, "This is too much for me. I cannot possibly live up to this." When we think a bit more about this, we start to feel, "This is bad news. It shows us …

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What do you think of Christ?

"Everything revolves around ourselves." This is the way so many people think about life. They get very uncomfortable when the question gets asked, "What about God?" However much we may want to set God aside and get on with living our life without him, the awkward question keeps coming back to us: Have we forgotten …

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Led in “the way everlasting” …

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 139:1-13, 23-24 or Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 86:11-17; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Saved by grace, we are led “in the way everlasting.” Was this just another night (Genesis 28:11)? No! This was a night to remember, a night Jacob would never forget. God came to him with His …

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Choosing the Lord’s way …

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112 or Isaiah 55:10-13: Psalm 65:(1-8), 9-13; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Choosing the Lord’s way: Our response to God’s grace Esau was a fool. He chose his own way rather than the Lord’s way. Jacob was a ‘heel’! ‘Born with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel..., …

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God’s love and faithfulness … His guidance and blessing …

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Psalm 45:10-17 or Song of Solomon 2:8-13 (or Zechariah 9:9-12); Psalm 145:8-14; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Rejoicing in God’s love and faithfulness, let us seek His guidance and blessing. The detailed account of Isaac's marriage highlights the guidance of God. He directs the life of His …

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