Luke 23:1-25 In Jesus’ trial, we see unity in evil (12). Politically, Pilate and Herod were at odds with each other. Spiritually, they were united in their opposition to Christ. Jesus was found guilty by neither Pilate nor Herod (13-16). They were Very Important People. Jesus was a threat to them. They held positions of […]Read More Crucified by men, raised by God
Let’s think about Christ’s resurrection. Is there for a message for us in the word, “resurrection”? * Our Redeemer, Emmanuel, brings Salvation to Us. * Through His Resurrection, He brings Renewal to us. * The Evangel tells us that Christ is Triumphant. * He Intercedes for us. He is Omnipotent. He […]Read More R-E-S-U-R-R-E-C-T-I-O-N
Christ is ‘the Lord’ (John 20:2, 18, 20, 25). Christ is ‘my Lord’ (John 20:13, 28). Faith becomes real when Jesus comes to us. Here, we see Jesus coming to Mary, the disciples and Thomas. Here, we see Mary, the disciples and Thomas – changed by the power of the risen Christ. In love, He […]Read More Jesus is Lord. He is my Lord.
Luke 5:12-32 ‘You can make me clean… I will; be clean’(12-13). Look at Christ’s death for you – Can you doubt His desire to save you? Look at His resurrection – Can you doubt His power to save you? The Lord ‘desires all people to be saved’(1 Timothy 2:4). We are saved through ‘the Gospel’ […]Read More Come to Jesus, the Saviour of sinners.
1 Corinthians 15:1-45 Here, we learn of Christ’s resurrection: the fact – ‘Christ has been raised from the dead’ – and the meaning – ‘the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep’ (20). * We look back to His resurrection. We ‘remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead’ (2 Timothy 2:8). * We look […]Read More Let’s Live As Resurrection People!
John 11:1-44 Everything is moving on towards Christ’s death and resurrection. On His way to the Cross, Jesus performs a mighty miracle – the raising of Lazarus (43-44) – which points unmistakably to an even greater miracle – His own resurrection (Acts 2:24). Accompanying this miracle – the raising of Lazarus – , we have […]Read More Jesus – the Resurrection and the Life
God’s love, God’s Son, God’s command, God’s purpose ‘When the Holy Spirit comes on you… you will be My witnesses… to the ends of the earth’ (Acts 1:8). This great advance of the Gospel – Salvation reaches ‘the Gentiles’ (Acts 10:45; 11:1,18) – is a movement of ‘the Spirit’ (Acts 11:12). The Spirit speaks through […]Read More Preaching the Gospel Of Jesus Christ, The Risen Lord