Luke 7:11–17 The widow’s son is raised from death by Jesus. What a wonderful miracle this is! In this great miracle, we see the love of God, the power of God and the glory of God. (1) Love – “When the Lord saw her, His heart went out to her and He said,’Don’t cry’” (Luke […]Read More The Love Of God, The Power Of God And The Glory Of God
Jesus is calling us to pray. “how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him” (Luke 11:13) God answers prayer. The Holy Spirit is God’s answer. * God is good. God is love. This is Jesus’ teaching. This is the teaching which encourages us to ask, seek […]Read More “Ask … seek … knock … ” (Luke 11:9)
He makes it perfectly clear that His power comes from God. This is the power of God at work. When we understand who Jesus is, we will understand that the power we see in Jesus is the power of God. Jesus is “Emmanuel.” He is “God with us” (Matthew 1:23). Recognizing who Jesus is – […]Read More Where did Jesus’ power come from?
“Follow Me.” This is Jesus’ message to all of us. To each and every one of us, He says, “Follow Me.” He calls us to be His disciples. He calls us to follow him. What will it mean to follow Jesus? * “Anyone who does not carry his cross and follow Me cannot be My […]Read More Following Jesus
(i) The Holy Spirit comes from God. – The new birth (John 3:3, 7). – “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire” (Luke 3:16). (ii) The Holy Spirit changes us. – “Through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death” […]Read More The Holy Spirit comes from God. The Holy Spirit changes us.
* God’s call to worship – “Sing and shout for joy … Rejoice with all your heart …” (Zephaniah 3:14). * ” … My heart praises the Lord; my soul is glad because of God my Saviour” (Luke 1:46-47). – We are to worship God with all our heart. – We are to worship Him […]Read More God’s Call To Worship, Our Response To His Call
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