Running from God (Jonah 1:1-17)

Turning from the LORD (v1-3) Misguided by Circumstances (v3) Powerless in a Crisis (v4-6) Ashamed of Mission (v7-9) Despairing of Future Usefulness (v10-15) Turning to the LORD (v14-17) Jonah 1:1-17 (NIV) 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 ‘Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has comeContinue reading “Running from God (Jonah 1:1-17)”

‘We Have Come to Worship Him’ (Matthew 2:1-12)

We Have Come to Worship Him (Matthew 2:1-12) From Ignorant to Opposed (v3-8) Informed But Apathetic (v3-6) From Ignorant to Invested (v1-2, 9-12) Matthew 2:1-12 (NIV) After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been bornContinue reading “‘We Have Come to Worship Him’ (Matthew 2:1-12)”

Name Him ‘Jesus’ (Matthew 1:18-25)

Name Him ‘Jesus’ (Matthew 1:18-23) Jesus Will Save (v18-21, 24-25) From Their Sins (v21) His People (v21) Because He is God with Us (v22-23) Matthew 1:18-25 (NIV) 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: his mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she wasContinue reading “Name Him ‘Jesus’ (Matthew 1:18-25)”

Many Parts, But One Body (1 Corinthians 12:12-26)

Sunday 13/12/2020 What do you think the church is like? Is it a family? A business? Or maybe a family business? It is an organisation? An institution? Is the church a place you go because you’re expected to? Or because you’ve got a job to do? Is it a duty? Perhaps you think the churchContinue reading “Many Parts, But One Body (1 Corinthians 12:12-26)”

Which Road Are You On? (Matthew 7:13-29)

Sunday 05/12/2020 How interested are you in Jesus? Maybe you’re not really interested at all, but you’re here because your family or friends expect you to be. Perhaps you think of yourself as neutral: not really interested in Jesus, but not really against Him. Maybe you are interested in Jesus but you’re not ready toContinue reading “Which Road Are You On? (Matthew 7:13-29)”